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  • Obamacare likely heading to Supreme Court, again

    Obamacare likely heading to Supreme Court, again
    Just when you thought it was safe to get back in the water, the judges in Washington took another big chomp out of the Affordable Care Act. No, not the Supreme Court. This time it was the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. In a 2-1 panel...
  • U.S. courts deliver conflicting rulings on Obama health care law

    U.S. court rulings create new uncertainty over Obamacare
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two U.S. judicial panels on Tuesday injected new uncertainty into the future of President Barack Obama's healthcare law, with conflicting rulings over whether the federal government can subsidize health insurance for millions of...
  • All the Facts, Senator

    The honorable senior senator from Connecticut is proceeding in a not-so-honorable fashion when he publicly beseeches Hobby Lobby to cover contraceptives in Connecticut and thus not disregard Connecticut law. The senator knows, but conveniently does not...
  • Foolish gun measures draw welcome opposition

    The following editorial appeared in the Kansas City Star on Wednesday, July 16: The horrific murders of schoolchildren in Newtown, Conn., in 2012 prompted the worst sort of response from some legislatures, particularly those in Kansas and Missouri....
  • Prosecutors say recent Supreme Court decision has no bearing on Blagojevich conviction

    Prosecutors say recent Supreme Court decision has no bearing on Blagojevich conviction
    Federal prosecutors said in a court filing today that a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision involving campaign contributions should have no bearing on former Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s appeal of his corruption conviction and 14-year sentence. The...
  • Blago lawyers: Supreme Court decision supports ex-governor's appeal

    Blago lawyers: Supreme Court decision supports ex-governor's appeal
    In a filing Wednesday with the federal appeals court in Chicago, an attorney for Rod Blagojevich contends that a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision supports the former governor’s position on a key issue in the appeal of his corruption conviction....
  • Atheist to open meeting in N.Y. town at center of prayer case

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - An atheist will deliver the first non-religious invocation at a town board meeting in Greece, New York, on Tuesday evening after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the town's practice of opening its meetings with a Christian prayer was...
  • Hobby Lobby decision has Democrats introducing bills to keep contraceptive mandate of ACA

    Hobby Lobby decision has Democrats introducing bills to keep contraceptive mandate of ACA
    The U.S. Supreme Court's 5-4 decision exempting closely held companies, such as Hobby Lobby, from the Affordable Care Act mandate to cover contraception for employees has spawned political action in Congress. Modern Healthcare tells how the Democrats...
  • Court upholds University of Texas affirmative action plan

    Court upholds University of Texas affirmative action plan
    (Reuters) - A federal appeals court upheld the use of race by University of Texas at Austin in undergraduate admissions, a victory for affirmative action proponents, one year after the U.S. Supreme Court ordered closer scrutiny of the school's practices....
  • University of Texas can use race as factor in admissions, court rules

    The University of Texas can consider race in undergraduate admissions to promote diversity, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday. Acting in a lawsuit that the U.S. Supreme Court had sent back last year, Judge Patrick Higginbotham wrote that considering...
  • U.S. court revives BP retirement-plan lawsuit

    (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday revived a lawsuit in which participants in four BP Plc employee retirement savings plans claimed they were deceived into buying and holding BP stock before and after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster. The 5th...