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Supreme Court 2012

Fisher v. The University of Texas: What to Expect in Oral Argument

Stephen Menendian | Posted 12.09.2012 | Politics
Stephen Menendian

Although few legal minds devote journal space to analyzing oral argument, the Court is so closely divided on major cases that a perceptive listener can usually divine clues as to where the individual Justices may be leaning.

Ten Wild and Crazy Facts, a Few Opinions, and One Prediction About the Supreme Court

Eric Segall | Posted 11.27.2012 | Politics
Eric Segall

Every sitting Justice went to either Harvard or Yale Law Schools. This makes the Court the least diverse (really diverse) governmental institution in the United States.

Supreme Court Soaks Up The Limelight

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 06.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court, suddenly at the heart of presidential politics, is preparing what could be blockbuster rulings on health care an...

Supreme Court Rules On Prayer At Public Meeting

AP | Posted 03.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from a North Carolina county commission over the mostly Christian prayers offered at the b...

Mike Sacks

Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Eight New Cases

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 11.27.2011 | Politics

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court agreed to hear eight cases out of the hundreds of petitions received during its summer recess. The cases, which will lik...