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Supreme Court To Decide Gun Ownership Case

Reuters | Posted 12.20.2014 | Politics

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON, Oct 20 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Monday to decide whether a Florida man convicted on...

Supreme Court Rejects Gay Marriage Appeals From 5 States

AP | Posted 10.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court turned away appeals Monday from five states seeking to prohibit same-sex marriages, paving the way for an immedi...

Supreme Court Begins Term With Case On Police Actions

AP | Posted 10.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — People can't plead ignorance of the law to excuse a violation. The first case of the new Supreme Court term Monday tests whether t...

Here's What The Supreme Court Is Up To This Term

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 12.05.2014 | Politics

A look at some of the noteworthy cases the Supreme Court will hear this term, which begins Monday: —Mistaken traffic stop: A broken b...

Supreme Court Term Carries Expectations For Gay Marriage Hearing

AP | By MARK SHERMAN | Posted 12.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Supreme Court term that is starting with a lack of headline-grabbing cases may end with a blockbuster that helps define the lega...

Next Supreme Court Term Will Be 'More Important Than Any In The Last 50 Years,' Court Watcher Says

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 10.04.2014 | Politics

One of the nation's most well-known observers of the Supreme Court says the high court will face more consequential legal questions in the next few ye...

Most Voters Think The Supreme Court Treats Corporations Better Than People

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics

American voters are broadly unhappy with the U.S. Supreme Court, according to a poll released Tuesday. The survey, conducted by Democratic pollster Th...

Supreme Court Term Begins With Contentious Topics

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 12.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is beginning a new term with controversial issues that offer the court's conservative majority the...

The Supreme Court's Pleasingly Predictable Term, Same-Sex Marriage and the Eye-rolling Justice Alito

Douglas Kmiec | Posted 08.26.2013 | Politics
Douglas Kmiec

For weeks we have been on alert for supposedly precedent-setting rulings on affirmative action, voting rights and of course same-sex marriage. The rul...

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 ...

Big Rulings Ahead As Supreme Court Begins Term

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 12.01.2012 | Politics

The Supreme Court term that begins Monday holds the prospect for major rulings about affirmative action, gay marriage and voting rights. A look at ca...

Supreme Court Makes Rare Decision In Cases For New Term

AP | JESSE J. HOLLAND | Posted 11.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Well-heeled clients pay tens of thousands of dollars to hit the legal jackpot – Supreme Court review of their appeals. But on...