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  • CTA and CPD leaders speak against adverse pension ruling

    On March 11, the Illinois Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the lawsuits challenging SB 1: the 2013 legislation that reformed the pension systems of state and university employees and teachers outside the city of Chicago. This lawsuit has...
  • Repeal ACA — and get single payer

    Repeal ACA — and get single payer
    Conservatives better hope Obamacare is not repealed ("Supreme Court takes up major fight with Obamacare subsidies," March 4) because if it is, we will be taking a giant step toward the (preferable, inevitable and much simpler and business friendly) Single...
  • State Supreme Court says it won't delay pension trial

    The state Supreme Court has refused to delay the trial over the 2011 overhaul of Rhode Island's public pension system. The court on Thursday denied multiple requests to vacate the April 20 trial date. The trial will proceed in April as planned. The...
  • Justice who once tried to kill Obamacare now potential savior

    WASHINGTON U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy voted to strike down Obamacare three years ago. Now, he could be the law's savior. Kennedy on Wednesday emerged as a pivotal vote as the court weighed whether to strip more than 7 million Americans of...
  • Jury Begins Deliberating In Pedro Miranda Murder Case

    Jury Begins Deliberating In Pedro Miranda Murder Case
    HARTFORD — With no physical evidence and a case based on circumstantial evidence, prosecutor David Zagaja asked a Hartford Superior Court jury on Wednesday to examine Pedro Miranda's words and deeds around the time Mayra Cruz was killed. The 13-...
  • High court rejects judge's challenge to ban on moonlighting

    High court rejects judge's challenge to ban on moonlighting
    Facing a choice between resigning his judgeship or resigning a lucrative side job as a bank director, Northampton County Judge Craig Dally won't get a reprieve from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. This week, the justices rejected a constitutional...
  • Lawmaker asks about plan for possibly losing subsidies

    Wisconsin Department of Health Services Secretary Kitty Rhoades says it would be up to the federal government to deal with the fallout if the U.S. Supreme Court rules that subsidies offered under President Barack Obama's health care law are...
  • Sunnyvale can enforce gun ordinance, appeals court rules

    A federal appeals court decided unanimously Wednesday that the Bay Area city of Sunnyvale can enforce an ordinance prohibiting large-capacity gun magazines. The ruling by a three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals clears the way for...
  • Appeals court refuses to block Sunnyvale gun ordinance

    A federal appeals court Wednesday unanimously refused to block an ordinance banning possession of large-scale magazines for guns. The ordinance, passed in 2013 by voters in the Bay Area city of Sunnyvale, banned ammunition devices capable of accepting...
  • Judge Cornelius F. Sybert Jr.

    Judge Cornelius F. Sybert Jr.
    Judge Cornelius F. Sybert Jr., a retired Howard County circuit judge whose legal career spanned nearly four decades, died Feb. 24 of heart failure while vacationing in Hilton Head, S.C. The longtime Ellicott City resident was 86. "Judge Sybert...
  • Supreme Court justices sharply divided over Obamacare subsidies

    Supreme Court justices sharply divided over Obamacare subsidies
    The Supreme Court took up a politically charged new challenge to President Barack Obama's health care overhaul Wednesday in a dispute over the federal tax subsidies that make insurance affordable for millions of Americans. The outcome in what Justice...