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  • Supreme Court: Md. has double taxed some income

    Supreme Court: Md. has double taxed some income
    Maryland overtaxed a portion of out-of-state income earned by its residents, and must now refund hundreds of millions of dollars, the Supreme Court ruled Monday in a decision that could have a significant impact on city and county budgets. In the 5-4...
  • What could happen with a GOP president in 2016

    What could happen with a GOP president in 2016
    Of primary concern to every voter (regardless of party or political affiliation) is the fact that a Republican president elected in 2016 would most likely appoint four Supreme Court justices in a two-term presidency. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a...
  • Around Town: Ginsburg's dissent inspires a gift

    Hands down, my favorite Mother's Day present is the “Notorious RBG” T-shirt from our daughter. The shirt is loaded with innuendo. It depicts U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg wearing a crown. I didn't realize that...
  • Natalie Portman confirmed for Ruth Bader Ginsburg biopic

    Natalie Portman confirmed for Ruth Bader Ginsburg biopic
    Natalie Portman is approaching the bench. The 33-year-old actress is set to play Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in the biopic "On the Basis of Sex," The Times has confirmed. Deadline Hollywood first reported the news. Marielle Heller, the...
  • Richard L. Hasen: From Supreme Court, a mixed blessing on campaign finance limits

    Richard L. Hasen: From Supreme Court, a mixed blessing on campaign finance limits
    The Supreme Court offered a pleasant surprise last week to those of us worried about the role of money in elections. In a 5-4 opinion written by Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., the court upheld a rule limiting certain fundraising activities for...
  • Concerns about fundraising would vanish if all judges were appointed

    Concerns about fundraising would vanish if all judges were appointed
    This week the Supreme Court upheld a Florida rule prohibiting candidates for judge from personally soliciting campaign contributions. Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. wrote the majority opinion in the 5-4 ruling, but it was  Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg&...
  • A wise ruling on judicial elections and campaign finance

    A wise ruling on judicial elections and campaign finance
    The Supreme Court led by Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. hasn't been friendly to legislative attempts to reduce the corrupting influence of money in election campaigns. But on Wednesday the court finally found a campaign finance regulation it could...
  • Supreme Court debates challenge to execution drug

    Supreme Court debates challenge to execution drug
    Supreme Court justices engaged in an impassioned debate Wednesday about capital punishment, trading unusually combative words in a case involving a drug used in several botched executions. The justices are considering the plea of death row inmates in...
  • Freemansburg man convicted in federal Facebook threat case now charged in domestic assault

    Freemansburg man convicted in federal Facebook threat case now charged in domestic assault
    While the U.S. Supreme Court is poised to rule on whether a Freemansburg man was wrongly imprisoned for threats of violence on Facebook, he has been arrested on charges he hit his girlfriend's mother with a pot. Anthony Elonis, 31, was convicted in 2011...
  • After historic arguments, Supreme Court to rule on same-sex marriage

    After historic arguments, Supreme Court to rule on same-sex marriage
    Pivotal Justice Anthony Kennedy, whose vote could decide the same-sex marriage issue for the nation, did not tip his hand Tuesday in historic arguments at the Supreme Court. But Kennedy's record on the issue could give encouragement to gay and lesbian...
  • Supreme Court should provide marriage clarity

    Supreme Court should provide marriage clarity
    Florida and the rest of the nation will soon have a definitive answer concerning a monumental cultural change. The United State Supreme Court today will hear arguments on whether same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry. It is being...