The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the Indian Child Welfare Act on Thursday, a law giving preference to Indian tribes when Indian children are adopted or placed in foster care.
The Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that a woman could not discharge a debt in bankruptcy brought on by her husband and business partner's fraudulent behavior in selling a home they had flipped.
A New York law restricting firearms that took effect last fall will remain enforceable as litigation challenging its validity under the Second Amendment proceeds through federal courts.
A defendant convicted of Medicaid fraud argues that the two-year sentence enhancement for identity theft under federal law should not apply to his case, which did not involve misrepresenting another person's identity.
The Onion has filed a Supreme Court brief in support of a man arrested and prosecuted for making fun of a police department on social media, arguing that parodists should not be obligated to "pop the balloon in advance."
The Supreme Court refused to review a decision by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that California flight attendants are entitled to the protections of state labor laws on intrastate flights.
Yelp, Apple, Citigroup, and other major companies seek to ease access to abortion services for employees who live in states with tight restrictions, such as Texas.
Recently, the U.S. Supreme Court, along with judges in a dozen or so other states, has been considering issues of gerrymandering. The courts have primarily questioned whether mapmakers have gone too far by manipulating legislative district boundaries for the advantage of a preferred political party.