Democracy isn’t just about majority rule.
The North Carolina Supreme Court will hear a case next week that’s a matter of life or death for some inmates.
The government’s brief in the case, about the fate of the program that shields the young immigrants known as Dreamers, is the first salvo in a legal test of the president’s immigration agenda.
A new bill in Congress seeks to expand a prohibition that covers Americans who pay bribes but not the foreigners who accept them.
“Our officers need help, they need help with gun control,” Philadelphia’s mayor said after six police officers were wounded by gunfire. But in most states, the issue is not up to urban leaders.
The sound of gunshots is still ringing in the country’s ears. Do the justices hear it too?
Demonstrations against the move to revoke the disputed region’s special status had broken out ahead of the speech by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Calvin Duncan, “the most brilliant legal mind” in the nation’s largest maximum-security prison, had long questioned a Louisiana law that allows 10-to-2 jury verdicts.
The ruling was an unusual setback for developers planning luxury skyscrapers in neighborhoods dotted with low-rise buildings.
The Supreme Court ordered police protection for a woman who accused a politician of rape. She was critically injured in a car crash that he is suspected of orchestrating.
Increasingly, the court risks becoming identified as the president’s lap dog.
The suit asks the justices to order the Sackler family to return billions said to have been looted from its company, Purdue Pharma.
The Supreme Court has cleared the way for more partisan redistricting. We spoke to Eric Holder, the former attorney general, who believes there are other ways to fight it.