john roberts

The Nays Have It: Senate Rejects Obama Pick for Top Civil Rights Post

Debo Adegbile had been with the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.
Attorneys File a Petition of Review to Supreme Court

Commentary: With a New Supreme Court Term Comes New Anxiety

Supreme Court will look at campaign spending, housing bias.

Meet the Black Man Atop America's Secret Court

Reggie Walton presides over requests for surveillance work.

Commentary: A Heartbreaking Decision on the Voting Rights Act

The Supreme Court sticks a dagger into the voting process.
18,000 Were Wed in California Before Ban

U.S. Supreme Court to Consider Gay Marriage This Week

Justices will hear challenges to Proposition 8 and DOMA.

Civil Rights Advocates Express "Nervousness" in the Voting Rights Fight

The Supreme Court will rule on Section 5 in June.
Obama Inaugurated for Second Term

President Obama: A Second Term

The nation celebrates President Obama's second inauguration.

Obama Takes Oath in White House Ceremony

The president marks the start of his second term.
Barack and Michelle Obama

"So Help Me God" Not in Official Presidential Oath

The phrase, uttered for more than a century, isn't required.