The court was poised to decide the question in its last term but appeared to have deadlocked.
An Arizona death row inmate was granted a new sentencing to consider evidence of childhood abuse. The justices examined whether that required a hearing in a trial court.
A must-pass spending bill in Congress would loosen the Feres doctrine, a bar to suing the government for injuries sustained on active duty. It is named for a heroic World War II paratrooper.
The justices weighed whether the federal government may walk away from a commitment to shield insurance companies from losses.
The law requires doctors to show and describe ultrasounds to women seeking abortions. Challengers said it violated the First Amendment.
The A.C.L.U. asked the Supreme Court to hear an appeal from DeRay Mckesson, a Black Lives Matter activist sued by a Louisiana police officer.
The stay came three days after a lower court had ordered Deutsche Bank and Capital One to turn over President Trump’s financial records to Congress.
The Trump administration had asked the justices to overturn a trial judge’s ruling that blocked the first four federal executions scheduled in nearly two decades.
Delaware tries to achieve partisan balance on its courts. A federal appeals said that violates the First Amendment.
The justices will soon say whether they will hear the case, about a House subpoena, along with one concerning a subpoena from Manhattan prosecutors.
The justices seemed wary of letting landowners sue the Atlantic Richfield Company to force it to do more than a federal cleanup plan requires.
A decade-old legal fight shapes a mayoral race and offers the Supreme Court a chance to weigh in.
The New York gun law now before the Supreme Court has already been rendered moot.
Arguments in the court’s first case on the scope of the Second Amendment in nearly a decade focused on whether the repeal of a New York law made the case moot.
Following a change in personnel, the court could expand the scope of Second Amendment rights and chastise lower courts that have upheld gun control laws.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s health scare raised the question of how the Senate would handle a Supreme Court vacancy in a presidential election year.
The regulator will argue before the Supreme Court that judges can order a defendant to disgorge money obtained by fraud or insider trading.
Lawyers on the right are advancing arguments they once rejected on principle.
How a hedge fund’s efforts to take the island territory to the cleaners wound up before the Supreme Court — with ordinary Puerto Ricans arguing in the hedge fund’s favor.
The court set a brisk briefing schedule in the case, which concerns a subpoena from a House committee.
The court also turned away an appeal from Adnan Syed, whose case was the subject of the first season of the podcast “Serial.”
The justices left in place a ruling by Maryland’s highest court denying Adnan Syed a new trial in the 1999 killing of Hae Min Lee.
The president has vowed to ask the justices to intercede, but the Constitution and precedents are against him.
The justice, 86, who was treated for chills and a fever, has had a series of health scares in the past year.
The justice was admitted after experiencing chills and a fever and expects to be released as early as Sunday morning, a Supreme Court spokeswoman said.
In a friend-of-the-court brief, the department urged the justices to hear the president’s appeal in a clash with Manhattan prosecutors.
A House committee and prosecutors in Manhattan have subpoenaed the records.
Two cases threaten to reinforce its image as a political captive of the Trump administration.
The federal appeals courts are not irretrievably lost for liberals.
The attorney general wrapped his maximalist vision of executive power around an embattled president.
John Roberts blocked an appeals court ruling requiring disclosure of the records while the Supreme Court considers how to proceed.
The justices agreed to decide whether the search giant was liable for billions in a dispute over its Android operating system.
The new case, about a subpoena from a House committee, follows one arising from a grand jury subpoena from Manhattan prosecutors.
A year after his brutal confirmation hearings, the justice returned to the spotlight before a friendly audience.
A fight over a Manhattan grand jury subpoena could yield a major decision on presidential power.