WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Tuesday invited a Massachusetts lawyer to come argue that the justices cannot rule on one of the gay marriage questions it had planned to decide next year. The court asked lawyer Vicki C. Jackson ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — They’ve known the outcome for three months. Now it’s time for the nine Supreme Court justices to share it with the world. Barring some incredibly strange twist, shortly after 10 o’clock in the morning Thursday, Chief Justice John ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — On the last of three days of oral arguments on the constitutionality of the federal health care reform law, the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court pondered whether they should act as virtual surgeons, taking a scalpel to ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Sharp questioning by the Supreme Court’s conservative justices cast serious doubt Tuesday on the survival of the individual insurance requirement at the heart of President Barack Obama’s historic health care overhaul. Arguments at the high court focused on ...
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WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court plunged into debate Monday on the fate of the Obama administration’s overhaul of the nation’s health care system, and the justices gave every indication they will not allow an obscure tax law to derail the ...
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WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court rejected requests from news organizations Friday for live, televised coverage of this month’s historic arguments on President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul but agreed to release audio recordings of the proceedings on the same day. ...Read More »
WASHINGTON— The Supreme Court’s conservative justices sounded skeptical Tuesday about allowing multinational corporations to be sued in American courts over claims that they were complicit in human rights abuses in foreign countries. The court heard arguments over whether a 223-year-old ...Read More »
In a six-week trial over whether Maryland shortchanges its historically black universities, the state argued that it has given these schools fair funding as well as special consideration in recent years. “The HBCUs [Historically Black Colleges and Universities] have been ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court announced Monday that it will use an unprecedented week’s worth of argument time in late March to decide the constitutionality of President Barack Obama’s historic health care overhaul before the 2012 presidential elections. The high ...Read More »
HAGERSTOWN — A federal appeals court is hearing oral arguments about the strip searches of eight workers at a Maryland state prison near Hagerstown. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Va., is set to hear Tuesday from ...Read More »