The lawsuit, had it been allowed to proceed as a class action, could have involved up to 1.6 million women, with Wal-Mart facing billions of dollars in damages.
Civil rights groups have launched a final effort to prevent the state of Georgia from executing death row inmate Troy Davis.
Retaliation against a third-party employee is illegal under federal law, the Supreme Court ruled.
The Illinois Supreme Court will decide if Rahm Emanuel will stay on the mayoral ballot for Chicago's Feb. 22 election. But is he the right choice for Chicagoans?
WASHINGTON (PAI) -To nobody's surprise, the U.S. Supreme Court will tackle the world's biggest sexual discrimination case, involving the world's largest private corporation, Wal-Mart.
The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Nov. 30 in the long legal battle over the rights of California prison inmates to decent health care.
The 1.2 million present and former female Wal-Mart workers who are victims of the monster retailer's sexual discrimination urged the U.S. Supreme Court to let their class action suit proceed.
That seemingly obvious question landed at the Supreme Court, and its decision could affect whether millions of workers can complain about their pay
Calling her "one of the nations foremost legal minds" and a "trailblazing leader," President Obama announced his Supreme Court nomination of Solicitor General Elena Kagan on May 10.
Obama told reporters he would look for a candidate with qualities similar to Stevens, a Republican who became a liberal on the court.