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WATCH: What Happens To Health Care Loser In Supreme Court?

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 03.22.2012 | Politics

Supporters and opponents of the Affordable Care Act have spent more than two years battling in federal courts and for public opinion over the constitu...

Mike Sacks

Health Care Case Reaches Supreme Court: Courting the Conservatives (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics

With the U.S. Supreme Court's four-justice liberal bloc widely expected to uphold the individual mandate in the health care case it will hear next wee...

Mike Sacks

'New And Dangerous Power': Supreme Court To Judge Health Care Mandate

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

On Tuesday next week, the Supreme Court will hear oral argument over the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act's "individual mandate," which re...

Mike Sacks

WATCH: As Supreme Court Considers Challenge To Health Care Law, What's At Stake?

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics

Two years after the president signed the Affordable Care Act, the justices of the Supreme Court are poised to weigh in with their opinions about the f...

Mike Sacks

GOP Senators Push For Inside Info On Justice Elena Kagan

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 11.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans have written a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder asking him to cooperate with their inquiry into whether Justice...

Obama Administration Asks Supreme Court To Reinstate FCC Indecency Policy

AP | By MARK SHERMAN | Posted 06.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration asked the Supreme Court Thursday to reinstate a policy that allows federal regulators to fine broadcasters for ...

Elena Kagan Stepping Aside As Solicitor General During Confirmation Process

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan is stepping aside as solicitor general during her confirmation process. Kagan wrote a letter to ...

Liz Cheney's Impeccable Timing

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daphne Eviatar

Cheney's attack conveniently shifted the spotlight away from other former Justice Department officials who actually are at risk of professional and criminal sanction.

Republicans Question Justice Department Appointees Who Were Former Guantanamo Defense Lawyers

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Nine top political appointees at the Justice Department previously worked as lawyers or advocates for "enemy combatants" confined at Guantanamo Bay, C...

Obama's First 100 Days: A Start On Guantanamo, But Not Enough

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Andy Worthington

Just Binyam Mohamed and the Yemeni doctor, Ayman Batarfi have been cleared for release. At this rate, of course, it will take decades to close Guantánamo.

Folly and Injustice: Salim Hamdan's Guantanamo Trial

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Worthington

As with justice, logic is in short supply in the executive's approach to terror suspects, who have been deprived of the protections of the Geneva Conventions to make false confessions.