WASHINGTON — A short-handed and deeply divided Supreme Court deadlocked Thursday on President Barack Obama’s immigration plan to help millions living in the U.S. illegally, effectively killing the plan for the rest of his presidency and raising the stakes even ...Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court refused to question assault-rifle bans in New York and Connecticut, steering clear of an intensifying national debate after the shooting that killed 49 people in a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Turning away two separate appeals ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has upheld the process for challenging invalid patents, making it easier for companies to fight so-called patent trolls. The justices ruled 6-2 Monday to uphold the legal standard used to invalidate patents by a new ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs failed to comply with a law aimed at increasing the number of federal contracts awarded to small businesses owned by disabled veterans, a unanimous Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The justices sided with Kingdomware Technologies ...Read More »
WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court is making it easier for federal workers to file employment discrimination lawsuits after quitting their jobs over conditions they consider intolerable. The justices ruled 7-1 Monday that workers who bring so-called “constructive discharge” claims have ...
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WASHINGTON — A short-handed Supreme Court dodged but kept alive a legal challenge Monday from faith-based groups over the Obama administration’s rules for cost-free access to birth control. It was the latest sign of justices struggling to find a majority ...Read More »