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On Monday, U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon declared that the bulk of the National Security Agency's collection of Americans' telephone records is likely to violate the Fourth Amendment of the Constitution's ban on unreasonable search.
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia issued what's sure to spark a fury of debate between the warring sides of affirmative action, telling a packed courtroom on Tuesday that the 14th Amendment wasn't penned simply to protect blacks.
The answer to "Is one-party rule dividing America? Concentration of power can lead to overreach, backlash" (Web, June 27) is yes. But besides the issues mentioned in this article, the religious morality of the two parties has a significant effect on our nation.
In a banner day for supporters of gay marriage, a closely divided U.S. Supreme Court struck down a federal provision that denied benefits to legally married same-sex couples and, in a separate case, cleared the way for California to resume offering marriage licenses to gay couples.
In a victory for adoptive parents, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a federal law protecting Native American families cannot not be used as "a trump card" to block the adoption of an Indian child that would otherwise take place under South Carolina state law.
Being a Supreme Court justice has not only been good for Sonia Sotomayor's legal career, it's also helped her bank account. The justice on Friday reported that she’s received more than $3 million in advance payments for her best-selling memoir, "My Beloved World."
A sharply divided Supreme Court on Monday said police can routinely take DNA from people they arrest, equating a DNA cheek swab to other common jailhouse procedures like fingerprinting.