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John G. Roberts, Jr.

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  • Appeals court lets gay marriage go ahead in South Carolina

    Appeals court lets gay marriage go ahead in South Carolina
    Same-sex weddings could happen in South Carolina as soon as Thursday after the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals declined on Tuesday to block a district court ruling that struck down South Carolina's gay marriage ban. The move, which paves the way for...
  • Richard L. Hasen: Will Chief Justice Roberts save Obamacare again?

    Richard L. Hasen: Will Chief Justice Roberts save Obamacare again?
    The Supreme Court's surprising decision last week to hear a new challenge to the Affordable Care Act has once again focused attention on Chief Justice John Roberts, who cast the deciding vote in a 2012 decision that saved Obamacare from being declared...
  • Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Monday

    Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Monday
    Here's what you need to know to start your week.    WEATHER Mostly cloud today with a high of 63, and a low of 34. Variable winds will be out of the west-northwest at 6 to 12 mph. Tonight, a dreaded trio of snow, sleet and rain will arrive...
  • The injustices of Supreme Court justices

    The injustices of Supreme Court justices
    Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito's sister is a high-powered labor attorney who represents management in disputes with workers. Justice Elena Kagan's brother, a teacher at an elite public school in New York, has protested the school's admissions...
  • Supreme Court hears Lehigh Valley Facebook threats case

    Supreme Court hears Lehigh Valley Facebook threats case
    U.S. Supreme Court justices on Monday wrestled with arguments over whether the online postings that landed a Lower Saucon Township man in prison should have been viewed as rap lyrics protected under the First Amendment instead of as violent threats. The...
  • How to diversify the Ivy League club that is the Supreme Court

    How to diversify the Ivy League club that is the Supreme Court
    Easy for them to say, since they’re already on the Supreme Court, but three justices agreed the other day that the court isn’t diverse enough. In a forum at their alma mater, Yale Law School, Clarence Thomas, Sonia Sotomayor and Samuel A....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • It's up to the Supreme Court to decide: Is a fish a 'tangible object'?

    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...