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  • Abortion rights activists win Supreme Court order to block Texas rule

    The Supreme Court in a 6-3 decision Tuesday blocked Texas from enforcing part of an antiabortion law that forced most of the state’s abortion clinics to shut down. The court’s order said the state may not enforce a rule that requires clinics...
  • Justices think use of anti-corporate fraud law sounds 'fishy'

    WASHINGTON Supreme Court justices trolled for answers Wednesday as they skeptically considered the case of a Florida fisherman jailed for destruction of evidence because he ordered his crew to toss undersized fish overboard. In a case with more...
  • Supreme Court may still hear case on health care subsidies in ACA exchanges

    Supreme Court may still hear case on health care subsidies in ACA exchanges
    The U.S. Supreme Court has delayed announcing whether it will hear a case challenging subsidies in Affordable Care Act's "federally facilitated" health insurance exchanges (Virginia has a federally run state health insurance exchange in which 80 percent...
  • A cynical (but maybe correct) take on Congress and Jerusalem

    On Monday the Supreme Court wrestled with a case that had it all: foreign policy, constitutional history and a 12-year-old petitioner, Menachem B. Zivotofsky, a U.S. citizen born in Jerusalem who wants his passport to list his birthplace as Israel....
  • Supreme Court seems to back ex-TSA air marshal's whistle-blower claim

    Supreme Court seems to back ex-TSA air marshal's whistle-blower claim
    Two years after the Sept. 11 attacks, Robert MacLean, an air marshal from south Orange County, learned from a text message of the government's plan to stop using armed marshals on overnight flights from Las Vegas. The aim was to save money. Alarmed by...
  • Supreme Court refuses to hear group-home case

    The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected Newport Beach's request for a hearing on its group-home law, a move that will effectively force the city back into trial court to defend its ordinance. Newport Beach submitted a petition to the Supreme Court in...
  • Supreme Court appears sharply split on Jerusalem passport issue

    The Supreme Court justices sounded sharply and closely split Monday over whether the president or Congress has the power to decide whether passports of American children born in Jerusalem may be stamped with “Israel.” The outcome could...
  • U.S. Supreme Court to hear Florida-Georgia water fight

     U.S. Supreme Court to hear Florida-Georgia water fight
    TALLAHASSEE — After years of battling between Florida and Georgia, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday said it will consider a lawsuit about increasing the amount of freshwater flowing into the Panhandle's Apalachicola Bay. The decision was at...
  • Supreme Court tackles thorny passport issue over Jerusalem

    WASHINGTON A clearly divided Supreme Court on Monday stepped into the political minefield that is Jerusalem, in a case pitting Congress against presidents of both parties. With Mideast tensions escalating, justices seemed split about whether Congress can...
  • Can scientists patent life? The question returns to the Supreme Court

    The thorny and unresolved question of whether life itself can be patented may come again before the U.S. Supreme Court, if it accepts a motion filed Friday by Santa Monica-based Consumer Watchdog. (H/T to David Jensen's California Stem Cell Report.) The...
  • Supreme Court denies appeal of death sentence in Newport News murder-for-hire case

    The U.S. Supreme Court has denied an appeal from a man on death row in the murder-for-hire killing of a young naval officer in Newport News seven years ago. Lawyers for David A. Runyon, found guilty in the 2007 slaying of Cory Allen Voss at a bank in...