The lawsuit claims that an African-American student was enrollment at a St. Louis charter school for allegedly discriminatory reasons.
Neil M. Gorsuch substitutes for Justice Anthony M. Kennedy on a day when a major judicial conference focuses on ways to help students learn about their government.
The court rules that the principal's position made her a minister of the church for purposes of the "ministerial exception" to employment-discrimination laws.
The U.S. Supreme Court sends back for further review cases involving a voucher program in Colorado and textbook aid to private schools in New Mexico.
On a busy final day of their term, the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court take action on President Trump's travel ban and three cases involving free speech.
The state of Missouri violated religious protections in the U.S. Constitution when it denied a church a grant to use shredded scrap tire material to improve its preschool playground, the court ruled 7-2.
The court held that one parent had standing to press a challenge to alleged religious fundraising practices at an elementary school in Douglas County, Colo.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled for broad First Amendment principles in two cases that have been watched for potential implications in education.
The justices could return as soon as next fall to the issue of whether public-employee unions may continue to charge service fees to nonmembers.
The justices rule 8-0 that a pension plan maintained by a church affiliate such as a hospital or school is exempt from ERISA.