The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled Friday that Marquette University shouldn’t have fired a conservative professor over his blog post that criticized a student instructor he believed shut down discussion about opposition to gay marriage.
Big cases this year involved the president's travel ban, a same-sex wedding cake, gerrymandering, sports betting, cellphone tracking, union dues and pro-life pregnancy centers.
Two Notre Dame lawyers describe Kennedy as a jurist who consistently ruled in favor of personal liberty and free speech.
Another Supreme Court nominee by President Trump could tilt the balance against the 1973 Roe v. Wade court decision that legalized abortion nationwide.
The Supreme Court ruling in the Masterpiece Cakeshop case was correct, but the Trump travel ban showed even more bigotry toward religious belief.