Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s dissent in a case this week involving the death penalty in Alabama was not aimed at public opinion, but it could be Exhibit A for why the nation’s judiciary is falling in the public’s estimation.
Hawaii’s Senate has given the OK to a bill allowing same-sex marriage, which now goes to the governor, who is expected to sign.
The next state to legalize same-sex marriage may be Hawaii, where the state’s Legislature will begin a special session on the issue Monday.
Lawsuit documents provide best records of those who perished on Vanderbilt Reef in 1918
German engine manufacturer will bear the costs of the vessel refits
The United States filed a court brief opposing the release of details concerning the surveillance requests they hand big tech companies in the U.S.
In the old days, treatment for kids incarcerated in a residential facility or detention center focused on changing their behavior. But these days, researchers are searching for better, long-term solutions.
The case is about a Native American girl who was adopted by a couple in South Carolina but who has been living with her biological father for more than a year and a half.
A special federal surveillance court has reaffirmed the constitutionality of a National Security Agency program that collects data about most of the nation’s phone traffic. NPR’s Larry Abramson reports that the court says the records of phone metadata are not protected by the Fourth Amendment.