July 30, 2013 It's the latest in a series of court rulings equalizing benefits for legally married same-sex couples in the aftermath of a U.S. Supreme Court decision that struck down a key part of the federal Defense of Marriage Act.
July 24, 2013 The emotional legal case over custody of a young girl, which went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court, appears to have come to an end. South Carolina's highest court on Wednesday ordered the adoption of 3-year-old "Baby Veronica" finalized. She will live with a white couple, not her Native American father.
July 10, 2013 Justices Antonin Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsburg have been friends for decades, but they're known for their differences when it comes to constitutional interpretation. In those dramatic clashes, recent law school graduate Derrick Wang heard an opera.
July 8, 2013 Nina Totenberg discusses an error she made in a recent story about the Supreme Court term.
June 29, 2013 Retired federal Judge Vaughn Walker set the California gay marriage ban on its way to the Supreme Court with his ruling in 2010. On Wednesday, the high court kept his decision intact. Walker shares his insight into the justices' strategy and the controversy he's waded through as a gay judge.
June 26, 2013 The Supreme Court issued two rulings expanding gay-marriage rights on Wednesday. The first says gay married couples are entitled to the same federal benefits as heterosexual couples. The second is expected to clear the way for gay marriage in California.
June 24, 2013 In two big employment law cases, the U.S. Supreme Court has made it harder for employees to bring discrimination suits about workplace harassment and retaliation.