The Supreme Court, which in recent years has looked unfavorably upon attempts to limit spending in elections, fired off a string of skeptical questions during arguments Monday on the constitutionality of Arizona's campaign-finance law.
Lying in a gas station parking lot and suffering a deadly gunshot wound to the stomach, one of the final things Anthony Covington did was to identify his attacker.
Vaccine manufacturers won a monumental victory Tuesday with the Supreme Court ruling that federal law shields them from lawsuits, an especially pertinent decision because of the thousands of claims, so far unproven scientifically, linking vaccines to autism.
In a 6-2 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld a lower court decision denying a Pennsylvania family the right to sue a vaccine maker, preserving a 25-year arrangement aimed at shielding manufacturers from lawsuits that would keep such disease-prevention products off the market.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a federal law bars lawsuits against drug manufacturers over serious side effects from childhood vaccines.
If we've learned one lesson from the massacre in Tucson, Ariz., it's that cause and effect are poor guides to explain human behavior.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday unanimously upheld the federal government's ability to conduct background security checks of contracted employees, ruling against a group of NASA-contracted scientists and engineers who had challenged the agencies drug-screening process on privacy grounds.
Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan says she is facing a "steep learning curve" in her first months on the bench as she drafts her first opinions and tries to acclimate to life as a judge.
With Justice Elena Kagan taking no part in the case, it appears unlikely the Supreme Court will strike down an Arizona law imposing severe punishment on businesses that hire illegal immigrants.