The Nays Have It: Senate Rejects Obama Pick for Top Civil Rights Post
Debo Adegbile had been with the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.
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.
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.
President Obama: A Second Term
The nation celebrates President Obama's second inauguration.
"So Help Me God" Not in Official Presidential Oath
The phrase, uttered for more than a century, isn't required.