On January 28, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson nominated the successful Boston attorney Louis Brandeis to the Supreme Court. Although Brandeis is a mostly revered figure today, his battle to get a seat at the Court was ugly and hard-fought
On Monday, the Supreme Court held in a unanimous verdict that U.S. Steel workers can’t be paid for time spent donning safety gear at work. But with any opinion written by Justice Antonin Scalia, the wordsmiths are picking through the 18-page decision for a few choice quotes.
Legal scholars and business leaders alike are still sifting through an appeals court ruling that strikes down much of the FCC’s power to bar Internet service providers from discriminating against information providers.
A state judge’s ruling on Friday barred Pennsylvania’s strict voter identification law, in the latest chapter of an on-going fight between people concerned about voter restrictions and folks worried about voter fraud.
As Congress is poised to vote on and approve a $1.1 trillion budget deal, one of the biggest losers in a compromise between Republicans and Democrats appears to be the federal court system.