Supreme Court Justice Lewis F. Powell’s Tidewater Virginia drawl could make the word “court” sound as if it had two syllables. And Justice Clarence Thomas, though he doesn’t talk much, speaks in a deep baritone.
Landmark decision. The Supreme Court rules to allow Maryland to continue taking DNA samples from people arrested for violent crimes–before they are convicted.
The crowds in front of the Supreme Court Wednesday were just as large as they were Tuesday. The difference is Wednesday, there were very few opponents of same-sex marriage.
Massive crowds flock to the nation’s capital as the Supreme Court takes up the issue of same-sex marriage. Tuesday, the high court held the first of two hearings on a pair of cases that could make history.
Thousands of people lined the streets in front of the Supreme Court as justices heard arguments for and against marriage equality.
On Tuesday the issue of same-sex marriage will be in front of the nation’s highest court. This week, justices will hear arguments on two cases that could define marriage for the nation.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor visited Baltimore on Thursday, giving several hundred people a chance to hear about the high court and the journey to get there.
A big crowd in Baltimore gathered to see the nation’s first Hispanic Supreme Court justice.
After being challenged as unconstitutional, Maryland’s DNA collection law is now under review by the U.S. Supreme Court.
With DNA testing becoming more common in criminal investigations, the Supreme Court will decide whether police can take genetic samples from people they arrest for crimes.
A Maryland DNA law being challenged in the U.S. Supreme Court helped lead to 43 convictions over the past four years, but state data shows the majority of the convictions could eventually have happened even without the new law.
A federal judge is allowing prosecutors to use evidence in a drug conspiracy conviction that had been overturned because police used a global positioning system without a warrant.