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John G. Roberts, Jr.

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  • Supreme Court Denies Review Over Rights to 'Superman'

    The Supreme Court has denied review to a case brought by the heirs to Superman co-creator Joe Shuster that sought to reclaim the rights to the Man of Steel. The Supreme Court's action lets stand a lower court ruling in favor of DC Comics, which has...
  • Less than 1 in 4 Americans in survey know Janet Yellen is Fed chair

    Less than 1 in 4 Americans in survey know Janet Yellen is Fed chair
    Janet L. Yellen made history this year when she became the first woman to lead the Federal Reserve, but most Americans apparently didn't notice. Just 24% correctly identified her as the central bank's chair in results of a nationwide poll released...
  • The congressional deal that could save Obamacare

    The congressional deal that could save Obamacare
    The received wisdom about the fate of the Affordable Care Act is that it's in the Supreme Court's hands -- more specifically, in Chief Justice John Roberts' hands, since he's thought to be the swing vote in a 5-4 split on the law. This is key because of...
  • In surprise move, Supreme Court to hear healthcare law challenge

    The Supreme Court put President Obama's healthcare law back into legal peril, announcing it would consider a conservative group's claim that the law does not allow the government to subsidize health insurance for low and middle-income Americans in two-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • It's up to the Supreme Court to decide: Is a fish a 'tangible object'?

    Justices of the Supreme Court expressed justifiable skepticism this week about the use of a law aimed at financial crimes to prosecute a fisherman who destroyed evidence of an illegal catch. By reversing the conviction of John Yates, the court can put...
  • Supreme Court seems to back ex-TSA air marshal's whistle-blower claim

    Supreme Court seems to back ex-TSA air marshal's whistle-blower claim
    Two years after the Sept. 11 attacks, Robert MacLean, an air marshal from south Orange County, learned from a text message of the government's plan to stop using armed marshals on overnight flights from Las Vegas. The aim was to save money. Alarmed by...
  • 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...
  • No. 4 Letters: Tech Center, Voter IDs

    Taxpayer input? In the Oct. 30 article "Research Park could cost city $42.6 million," City Manager Bourey states, "The city and W.M. Jordan do not yet have a development agreement for any portion of the Tech Center." I guess I'm not sure as to what the...
  • Nov. 2 Letters: Can all be heard?

    Re: "Court leaves mark on voting rights" (Oct. 19). Citizens United recognizes a corporation as a person with full protection under the First Amendment. This decision allows Chief Justice John Roberts to state "There is no more basic right ... than...