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Supreme Court Orders Fresh Look At Gun Conviction

AP | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says defendants have to know in advance that their accomplices would use or carry a gun while committing a crime...

Supreme Court: Whistleblower Protections Extend To Some Private Firm Employees

Reuters | Posted 03.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, March 4 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that employees at private firms that contract with publicly traded companies...

Kagan Celebrates Ruth Bader Ginsburg

AP | DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 02.03.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg "has done as much as anyone in the last 40 years" to make the country more just and e...

Supreme Court Justice Describes Navigating New Worlds

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 02.03.2014 | Politics

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, who grew up poor in New York City, described Monday how she navigated new worlds of I...

High Court Weighs Gun Law

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Can a person legally buy a gun for another out-of-state person while telling a gun dealer the weapon is for himself? The Supreme C...

High Court Sympathetic To Difficult Case

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court lent a sympathetic ear Wednesday to a victim of child pornography who wants the court to make it easier for vict...

Supreme Court Justices Skeptical About Obama Labor Board Appointments

Reuters | Lawrence Hurley | Posted 03.15.2014 | Politics

(Adds White House, Senator McConnell reaction and context, paragraphs 6-11) By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON, Jan 13 (Reut...

Supreme Court Justices Getting Unusual Gift

AP | JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 12.30.2013 | Politics

They are some of the rarest bobblehead dolls ever produced. They're released erratically. They're given away for free, not sold. And if you get a cert...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Throws Cold Water On Retirement Requests

AP | JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 02.16.2014 | Politics

RESTON, Va. (AP) — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says Supreme Court justices should work as long as they can and shouldn't manipulate their retirement...

Supreme Court Justices To Look At Claims Over Bush-Era Protest

AP | Posted 11.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has agreed to consider dismissing free-speech claims against two Secret Service agents for their role in a 2004 ...

Justices 'Flabbergasted' By Law

AP | JESSE J. HOLLAND | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — An illicit love triangle that ended with a woman poisoning her pregnant rival spawned a debate over chemical weapons...

John Roberts Is Chief Phrasemaker In Supreme Court Affirmative Action Case

Reuters | Posted 12.15.2013 | Politics

By Joan Biskupic WASHINGTON, Oct 15 (Reuters) - As U.S. chief justice, John Roberts has sought to rein in laws he insists have gone to...

46 Years Ago: Thurgood Marshall Sworn In Becoming First African American Supreme Court Justice

Posted 10.02.2013 | Black Voices

On this day in 1967, Thurgood Marshall was sworn into the United States Supreme Court, making him the first African American to hold one of the presti...

Ginsburg Isn't Going Anywhere

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 09.17.2013 | Politics

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will serve the court until her body slows and her mind quits, she said in an interview with Public Radio Int...

Biden Thinks Napolitano Deserves Big Honor

AP | ALICIA A. CALDWELL | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Janet Napolitano? Vice President Joe Biden says outgoing Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano deserv...

Kagan Reveals What Supreme Court Justices Struggle With

AP | MICHELLE R. SMITH | Posted 10.20.2013 | Politics

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The members of the Supreme Court continue to communicate with one another through memos printed on ivory paper even as they face t...

Is There a Liberal Supreme Court in Our Foreseeable Future?

William Laney | Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics
William Laney

At present, it seems probable that it will be a Democrat who sends Supreme Court nominations to the Senate for confirmation, for at least the next seven years. And how those nominees are likely to vote on a myriad of important issues will affect the lives of Americans for decades to come.

Controversial Behavior By Scalia, Thomas Prompts Call For Ethics Reform

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.01.2013 | Politics

A group of congressional Democrats is set to introduce legislation Thursday that would apply stricter ethical standards to the Supreme Court, amid con...

'I Think Now I Am The Hardest-Working Justice'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.01.2013 | Politics

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has no doubt about how well she does her job. In an interview with USA Today, Ginsburg said she's "the ha...

Ginsburg: Female Justices 'Not Shrinking Violets'

USA Today | Richard Wolf | Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics

The Supreme Court justices sat largely still in late June as Chief Justice John Roberts announced his majority opinion against the Voting Rights Act o...

You'll Never Guess Who This Is

Posted 07.22.2013 | Women

Just when we thought the Notorious RBG Tumblr couldn't get any better, they posted this incredible image of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg when she was a...

Alito Release Clears Up Big Mystery

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 07.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Justice Samuel Alito bowed out of roughly six dozen matters that came before the Supreme Court in the past 10 months with no explanation...

Roberts Says Justices Ask Too Many Questions

AP | Posted 06.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Chief Justice John Roberts says he and his colleagues have become too aggressive in questioning lawyers who argue before the Supreme Cou...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Tumblr Star

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 06.28.2013 | Women

Supreme Court Justice and glass-ceiling breaker Ruth Bader Ginsburg can now add another worthy accomplishment to her resumé: Tumblr star. The second ...

Justices Have Range Of Options On Key Supreme Court Cases

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 08.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The waiting is almost over. Sometime in the next week or so, the Supreme Court will announce the outcomes in cases on California's...