When the Supreme Court ruled that Obamacare's Medicaid expansion was optional, 13 states opted out.
Since the '80s, the court has shown a willingness to decriminalize dirty politics. Will Bridget Anne Kelly be the next to get off?
The story of President Donald Trump's short-lived threat to get a citizenship question on the census in defiance of the Supreme Court mimics the story of President Andrew Jackson and Worcester v. Georgia, decided in 1832.
The high court's decision didn't take issue with the question itself, but rather the administration's tactics.
The Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that the Bladensburg Cross, a World War I monument, has effectively become secular.
An unusual coalition of conservative and liberal justices could have major ramifications in battles between state and federal authority.
As Pete Buttigieg, Elizabeth Warren, and Kamala Harris mull packing the Supreme Court, they'd be wise to turn to the lessons of FDR's failure to do so.
The case has reinvigorated a heated debate about anti-discrimination, freedom of religion, and First Amendment speech rights.
The court has upheld a ruling preventing gas companies from prospecting on people's land without permission, but threw out a series of lawsuits complaining of the nuisance created by their operations.
The court ruled that First Amendment protections don't apply to a corporation that operates a public access channel in New York.
One year after the Supreme Court dismissed "Korematsu," the Trump administration will begin detaining migrants in a camp where Japanese Americans were incarcerated.
Decisions in Illinois and North Carolina to reprint yearbooks with white nationalist photos have prompted a First Amendment debate.
Amid continued standoffs between tribes and states over treaties signed before statehood was achieved, the ruling is a victory for Native rights.
Here's what will happen to abortion access in your state if the Supreme Court decision ensuring legal abortion throughout America is overturned.
The Alabama Senate on Tuesday voted in favor of a measure that would effectively ban abortion in the state. Here's a selection of Pacific Standard stories about recent challenges to abortion access.
The ACLU is suing the Trump administration over the president's national emergency declaration.
Lawsuits used to be a path to prison reform, but they're now an uphill battle for prisoners and their families.
A court ruled meter maids are conducting searches without warrants, reflecting a shift from a privacy-based conception of rights to a property-based one.
The five conservatives on the court seemed ready to rule against three lower courts, a collection of researchers and experts, and five former leaders of the Census Bureau.
For a trio of anti-LGBT discrimination cases, the issue revolves around the meaning of one word: sex.
The bans mark an unprecedented year for abortion legislation—and a potential political turning point.