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  • Ehrlich misleading on voting rights

    Ehrlich misleading on voting rights
    Former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich, Jr. is entitled to his belief that the Supreme Court did the right thing in striking at the heart of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 ("Court's Voting Rights Act ruling should be a cause for celebration," July 14). He is not...
  • Supreme Court opens the door for discrimination

    Supreme Court opens the door for discrimination
    In theory, the Supreme Court's evisceration of the Voting Rights Act sounds perfectly reasonable, even restrained. The majority opinion, written by Chief Justice John Roberts, does not eliminate the possibility that the government could require some...
  • Supreme Court reshapes same-sex marriage debate

    Supreme Court reshapes same-sex marriage debate
    In a decision with both historic and practical significance for gay and lesbian couples, the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the federal government must recognize same-sex marriages — an outcome advocates hope will aid in their state-by-state...
  • Supreme Court gay marriage rulings: Historic step for equal rights

    Supreme Court gay marriage rulings: Historic step for equal rights
    There will be no “skim-milk marriages” in these United States. That phrase, memorably coined by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg during arguments over the federal Defense of Marriage Act in March, perfectly summed up the discriminatory law that...
  • Congratulations! It's now much easier to be harassed at work

     Congratulations! It's now much easier to be harassed at work
    When I daydream, I envision a workplace where people are nice to one another and everyone gets along. I also envision wearing a jet pack, flying across the city and landing, to great applause, in a Dairy Queen parking lot where I'm given buckets of free...
  • The false analogy between abortion and gay marriage

    The false analogy between abortion and gay marriage
    If the tenor of their questions is any indication, the justices on the U.S. Supreme Court appeared evenly divided in the challenge to California's law banning gay marriage, with Justice Anthony Kennedy, predictably, in the middle. But rather than deciding...
  • Will the court duck marriage equality altogether?

    Regardless of whether the Supreme Court is ready to declare a constitutional right to gay marriage, it has the responsibility to fully recognize the decisions Maryland and eight other states, plus the District of Columbia, have made to allow same-sex...
  • Audio: 10 moments from the Supreme Court debate on healthcare

    Audio: 10 moments from the Supreme Court debate on healthcare
    WASHINGTON -- Solicitor Gen. Donald Verrilli Jr., representing the government, makes his opening statement, arguing that insurance has become the predominant way that Americans pay for healthcare. But Verrilli argues the system is broken because people...
  • Potential to track people via GPS alarms Supreme Court justices

     
    GPS tracking: The Supreme Court justices seemed concerned by the potential of GPS devices to track people and their movements....
  • Are lab analysts 'witnesses'? Supreme Court considers

     
    Supreme Court justices were sharply divided Tuesday concerning whether a lab analyst who did a crucial DNA test that identified a Chicago rapist must testify at his trial....
  • Chief Justice Roberts says high court not exempt from ethics rules

     
    Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. assured the public that members of the Supreme Court are not “exempt” from the ethics rules for federal judges....