Lawyers for the NFL and the players returned to court Friday, making their cases for and against the legality of a nearly three-month-old lockout but giving no indication that any agreement might be near to salvage the football season.
Two business giants -- one a upscale manufacturer, the other a discount retailer -- clashed at the Supreme Court Monday in an important business case dealing with imported goods sold at low cost in the United States.
The thing that is hard to miss in Ted Olson's Washington office are the quills. They're in a mug, all 56 of them, each commemorating an appearance before the Supreme Court. In many of those cases, he was the standard bearer for conservatives. And a successful one; he won 44 times.
A gay couple challenging Proposition 8 in federal court Monday said civil unions and domestic partnerships aren't the same as marriages, something they view as a stepping stone toward starting a family.
They've been committed to each other for eight years and have four sons together, but there's a component missing in one Berkeley, California, couple's life that's out of reach for them: getting married.
Opponents of California's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriages launched a new court challenge Wednesday, led by lawyers who were on opposite sides of the case that settled the 2000 presidential race.
Former federal judge Michael Mukasey has accepted President Bush's offer to replace Alberto Gonzales as U.S. attorney general, two government sources familiar with the president's selection said Sunday.
A retired federal judge is a leading candidate to replace Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, whose last day on the job was Friday, two sources familiar with the search for a successor told CNN on Saturday.
The Supreme Court Wednesday appeared skeptical that the Pledge of Allegiance was an unconstitutional government endorsement of religion, dampening calls by a California atheist to end the ceremony in his daughter's public school, and nationwide.
(CNN) -- Citing a World War II court decision, the Bush administration insisted the president has the legal authority to detain suspected terrorists, including Americans, indefinitely without criminal charges.
The Supreme Court Thursday granted the government's request to keep a terrorism suspect being held in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, from seeing his lawyer, at least until the justices decide the larger legal issue of what rights other "enemy combatants" are afforded.
The Supreme Court was asked by the Justice Department Wednesday to delay giving a terrorism suspect detained overseas access to a lawyer until the justices decide the larger legal issue of what rights other so-called "enemy combatants" are afforded.
The Justice Department asked the Supreme Court to intervene quickly Friday in the case of whether an American citizen accused of being a terrorist can be held indefinitely and in secret by the government.
The Justice Department has taken the unusual step of asking the U.S. Supreme Court to preserve the secrecy surrounding the detention of an Algerian man shortly after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.