The case involves another controversy over the Affordable Care Act.
Flowers has been tried six times for a 1996 quadruple murder in Mississippi.
A familiar split in a property rights case leads to fierce debate between John G. Roberts Jr. and Elena Kagan.
“The cross is undoubtedly a Christian symbol, but that fact should not blind us to everything else that the Bladensburg Cross has come to represent,” Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. wrote in the 7-to-2 decision.
A shaky majority says Congress was allowed to defer some decisions to the attorney general.
He took a sabbatical from the solicitor general’s office to join the special counsel’s team investigating Russia’s interference in the 2016 election.
The 5-to-4 decision could give an advantage to Democrats this fall.
The justices rejected a concerted effort by groups of conservatives and liberals seeking to persuade the court that the exception to the Constitution’s double jeopardy clause is not warranted.
The justices deliberated for months on whether to accept the Oregon case.
John Roberts fills a pivotal role in politically fraught decisions on the census and gerrymandering.
In unusual motion, they ask justices to send case back to lower court to consider new allegations of partisan intent.
Justices must decide two dozen cases before the end of June.
Justice Breyer says it may soon be time for the court to revisit the issue of indefinite detention of enemy combatants.
The senior liberal justice detailed the court’s most important cases, with a little spin.
The Supreme Court’s longest-serving justice called the court “a wonderful place.”
The 1992 ruling in Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey sets the standard by which today’s restrictive abortion laws will be judged.
The court declined to review a lower-court ruling that upheld a school district policy letting transgender students use restrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identities.
The court allows part of the law to go into effect, but not a ban on abortions when tests show abnormalities.
Justices say, in most cases, probable cause for arrest weighs against suits for constitutional violations.
The justices were unable to settle the issue earlier and are now grappling with contradictory lower court decisions in cases from Arizona and Texas.