A decision Tuesday overturns a lower court ruling that said attorneys for the state were precluded by earlier court rulings from defending two recent parental involvement statutes.
Jurors deliberated for less than five hours before finding Purvi Patel guilty of both feticide and felony neglect of a dependent.
The Roberts Court takes aim at another key civil rights law, and the prognosis is bad.
Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore’s public statements and actions have prompted an ethics complaint against him.
In their first weeks of leadership, Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee show not much has changed in the GOP’s approach to civil rights.
Forty-two years after the Supreme Court’s historic decision affirming a woman’s right to choose an abortion, access to reproductive health care remains out of reach for a majority of Americans.
A petition filed by voting rights advocates urges the Roberts Court to settle whether restrictive voter ID laws violate the Voting Rights Act prior to the 2016 presidential election.
The order, released Friday, agrees to hear challenges from Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee.
January started off with conservatives across the country focusing legislative efforts on—what else—curbing abortion rights.
Tuesday’s oral arguments in legal challenges to two pre-viability abortion bans show anti-choice advocates are more empowered than ever to gut constitutional protections for legal abortion.