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  • Supreme Court appears sharply split on Jerusalem passport issue

    Supreme Court appears sharply split on Jerusalem passport issue
    The Supreme Court justices sounded sharply and closely split Monday over whether the president or Congress has the power to decide whether passports of American children born in Jerusalem may be stamped with “Israel.” The outcome could...
  • An election day carol, or when Anthony Kennedy became Ebenezer Scrooge

    An election day carol, or when Anthony Kennedy became Ebenezer Scrooge
    In the early hours of Election Day, before dawn reached the nation's capital, Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy was suddenly awakened by someone standing next to his bed. "Get out of here or I'll call the cops!" the justice shouted. "Don't get...
  • Supreme Court to again decide fate of Obama's healthcare law

    Supreme Court to again decide fate of Obama's healthcare law
    The Supreme Court will decide the fate of President Obama's healthcare law yet again, this time ruling on whether low- and middle-income Americans may receive subsidies in two-thirds of the states to make insurance more affordable. Currently, about 5...
  • The Supreme Court puts the screws to 36 state governments

    The Supreme Court puts the screws to 36 state governments
    No piker when it comes to cliffhanging drama, the Supreme Court late Friday placed the governors and legislatures of 36 states in a corner, by taking up a challenge to the Affordable Care Act that directly threatens their citizens.  The states are those...
  • Obama unlikely to alter Supreme Court ideology with Republican Senate

    Obama unlikely to alter Supreme Court ideology with Republican Senate
    The window for President Obama to add another liberal justice to the Supreme Court probably closed last week when Republicans took control of the Senate. Over the last 10 years, the Senate's vote on high court nominees has increasingly followed party...
  • Alaska asks U.S. top court to block gay marriage

    Alaska asks U.S. top court to block gay marriage
    Officials in Alaska on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block gay marriage in the state. The long-shot request was filed with Justice Anthony Kennedy, who handles emergency applications to the court from the western U.S. states. The move...
  • Supreme Court considers if state board serves public or limits competition

    Supreme Court considers if state board serves public or limits competition
    The Supreme Court could rein in state licensing boards that critics argue have become antitrust "cartels" that hurt consumers and hinder competition. The high court heard arguments Tuesday in a case involving dentists who used their control over a state...
  • Equality, justice for all

    Equality, justice for all
    I recently read the Oct. 9 Today's Buzz question, "Is national gay marriage far from a done deal?" I feel Justice Anthony Kennedy's decision to grant a stay on the decision that struck down Idaho's gay marriage ban is influenced by his morals and goes...
  • High court considers if state boards serve public or limit competition

    High court considers if state boards serve public or limit competition
    States have the power to license doctors and lawyers, and prevent others from offering consumers medical or legal services at a lower cost. But what about the licensing of floral designers, cosmetologists, hair braiders, interior designers or casket...
  • The Supreme Court's nonruling on gay marriage [Commentary]

    The Supreme Court's nonruling on gay marriage [Commentary]
    Three points need to be made about Monday's decision by the Supreme Courtnot to decide whether the equal protection clause of the Constitution grants people of the same sex the right to marry. Point 1: While the court's liberal wing probably wanted to...
  • In Vegas, let the wedding boom begin: Same-sex weddings are back on

    In Vegas, let the wedding boom begin: Same-sex weddings are back on
    Finally, the wedding party can begin in Las Vegas. On Thursday afternoon, the way was cleared for same-sex marriages in Nevada, after a couple of days of legal wrangling had put the unions on ice. An order signed late Thursday afternoon by U.S. District...