| Jul 21, 2014
| 3:37 PM
Various state laws, and a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision, continue to chip away at women's reproductive rights. Fortunately, those rights have at least one prominent champion: U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal.
Sen. Blumenthal has called on the...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 4:35 PM
WASHINGTON Appellate judges on Monday struck down Virginia's same-sex marriage ban, further teeing up the marriage equality question for final resolution by the Supreme Court.
In a 2-1 decision, the 4th U.S. Court of Appeals concluded Virginia's marriage...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 8:09 AM
The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that police officers usually need a warrant before they can search an arrested suspect's cellphone.
The court said on a 9-0 vote in an opinion written by Chief Justice John Roberts that the right of police to...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 7:19 AM
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...
| Jul 1, 2014
Susan Watts said she jumped and screamed Monday morning when she learned that, in a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that she did not have to pay union dues.
"You can dream big and you can make a difference, but you have to have the courage to...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 4:58 PM
The following is an abridged version of a conversation at http://www.facebook.com/edpagecourant.
Bill Cink: The Hobby Lobby decision did not infringe on anyone's rights, but did to a small degree support and defend everyone's 1st Amendment rights, so I'...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 1:27 PM
My cartoon is a prediction. I think Obamacare will henceforth be a regular addition to the SCOTUS's docket until the Supremes have had enough and refuse to hear any more cases. Meanwhile, the best estimates from a respected medical journal are that 20...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 2:46 PM
Utah's attorney general will appeal directly to the U.S. Supreme Courtover last month's ruling by a federal appeals court that backed gay marriage in the conservative, heavily Mormon state, his office said on Wednesday.
An appeal by Utah was widely...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Although Maj. Gen. Lew Wallace's Union troops had slowed Confederates advance through Maryland at Monocacy in July 1964, the rebel march continued.
Confederate Lt. Gen. Jubal A. Early pressed his exhausted troop onto his next target: Washington.
| Jun 20, 2014
| 12:43 PM
The main building at the former Seaside Regional Center in Waterford is one of a kind, a haunting historic structure, an architectural response to a 1930s medical challenge.
It was built as a sanitarium for children with tuberculosis, the first facility...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton called Monday’s Hobby Lobby ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court “deeply disturbing” and said there should be “a real outcry against this kind of decision.”
In a 5-4 ruling, the...