By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Tue, 11/26/2013 - 17:12
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to review whether the Affordable Care Act's birth control mandate violates employers' freedom of religion.
By John Ericson | Wed, 11/20/2013 - 16:57
The U.S. Supreme Court has denied an emergency application to vacate the ruling of the appellate court that allowed the restrictive Texas abortion law to take effect.
By John Ericson | Tue, 11/05/2013 - 16:50
Rights groups opposing the new Texas abortion law have asked the US Supreme Court to block some of its provisions.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Thu, 10/31/2013 - 11:35
Officials in one Pennsylvania school district say that 'I Heart Boobies' bracelets for breast cancer awareness are so lewd and disruptive that they warrant suspension.
By John Ericson | Wed, 10/09/2013 - 20:17
The Nebraska Supreme Court upheld a lower court's decision to reject a 16-year-old girl's request to have an abortion, drawing criticism from news outlets and dissenting judges.
By Jonathan Weiss | Mon, 06/24/2013 - 13:58
Generic drug companies cannot be sued by patients who have adverse reactions because these companies did not design the drugs nor pursue the initial FDA approval process, says the Supreme Court.
By Elijah Wolfson | Sat, 06/15/2013 - 08:33
The Supreme Court decision does away with patents and monopolies over lifesaving scientific information that may lead to the cure for cancer.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Thu, 06/13/2013 - 12:12
In a historic gene patent case, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled in Thursday that human genes cannot be patented.
By Martin Grens | Sat, 12/08/2012 - 12:26
The Supreme Court agreed on Friday to decide whether brand-name drug companies may pay money to generic drug rivals to keep their lower-priced products off the market.
By Martin Grens | Sat, 12/01/2012 - 09:35
The Supreme Court agreed to decide whether human genes can be patented, a hotly contested issue with broad practical and ethical consequences for the future of gene-based medicine for millions of people worldwide.
By Martin Grens | Mon, 11/26/2012 - 13:17
The U.S. Supreme Court revived a challenge to President Barack Obama's healthcare reforms, allowing a Christian college to pursue litigation raising First Amendment objections to a law that the court mostly upheld in June.
By Christine Hsu | Fri, 10/19/2012 - 12:47
Italy's Supreme Court has ruled that mobile phones can cause cancer in a landmark case that could open the door for other victims to take legal action.
By Martin Grens | Tue, 06/12/2012 - 07:32
The Supreme Court will soon consider whether police must get a warrant before forcing a suspected drunken driver to submit to a blood test, a case that could set a new legal standard for motorists' privacy.