(WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court won’t hear an appeal from three former Duke University lacrosse players who were among those falsely accused of raping a stripper.
The players, Ryan McFadyen, Matthew Wilson and Breck Archer, wanted the court to say their constitutional rights were violated by the Durham, N.C., police when officers
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Campaign finance and recess appointment power cases on a busy docket
Despite the nation’s budgetary crisis, the court will hear arguments on Monday
The Supreme Court has included hyperlinks in its opinions 555 times since 1996, but good luck tracking down those sources online.
Because of the ephemeral nature of the Internet, 49% of those links don’t work anymore, according to a new study from Harvard Law professor Jonathan Zittrain and Harvard law student student Kendra …
The Supreme Court’s ruling gives married gay couples all the federal benefits and rights that straight married couples are entitled to, which could mean citizenship for an estimated 36,000 couples.
The thread running through all these cases is the possibility of change in American society. The differing reactions suggest what sorts of change Americans believe in.
The ruling caps one of the fastest civil rights shifts in the nation’s history
The narrow ruling will make it tougher for schools to use race as a criteria in admissions decisions.
So much for weeks of chatter about how the Supreme Court is the last hermetic institution in Washington. CBS News has its hands on a once-in-a-lifetime scoop: someone with intimate knowledge of the court’s health care …
Of all the ways President Obama’s health care law is poised to alter the U.S. medical system, the extension of new health insurance coverage to some 32 million people has been billed as its most important.
You don’t have to love classical music to be amazed that Beethoven wrote his Ninth Symphony while deaf or be a fan of the old New York Giants to marvel at Willie Mays’ catch in Game 1 of the 1954 World Series.
Obama could help himself if he leveled with voters about the law’s weaknesses