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  • Supreme Court rules in favor of same-sex marriage

    WASHINGTON A divided Supreme Court made history on Friday, ruling that the Constitution ensures the right of same-sex couples to marry. In a resounding decision that caps a remarkably fast transformation across the social, legal and political landscapes,...
  • Freedom to marry

    Freedom to marry
    Same-sex couples have a right to marry in all 50 states, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled, and it would be difficult to describe that decision as anything less than a major civil rights victory — a "thunderbolt" moment of social progress as...
  • Supreme Court upholds Obamacare subsidies

    Supreme Court upholds Obamacare subsidies
    The U.S. Supreme Court upheld a key element of the Affordable Care Act Thursday, ruling that people in states that never established state-based exchanges still qualify for subsidized health care under the law. The decision protects subsidies for...
  • Supreme Court upholds key tool for fighting housing bias

    A sharply divided Supreme Court on Thursday preserved a key tool used for more than four decades to fight housing discrimination, handing a surprising victory to the Obama administration and civil rights activists. The justices ruled 5-4 that federal...
  • Affordable Care Act Ruling Is Judicial Dereliction

    Affordable Care Act Ruling Is Judicial Dereliction
    Conservatives are dismayed about the Supreme Court's complicity in rewriting the Affordable Care Act — its ratification of the IRS's disregard of the statute's plain and purposeful language. But they have contributed to this outcome. Their decades...
  • Excerpts from the Supreme Court's health care ruling

    Excerpts from the majority opinion of Chief Justice John Roberts and a dissent written by Justice Antonin Scalia in the Supreme Court's 6-3 ruling Thursday that upheld the nationwide tax subsidies underpinning President Barack Obama's health care...
  • Supreme Court upholds Obamacare subsidies, a victory for the president

    Supreme Court upholds Obamacare subsidies, a victory for the president
    In a major victory for President Obama, the Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the broad reach of his healthcare law, ruling the government may continue to provide tax subsidies for low- and middle-income people who buy insurance nationwide, even in...
  • Supreme Court upholds far-reaching rules against racial discrimination in housing

    Supreme Court upholds far-reaching rules against racial discrimination in housing
    The Supreme Court on Thursday handed a rare victory to civil-rights advocates, endorsing a broad interpretation of a landmark 1960s-era law that forbids racial discrimination in housing. In a 5-4 decision that at times recalled the rhetoric of the...
  • Noah Feldman: Roberts rightly looks to health-care law's intent

    Noah Feldman: Roberts rightly looks to health-care law's intent
    Chief Justice John Roberts just saved the Affordable Care Act — again. If you're feeling deja vu, you're not alone. As he did in 2012, Roberts defected from his conservative colleagues and joined the court's liberals in refusing to send...
  • Obamacare now reality, so expand Medicaid

    Obamacare now reality, so expand Medicaid
    On Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court didn't just save health insurance for nearly 1.5 million Floridians. The court saved opponents of the Affordable Care Act from having to offer their own alternative. Had the court invalidated subsidies in states such...
  • Roberts rules of order on Obamacare

    Roberts rules of order on Obamacare
    Justice Antonin Scalia added a stellar new entry to the annals of wickedly entertaining U.S. Supreme Court dissents on Thursday. You didn't have to read between the lines. You didn't need to know the subtleties of the government's defense of a legal...