The justices found racial bias in the imposition of capital punishment by juries.
A New York City law that restricts the transport of licensed handguns is at issue.
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments this week in Knick v. Township of Scott, which has implications for how challenges over governmental "taking" make it to federal court.
Violent crimes dipped in the first year of the Trump administration, but that coincides with state and local strategies focused on community policing and criminal justice reforms.
Maryland enacted changes to save billions of dollars on health care coverage for retired public employees. But a rollback of prescription drug benefits has led to a court challenge.
The injunction preventing the Department of Justice from withholding them from certain cities is back in place.
A federal appeals court ruled that the Chino Valley Unified School District's prayer policy violated the First Amendment.
Even before the Supreme Court ruled against public sector unions in June, eight of the 22 states that allowed unions to charge non-member fees took steps to cushion the blow.
But not every organization working to end money bail and over-incarceration agrees they’re the wrong approach.
"I just don’t want to die trying to cross the street,” says one of the visually impaired plaintiffs in the case.
Nominee Brett Kavanaugh's skepticism about some federal regulatory power could end up reflected in states' rights cases.
Workers are seeking refunds after a recent Supreme Court ruling. The legal wrangling threatens to ensnare states and localities.
DOJ did manage to block a provision in one preventing employers from reverifying employee immigration status.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that fees the unions have been able to collect in over 20 states are unconstitutional.
The legal fight involved the city of Laredo and marks one of the latest battles over local government power in the Lone Star State.
The Supreme Court's ruling in South Dakota v. Wayfair scraps a precedent that dates back to the heyday of mail order catalogs.
It will now be up to the court to decide whether to reverse a legal precedent that dates back to an era before internet sales.
With South Dakota v. Wayfair, the justices could resolve long-standing tensions over online sales tax collections.
The U.S. attorney general also addressed forthcoming bump stock regulations, immigration, opioids, and ‘prioritizing crime and criminal justice enforcement.’
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