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The Supreme Court was asked this week to rule that police never need to obtain a search warrant before drawing blood from a motorist stopped for drunk driving. The court should reject that claim. In 2010, Tyler G. McNeely was stopped by a Missouri...
WASHINGTON — While accusing the Supreme Court’s conservative justices of "disdain for democracy," Pamela S. Karlan proves herself talented at dispensing disdain. The Stanford law professor is, however, less talented at her chosen task of...
The Supreme Court refused this week to review the murder conviction of an Idaho man who was prevented by state law from offering an insanity defense. The court's abdication of its responsibility encourages other states to dismantle a central principle...
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court has a Lemon Test (for church-and-state separation), a Miller Test (obscenity) and a Smith Test (religious freedom), not to mention the late Justice Potter Stewart's pornography test: He knew it when he saw it. To this...
Corporate-sponsored groups have launched a campaign of litigation in the lower federal courts challenging the legality of the second major piece of President Barack Obama's legislative program, one that received a lot of attention in last week's first...
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of President Obama’s healthcare law Thursday, ruling the government may impose tax penalties on persons who do not have health insurance. The court’s long-awaited ruling...
The U.S. Supreme Courtupheld the constitutionality of President Obama's health care law Thursday, ruling that the government may impose tax penalties on people who do not have health insurance. The court's long-awaited ruling rejected a broad legal...
Tags: Medicaid, White House, Government, Steny Hoyer, Clarence Thomas
By voting to uphold the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr.erased concerns that the Supreme Court had become captive to a political rather than a legal agenda. As he promised to do during his confirmation...
Los Angeles TimesThe Supreme Court on Thursday struck down the federal Stolen Valor Act, which made it a crime to falsely claim to have received certain military medals. In a 6-3 decision, the high court said lying about medals and military service, while "contemptible"...
Editor's note: This story was updated at 10:40 a.m., on Thursday, June 28 WASHINGTON (AP)— The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the individual insurance requirement at the heart of President Barack Obama's historic health care overhaul. The...
The U.S. Supreme Court upheld an earlier decision by the Indiana Supreme Court to not refund taxes to Indianapolis homeowners who sought the refunds when the city changed their payment plans for a new sewer line. Homeowners on the northwest side of...
Tags: U.S. Supreme Court
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday reaffirmed its 2-year-old decision allowing corporations to spend freely to influence elections. The justices struck down a Montana law limiting corporate campaign spending. By a 5-4 vote, the court&...
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