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  • Strip Search for Traffic Tickets

     
    Our U.S. Supreme Court has turned out to be a really scary bunch. I won't rehash all the ways in which the activist conservative majority has reshaped American life -- most recently with the abominable Citizens United decision, opening the......
  • Md. game makers bolstered by Supreme Court decision

    Working out of a Highlandtown studio, Ben Walsh and his small team of video game developers recently created My Pet Rock, a family-friendly Facebook game. But, Walsh said, some day he might decide to design a video game for a more, er, mature audience &#...
  • Supreme Court upholds ruling to not issue refunds in sewer dispute

    Supreme Court upholds ruling to not issue refunds in sewer dispute
    The U.S. Supreme Court upheld an earlier decision by the Indiana Supreme Court to not refund taxes to Indianapolis homeowners who sought the refunds when the city changed their payment plans for a new sewer line. Homeowners on the northwest side of...
  • Supreme Court in a no-win position on Obamacare?

    Supreme Court in a no-win position on Obamacare?
    Seventy-five years ago, Franklin Rooseveltlaunched a crusade against the Supreme Court, angry that it was overturning important New Deal initiatives. Though his "court packing" plan went awry, the court (and particularly Justice Owen Roberts) did swing...
  • Supreme Court upholds Obama health care law

    Supreme Court upholds Obama health care law
    In a landmark ruling that will impact the November election and the lives of every American, the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the controversial health care law championed by President Barack Obama. The narrow 5-4 ruling was a victory for Obama...
  • Heralded young prosecutor joins city state's attorney's office

    Heralded young prosecutor joins city state's attorney's office
    When Thiru Vignarajah left the Maryland U.S. attorney's office to lead a new unit of the city prosecutors, there was the matter of putting together a new team of lawyers to pursue major crimes, bolstering relationships with police and other law...
  • Supreme Court considers whether lab analysts are 'witnesses'

    Supreme Court considers whether lab analysts are 'witnesses'
    WASHINGTON - Supreme Court justices were sharply divided Tuesday over whether a lab analyst who did a crucial DNA test that identified a Chicago rapist must testify at his trial, deepening a split that defies the usual conservative and liberal lines....
  • 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...
  • Supreme Court upholds Obamacare 5-4; White House 'elated'

    Supreme Court upholds Obamacare 5-4; White House 'elated'
    In a landmark ruling that will impact the November election and the lives of every American, theU.S. Supreme Courton Thursday upheld the controversial health care law championed by President Barack Obama. The narrow 5-4 ruling was a victory for Obama but...
  • 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...