WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court will once again confront the issue of race in university admissions in a case brought by a white student denied a spot at the flagship campus of the University of Texas.The court said Tuesday it will return to the issue of affirmative action in higher education for the
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Monday it will hear arguments next March over President Barack Obama's health care overhaul — a case that could shake the political landscape just as voters are deciding if Obama deserves another term.The decision to hear arguments in the spring all
In his 15 years on the bench, Justice Stephen G. Breyer has seen his share of controversial cases in the U.S. Supreme Court. While on the bench he heard cases involving school segregation, the detention of illegal immigrants, the legitimacy of a recount vote in Bush v. Gore.
The battle over abortion has divided this country since the Supreme Court's 1973 decision in Roe v. Wade. To try to gain some insights into our cultural divide, we'll spend the week comparing the debate in the U.S. to those of other countries.
WASHINGTON -- A Supreme Court decision blocking a massive sex-discrimination lawsuit against Wal-Mart may have a far-reaching effect.It's expected to make it harder to mount large-scale bias claims against the nation's biggest companies.The justices all agreed that the lawsuit against Wal-Mart Store