Washington (CNN) — Justice Sonia Sotomayor was so eager to jump into a case Wednesday concerning the tension between the federal government and states when it comes to immigration enforcement that she
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday signaled reluctance to overturn appointments to Puerto Rico’s federally created financial oversight board in a dispute that could disrupt panel’s
“All of the federal authority that these territorial officers and D.C. officers exercise flows from federal law,” said Deputy Solicitor General Jeffrey B. Wall, defending creation of the Financial Oversight
I listened to the Supreme Court argue about my rights as a trans person. I have never felt more frustrated.
At an early point in Tuesday’s Supreme Court oral arguments, I realized I had to pee. This was despite having just ducked into the ladies’ room to relieve myself before reporters were called into the gallery.
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in arguably the highest-impact L.G.B.T.-rights cases ever to come before the Justices. The day before, I received what appeared to be a standard memo
DEMOCRACY CANNOT function optimally unless citizens are willing to listen to one another, even — or especially — when they do not agree. It is both an understatement and a sad comment on American politics
The court said the new system will be in place when its fall term begins on Monday. The US Supreme Court is trying a new approach to temper the number of questions that justices fire at the lawyers who
WASHINGTON — The terse Supreme Court rulings arrived in the evening, in time to allow an execution later that night. There were three rulings in the last month or so, at 5:52 p.m., at 7:01 p.m. and at