By Philip Klein | 07/22/14 01:30 PM
Liberals were quick to dismiss as judicial activism the federal appeals court ruling declaring subsidies on federal health insurance exchanges illegal, but few have actually taken the time to explain why the judges ruled the way they did.
By Philip Klein | 07/22/14 11:51 AM
Dealing a major blow to President Obama, a federal appeals court on Tuesday ruled that subsidies to purchase insurance were illegally granted in 36 states in which the federal government runs the exchanges.
07/20/14 08:00 PM
BECKLEY, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to address two False Claims Act issues that will affect FCA lawsuits in the future. The Supreme Court granted certiorari in Kellogg Brown & Root v. United States ex rel. Carter on July 2, raising questions about...
07/18/14 07:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Bill Clinton's advisers carefully considered how to explain the president's military action against Iraq in 1998 as the House was debating his impeachment, according to records from the Clinton White House that were released Friday. The documents also touch upon Osama...
By Sean Lengell | 07/18/14 12:40 PM
Democrats are hoping to turn the Obama administration's defeat in the Supreme Court's recent Hobby Lobby ruling into big political wins come November.
By Melanie Sturm | 07/17/14 04:45 PM
"Too often … we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought," President John Kennedy famously asserted before Yale's class of 1962.
By Michael Barone | 07/16/14 03:00 PM
Liberals just aren't very liberal these days. The word “liberal” comes from the Latin word meaning freedom, and in the 19th century liberals in this country and abroad stood for free speech, free exercise of religion, free markets, free trade -- for minimal state interference in people's lives.
By William A. Jacobson | 07/15/14 02:50 PM
For years, critics of President Obama and his administration have complained about a rising disregard for the rule of law.
By Ed Sykes | 07/14/14 02:23 PM
Americans have done a complete 180 in their support of the Supreme Court, according to the latest Gallup poll.
By Becket Adams | 07/14/14 02:11 PM
Americans are split on their view the Supreme Court, with opinions rising and falling on the political left and right depending on the court's major rulings, a recent Gallup study shows.
By Ed Sykes | 07/14/14 12:47 PM
Attorney General Eric Holder said the Department of Justice will file a brief with the Supreme Court, arguing that state same-sex marriage bans should be struck down.
By Becket Adams | 07/14/14 10:20 AM
The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 on June 30 that closely held corporations could not be required under the law to cover the cost of employees' abortifacients. Based on recent remarks from leading Democrats you'd think that the Supreme Court had launched a private jihad against contraception.
07/14/14 09:49 AM
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Supreme Court ruled last month that a defendant is not liable for inducing infringement of a patent when no one has “directly infringed” the patent. In its June 2 opinion, the nation’s high court reversed a decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for...
By Mark Tapscott | 07/14/14 08:36 AM
Two federal judges acting within 24 hours of each other last Thursday and Friday served notice on the IRS that it's time to pay up.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/13/14 10:28 PM
The House this week will debate a measure authorizing a precedent-setting lawsuit against President Obama, while the Senate takes up historic legislation aimed at overriding a Supreme Court ruling on insurance coverage of contraceptives.
By Paul Bedard | 07/30/14
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By Philip Klein | 07/28/14