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Barack Obama: 'The Citizens United Decision Was Wrong'

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 01.22.2015 | Politics

President Barack Obama issued a strong statement Wednesday in opposition to the Supreme Court's 2010 Citizen's United decision, a ruling he believes "...

Obamacare Subsidy Case Could Be Reviewed By Supreme Court

Reuters | Posted 09.30.2014 | Politics

July 31 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court has been asked to review a case about whether the federal government can subsidize health insurance for m...

Crunch Time At The Supreme Court

AP | By MARK SHERMAN | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's crunch time at the U.S. Supreme Court, where the justices are racing to issue opinions in 17 cases over the next two weeks. ...

Stevens Pitches Major Changes To The Constitution

AP | By MARK SHERMAN | Posted 06.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the aftermath of the Connecticut school shootings that left 20 first-graders and six educators dead, retired Supreme Court Just...

SCOTUS Denies Request For Emergency Halt On Obamacare

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has refused a group of doctors' request to block implementation of the nation's new health care law. Chief Just...

Justice Says Supreme Court Sees Too Many Disputes

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 10.04.2013 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA -- PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Justice Anthony Kennedy criticized the ideological gridlock that leaves so many divisive issues to the Supreme C...

State Takes Next Step To Legalize Gay Marriage

AP | OSKAR GARCIA | Posted 11.09.2013 | Politics

HONOLULU — Gov. Neil Abercrombie on Monday called for a special legislative session to move forward on a bill that would legalize gay marriage. ...

Warren Rails On 'Pro-Corporate' Supreme Court

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics

In a speech at an AFL-CIO convention on Sunday, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) criticized the Supreme Court for being too right-wing and serving the ...

Warren Rails On 'Pro-Corporate' Supreme Court

Politico | Posted 09.08.2013 | Politics

LOS ANGELES – Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka denounced the United States Supreme Court on Sunday as a righ...

You Now Must Be A Lawyer To Argue Before The Supreme Court

AP | JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 08.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — You must be a lawyer to argue before the Supreme Court. Thought that already was the case? It wasn't until Monday, when the Suprem...

High Court Reviews Case On Child Porn Victims

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 08.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court said Thursday it will take up a case about when victims of child pornography can recover money from people convic...

Supreme Court: Baby Girl Does Not Have To Go To Biological Father

AP | JESSE J. HOLLAND | Posted 08.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A divided Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that federal law doesn't require that a Native American girl be given back to her biological ...

Supreme Court To Review Pollution Rule

AP | Posted 06.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court will consider reinstating a federal regulation intended to reduce power plant pollution that contributes to unhealthy ...

Court Rules For Big Corporation

AP | Posted 08.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court ruled against merchants Thursday who object to having to accept American Express debit and credit cards along with the...

Family Research Council defends traditional marriage by bankrolling Republicans

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 05.27.2013 | Gay Voices
The Center for Public Integrity

By Michael Beckel March 27, 2013 This story was originally published by The Center for Public Integrity, which is a nonprofit, nonpartisan investiga...

Oldest Supreme Court Justice Calls For Equality For Gays And Lesbians

AP | By PAUL ELIAS | Posted 11.15.2011 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- A day after evacuating a commercial airplane via an emergency chute, an uninjured and unruffled U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader...

Scalia et al Make Up Corporate Constitutional Rights

Jonathan Tasini | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Tasini

The Supreme Court has divined new rights to corporations not found in the Constitution -- rights that run precisely counter to the idea of guarding against concentrated power.

Supreme Court Expected to Hear Prop 8, Rule for Equality of Marriage for Corporations

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
John Wellington Ennis

Legal scholars believe that based on the court's intent under Chief Justice Roberts, the case will achieve a milestone by granting the equal rights provided through marriage to corporations, at last.