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  • Obamacare 2, GOP 0

    Obamacare 2, GOP 0
    The Supremes giveth and the Supremes taketh away. This time they giveth. For those of us who find this current iteration of the United States Supreme Court to be dominated by a bunch of conservative patronage workers, today’s ruling is exhilarating....
  • Same-sex marriage opponents urge Supreme Court to go slow

    Same-sex marriage opponents acknowledge they face a tough task in trying to persuade the Supreme Court to allow states to limit marriage to a man and a woman. But they are urging the court to resist embracing what they see as a radical change in society'...
  • Supreme Court says Texas can keep Confederate flag off license plates

    Supreme Court says Texas can keep Confederate flag off license plates
    The Supreme Court has freed states to control what appears on their specialty license plates, ruling Thursday that Texas authorities were justified in refusing to issue a plate bearing a Confederate battle flag. In a 5-4 decision, the justices said a...
  • BFFs Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Antonin Scalia agree to disagree

    BFFs Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Antonin Scalia agree to disagree
    Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Antonin Scalia seem unlikely friends. Though both grew up in New York City and graduated from Ivy League law schools, Scalia went on to become a lawyer in the Nixon administration and a founder of the conservative...
  • Gay mentor, belief in dignity at roots of Kennedy's views

    The Irish Catholic boy who came of age in Sacramento after World War II is an unlikely candidate to be the author of the Supreme Court's major gay rights rulings. But those who have known Justice Anthony Kennedy for decades and scholars who have...
  • High court sides with inmate in excessive force case

    The Supreme Court on Monday made it easier for inmates who are accused of crimes — but not yet convicted — to bring cases of excessive force against jail officials. The justices ruled 5-4 in favor of a Wisconsin man who sued jail officers for...
  • High court voids routine police check of hotel registries

    The Supreme Court struck down a Los Angeles ordinance Monday that allowed police to inspect hotel guest records on demand. The justices voted 5-4 to reject the city's argument that the measure was needed to help fight prostitution, drug trafficking and...
  • High court to decide whether to take up major abortion case

    Abortion is back before the Supreme Court, and the justices could signal by the end of June whether they are likely to take up the biggest case on the hot-button subject in nearly a quarter-century. If the court steps in, the hearing and the eventual...
  • Justice Kennedy practically invites a challenge to solitary confinement

    Justice Kennedy practically invites a challenge to solitary confinement
    Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, in an unusual separate opinion in a case, wrote that it may be time for judges to limit the use of long-term solitary confinement in prisons. His comments accompanying a decision issued Thursday marked a rare...
  • Texas abortion law teed up for Supreme Court review

    Abortion is back before the U.S.A Supreme Court, and the justices could signal by the end of June whether they are likely to take up the biggest case on the contentious subject in nearly a quarter-century. If the court steps in, the hearing and the...
  • Noah Feldman: Justice Thomas' vote speaks volumes in Texas Confederate license plate case

    Noah Feldman: Justice Thomas' vote speaks volumes in Texas Confederate license plate case
    When was the last time Justice Clarence Thomas provided the decisive fifth vote to the U.S. Supreme Court's four liberals — to decide against free speech? I can't think of one, but that's what happened Thursday in the court's decision in Walker v....