In a 5-4 decision delivered by Justice Anthony Kennedy this morning, the Supreme Court of the United States declared that same-sex couples fundamentally have equal protections under the Constitution.
The court in a 5-4 decision written by Justice Anthony Kennedy upheld the use of disparate impact claims under the 1968 Fair Housing Act, which bans housing discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, familial status, or national origin.
In a momentous victory, the U.S. Supreme Court today upheld the Affordable Care Act, also known as “Obamacare,” and protected access to health insurance for millions of families and individuals.
The US Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has refused to suspend a ruling upholding harmful anti-abortion provisions.
The Supreme Court refused to review a North Carolina mandatory ultrasound law this week, permanently blocking what many feel is the most extreme forced ultrasound law in the nation. The North Carolina law, which was passed in 2011, requires a physician perform an ultrasound on a patient seeking an abortion at least four house, and...
The case, Obergfell v. Hodges, will look at whether the 14th Amendment requires the state to allow and license a marriage for same-sex couples, and will address whether the Amendment requires the state to recognize the marriage of same-sex couples when their marriage was licensed out-of-state.
The outcome of King could have potentially devastating effects for over 9 million people who could lose health insurance coverage if the Court determines that they are not eligible for tax credits.
The court of appeals reasoned that firing a woman for breastfeeding is not sex discrimination because men can also lactate.
The Arizona law would have prevented women from receiving a medication abortion between their seventh and ninth week of pregnancy.
The US Supreme Court heard the arguments in Young v. United Parcel Service case this morning. Young’s case was bolstered by a rally held outside the Supreme Court during the hearing.
In November of 2010, a Pennsylvania court granted the wife of Anthony Elonis a protective order after he wrote a violent Facebook stating, in graphic terms, that he would kill her.
The Supreme Court's decision lets stand a portion of a law that requires CPCs to post a "status disclosure" informing patients whether or not a licensed medical professional works on-site.
This Sixth Circuit has changed the legal landscape, becoming the first federal Court of Appeals to uphold a ban since the US Supreme Court decided US v. Windsor.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg issued a blistering dissent after a ruling by the US Supreme Court this weekend threatened to disqualify more than half a million Texas voters from early voting.
The decision immediately allows 13 clinics that had been shuttered earlier this month by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals to reopen.
With less than a month before the November 4 elections, courts are weighing in on voting rights across the nation.
Justice Kennedy issued a one-page order requiring the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to delay their ruling striking down Idaho's same-sex marriage ban.
Decisions by the US Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals this week brought the number of states in which same-sex marriage bans are effectively null and void to 35.
Less than 24 hours before the start of Ohio's would-be voting period, the Supreme Court blocked efforts to restore a full seven days of early voting in the state, marking a win for the Republican-controlled legislature that enacted the new voting restrictions.
The US Supreme Court granted a request Wednesday that delays a decision that would have allowed same-sex couples to start getting married this week in Virginia.