| Jun 28, 2012
| 4:34 PM
The Supreme Court on Thursday struck down the federal Stolen Valor Act, which made it a crime to falsely claim to have received certain military medals.
In a 6-3 decision, the high court said lying about medals and military service, while "contemptible"...
| 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'...
| 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...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 5:01 AM
(Reuters) - Conventional political wisdom holds that the Supreme Court, scheduled to hear a challenge to President Barack Obama's healthcare law beginning on Monday, is likely to strike it down on partisan lines. The court's Republican appointees enjoy...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 2:49 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul faces its biggest court test next week, capping a legal battle that could reshape the powers of the U.S. government, redefine medical care for most Americans and transform the 2012...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 3:49 PM
It was 1942 when the U.S. Supreme Court decided that Congress could influence wheat prices by telling farmers how much they could grow.
So the idea that Congress mandate that all Americans buy health insurance isn't that far-fetched and has legal...
| 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...