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  • Ticket pic of the week: One justice's verdict on Obama's 62-minute State of the Union speech

     
    Obama's State of the Union speech brought comfort and peacefulness to at least one audience member....
  • Does the right to 'bear arms' imply the right to carry arms? Supreme Court seems to have said yes

     
    From a portion of the 2008 Heller decision regarding handgun bans in Washington D.C. by Justice Antonin Scalia: At the time of the founding, as now, to “bear” meant to “carry.”... When used with “arms,” however, the...
  • Wal-Mart discrimination case: Will it change the future of class-action lawsuits? [The Conversation]

     
    Monday's Supreme Court decision ruling against the 1.5 million women suing Wal-Mart for alleged systematic sex discrimination may ultimately raise the bar on what constitutes a "class" in a class-action lawsuit. For those catching up on the case: The...
  • Inventive teen creates bus shield that wins national award

     
    As 12-year-old Jonny Cohen walked home from Elm Place Middle School, a yellow school bus zoomed past. That bus needs better gas mileage, he thought. …...
  • Supreme Court Hears Albert Snyder's Case Against Westboro Baptist

    Supreme Court Hears Albert Snyder's Case Against Westboro Baptist
    After years of legal battle, a York County father's case is heard in the Supreme Court. The feud between Albert Snyder and Westboro Baptist Church played out this morning at 10 AM. Attorneys on each side had a half hour to present their cases and answer...
  • From the Tarpit: Upon even further review of HU video

    From the Tarpit: Upon even further review of HU video
    Given that coaches forever preach about the importance of perseverance and resiliency when things go kaflooey, Hampton University's Donovan Rose has quite the teaching tool in his back pocket. The lesson is this: Sometimes, the adults get it wrong,...
  • 1980 Capital Case Returns; Defense Alleges Bias

    1980 Capital Case Returns; Defense Alleges Bias
    The Texas Tribune For the second time in three decades, a Texas court is preparing to decide whether Delma Banks Jr. should be executed for the 1980 shooting death of 16- year-old Richard Whitehead. The U.S. Supreme Court overturned Banks’...
  • Supreme Court Justice Breyer Robbed at Machete-Point

    Supreme Court Justice Breyer Robbed at Machete-Point
    Washington (CNN) -- Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer was robbed last week by an intruder armed with a machete while Breyer was vacationing on the Caribbean island of Nevis, court officials said Monday. Breyer, his wife and two other guests were in...
  • Analysis: Why Supreme Court May Uphold Healthcare Law

    Analysis: Why Supreme Court May Uphold Healthcare Law
    (Reuters) - Conventional political wisdom holds that the Supreme Court, scheduled to hear a challenge to President Barack Obama's healthcare law beginning on Monday, is likely to strike it down on partisan lines. The court's Republican appointees enjoy...
  • Obama Healthcare Law Faces High Court Hearing

    Obama Healthcare Law Faces High Court Hearing
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul faces its biggest court test next week, capping a legal battle that could reshape the powers of the U.S. government, redefine medical care for most Americans and transform the 2012...
  • High court appears to lean toward Arizona in immigration law dispute

    High court appears to lean toward Arizona in immigration law dispute
    Parts of Arizona's sweeping immigration law received a surprising amount of support from a short-handed Supreme Court Wednesday. States throughout the country considering their own tough immigration laws are closely following the proceedings over what...
  • Audio: 10 moments from the Supreme Court debate on healthcare

    Audio: 10 moments from the Supreme Court debate on healthcare
    WASHINGTON -- Solicitor Gen. Donald Verrilli Jr., representing the government, makes his opening statement, arguing that insurance has become the predominant way that Americans pay for healthcare. But Verrilli argues the system is broken because people...