Abdullah al-Kidd (right) and his attorney, Lee Gelernt, on Feb 14. Al-Kidd has lost his bid to sue then-Attorney General John Ashcroft for alleged violations of Kidd's rights when he was arrested in 2003. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court Throws Out Suit Against Ashcroft

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Inmates at California's Chino State Prison sit inside a metal cage in the hallway as they wait to be assigned permanent housing or for medical, mental health, counselor or other appointments. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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High Court Rules Calif. Must Cut Prison Population

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Republicans mounted a successful filibuster Thursday against judicial nominee Goodwin Liu, shown at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in April 2010. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Controversial Obama Judicial Pick Falls To Filibuster

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Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the head of the International Monetary Fund, waits to be arraigned Monday in a New York City courtroom. Emmanuel Dunand/Pool/AP hide caption

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After Complaint, IMF Chief's Arrest Was Swift

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Supreme Court OKs More Warrantless Searches

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Supreme Court Imposes Limits On Class Actions

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Supreme Court Hears Dispute Over Nevada Ethics Law

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Supreme Court Examines State, Local Ethics Laws

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Court Hears Arguments In Data Mining Case

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Supreme Court Weighs Whether To Limit Data Mining

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Supreme Court Skeptical About Climate Change Suit

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