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John G. Roberts, Jr.

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • U.S. Supreme Court stays same-sex marriage ruling

    U.S. Supreme Court stays same-sex marriage ruling
    The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday delayed a lower court decision allowing same-sex marriage in Virginia, meaning gay and lesbian couples will not be able to tie the knot beginning Thursday. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, who got the request...
  • Supreme Court upholds EPA rule to reduce cross-state pollution

    Supreme Court upholds EPA rule to reduce cross-state pollution
    — The Supreme Court handed the Obama administration a significant victory on an environmental issue, with a 6-2 decision that upholds a regulation requiring Midwestern states with coal-fired power plants to reduce harmful emissions that drift to the...
  • Right on, Debbie Wasserman Schultz

    Authors of recent letters to the editor just don't seem to get it regarding Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Hobby Lobby. An employer should never have the right, by virtue of religious belief, to dictate what part of his employee's health coverage he is...
  • High court action on Texas ID law shows mixed record on voting rights

    High court action on Texas ID law shows mixed record on voting rights
    “There is no right more basic in our democracy than the right to participate in electing our political leaders,” Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. wrote in April. Roberts spoke then for the court’s conservative majority in striking down...
  • Leslie Fahrenkopf Foley: From White House To CT Campaign

    Leslie Fahrenkopf Foley: From White House To CT Campaign
    When she was 14, her father became chairman of the Republican National Committee. When she was 15, her family moved across the country to live in Washington, where she met President Ronald Reagan and First Lady Nancy Reagan. When she got married in...
  • Supreme Court hears arguments in Amazon warehouse dispute

    Supreme Court hears arguments in Amazon warehouse dispute
    — Is a warehouse worker passing through a security check after he's clocked out similar to a casino or bank employee securing her cash drawer at the end of a shift? U.S. Supreme Court justices weighed that and other comparisons Wednesday during...
  • Supreme Court clears the way for gay marriage in 11 more states

    Supreme Court clears the way for gay marriage in 11 more states
    Just 12 years ago, it was illegal for gays and lesbians to marry anywhere in the U.S. But Monday,‎ the drive to legalize same-sex marriage — which began some two decades ago as a seemingly far-fetched quest — neared final victory as...