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  • Evolving awareness is cause for same-sex-marriage optimism in court

    Evolving awareness is cause for same-sex-marriage optimism in court
    On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the Ohio case of Obergefell vs. Hodges, as well as three related cases from Kentucky, Michigan and Tennessee. The court is then expected to decide whether the Constitution requires states to...
  • Supreme Court justices appear ready to rule against California raisin board

    Supreme Court justices appear ready to rule against California raisin board
    The Supreme Court justices sounded ready Wednesday to rule in favor of a Fresno raisin farmer by striking down part of a Depression-era law that allows a government-backed board to seize part of a farmer’s crop in order to reduce supply and prop...
  • High court appears to back farmer's battle against California raisin board

    High court appears to back farmer's battle against California raisin board
    The California raisins were back before the Supreme Court, and the justices sounded ready to rule in favor of a Fresno farmer in his long battle against a Depression-era law that allows the government to seize privately grown crops to reduce supply and...
  • Justices appear skeptical of raisin rules

    WASHINGTON A decades-old program for managing surplus California raisin production might be in jeopardy, following a heated Supreme Court argument Wednesday. With a blend of skeptical questions and scornful asides, conservative justices in particular...
  • Can government squeeze raisin growers? Justices have doubts

    A post-World War II-era program that forces raisin producers to give part of their annual crop to the government could soon be a relic of history. Several Supreme Court justices expressed doubts Wednesday that federal officials can legally take raisins...
  • High court makes it easier to sue government for negligence

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday made it easier for people to sue the federal government for negligence, in a decision that could affect military veterans with claims of medical malpractice. The justices, voting 5-4, ruled in two cases the deadlines for...
  • High court limits drug-sniffing dog searches during traffic stops

    High court limits drug-sniffing dog searches during traffic stops
    The Supreme Court told the police Tuesday they may not turn routine traffic stops into drug searches using trained dogs. The 6-3 decision limits the increasingly common practice whereby officers stop a car for a traffic violation and then call for a...
  • High court: Energy companies must face price fixing claims

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that energy companies can be sued under state antitrust laws for illegally manipulating natural gas prices more than a decade ago during California's energy crisis. The justices on Tuesday ruled 7-...
  • Sotomayor says Supreme Court gets politicized by others

    Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor says any sense that the court is political comes from outside groups, not the justices themselves. Sotomayor tells a New York audience that politicians on both sides have seized on the different approaches the...
  • Justice Scalia play selling big, run extended at Arena Stage

    Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is proving to be a hit at the box office. Arena Stage in Washington said Monday that it is extending its run of the new play about Scalia for a second time, keeping the show running through May. "The Originalist"...
  • Court sides with state on Medicaid rates

    Private health care providers cannot sue to force states to raise their Medicaid reimbursement rates to keep up with rising medical costs, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday. In a 5-4 decision that broke across ideological lines, the justices said medical...