The 5th Circuit upholds a Louisiana district's student assignment plan intended to maintain racial balance after the district had been freed of court supervision for desegregation.
In a speech to law students, the justice says the parental right to direct the upbringing of children finds no support in the 14th Amendment.
The state' supreme court struck down, as a violation of the state constitution, a program to lend free textbooks to private school students.
A federal appeals court says the Justice Department overstepped its authority in demanding information about the race of students in Louisiana's private-school voucher program.
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear appeals from numerous religious schools that object to complying with the contraceptive-coverage mandate of the Affordable Care Act.
An Arkansas principal's sex-discrimination and equal-pay lawsuit may proceed, thanks to the Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, a federal judge ruled.
The court rules against the union in its effort to prove that state officials were retaliating with a law that bars public-employee payroll deductions.
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.