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  • Home Health Care Workers Getting Pay Hikes, But Non-Union Employee Fees On Hold

    HARTFORD - Pay increases for approximately 6,500 Connecticut home health care workers mandated under a new contract will start taking effect on Friday, but uncertainty over a recent federal court decision means union-related fees have been put on hold....
  • Federal appeals court refuses rehearing on Arizona execution case

    Federal appeals court refuses rehearing on Arizona execution case
    A federal appeals court has denied Arizona a rehearing in a capital punishment case, setting the stage for the state to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene. In a ruling made public on Monday, the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected Arizona'...
  • Blumenthal's Defense Of Women's Rights

    Blumenthal's Defense Of Women's Rights
    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...
  • RJ Reynolds' $23-billion punitive damage award unlikely to stand: experts

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A decision by a Florida jury to impose punitive damages of $23.6 billion against RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company on Friday is likely to be rejected on appeal or the award reduced substantially, lawyers with expertise in jury awards said...
  • 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...
  • Obamacare wheels coming off

    Obamacare wheels coming off
    The wheels seem to be coming off of Obamacare. With two seemingly contradictory court decisions the whole thing seems to be headed to the US Supreme Court. Again. This editorial in the Chicago Tribune says it best in its conclusion. The parties can come...
  • Latest Obamacare legal knot won't be easy to untangle

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. judges have their work cut out for them untangling a legal knot created on Tuesday when two federal appeals courts released conflicting rulings hours apart going to the heart of the role the federal government will play in...
  • Utah to appeal gay marriage ruling directly to Supreme Court

    Utah to appeal gay marriage ruling directly to Supreme Court
    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...
  • College students, find knowledge on top of the rock wall

    It's time to stop trashing this nation's crop of college graduates for not knowing common facts -- the name of the U.S. Supreme Court's chief justice for example -- and start applauding them for what they did learn after four years of academia....
  • 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...