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  • Divided Pa. Supreme Court mulls action in porn scandal

    Divided Pa. Supreme Court mulls action in porn scandal
    A divided Pennsylvania Supreme Court is expected early this week to decide what to do about one of its justices caught up in the scandal over pornographic e-mails sent among state employees. But what action the court may take against Justice Seamus P....
  • How racism underlies voter ID laws: the academics weigh in

    Are voting laws requiring photo IDs inherently racially discriminatory, as Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg maintained in her blistering dissent Saturday morning?   A team of politician scientists from Appalachian State, Texas Tech and the...
  • U.S. Supreme Court upholds Texas voter ID law

    U.S. Supreme Court upholds Texas voter ID law
    The U.S. Supreme Court on Saturday denied a request to block a Texas law requiring residents to show certain forms of identification before they vote, a measure that supporters say prevents voter fraud but opponents decry as discriminatory. The move,...
  • Justice Ginsburg sees what motivates Texas' voter ID law: racism

    Justice Ginsburg sees what motivates Texas' voter ID law: racism
    As one might expect, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had no difficulty putting her finger on the point of Texas' voter ID law: it's openly racist.  Ginsburg's colleagues voted 6-3 to allow the Texas law to remain in effect for the upcoming...
  • High court action on Texas ID law shows mixed record on voting rights

    “There is no right more basic in our democracy than the right to participate in electing our political leaders,” Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. wrote in April. Roberts spoke then for the court’s conservative majority in striking down...
  • Pam Bondi's conservatism a true relic of the past

    On Monday, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi acknowledged the U.S. Supreme Court had forced her hand on same-sex marriage.  Bondi had wanted the nation's high court to give her cover on an issue that has hurt her approval ratings. Rather than keep...
  • Arizona and Wyoming gay marriage bans struck down

    Arizona and Wyoming gay marriage bans struck down
    Same-sex couples in Arizona, Wyoming and Alaska will all be free to obtain marriage licenses by next week after federal judges struck down bans in two of those states Friday and the U.S. Supreme Court denied a request for a further stay in Alaska. U.S....
  • Alaska asks U.S. top court to block gay marriage

    Alaska asks U.S. top court to block gay marriage
    Officials in Alaska on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block gay marriage in the state. The long-shot request was filed with Justice Anthony Kennedy, who handles emergency applications to the court from the western U.S. states. The move...
  • Court temporarily blocks gay marriage in Alaska

    Court temporarily blocks gay marriage in Alaska
    A federal appeals court on Wednesday put gay marriage temporarily on hold in Alaska so the state can appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court over a judge's decision overturning its ban on same-sex matrimony. The decision by a three-judge panel of the U.S....
  • For the record

    Ohio early voting: An article in Section A on Sept. 30 about Ohio's effort to curtail its 35-day early-voting period said the U.S. Supreme Court had allowed the state to cancel voting on the weekend before the election, including Sunday, when African...
  • Former air marshal's whistle-blower case moves to high court

    Former air marshal's whistle-blower case moves to high court
    A federal air marshal who was fired in 2006 after exposing government plans to withdraw security from airliners asserted in U.S. Supreme Court filings Monday that the way the Transportation Security Administration restricts the release of sensitive...