Supreme Court Decisions
The Future of Abortion in America Is in Chief Justice John Roberts' Hands
After a surprising vote to stay a Louisiana law, the future of women's constitutional right to abortion appears to hang on the judgment of a single man.
Is 'New York Times v. Sullivan' in Danger of Being Overruled?
A media law and ethics expert on the landmark ruling that safeguarded the press' right to be wrong.
What's at Stake If Brett Kavanaugh Ascends to the Supreme Court
It's about Roe v. Wade, as well as the myriad protections supporters say flow from the 1973 Supreme Court decision.
As Groups Gear Up to Challenge Roe v. Wade, Advocates Say All Pregnant Women's Rights Are at Risk
Legal scholars have long argued that Roe protects more than just abortion access.
What Will Happen to Abortion Access in Your State if Roe v. Wade Is Overturned?
Several states have laws regarding abortion access that would only go into effect if Roe v. Wade were overturned. Look up your state here.
Excessive Force in Custody and the Rights of the Untried
While Baltimore erupts, the Supreme Court considers a timely case.
Can the Supreme Court Survive a Health-Care Decision?
After it rules on the health-care debate and makes other momentous decisions this term, will the U.S. Supreme have sufficient stores of legitimacy to weather the inevitable backlash?
A Politicized Supreme Court Doesn't Faze the Public?
Two political scientists review a survey of perceptions about the U.S. Supreme Court and find the public may actually want the justices to trade their black robes for red and blue ones.
Midterm Elections Saw Fourfold Growth in Outside Groups’ Spending
Observers thought heaps of anonymous cash would flood U.S. campaign coffers after the controversial Supreme Court decision. They were right.