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  • Becoming a Supreme Court justice was a shock, Sotomayor says

    Moving to Washington and becoming a Supreme Court justice five years ago was shocking, “like somebody throwing cold water on me,” says Justice Sonia Sotomayor. The transition from being a little known appeals court judge in her hometown of...
  • Broadcaster stocks surge on Aereo Supreme Court loss

    Broadcaster stocks surge on Aereo Supreme Court loss
    Shares of broadcasting companies jumped Wednesday morning after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against Aereo, a company that streams over-the-air TV signals to its users via the Internet. Broadcasters have long said Aereo violates copyright law and...
  • U.S. top court rules against TV startup Aereo

    U.S. top court rules against TV startup Aereo
    The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that online TV service Aereo Inc, backed by media mogul Barry Diller, violates copyright law by using tiny antennas to provide subscribers with broadcast network content via the Internet. On a 6-3 vote, the...
  • Media Companies, NAB Applaud Supreme Court Ruling Against Aereo

    Media conglomerates and the National Assn. of Broadcasters were quick to cheer the Supreme Court's 6-3 decision Wednesday finding that Internet-streaming startup Aereo violated the Copyright Act. "Aereo characterized our lawsuit as an attack on...
  • Supreme Court rules against upstart Aereo TV service in copyright case

    Supreme Court rules against upstart Aereo TV service in copyright case
    The Supreme Court sided with precedent and tradition in the television industry Wednesday over a technological innovation that justices suggested seemed a bit too clever, ruling that TV broadcasters have an exclusive copyright over the programs they...
  • Alderman, activists gather to support residential hotels

    Alderman, activists gather to support residential hotels
    Aldermen and community activists gathered at City Hall Wednesday morning before the City Council meeting to voice support for efforts to maintain housing for very low-income residents. A proposed ordinance introduced Wednesday by the city and aldermen...
  • Senators spar over the need for new voting rights legislation

    Republicans and Democrats in the Senate argued bitterly Wednesday about the need for a new law to protect the voting rights of minorities. The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on proposed legislation to resuscitate a critical provision of the...
  • Aereo cliffhanger won by broadcasters

    Aereo cliffhanger won by broadcasters
    UPDATED: Score a huge victory for ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC. The broadcast business will carry on as it has after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday against Aereo, the streaming service that has picked up broadcasters' signals without compensating the...
  • Legislature must end red-light camera scam

           Like the U.S. Supreme Court, the Florida Supreme Court often breaks along political lines on big rulings. With red-light cameras, however, conservative, moderate and liberal justices found legal harmony.        Last week, the court ruled 5-2...
  • Mass. High Court: Casino Repeal Will Go To A Vote

    Mass. High Court: Casino Repeal Will Go To A Vote
    The high court in Massachusetts ruled Tuesday that a petition to effectively ban casinos will go to a vote in November, potentially erasing plans for destination resorts in Springfield and Greater Boston. At the least, the decision delays the start of...
  • As before, history will speak for itself

    Ben Cuker's June 8 op-ed piece ("Medicaid stance parallels 'Massive Resistance' "), in commenting on state political forces resisting Va.'s Medicaid expansion, makes an excellent point about historical references to Va.'s past political battles that...