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  • Supreme court: Police immune over arrest of mentally ill woman

     Supreme court: Police immune over arrest of mentally ill woman
    The Supreme Court ruled Monday that police are immune from a lawsuit arising from the arrest and shooting of a mentally ill woman in San Francisco. But the justices left undecided the question of whether police must take special precautions when...
  • Around Town: Ginsburg's dissent inspires a gift

    Hands down, my favorite Mother's Day present is the “Notorious RBG” T-shirt from our daughter. The shirt is loaded with innuendo. It depicts U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg wearing a crown. I didn't realize that...
  • 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-...
  • Richard L. Hasen: From Supreme Court, a mixed blessing on campaign finance limits

    Richard L. Hasen: From Supreme Court, a mixed blessing on campaign finance limits
    The Supreme Court offered a pleasant surprise last week to those of us worried about the role of money in elections. In a 5-4 opinion written by Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., the court upheld a rule limiting certain fundraising activities for...
  • No, Justices Alito and Scalia, death penalty politics aren't the issue

    No, Justices Alito and Scalia, death penalty politics aren't the issue
    Oral arguments before the Supreme Court earlier this week over Oklahoma’s lethal-injection protocol took an unusually harsh tone (which Dahlia Lithwick parses nicely here at Slate). What was more jarring, though, was the theme of statements –...
  • Gay marriage foe's argument seems to leave Supreme Court justices puzzled

    Gay marriage foe's argument seems to leave Supreme Court justices puzzled
    Many people think they know what marriage is about: love, fidelity and the forming of stable families to raise children. But to hear the legal opponents of same-sex marriage, that represents flawed thinking. As the Supreme Court justices listened this...
  • Until the court do us part?

    In 2-1/2 hours of oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday, Justice Anthony Kennedy asked the right question: whether it is appropriate for the Court to discard a definition of marriage that "has been with us for millennia," adding, "it's very...
  • Justice Kennedy's long road from Sacramento to landmark gay marriage case

    Justice Kennedy's long road from Sacramento to landmark gay marriage case
    Anthony M. Kennedy was a 44-year-old appeals court judge in Sacramento — a Republican appointee and happily-married Catholic — when he first confronted the question of whether the Constitution protected the rights of gays and lesbians. His...
  • Supreme Court debates challenge to execution drug

    Supreme Court debates challenge to execution drug
    Supreme Court justices engaged in an impassioned debate Wednesday about capital punishment, trading unusually combative words in a case involving a drug used in several botched executions. The justices are considering the plea of death row inmates in...
  • High court upholds ban on judge hopefuls soliciting campaign cash

    High court upholds ban on judge hopefuls soliciting campaign cash
    WASHINGTON — A divided Supreme Court ruled Wednesday in a Florida case that states can ban judicial candidates from personally asking for campaign contributions, a decision aimed at protecting the impartiality of elected judges. The justices' 5-...
  • Was Justice Kennedy playing 'devil's advocate' on gay marriage?

    Was Justice Kennedy playing 'devil's advocate' on gay marriage?
    During this morning’s Supreme CourtĀ arguments on same-sex marriage, my Twitter feed reflected anxiety that Justice Anthony M. Kennedy might not be a sure vote for marriage equality after all. One source of the fretting was this comment by the...