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  • Supreme Court upholds health care law's mandate

    Supreme Court upholds health care law's mandate
    The U.S. Supreme Courtupheld the constitutionality of President Obama's health care law Thursday, ruling that the government may impose tax penalties on people who do not have health insurance. The court's long-awaited ruling rejected a broad legal...
  • Health care reform survives

    Health care reform survives
    By voting to uphold the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr.erased concerns that the Supreme Court had become captive to a political rather than a legal agenda. As he promised to do during his confirmation...
  • Supreme Court upholds healthcare law as tax measure

    Supreme Court upholds healthcare law as tax measure
    WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of President Obama’s healthcare law Thursday, ruling the government may impose tax penalties on persons who do not have health insurance. The court’s long-awaited ruling...
  • Supreme Court begins hearings on health care law

    Supreme Court begins hearings on health care law
    It was 1942 when the U.S. Supreme Court decided that Congress could influence wheat prices by telling farmers how much they could grow. So the idea that Congress mandate that all Americans buy health insurance isn't that far-fetched and has legal...
  • 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...
  • From the Boathouse: Houseboat now a true home

    Ahoy! Good news for permanently affixed floating homes. The Supreme Court issued a decision Jan. 15, in a 7-2 vote, that a floating home is not a boat, hence is not a vessel. U.S. Code defines the word "vessel" as including all means of water...
  • Supreme Court questions sides in challenge of Md. DNA law

    Supreme Court questions sides in challenge of Md. DNA law
    Maryland's practice of collecting genetic information from people arrested — but not convicted — on serious charges took the national stage Tuesday, as the U.S. Supreme Court weighed in on what Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. called "perhaps the...
  • OMG! Justice Stephen Breyer explains his use of the Tweeter; c vid b lo

     
    Twitter is what Stephen Breyer means, but he's cautious about any judge publicizing himself or herself in any such media....
  • Violent video game wars: The Supreme Court's mutant decision ignores one crucial sector of society

     
    Sometimes it seems our institutions are dedicated to helping every interest group except one, Parents....
  • Justice Stephen Breyer, Zaha Hadid join Pritzker Prize jury

     
    Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer and architect Zaha Hadid join Pritzker Prize jury. Stephen Breyer authored “Celebrating the Courthouse: A Guide for Architects, Their Clients, and the Public." Zaha Hadid was the 2004 Pritzker Prize winner....
  • Steve Daley, a memorial tribute in his own words

     
    If you haven't seen the obits (Tribune, Sun-Times) former Tribune columnist Steve Daley died Sunday at age 62. The news was unexpected and very sad. He was smart, funny, kind and generous, as much fun to back-fence with as he......