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  • Supreme Court justice grants Idaho's request to block same-sex marriage

    Supreme Court justice grants Idaho's request to block same-sex marriage
    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy granted a request from Idaho officials on Wednesday and temporarily blocked the planned start of gay marriages in that state after a regional federal appeals court's ruling striking down the state's same-sex...
  • Supreme Court allows North Carolina voting restrictions to take effect

    Supreme Court allows North Carolina voting restrictions to take effect
    The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed new voting restrictions, considered among the nation's most stringent, to go into effect. The court, with two of the nine justices dissenting, granted a last-minute request by state officials seeking to...
  • Same-sex marriage comes to America's 'Brokeback' states

    Marriage is coming to Brokeback Mountain. Because the U.S. Supreme Court has declined a review of federal appeals court rulings that have struck down same-sex-marriage prohibitions in five states, wedding bells will be ringing for gays and lesbians in...
  • U.S. Supreme Court justice temporarily blocks Idaho gay marriage ruling

    U.S. Supreme Court justice temporarily blocks Idaho gay marriage ruling
    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy temporarily blocked gay marriages from beginning in Idaho on Wednesday after state officials requested a freeze on Tuesday's federal appeals court ruling striking down Idaho's same-sex marriage ban. The brief...
  • Amazon case before Supreme Court today

    Amazon case before Supreme Court today
    The U.S. Supreme Court today is hearing a case that will decide whether Amazon.com workers should be compensated for time spent waiting to clear security checks ... Though the state attorney general's investigation still hangs over its future,...
  • Comcast agrees to settle 10-year-old class-action suit

    PHILADELPHIA Comcast Corp. has agreed to pay $50 million in cash and services to settle a 10-year-old class-action lawsuit that alleged the cable operator overcharged customers in the Philadelphia region, according to court documents. In a filing in U.S....
  • Frosh for attorney general

    Frosh for attorney general
    Much of the day-to-day work of Maryland's attorney general involves managing a legion of attorneys who provide counsel and legal advice to state government agencies large and small and to various boards and commissions. Nonetheless, the job is not to...
  • Campaign ads attack opponents

    Watching and listening to campaign ads in this latest election cycle is like having a very painful toothache. All candidates are flinging accusations at their opponents faster than we, the voters, can comprehend, let alone have the time or resources to...
  • Abortion rights are still under attack in the US

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Monday, Oct. 27: The U.S. Supreme Court temporarily blocked a Texas law this month that would close almost all abortion clinics in that state, but Texas is far from alone. Its law is...
  • How to diversify the Ivy League club that is the Supreme Court

    Easy for them to say, since they’re already on the Supreme Court, but three justices agreed the other day that the court isn’t diverse enough. In a forum at their alma mater, Yale Law School, Clarence Thomas, Sonia Sotomayor and Samuel A....
  • Dan K. Thomasson: Are students from Ivy League schools the only ones who can interpret the law?

    WASHINGTON Reading about a widely reported visit to Yale University by three of its alums who are Supreme Court justices, I couldn't help but notice that only three law schools are represented at the top of what may be the most important branch of our...