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Former Senator George Mitchell Reflects On Refusing SCOTUS Nomination

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 02.18.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

Amid the debate over nominating a replacement for the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, former Sen. George Mitchell (D-Maine) spoke with Huff...

Koch-Tied Group Asks High Court for Radical New Limits on Worker's Rights to Negotiate for Higher Wages

Robert Creamer | Posted 01.10.2016 | Politics
Robert Creamer

The Friedrichs case itself deals only with public employees. But the Koch Brothers would like to weaken the rights of all employees to organize unions -- and they think that a sharp reversal by the Supreme Court would be a great first step in that direction.

Kate Sheppard

Supreme Court Rejects Obama's Drive To Cut Mercury Emissions From Power Plants | Kate Sheppard | Posted 06.30.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court on Monday ruled against an Environmental Protection Agency regulation limiting mercury and other toxic emissions from ...

Supreme Court Readies Blockbuster Rulings

Reuters | Posted 06.21.2016 | Politics

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON, June 21 (Reuters) - Tensions are building inside and outside the white marble facade of the U.S. Suprem...

One Man's Pastry Is Another Man's Poison

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Richard J. Rosendall

However foolish, corrupt, or hypocritical, you are free to pray as you like so long as you leave me out of it. Alas, godly zealots of every stripe reject that bargain. So we battle on.

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...

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...

Family Research Council defends traditional marriage by bankrolling Republicans

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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...

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.