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Supreme Court Rulings

Dave Jamieson

Liberals Just Had An Amazing Week At The Supreme Court | Dave Jamieson | Posted 06.26.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The conservative Roberts Supreme Court just gave American liberals the most joyous judicial week they could have asked for. In a span...

Nick Wing

Clarence Thomas Cites Mostly Black NBA In Argument To Overturn Anti-Discrimination Law | Nick Wing | Posted 06.26.2015 | Politics

In a sharply divided 5-4 ruling on Thursday, the Supreme Court upheld the use of disparate impact claims under the 1968 Fair Housing Act, finding that...

Here's What's Left For The Supreme Court To Rule On In This Term

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender, Andrew Hart & Kelly Chen | Posted 06.26.2015 | Politics

The Supreme Court issued decisions Thursday in cases involving Obamacare and housing discrimination. But over the next few days, the court will issue ...

Nick Wing

Supreme Court Keeps Key Housing Discrimination Protections Intact | Nick Wing | Posted 06.25.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 on Thursday that housing policies and practices with discriminatory outcomes can be challenged under the Fa...

Supreme Court Rules For California Farmer Over Government Raisin Program

Reuters | Posted 06.22.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, June 22 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday in favor of husband-and-wife farmers in California who had been left with not...

Ryan J. Reilly

Keep Holding Your Breath For Supreme Court Decisions On Obamacare, Gay Marriage | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 06.15.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court issued three opinions on Monday, but most of the country doesn't really care about any of them. The Supreme Court w...

Supreme Court Rules Against Woman Challenging Husband's Visa Denial

Reuters | Posted 06.15.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, June 15 (Reuters) - The Supreme Court on Monday ruled against a U.S. citizen who objected to the U.S. government's denial of a visa for ...

Supreme Court: Winners and Losers

Frank Askin | Posted 09.08.2014 | Politics
Frank Askin

There can be little doubt that this was a very good year for corporations, employers and fat cats. Meanwhile, racial minority groups were again reminded that the civil rights movement is a thing of the past.

Fault Lines Re-emerge In Supreme Court At End Of Term

Reuters | Posted 08.31.2014 | Politics

By Joan Biskupic WASHINGTON, June 30 (Reuters) - Sometimes there is no middle ground. Through much of the U.S. Supreme ...

Confidence In Supreme Court Hits Record Low

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.01.2014 | Politics

A new poll released just as the Supreme Court dealt significant blows to women and workers finds that Americans' confidence in the judicial branch is ...

Supreme Court Limits President's Recess Appointment Power

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.26.2014 | Politics

The Supreme Court ruled against President Barack Obama in National Labor Relations Board v. Noel Canning on Thursday, limiting his power to make reces...

High Court Deals Blow To Workers

Posted 01.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says steelworkers do not have to be paid for time they spend putting on and taking off protective gear they wear...

PHOTOS: How Newspapers Covered The DOMA and Prop 8 Rulings

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 06.27.2013 | Media

Coverage of the Supreme Court's landmark decisions on the Defense of Marriage Act and California's Proposition 8 dominated newspaper front pages on Th...

Court Still Waiting On Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

The Supreme Court struck down a key part of the Voting Rights Act Tuesday, but did not rule on two much-anticipated cases on gay marriage. The Supr...

Supreme Court Still Waiting To Decide Major Issues

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 06.24.2013 | Politics

The Supreme Court sent a major case on affirmative action in college admissions Monday back to a lower court for review, while not issuing rulings on ...

Major Supreme Court Cases Mean High Anxiety For Justices

Reuters | Posted 08.21.2013 | Politics

By Joan Biskupic WASHINGTON, June 21 (Reuters) - Chief Justice John Roberts clutched a sheaf of papers when he and his black-robed co...

Court Passes On Major Decisions Again

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 06.20.2013 | Politics

The Supreme Court did not make major rulings on voting rights, affirmative action or gay marriage Thursday. The court has two days left in June to ...

Court Decision Coming

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 06.20.2013 | Politics

The Supreme Court could decide major cases Thursday on affirmative action, voting rights and gay marriage. The court has three decision days left a...

Justices Pass On Rulings

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 06.17.2013 | Politics

The Supreme Court did not issue decisions Monday on gay marriage, voting rights or affirmative action. The next day for the justices to issue rulings ...

Major Supreme Court Rulings Loom

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 06.17.2013 | Politics

UPDATE: June 17 -- The Supreme Court did not issue any major decisions on Monday morning. The justices are scheduled to hand down more rulings on Thur...

SCOTUS Passes On Big Issues

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 06.14.2013 | Politics

The Supreme Court did not announce decisions Thursday in hotly anticipated cases on affirmative action, the Voting Rights Act and gay marriage. The...

Has 'Freedom' Become a Seven-Letter Holy Word?

Norma Cook Everist | Posted 09.02.2012 | Politics
Norma Cook Everist

"Freedom" has become the seven-letter revered, almost worshiped, word for the Fourth of July and the rest of the year as well. More than a word. More than a concept.

Colombian Extradition Rulings Worry The U.S.

Miami Herald | Steven Dudley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Recent decisions by the Colombian Supreme Court on extraditions of guerrilla ringleaders in the kidnapping of three Americans have sparked concern tha...

Sonar vs. Whales: Guess Who Loses?

Cindy Letchworth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Cindy Letchworth

With a new ruling, the Supreme Court has granted President Bush the power to exempt the U.S. Navy from environmental laws which curb the use of long range sonar in the North Pacific.