U.S. Supreme Court

High Court Rejects Challenge To New York Gun Law
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is staying out of the gun debate for now. The justices on Monday declined to hear a challenge to a strict New York law that makes it difficult for residents to get a license to carry a concealed handgun in public. The court did not comment in turning away […
California Gay Marriage Argument At High Court
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is wading into the fight over same-sex marriage at a time when public opinion is shifting rapidly in favor of permitting gay and lesbian couples to wed, but 40 states don’t allow it. The court’s first major examination of gay rights in 10 year…
High Court Weighs Drug Companies’ Generics Policy
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators are pressing the Supreme Court to stop big pharmaceutical corporations from paying generic drug competitors to delay releasing their cheaper versions of brand-name drugs. They argue these deals deny consumers price declines that can top 90 percent. The Oba…
Must Voters Have To Prove Citizenship To Register?
WASHINGTON (AP) — WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court justices seem conflicted on whether they think states can force people to prove their U.S. citizenship before registering to vote. Arizona is challenging a lower court’s refusal to let it demand that prospective voters document t…
High Court Rejects Medicare Challenge
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has turned away a challenge from former House Majority Leader Dick Armey and other Social Security recipients who say they have the right to reject Medicare in favor of continuing health coverage from private insurers. The justices did not comment Monday in…
High Court Says Government Can Be Liable For Flood
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has ruled that the federal government is not automatically exempt from paying for damage caused by temporary flooding from government-owned dams. The court on Tuesday sided with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission in its appeal of a lower court ruling tha…
High Court Rejects Appeal Over Sanity Defense
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is refusing to consider whether a criminal defendant has a constitutional right to plead not guilty by reason of insanity. The justices on Monday rejected an appeal from convicted killer John Joseph Delling of Idaho, one of four states that bar defendants f…
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Scalia Speaking At UW
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is set to speak at the University of Wyoming. Scalia is set to speak Thursday afternoon at the university’s fine arts concert hall in Laramie. Scalia was invited to speak by 23-year-old student Caitlin Wallace, president of…
Supreme Court Halts Turnover Of Secret IRA Tapes
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has temporarily blocked Boston College from turning interviews over to the government that academic researchers recorded with a former Irish Republic Army member. The high court on Wednesday stayed a lower court order that the school give the Justice Depart…
High Court Won’t Block Early Voting In Ohio
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is siding with Democrats in refusing to block early voting in the battleground state of Ohio. The court on Tuesday refused a Republican request to get involved in a dispute over early voting in the state on the three days before Election Day. The campaign o…

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