The Supreme Court on Wednesday stretched out the schedule for filing written briefs in the new test case on transgender rights. Among other effects of the change will be that the new government of President-elect Donald Trump will get time to decide whether to get involved — and, if it wishes — to change federal policy.
From the Kaufman Center in New York, Intelligence Squared U.S.in partnership with the National Constitution Center presents a debate between four experts about the need to call a new Constitutional Convention.
The Supreme Court earlier this week issued its calendar of cases to be heard in January, but three significant cases weren’t on the list and may remain in limbo until a ninth Justice joins the Court.
One of the most controversial decisions in Supreme Court history was caused by aftershocks of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, and it’s still being debated today.
One year after the South Korean-based computer giant Samsung handed over $548 million to American rival Apple in a bitter, long-running patent rights battle, the Supreme Court on Tuesday unanimously gave Samsung a chance to get back at least some of that money.