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Supreme Court Rulings

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...

Supreme Court Justices Limit Existing EPA Global Warming Rules

AP | Posted 06.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday placed limits on the sole Obama administration program already in place to deal with power plant and f...

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...

High Court To Rule On Child Porn Restitution

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A woman whose childhood rapes by her uncle were captured on camera and widely traded on the Internet wants the Supreme Court to ma...

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...

Court Rules For Pharmaceutical Company

AP | Posted 08.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court says generic drug manufacturers can't be sued in state court for a drug's design defects if federal officials app...

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 ...

Blockbusters Among High Court's Last Cases

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 08.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has 11 cases, including the term's highest profile matters, to resolve before the justices take off for summer va...

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...

Court: Driver Records Are Protected

AP | Posted 08.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court says lawyers may not obtain personal information from state driver license records to recruit clients for lawsuit...

Supreme Court Strikes Down Arizona Voter Registration Law

AP | JESSE J. HOLLAND | Posted 08.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- States can't demand proof of citizenship from people registering to vote in federal elections unless they get federal or court approval ...

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...

High Court Denies Anti-Abortion Rights Group's Challenge

AP | Posted 10.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court won't reconsider a decision stopping a Nebraska anti-abortion group from fighting for an abortion law that requires he...

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.

Supreme Court Rulings: Can Schools Censor Students Who Bully On The Web -- From Home?

AP | By MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 08.15.2012 | Education

PHILADELPHIA -- The U.S. Supreme Court has passed up a set of cases for the online age – whether schools may censor students who are off-campus ...

Supreme Court Shoots Down Part Of Key Post-Enron Reform

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday struck down part of the anti-fraud law enacted in response to the Enron and other corporate scandals fr...

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...