With eight prominent cases still to be published by the end of this month, the Supreme Court took Thursday to rule on federal employee’s First Amendment rights, challenges to IRS summonses and software patents for securities trading.
The Supreme Court ruled on three low-profile cases on Thursday, setting up a hectic conclusion to its current term, with eight high-profile cases to be settled in the next 10 days.
In this commentary, Keith Werhan from Tulane Law School says Justice Antonin Scalia’s recent remarks about the First Amendment favoring religion are a strained reading of the Constitution.
The Supreme Court decided earlier this week that a man who bought a gun for his uncle, under his own name, violated a federal gun control law, even though his uncle wasn’t prohibited from owning a gun.
Lyle Denniston looks at the Supreme Court’s long-running effort to shield children from religious influences and its decision to decline an important test case.