WASHINGTON The Supreme Court of the United States delivered an opinion on Monday that ruled Arizona's evidence of citizenship requirement from Proposition 200, passed by voters in 2004, for the purpose of registering to vote is preempted by the National Voter Registration Act's mandate to "accept and use" the federal registration form.
The conviction of a former company owner on wire fraud charges is no longer valid, a federal appeals court has determined.
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The Belmont University College of Law has announced that U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito will speak at the school's first graduation next year.
Don't let the U.S. Supreme Court's very contemporary cases on gene patenting and same-sex marriage fool you: At least one justice is still living in the 18th century and doesn't care who knows it.
Most adults in developed countries favor gay marriage or some type of legal recognition for same-sex couples and think they should be able to adopt children, according to an international poll released on Tuesday.
The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected a petition to review the case of an anti-abortion extremist who claims his constitutional rights were violated during the state and federal trials that sent him to prison for life for the sniper-style slaying of an abortion provider.
A copy of the U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court order requiring Verizon to give the National Security Agency information about calls in its systems, both within the U.S. and between the U.S. and other countries.
Two attorneys representing plaintiffs in a case before the U.S. Supreme Court regarding California's Prop 8 same-sex marriage ban are addressing members of the Kentucky Bar Association this week in Louisville.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday regulators can challenge deals between brand-name drug companies and generic rivals that delay cheaper medicines from going on sale, which regulators say increase costs to consumers by billions of dollars.
States can't demand proof of citizenship from people registering to vote in federal elections unless they get federal or court approval to do so, the Supreme Court ruled Monday in a decision complicating efforts in Arizona and other states to bar voting by people who are in the country illegally.
The U.S. Supreme Court is striking down an Arizona law that requires voters to prove citizenship.
A woman who was sentenced to death at age 16 after she confessed to her part in the torture and murder of a 78-year-old bible studies teacher has been released from an Indiana prison after spending a quarter century behind bars.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal from Eddie James Pugh IV who was convicted for his role in a 2008 double kidnapping and slaying.
Same-sex couple Ariel Owens and his spouse Joseph Barham walk arm in arm after they were married at San Francisco City Hall June 17, 2008 in San Francisco, California.