| Jun 3, 2013
| 10:26 AM
The Supreme Court's decision today to uphold Maryland's law allowing the collection of DNA samples from people arrested for serious crimes upholds the interests of justice, the Constitution and common sense. Concerns that the DNA samples could violate...
| Mar 19, 2013
A former USC student who bought textbooks in his homeland of Thailand and sold them in the United States won a major Supreme Court ruling on copyright law that gives foreign buyers of textbooks, movies and other products a right to resell them in the...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 7:46 PM
A New Jersey man who was strip searched in prison after being accused of failing to pay a traffic fine lost his Supreme Court appeal Monday.
The 5-4 divided court found two county jails "struck a reasonable balance between inmate privacy and the needs of...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 11:12 AM
Police erred by not obtaining an extended search warrant before attaching a tracking device to a drug suspect's car, the Supreme Court said in a unanimous ruling Monday.
A majority of justices said that secretly placing the device and monitoring the man'...
| Nov 27, 2011
| 7:40 AM
When Thiru Vignarajah left the Maryland U.S. attorney's office to lead a new unit of the city prosecutors, there was the matter of putting together a new team of lawyers to pursue major crimes, bolstering relationships with police and other law...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 4:42 PM
WASHINGTON - Supreme Court justices were sharply divided Tuesday over whether a lab analyst who did a crucial DNA test that identified a Chicago rapist must testify at his trial, deepening a split that defies the usual conservative and liberal lines....
| Feb 8, 2012
| 8:28 PM
The Supreme Court has nine justices, but if the constitutional fight over same-sex marriage reaches them this year, the decision will probably come down to just one: a California Republican and Reagan-era conservative who has nonetheless written the...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 1:53 PM
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer was robbed by an intruder armed with a machete last week while vacationing on the Caribbean island of Nevis, where Breyer's family own a vacation home, a court spokeswoman said Monday.
Breyer's wife and two other...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 2:05 PM
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer and his wife Joanna were robbed last week by a machete-wielding man who broke into their Caribbean vacation home, FOX News Channel confirmed Monday.
Breyer and his wife were playing bridge with friends at their home...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 6:52 PM
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia on Monday touted his approach to interpreting the federal Constitution that focuses on the original intent of the Founding Fathers.
Scalia, a former University of Chicago law professor, called the “...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 7:53 AM
Washington (CNN) -- Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer was robbed last week by an intruder armed with a machete while Breyer was vacationing on the Caribbean island of Nevis, court officials said Monday.
Breyer, his wife and two other guests were in...