More Supreme Court Articles

  • More intolerance toward religion in wake of Hobby Lobby ruling

    Liberal secularism has its own dogmas, and they have been in plain view since the Hobby Lobby decision was handed down last week.

  • Federal judge tells Supreme Court to 'STFU' after Hobby Lobby decision

    "This term and several past terms has proven that the Court is now causing more harm (division) to our democracy than good by deciding hot button cases that the Court has the power to avoid. As the kids say, it is time for the Court to STFU."

  • U.S. SC rules software patents, drawn to ‘patent-ineligible abstract idea,’ are invalid

    WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Supreme Court ruled last month that some software method and system patents are invalid. The nation’s high court, in its June 19 opinion, said the claims in Alice Corporation Pty. Ltd. v. CLS Bank International and CLS Services Ltd. were drawn to an...

  • Justices to consider nonprofits' contraceptives

    WASHINGTON (AP) — How much distance from an immoral act is enough? That's the difficult question behind the next legal dispute over religion, birth control and the health law that is likely to be resolved by the Supreme Court. The issue in more than four dozen lawsuits from faith-affiliated...

  • Nonprofits' contraceptive cases next for justices

    WASHINGTON (AP) — How much distance from an immoral act is enough? That's the difficult question behind the next legal dispute over religion, birth control and the health law that is likely to be resolved by the Supreme Court. The issue in more than four dozen lawsuits from faith-affiliated...

  • Supreme Court stops EPA's overreach

    The Supreme Court's sweeping decision in June against the EPA's unprecedented greenhouse gas regulations slams the door on executive agencies that try to rewrite laws to fit its goals.

  • Freedom requires risk to endure: Examiner Editorial

    Freedom is very much at risk this Independence Day weekend -- but then it always has been. As President Ronald Reagan said, freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.

  • Union leaders having a hard time talking about Harris v. Quinn

    It's not easy to make to a convincing argument that labor organizations should have the right to extract money directly from the paychecks of people who don't want to be union members in the first place, which is ultimately what Harris v. Quinn was about.

  • Dispute over religious faith sparks spat in Arkansas Senate race

    Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor's campaign demanded an apology Wednesday from Republican Rep. Tom Cotton after he questioned the depth of Pryor's religious faith.

  • Big Ideas: On Aereo, college tuition and teacher tenure

    The Supreme Court's 6-3 opinion found that the Aereo system of broadcast television signals retransmitted online via a system of micro-antennas was a violation of copyright law.

  • The real meaning of the Hobby Lobby decision

    The ultimate resolution of the contraception issue in Obamacare will probably leave everyone dissatisfied. You could call that a curse. Or you could call it a blessing.

  • Does reaction to Hobby Lobby reveal the dark side of American liberalism?

    In the liberal determination to attribute political problems to the evil isms -- racism, genderism, anti-gay prejudice, male privilege, etc. -- there lurks utter intolerance just beneath the surface.

  • Supreme Court not as unified as it looks

    The Supreme Court ended its term with the most unanimous rulings and fewest split decisions in decades, suggesting an easing of the sharp and often bitter ideological divisions between the justices in recent years. But such an assumption is risky and probably wrong.

  • Supreme Court slaps down the Obama administration

    Seldom in American history has the Supreme Court unanimously rejected positions advocated by presidents' administrations.

  • Supreme Court cracks down on the trial lawyer gold mine: Examiner Editorial

    Of all the Supreme Court opinions you've read and argued about this term, Halliburton v. Erica P. John Fund probably isn't one. But it could be vitally important to your retirement security.



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