Does current precedent forbidding discrimination on the basis of sex-based stereotypes apply here?
Are Food-Stamp Receipts Beyond the Reach of FOIA? Supreme Court Hears Arguments Today: Reason Roundup
Plus: Violence in Sri Lanka leads to social media suppression, and the White House wants to make it harder for pretrial diversion participants to get government jobs.
The owner of a clothing line asks the Supreme Court to overturn the ban on "scandalous" trademarks because it violates the First Amendment.
Are we squandering a rare opportunity to learn more about the justices?
Episode 3 of Free Speech Rules, starring UCLA law professor Eugene Volokh
The justices are considering if the prosecutor was racially biased in keeping African-Americans off the jury.
Police Sicced a Dog on a Surrendering Man. Will the Supreme Court Review the Doctrine That Gave Them Immunity?
The ACLU wants the Supreme Court to revisit the notorious qualified immunity doctrine.
Texas Would Rather Ban All Chaplains from Execution Chambers Than Placate One Buddhist Inmate in His Final Moments
Equal treatment under the law can mean everyone is treated equally poorly
Justices leave intact a ruling allowing detention for 48 hours of those who cannot immediately pay for their release.
The Supreme Court ruled 7-2 last night to grant Patrick Murphy's petition for a stay.
John Sturgeon can once again "rev up his hovercraft" to hunt moose on Alaska's rivers, the Supreme Court ruled unanimously.
There is growing support for packing the Supreme Court among liberal Democrats, including some presidential candidates. It's a terrible idea that would severely damage the institution of judicial review, if ever implemented. Thoughtful liberals would do well to reject it.
Conservative majority declines to consider constitutional concerns of holding noncitizens without hearings.
An overlooked ruling could force small businesses to pay sales tax in dozens, even hundreds, of jurisdictions where they have no representation.
A state-level decision against the property owner shows the limits of the Supreme Court's wedding cake ruling.
The Court has released same-day audio of oral arguments before. Why can't it be a regular practice?
The Supreme Court weighs in.
Both sides agree to stand down. First Amendment precedents were on the baker's side.
The alternatives suggested by defenders of the monument do not seem much better.
In a just-filed brief, the Trump Administration asks Supreme Court to reduce the degree of deference government agencies receive.
Unlike Thomas and Gorsuch, Kavanaugh stayed mum on originalism in a major constitutional case.
The Eighth Amendment prohibition against excessive fines and fees applies to states as well, SCOTUS rules, opening a new way to challenge outlandish forfeitures.
"Extraordinary conditions do not create or enlarge constitutional power."
First Amendment limitations on libel and other torts are complicated
SCOTUS Won't Hear Defamation Case Against Bill Cosby; Clarence Thomas Has Issues with Landmark First Amendment Ruling [UPDATED]
Thomas thinks the Supreme Court may have erred in its 1964 NYT v. Sullivan ruling.
In a 5-4 decision, the Court issued a temporary stay of a Louisiana law that could put abortion doctors out of business.
The conservative justices listed a key factor preventing them from hearing the case.
Supreme Court To Consider Whether New York City Can Keep Legal Gun Owners From Taking Guns Outside City
In first Supreme Court Second Amendment case since 2010, Court must decide whether the right applies in any meaningful sense outside the home.
The Court voted along ideological lines.
Tennessee alcohol merchants are asking the Supreme Court to uphold an absurd residency requirement that shields them from competition.
Justice Sonia Sotomayor has some concerns.
A 5-4 decision, but not along the lines we usually expect.
Warrantless "implied consent" laws are under review over Fourth Amendment concerns.
It's not the first time the two justices have teamed up on a criminal justice case.
A Republican gerrymander in North Carolina and a Democratic gerrymander in Maryland give the court another chance to set some rules for redistricting.
Online room-sharing services had no avenue to legally challenge demands for private info.