Tag Archives: Supreme Court

Judges stay Md. gerrymandering decision, order pending Supreme Court resolution

Police office guards the main entrance to the Supreme Court in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

A three-judge panel on Friday stayed, pending U.S. Supreme Court resolution, its decision that a western Maryland congressional district was so severely drawn to ensure a Democrat’s election as to violate the GOP voters’ constitutional right to political association. The ...

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Judges hedge redistricting order, name special master

Maryland residents Stephen Shapiro, right, and John Benisek stand in front of the Supreme Court in Washington in 2015. (Jessica Gresko/Associated Press)

A panel of three federal judges is hedging its order last week that Maryland redraw by March 7 the state’s 6th Congressional District, which the jurists said last week was so severely tilted to ensure a Democrat’s election that it ...

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Justices show interest in Frosh’s generic-drugs appeal

01.06.14 BALTIMORE, MD- Stephen Wienner, Owner and Pharmacist at  Mt. Vernon Pharmacy, shown here with some generic pharmaceuticals for a story about the rising price of generic drugs. (The Daily Record/Maximilian Franz)

The Supreme Court is showing an interest in Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh’s request that the justices revive the state’s law aimed at preventing unwarranted price increases for generic drugs. On Tuesday the high court asked that the generic-drug ...

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Supreme Court won’t hear police officers’ lawsuits against Mosby

Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby. (The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

The Supreme Court declined to take up the issue of prosecutors’ immunity from lawsuits when investigating crimes and seeking charges, putting an end to the lawsuit filed by five of the officers involved in Freddie Gray’s arrest against Baltimore City State’s Attorney ...

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Generics industry waives response to Frosh’s Supreme Court appeal

A law scheduled to go into effect next month would prohibit a manufacturer or wholesale distributor from engaging in price gouging in the sale of an essential off-patent or generic drug and gives the Maryland attorney general the power to order the manufacturer to submit a statement explaining the reasons behind a significant price increase. (Deposit Photos)

A generic-drug industry group will wait to be asked by the U.S. Supreme Court before responding to Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh’s request that the justices revive the state’s law aimed at preventing unwarranted price increases for the pharmaceuticals. ...

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Justices will consider constitutionality of Bladensburg ‘Peace Cross’

The 40-foot Bladensburg cross, erected by the American Legion, was dedicated in 1925. (File photo)

The U.S. Supreme Court will consider whether a 40-foot cross erected as a war memorial in Bladensburg violates the constitutional separation of church and state. The justices on Friday agreed to hear an appeal by defenders of the Bladensburg “Peace ...

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AP-NORC Poll: Just 1 in 4 thinks Kavanaugh told entire truth

In this Sept. 4, 2018 photo, President Donald Trump's then Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh, speaks before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Just 1 in 4 people think Brett Kavanaugh was completely honest during his pivotal testimony last month to the Senate Judiciary Committee. That’s according to a poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Just 1 in 4 people thinks Brett Kavanaugh was completely honest when as a Supreme Court nominee he gave sworn testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee last month, with Republicans and Democrats holding starkly distinct opinions of his credibility, according to a poll released Friday.

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