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  • History in the making: Supreme Court legalizes same-sex marriage

    WASHINGTON Same-sex marriage is now legal in all 50 states, following a landmark and long-awaited Supreme Court decision Friday. In a resounding opinion that caps a remarkable transformation of the social, legal and political landscapes, the divided high...
  • U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of same-sex marriage

    U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of same-sex marriage
    Same-sex marriage is now the law of the land. The Supreme Court, by a 5-4 vote, on Friday overturned a decision by the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals that Ohio's same-sex marriage ban did not violate the U.S. Constitution. "No union is more profound...
  • U.S. Supreme Court: Same-sex marriage is law of the land

    U.S. Supreme Court: Same-sex marriage is law of the land
    The United States Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States, a historic civil rights ruling that caps two decades of legal and political battles. Gay and lesbian couples already could marry...
  • Liberal justices prevail in high-profile Supreme Court cases

    The Supreme Court term that is nearing its end shows how silence can signal success. With a notable paucity of dissents and not a single word to say about same-sex marriage, health care or housing discrimination, the court's liberal justices prevailed in...
  • Supreme Court gay marriage ruling praised by Illinois advocates

     Supreme Court gay marriage ruling praised by Illinois advocates
    Armed with a red rose for his husband, Vincent Cousineau walked along North Halsted Street in Chicago on Friday, cheering at honking cars celebrating the news that the nation's high court had struck down bans on same-sex marriages, effectively making...
  • High court sides with inmate in excessive force case

    The Supreme Court on Monday made it easier for inmates who are accused of crimes — but not yet convicted — to bring cases of excessive force against jail officials. The justices ruled 5-4 in favor of a Wisconsin man who sued jail officers for...
  • BFFs Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Antonin Scalia agree to disagree

    BFFs Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Antonin Scalia agree to disagree
    Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Antonin Scalia seem unlikely friends. Though both grew up in New York City and graduated from Ivy League law schools, Scalia went on to become a lawyer in the Nixon administration and a founder of the conservative...
  • With one ruling, Supreme Court saves Obamacare, the GOP and itself

    With its 6-3 decision Thursday upholding the Affordable Care Act's federal subsidies for health insurance buyers in all 50 states, the U.S. Supreme Court wrote an end to the discreditable effort by anti-Obamacare partisans to undermine the law via the...
  • Gay mentor, belief in dignity at roots of Kennedy's views

    The Irish Catholic boy who came of age in Sacramento after World War II is an unlikely candidate to be the author of the Supreme Court's major gay rights rulings. But those who have known Justice Anthony Kennedy for decades and scholars who have...
  • Gay marriage, health care among last 7 Supreme Court cases

    The right of same-sex couples to marry and the ability of low- and middle-income Americans to receive subsidies to help them afford insurance under the health care overhaul are the two biggest cases among the seven still to be decided by the Supreme...
  • Supreme Court upholds Obamacare subsidies, a victory for the president

    Supreme Court upholds Obamacare subsidies, a victory for the president
    In a major victory for President Obama, the Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the broad reach of his healthcare law, ruling the government may continue to provide tax subsidies for low- and middle-income people who buy insurance nationwide, even in...