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  • Supreme Court meets to vote on Obamacare; Roberts likely holds key vote

    Supreme Court meets to vote on Obamacare; Roberts likely holds key vote
    When the Supreme Court justices met in private Friday to cast their votes and decide the reach of President Obama’s healthcare law, the outcome probably turned on the person who spoke first: Chief Justice John G. Roberts. When the justices meet to...
  • Obamacare opponents make out-of-context pitch to the Supreme Court

    Obamacare opponents make out-of-context pitch to the Supreme Court
    The anti-Obamacare lawsuit the Supreme Court heard Wednesday is based on a false premise, so it's not surprising that the first point made by the plaintiff's lawyer, Michael A. Carvin, was false as well. The false premise is that lawmakers intended to...
  • Absurdity at the heart of the latest Obamacare challenge

    Absurdity at the heart of the latest Obamacare challenge
    The determined opponents of the Affordable Care Act lost their legal fight on the merits three years ago when the Supreme Court ruled that one of its central provisions — the requirement that most individuals buy health insurance or pay a penalty...
  • Supreme Court appears to lean in favor of allowing searches of motel registries

    Supreme Court appears to lean in favor of allowing searches of motel registries
    The Supreme Court justices, hearing arguments in a Los Angeles case, sounded prepared Tuesday to revive a city ordinance that gives the police the authority to regularly check motels' guest registries without search warrants. City officials say these...
  • Supreme Court skeptical of citizen panels that redraw congressional districts

    Supreme Court skeptical of citizen panels that redraw congressional districts
    The future of California’s effort to entrust a nonpartisan citizens’ panel with redrawing the state’s congressional districts appeared in serious doubt Monday after arguments in the Supreme Court. The court’s conservative...
  • Scalia could be surprise vote in Supreme Court housing case

    Scalia could be surprise vote in Supreme Court housing case
    The Obama administration may need the vote of a frequent conservative antagonist on the Supreme Court to preserve a decades-old strategy for fighting housing discrimination. Justice Antonin Scalia on Wednesday appeared at times to side with the...
  • Supreme Court asked to free judges to personally seek campaign money

    Supreme Court asked to free judges to personally seek campaign money
    In a clash between the 1st Amendment and judicial ethics code, the Supreme Court debated Tuesday whether to free elected judges to personally ask for campaign contributions from voters, including lawyers and others who might one day find themselves in...
  • On gay marriage, Supreme Court to weigh equal rights and states' rights

    On gay marriage, Supreme Court to weigh equal rights and states' rights
    When Justice Anthony M. Kennedy spoke for the Supreme Court in 2013 in striking down part of a federal law that denied benefits to legally married gay couples, he cited two reasons: states' rights and equal rights. Throughout American history, Kennedy...
  • Supreme Court poised to protect employees from high fees in 401(k) plans

    Supreme Court poised to protect employees from high fees in 401(k) plans
    Some 53 million Americans with retirement funds through their jobs may get new legal protection from high fees. Supreme Court justices were urged Tuesday to put employers on notice that they have a duty to constantly monitor the mutual funds they...
  • 'Fair share' dues to unions are unfair

    Should anyone be compelled to support a political cause they don't believe in? That's the crux of an Illinois legal issue that's almost certain to be decided by the U.S. Supreme Court. In the past, the justices have ruled that workers in states that...
  • Ginsburg 'wasn't 100 percent sober' at State of Union

     Ginsburg 'wasn't 100 percent sober' at State of Union
    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has a confession: She "wasn't 100 percent sober" when she fell asleep at the president's State of the Union address last month. Ginsburg told an audience Thursday that she drank some wine at dinner before...