Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

Tag Archives: Elena Kagan

1st women on Supreme Court join Portrait Gallery

Photo of the Supreme Court Women Painting

WASHINGTON — The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery has installed a loaned painting of the first four female Supreme Court justices. The large-scale portrait of Sandra Day O’Connor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan was installed Monday. The museum ...

Read More »

Supreme statements at opening of UB’s new law center (access required)

While U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan acknowledges the precarious state of legal education today, she believes there are law schools that will make it through these times even stronger.

Read More »

Justices: Civil servants can appeal to U.S. District Court (access required)

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court says some discrimination complaints from federal workers can go to federal district court, instead of being forced into the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. The justices on Monday ruled unanimously that some ...

Read More »

Health care law survives with Roberts’ help

WASHINGTON — In a momentous ruling touching virtually every American, the Supreme Court narrowly upheld President Barack Obama’s historic health care overhaul Thursday with the unlikely help of conservative Chief Justice John Roberts. But the decision also gave Republicans unexpected ...

Read More »

High court says no overtime pay for drug sales reps

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has ruled that sales representatives for pharmaceutical companies do not qualify for overtime pay under federal law, a big victory for the drug industry. In a 5-4 decision Monday, the court’s conservative majority concluded that ...

Read More »

Supreme Court to look at state immigration laws

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court agreed Monday to rule on Arizona’s controversial law targeting illegal immigrants. The justices said they will review a federal appeals court ruling that blocked several tough provisions in the Arizona law. One of those requires ...

Read More »

Supreme Court rules against Anna Nicole Smith’s estate

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled against the estate of Anna Nicole Smith in the latest chapter of the long-running saga over whether a Texas billionaire’s alleged promise to give millions from his $1.6 billion estate to his ...

Read More »