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Mary Elizabeth Taylor has gotten a place of national prominence after being seated behind SCOTUS hopeful and Trump nominee Neil Gorsuch during his televised confirmation hearings with the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Supreme Justice Clarence Thomas says government institutions are broken. He included the high court in his assessment.

The decision in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt means a lower court's decision to uphold the law has been reversed.

Former Virginia governor Robert F. “Bob” McDonnell’s corruption convictions appeal is expected to be ruled on today. The U.S. Supreme Court argued McDonnell’s case in April and it was the last case the justices heard for this term. McDonnell and his wife Maureen were convicted on charges of taking gifts and loans in exchange for […]

The Court failed to reach a decision on United States v. Texas, No. 15-674, likely due to the empty Supreme Court seat.

The decision was made Monday after Sue Evenwel and Edward Pfenninger argued that only eligible voters should be counted, which can harm large urban communities consisting of non-voters and children, but benefit large districts with conservative and rural voters.

Most Democrats (80 percent) back Garland, while 45 percent of the overall public have a positive outlook about his nomination.

Sri Srinivasan, Merrick Garland and Paul Watford -- who, if confirmed, would be the nation's third Black justice after Clarence Thomas and Thurgood Marshall -- were named by the source as the potential nominees, confirming the nation could know as early as Monday who the president chooses.

In 2012, Miller v. Alabama determined juveniles officially under 18 were not eligible for life sentences or punishment without parole under the protection of the eighth amendment.

The Supreme Court just scored another so-called “like” from liberal admirers after voting 5-4 on Monday to allow 10 abortion clinics in Texas to remain open,…

Confronting the stigma that millennial artists are less inclined to marry their craft with social issues, the 2015 BET Awards stood out as not only…

In the biggest victory yet for same-sex marriage, in a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court ruled that states cannot ban same-sex marriage. The split fell along expected idealogical lines with the conservative justices in the dissent. Read this key moment in the fight for same-sex marriage. The New York Times interpreted the ruling as “the Constitution […]