RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. Supreme Court
A collection of news and information related to U.S. Supreme Court published by this site and its partners.

Top U.S. Supreme Court Articles

Displaying items 45-55
  • Same-sex couples facing illness sue N.C. for marriage recognition

    Same-sex couples facing illness sue N.C. for marriage recognition
    WINSTON-SALEM, North Carolina (Reuters) - Three lesbian couples facing urgent health issues sued on Wednesday to force North Carolina to acknowledge their same-sex marriages and allow access to insurance, tax and inheritance benefits. The women said it...
  • Civil Rights Act's gains are being undermined, Bill Clinton says

    AUSTIN, Texas Even as he praised the Civil Rights Act as a bold step in the quest to build a more perfect union, former President Bill Clinton cautioned Wednesday that the historic law's gains are being threatened by a rising tide in the politics of...
  • New voting laws roll back U.S. civil rights strides of 1960s: Bill Clinton

    AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Restrictions on voting rights in conservative states endanger the core of the U.S. civil rights movement and force Americans to recreate "a yesterday we're better off done with," former President Bill Clinton said on Wednesday....
  • READER SUBMITTED: Quinnipiac University's Black Law Students Association Presents Thurgood Marshall, Awards

    Fatima Dames, a tribal councilwoman on the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Council and a civil rights activist, and John Rose Jr., an attorney who was the state's first African American partner of a law firm, received the Thurgood Marshall Award from the...
  • It's All About The Money Now

    The U.S. Supreme Court once again rules that money, not the voters, is the No. 1 priority on the political landscape in our nation [April 5, editorial, "The Rich Win Again"]. It's money, money and more money that leads the charge in elections, and the...
  • Gay marriage first in Tenn.: Woman listed as father on birth certificate

    Gay marriage first in Tenn.: Woman listed as father on birth certificate
    Last month a baby in Tennessee made history: Emilia Maria Jesty was the first child born in the state to have a woman listed on the birth certificate as her "father." The marital status of the baby's parents was the subject of a flurry of court filings up...
  • Local Voices Lake: April 17 edition

    Local Voices Lake: April 17 edition
    Letters to the editor from Gurnee, Hawthorn Woods and Kildeer. Political favors The legal position that campaign cash is speech is sheer nonsense. Freedom of speech means that you are free to say what you please, not the volume setting on your...
  • A landmark concert 75 years ago

    It was 75 years ago that Marian Anderson gave her famous outdoor performance at the Lincoln Memorial. The concert, known today as the "Freedom Concert," occurred on Easter Sunday, April 9, 1939. It was a moment of great symbolic importance for racial...
  • Hillary Clinton not running (yet), but groups use her name to raise money

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As former secretary of state Hillary Clinton weighs a run for president in 2016, at least a dozen independent groups, from the serious to the mysterious, have sprung up to raise money in her name. Sporting names such as Madam...
  • Friend testifies Bethlehem teen fired fatal shot

    Trash talk between teenage neighbors boiled over into a fistfight before the shooting that killed 25-year-old Joseph Rodriguez last June in Bethlehem, witnesses testified Tuesday in Northampton County Court. Joseph Reyes told jurors he was upset and...
  • Window opens to curb legal corruption

    SACRAMENTO — The most shameful habit of California legislators arguably is their annual summer shakedown of lobbyists. But it finally may be ending, at least in the Senate. Senate leaders — rocked by the corruption scandals of two fellow...