Supreme Court Says Officer Was Justified in Excessive Force Case
Justice Sotomayor, in her dissenting opinion: “It tells officers that they can shoot first and think later, and it tells the public that palpably unreason able conduct will go unpunished.”
What The Latest Reproductive Rights Case Before the Supreme Court Means For Women
NIFLA v. Becarra has the potential to radically alter what anti-abortion medical centers can tell women.
75 Prosecutors, Judges and Law Enforcement Officers Petition Supreme Court to Dismiss 241-Year Sentence for Teenage Boy
Judge Evelyn Baker, who sentenced Black teenager Bobby Bostic back in 1997: “I deeply regret what I did.”
Supreme Court Rejects Trump Plea, Allows DACA to Continue
The refusal to review a federal judge’s order leaves protections in place for young immigrants.
SCOTUS Lets Trump's 'Muslim Ban' Go Into Effect
“This is how hate gets normalized.”
SCOTUS Expands Definition of 'Bona Fide' Family Relationships Under Travel Ban
The court just ruled that the federal government must extend travel privileges to a larger set of foreign nationals.
SCOTUS Denies Industry Bid to Hear Case on Pollution Emission Limit Loophole
The case could have potentially put a loophole back in place that allows polluters to violate emission limits whenever their equipment malfunctioned.
SCOTUS Approves Trump's 'Muslim Ban'
The highest court in the land makes an exception for people with “a bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the United States.”
SCOTUS Rules That Government Can't Censor Offensive Trademarks
Even if they disparage an ethnicity or race.
Clarence Thomas Joins SCOTUS Libs, Strikes Down Racist Gerrymandering
The court affirmed a lower court’s ruling that North Carolina’s Republican-led legislature violated the Fourteenth Amendment’s Equal Protection Clause.
After Changing the Rules of Engagement, Senate Republicans Vote Neil Gorsuch Onto the U.S. Supreme Court
Racial justice, women’s rights and LGBTQ organizations react to the confirmation of the 113th justice with alarm.
READ: Kamala Harris on Why She Opposes Neil Gorsuch's Supreme Court Nomination
The California senator says: “He has repeatedly failed to show that he fully understands those important words—‘Equal Justice Under Law.’ For the highest court in the land, we should find someone who does.”
SCOTUS Hears Case on the Use of Force in Law Enforcement
County of Los Angeles v. Mendez asks: Should officers be held liable when they cause a situation that leads to the use of force?
WATCH: Day One of Senate Confirmation Hearing for SCOTUS Nominee Neil Gorsuch
Gorsuch is President Trump’s nominee to replace Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court.
SCOTUS Says Racially Biased Testimony Sentenced Black Man to Death
The Supreme Court just ruled that Duane Buck should have another chance to argue for his life.
SCOTUS Nominee Neil Gorsuch: Where He Stands on Civil Rights, Reproductive Justice, the Environment and More
Human Rights Campaign: “We cannot afford a justice who will roll back our rights, or who will be a rubber stamp for Donald Trump’s unconstitutional actions.”
APIA Rockers The Slants Take Name Trademark Battle to the Supreme Court
The Supreme Court’s decision on Lee v. Tam could impact the trademark battles of the Washington NFL team and other entities with names based on racist stereotypes.
How Today's SCOTUS Hearing Will Impact Detained Undocumented Immigrants
Supreme Court justices’ decision in Jennings v. Rodriguez will determine if the government must provide immigrants facing deportation with bond hearings after six months of detention.
Supreme Court Says No to North Carolina's Racist Voting Law
An appeals court ruled last month that the law “target[ed] African Americans with almost surgical precision.”
SCOTUS Nominee Breaks Record for Longest Confirmation Wait
President Barack Obama nominated Merrick Garland 125 days ago.