More Supreme Court Articles

  • Kinship, bloodlines matter to everyone

    The Supreme Court rightly put a temporary hold on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit's 2-1 decision to reject the freedom of Virginians to affirm the uniqueness of the marital relationship in their laws. But the untold story from the Appeals Court ruling is its linguistic gymnastics --...

  • VIDEO: Supreme Court puts gay marriage on hold in Virginia

    The United States Supreme Court says same sex couples in the state of Virginia will not be able to marry until the high court has a chance to rule on the case.

  • High court blocks same-sex unions in Virginia

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is delaying the start of same-sex marriage in Virginia. The court on Wednesday granted a request from a county clerk in northern Virginia to block same-sex marriages across the state while the issue is being appealed to the Supreme Court. The court provided...

  • Resetting federal courts on a more neutral path requires GOP wins in 2014 and 2016

    Conservatives who worry about the U.S. Supreme Court shouldn't worry about if and when Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg steps down and how the GOP will respond to that vacancy, but rather when Justices Antonin Scalia or Anthony Kennedy hang up their robes and call it quits. Scalia and Kennedy are...

  • California teachers union fears right-to-work law inevitable

    A PowerPoint presentation created by the California Teachers' Union suggests that a right-to-work statute might be inevitable.

  • VIDEO: Meet the men helping to return Obamacare to the Supreme Court

    With a victory before a federal appeals court in the case Halbig v. Burwell, based on the intellectual architecture developed by Jonathan Adler and Michael Cannon, Obamacare finds itself on the cusp of another major Supreme Court case.

  • Campaign finance curbs and bipartisan censorship

    Both sides find some types of political communication offensive to them and therefore undeserving of protection.

  • Fla. wants US Supreme Court to decide gay marriage

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida judges should stop ruling on same-sex marriage cases until the U.S. Supreme Court decides whether states can ban gay marriage, the state's attorney general said Friday. Attorney General Pam Bondi filed motions in the Miami-based 3rd District Court of Appeal,...

  • Gay marriage bans undergo scrutiny in four states

    Gay marriage bans in four states will be significantly tested Wednesday when a three-judge panel will hear arguments on challenges to the laws -- the latest in a slew of lawsuits against similar laws nationwide since last summer.

  • Law professor: U.S. SC rulings could reduce abusive claims filed by patent trolls

    WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Two recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions that overhaul the rules governing court-awarded attorneys’ fees in patent cases will have “significant” implications for so-called patent trolls, one law professor says. In April, the nation’s high court released...

  • BP asks US Supreme Court to hear settlement appeal

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — BP PLC has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to throw out part of its settlement of claims for damage from its enormous oil spill in 2010 — a section saying businesses don't have to prove that the spill directly harmed them to be eligible for payment, only that they lost money...

  • Obama administration asks full D.C. Circuit to revisit Halbig decision

    On Friday, the Obama administration asked the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to rehear a case concerning the health care law's subsidies to federal exchanges, after a panel on the court sided with challengers last month.

  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg brushes aside calls for her retirement from the Supreme Court

    The Supreme Court's most liberal justice is in it for the long haul, and that's causing heartburn for some of her staunchest allies.

  • Ginsburg: Court right to void clinic buffer zones

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is defending a rare Supreme Court decision that puts her at odds with women's rights groups. Ginsburg says the court's unanimous ruling in June that struck down the 35-foot, protest-free zone on sidewalks outside Massachusetts abortion clinics...

  • Illinois extends Supreme Court Harris v. Quinn ruling to daycare providers

    One month after the Supreme Court ruled that Illinois cannot force state-subsidized home health care workers to pay union dues, the state has agreed to extend the reach of that ruling to state-subsidized home day care providers as well.



From the Weekly Standard

  • Appalling

    The president is appalled. Indeed he said this afternoon that "the entire world is appalled by the brutal murder of Jim Foley by the terrorist group, ISIL." The act of violence that killed Jim...

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  • Annihilate ISIS

    Here are the two best responses I've seen so far to the latest barbarism from ISIS. My friend Seth Leibsohn, now a talk radio host in Phoenix, emails with a short-term suggestion:

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  • Poll: Voters Overwhelmingly Oppose Executive Action On Immigration

    American voters says they would prefer President Barack Obama work with Congress rather than use executive action to address the illegal immigration crisis at the border, according to a detailed...

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