Supreme Court

Deal or No Deal: High Court Ponders 105-Year Sentence Challenge

A sextuple bank robber serving a whopping 105-year sentence has a Hail Mary petition pending before the U.S. Supreme Court today that seeks to capitalize on the spirit of a bipartisan criminal …

SCOTUS Sneak Peek (PODCAST): Gerrymandering, Whistleblowers, & Juries

It’s time for the Cases and Controversies SCOTUS Sneak Peek for the week of March 18. The justices will hear four cases this week, including disputes over racial gerrymandering, whistleblower …

Liberals Keep Narrow Window to Win After Supreme Court Makeover

Republican-nominated justices on the U.S. Supreme Court have outnumbered their Democratic-appointed colleagues throughout John G. Roberts’ tenure as chief justice. Yet more than half the court’s 5-4 …

Roberts Mulls Ethics Code for Supreme Court Justices (1)

Chief Justice John G. Roberts is studying whether to introduce a code of conduct applicable to the Supreme Court, which is exempt from a similar standard applied to the rest of the judiciary.