U.S. Supreme Court

Court Won’t Hear Anti-Gay Marriage Group Appeal
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal from a national anti-gay marriage group that tried to thwart Maine’s campaign disclosure law requiring it to release its donor list. The high court on Monday turned aside an appeal from the National Organization for Mar…
High Court Rejects Challenge To Roadless Rule
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has turned away an appeal challenging a federal rule that bars development on 50 million acres of roadless areas in national forests. The justices said Monday they will leave in place a federal appeals court decision that upheld the so-called roadless rule …
Scalia Says No ‘Falling Out’ With Roberts
WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Antonin Scalia said he hasn’t had a “falling out” with Chief Justice John Roberts over the Supreme Court’s landmark 5-4 decision validating much of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul. In an interview that aired Wednesday …
Countdown To Health Care Ruling
WASHINGTON (AP) — The stakes are huge as the anticipation grows for today’s announcement of the Supreme Court’s decision on the health care overhaul, but no matter what the court decides, it’s unlikely to be the final word. The problems of high medical costs, widespread w…
Health Care Ruling Looms As High Court Meets
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is meeting Monday to issue opinions in some of the handful of cases that remain unresolved. As the justices enter what is looking like their final week, President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul and Arizona’s immigration law top the list o…
Justices Meet Friday To Vote On Health Care Case
WASHINGTON (AP) — A vote today by the Supreme Court on President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul will go a long way toward determining its fate but still may not be the final word. The decision and accompanying opinions won’t be released until sometime in late June. Minds an…
Court Says State Can’t Be Sued Over Sick Leave
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says a state can’t be sued under the Family and Medical Leave Act for refusing to give an employee time off to recover from an illness. The high court on Tuesday refused to let Daniel Coleman sue the Maryland state Court of Appeals for firing him aft…
High Court Rejects Christian Campus Groups’ Appeal
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has turned down an appeal from Christian groups that challenged a discrimination policy at California state universities. The justices on Monday are leaving in place a federal appeals court ruling that found that the policy doesn’t violate the Consti…
Texas Electoral Maps At Issue Before Supreme Court
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal law says states and localities with a history of discrimination cannot change any voting procedures without first getting approval from the Justice Department or a federal court in Washington. Yet Texas is asking the Supreme Court to allow the use of new, unapprove…
High Court To Hear Environmental Case From Idaho
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mike Sackett remembers what he thought when he saw the eye-popping fines of more than $30,000 a day that the Environmental Protection Agency was threatening to impose on him over a piece of Idaho property worth less than one day’s penalty. “If they do this to u…

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