- Court: Broad protection for whistleblowers Updated: Mar-04-14 3:44 pm
- Court skeptical of IQ scores in deciding execution Updated: Mar-03-14 3:13 pm
- High court allows disputed home search Updated: Feb-25-14 11:17 am
- High court sides with government on frozen assets Updated: Feb-25-14 11:08 am
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that whistleblower protections in a federal law passed in response to the Enron financial scandal apply broadly to employees of publicly traded companies and contractors hired by the companies.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court indicated Monday that states should look beyond an intelligence test score in borderline cases of mental disability to determine whether a death row inmate is eligible to be executed.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that police may search a home without a warrant when two occupants disagree about allowing officers to enter, and the resident who refuses access is then arrested.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court decided Tuesday that people whose assets have been frozen amid suspicion of illegal activity have no constitutional right to a hearing to plead for access to their money to mount a defense against criminal charges.