Who's a seaman? Supreme Court may chart the waters

In death, boat captain William Dize wants to deemed a seaman so he can sue over fatal illness

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Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the US and abroad

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 05:30pm EDT

Justice Kagan performs her first same-sex wedding

Justice Kagan, in a first for her, officiates at same-sex wedding of her former law clerk

Monday - 09/22/2014, 03:30pm EDT

US chief justice worried about partisanship

US Supreme Court Chief Justice Robert voices concern over partisanship in selecting justices

Friday - 09/19/2014, 05:17pm EDT

U.S. judge in W.Va. delays gay-marriage ruling

A federal judge in West Virginia has delayed ruling on a lawsuit challenging the state's same-sex marriage ban.

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 07:45am EDT

Ginsburg: Watch 6th Circuit on gay marriage

Ginsburg says ruling on gay marriage from 6th Circuit could drive high court timing

Tuesday - 09/16/2014, 11:30pm EDT

Supreme Court to hear UPS pregnancy case

UPS has maintained its policy is "pregnancy neutral," but Lorton resident Peggy Young appealed to the Supreme Court, and the high court has agreed to hear her case in December.

Tuesday - 09/16/2014, 04:58am EDT

Lawmakers to high court: Protect pregnant workers

More than 120 lawmakers urge Supreme Court to recognize protections for pregnant workers

Friday - 09/12/2014, 07:10pm EDT

Court adds gay marriage to Sept. 29 agenda

Supreme Court adds gay marriage cases for justices' private conference Sept. 29

Wednesday - 09/10/2014, 11:30pm EDT

Same-sex marriage heading for Supreme Court vote?

Same-sex marriage heading for Supreme Court? Both sides agree it's time for justices to decide

Wednesday - 09/10/2014, 10:30am EDT

Court hears arguments over gay marriage's impact

Appeals court hears arguments over whether legalizing gay marriage would harm children

Tuesday - 09/09/2014, 03:44pm EDT

Wisconsin appeals gay marriage case to high court

Wisconsin asks US Supreme Court to review appeals court ruling overturning ban on gay marriage

Tuesday - 09/09/2014, 01:10pm EDT

Housing bias dispute could return to Supreme Court

Housing bias dispute could return to Supreme Court; Texas officials are accused of racial bias

Sunday - 09/07/2014, 02:34am EDT

A look at the legal doctrine of disparate impact

A look at the legal doctrine of disparate impact

Sunday - 09/07/2014, 02:26am EDT

Churches urge high court to act on gay marriage

Mormon church, religious groups urge US Supreme Court to intervene in gay marriage dispute

Sunday - 09/07/2014, 12:40am EDT

NH high court: New sentence hearings in killings

NH high court upholds order for new sentence hearings for 4 convicted of murder as teens

Friday - 08/29/2014, 12:40pm EDT

Challenges to gay marriage bans: Where they stand

A look at legal challenges to state bans on same-sex marriage across the country

Tuesday - 08/26/2014, 07:10pm EDT

Supreme Court case to shape Ferguson investigation

Decades-old case shapes how Ferguson police officer to be judged for shooting of unarmed man

Friday - 08/22/2014, 12:52pm EDT

High court blocks same-sex unions in Virginia

Supreme Court puts same-sex marriage on hold in Virginia pending outcome of high-court appeal

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 12:50am EDT

90 years on, push for ERA ratification continues

Despite decades of setbacks, supporters of Equal Rights Amendment persevere

Monday - 08/11/2014, 11:56am EDT