The justices consider whether to make their 2012 ruling striking down mandatory life-without-parole sentences for juvenile offenders retroactive to those already serving them.
The justices return to the bench after denying education appeals dealing with alleged disability discrimination, private schools, and school board politics.
A federal district judge has dismissed a lawsuit that sought to allow teachers to join unions but opt out of paying the portion of dues that go for political expenses.
The judge allows a novel lawsuit against the Compton district that calls for help for students who have faced violence and other trauma.
A federal appeals court rules that it was not clearly established that the teacher's search of the student's account would violate her rights.
The court held that 10 charter schools must reimburse a school management company that formerly ran the schools for equipment purchased at taxpayer expense.
A federal appeals court rules that a teacher who disparaged students in personal blog posts was not protected by the First Amendment from dismissal.
A federal appeals court reinstates a New York state teacher's lawsuit claiming he was discriminated against by his school district based on his Hispanic ethnicity.
A gym teacher is not liable in the death of a non-swimmer who had to stay in the pool, where he ingested water into his lungs.
The court upheld a district's decision to opt out of a school choice program; the district claimed it is still subject to a federal desegregation order.