Top appeals court nominee sails toward confirmation
He's argued more than two dozen cases before the Supreme Court. Now, Sri Srinivasan could be moving toward a seat on the bench himself.
Tue May 14, 2013
Justice Ginsburg calls Roe a disappointing decision
Washington D.C., May 14, 2013 / 02:04 am .- Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, an abortion rights advocate, says that the court's Roe v. Wade decision in 1973 was overreaching and became too big a "target" for pro-life supporters.
Supreme Court says Manchester man who lost towed car while hospitalized can sue
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that the law is on the side of a Manchester man who had his car towed six years ago from his apartment parking lot during a snowstorm.
Mon May 13, 2013
Kermit Gosnell's Verdict Is Not Justice
Kermit Gosnell is a serial killer. He was found guilty today of the first-degree murder of three infants and the third-degree murder of a patient at his abortion clinic.
Supreme Court acting serene with unanimous rulings Supreme Court...
With three more 9-0 rulings issued Monday, the nine justices of the Supreme Court have now reached unanimous decisions in nearly 60% of the cases decided this term, a higher rate than in recent years.
Sun May 12, 2013
Justice Ginsburg blames Roe v. Wade for current anti-choice fervor
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg told an audience at the University of Chicago Law School on Saturday night that a lack of "judicial restraint" in the court's ruling on Roe v. Wade gave abortion opponents a "clear target" that continues to fuel anti-choice activism 40 years later.
The Huffington Post
U.S. Supreme Court Justices Have Only Been Addressed By One African-American Lawyer All Term
In this Oct. 8, 2010, file photo members of the U.S. Supreme Court gather for a group portrait at the Supreme Court in Washington.
The Wichita Eagle
In entire court term, justices see 1 black lawyer
In this Feb. 27, 2013 file photo special counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, Debo Adegbile, speaks with the media outside the Supreme Court in Washington after presenting arguments in the Shelby County, Ala., v. Holder voting rights case.
Sat May 11, 2013
Justice Ginsburg to discuss Roe v. Wade in Chicago
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is scheduled to discuss the landmark abortion case Roe v. Wade in Chicago.
Thu May 09, 2013
The Washington Post
Gary Silversmith sailed the Sequoia back to Washington
The boat is owned by Gary Silversmith, a 56-year-old lawyer and real estate entrepreneur.
With opposition to gay marriage toppling like dominoes and California's homegrown bill, Proposition 8, teetering before the highest court in the land, the time is right to check in with an expert on the subject of marriage equality.
Wed May 08, 2013
Justice Ginsburg is close behind Judge Judy on most trusted list
But actors are apparently the most trusted people in America, according to a Reader's Digest poll.
Wed May 01, 2013
Antoine Jones pleads guilty, accepts 15 years sentence
A former Washington nightclub owner who got a new trial on cocaine distribution charges after a Supreme Court verdict has pleaded guilty and will spend 15 years in prison.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
The Louisville Cardinal
Four out of the nine Supreme court justices are required to allow the case to be be heard, but they do not necessarily have to oppose or support the Defense of Marriage Act.
Legal reporter Nina Totenberg answers the question: When have you been the only woman in the room?
Totenberg recalls that era in response to the question, "When have you been the only woman in the room?" NPR reports.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
The Washington Post
Supreme Court says states may bar information requests from nonresidents
Virginia does not have to allow people outside its borders to take advantage of the commonwealth's Freedom of Information Act, the Supreme Court ruled Monday.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
WNYC-AM New York
She Works: The Only Woman in the Room
Nina Totenberg's signature style of legal affairs reporting has been described as the "creme de la creme" of NPR.
Sandra Day O'Connor expresses regret about court's role in 2000 election
Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor hasn't given much thought to which was the most important case she helped decide during her 25 years on the bench - but she has no doubt which was most controversial.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
'The Roberts Court' review: Constitutional questions
THE ROBERTS COURT Marcia Coyle Simon & Schuster $28, 352 pages "One of the hardest things about constitutional law is that there aren't clear answers to questions," former Acting Solicitor General of the United States Neal Katyal declared about a year ago.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
How far has women's movement come in last 40 years?
A member of a Female Engagement Team attached to Chosen Company of the 3rd Battalion , 509th Infantry gives candy to children, while on a helicopter assault mission to improve their biological database of fighting aged males, near the town of Ahmad Khel in Afghanistan's Paktiya Province July 16, 2012.