| Jun 1, 2015
| 3:45 PM
In addition to serving patients, Dr. Amy Derick believed giving jobs to her 100 full-time employees also was professionally fulfilling.
"When I went into medicine it was to help my patients, but later I enjoyed employing people," said Derick, an...
| May 18, 2015
| 8:39 AM
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...
| May 18, 2015
| 2:31 PM
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...
| May 14, 2015
| 10:22 AM
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...
| May 8, 2015
| 5:04 PM
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...
| May 5, 2015
| 3:35 PM
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...
| May 1, 2015
| 4:23 PM
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&...
| Apr 30, 2015
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Apr 29, 2015
| 2:09 PM
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...
| Apr 29, 2015
| 2:12 PM
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...
| Apr 28, 2015
| 5:01 PM
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...