On Thursday, July 3, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled 6-1 that subsidized health care benefits of retired state employees are protected by the state. We discuss the decision and its implications with a panel of experts.

A lawsuit that began in 2005 was ruled in favor of Google’s mission to digitize millions of books this month. Read an article about the court ruling.

The U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act in a 5-4 ruling. The 1996 law blocked federal recognition of same-sex marriages. In a separate case, the court ruled that it could not take up a challenge to Proposition 8, the California law banning gay marriage. Read the full opinions.

The Supreme Court punts a case on affirmative action in college admissions back down to the lower court. Read the decision.

We hear what health care and health insurance professionals have to say about the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the Affordable Care Act.

One day till the Supreme Court lays down the law on the president's health care legislation. How bold or political will the court be? We break down the issues.