Does the First Amendment Protect What Looks Like Political Speech?
The Supreme Court is head-scratchy.
Second-Class SovereigntyThe Supreme Court grapples with America’s biggest colonial hangover: The legal status of Puerto Rico.
What Exactly Does “One Person, One Vote” Mean, Anyway? The Supreme Court justices turn a simple question into something more complicated.
When Can the Government Freeze Your Assets?On bank robbers, rent, and partying with Justice Samuel Alito.
Is Life Retroactive? He was sentenced to life without parole at 17. Fifty years later, the Supreme Court weighs setting him free.
Lost CauseDo devotees of the Confederacy have a First Amendment right to put the rebel battle flag on their license plates?
The Supreme Court Justices on FacebookThis week’s Elonis v. United States oral arguments as told through social media.
Who Decides Who Rules Jerusalem?Antonin Scalia maintains that Congress is free to antagonize whatever foreign entities it wants to.
Our Cellphones Are UsThe Supreme Court tries to reconcile the Fourth Amendment with the realities of our tech age.
Sesame Street Meets Groundhog DayThe Supreme Court considers affirmative action at the University of Texas—again.
How Long Must an Employee Endure Discrimination?Chief Justice John Roberts is a surprise working-class hero.
Florida Judges Can Kill YouThe state’s perverse death sentencing system is surely unconstitutional—right?
The Justices Are Irked With One Another Over the Death PenaltyTwo cases from Kansas bring out their irritation.
Killing TimeWill the Supreme Court let Louisiana execute a man who says he’s intellectually disabled?
High Drama for Obamacare at the High CourtScalia and Kagan are feisty; Kennedy gives hope to people who care about affordable care.
Scales of JusticeThe Supreme Court has more fun than ought to be legal arguing about shrimpy grouper.
Say a Prayer for the Supreme CourtCan the justices settle the world’s religious differences? Not a chance in hell.