US Supreme Court
The Supreme Court is about to decide if cakes are art in the most-watched case of the term.
The country’s top court is publicly archiving every single hyperlink in its decisions, so they aren’t lost.
The Restaurant Law Center wants the Supreme Court to overturn the existing Labor Department regulation and allow tips to be pooled with back-of-the-house employees.
The eight justices appeared to split on ideological lines as they weighed the fate of an executive order that would shield millions of immigrants from deportation. A tie ruling would leave it blocked indefinitely.
Missouri lawmakers are working to restrict access to abortion with state-level laws whose fate could eventually be determined by the late Justice Antonin Scalia's replacement on the US Supreme Court.
The largely unprecedented fight between President Barack Obama and Senate Republicans over the Supreme Court vacancy created by Justice Antonin Scalia's death won't ultimately determine the makeup of the Court.
There were only 28 executions this year, the lowest number since 1991, and 49 new death sentences — a 33 percent decline from last year. The dip is partly due to litigation over drugs that are used to carry out lethal injections.