By Associated Press | 12/04/13 08:45 AM
SALT LAKE CITY — A challenge to Utah's same-sex marriage ban by three gay couples is scheduled to be back in court Wednesday as a federal court judge hears arguments in a case being closely watched around the country.
By Associated Press | 12/04/13 08:41 AM
CHICAGO — An appellate court on Tuesday questioned a lawyer for the state of Wisconsin about why lawmakers singled out abortion clinics in requiring their doctors to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals, as judges heard arguments about the hotly debated law.
12/03/13 04:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Employers can require their workers to sign arbitration agreements waiving all rights to class-action lawsuits over workplace grievances, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday. The ruling from the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturns a National Labor Relations Board...
12/02/13 10:57 AM
The justices, without comment, today rejected appeals by Amazon and another Internet retailer, Overstock.com Inc., which said New York is violating the Constitution by demanding tax collection from companies that don’t have facilities in the state. New York’s top court upheld the state law.
By Charles Hoskinson | 11/25/13 12:39 PM
The Daily Caller's resident Democratic gadfly, Mickey Kaus, says he's figured out the real reason why Senate Democrats changed the rules to eliminate filibusters on most nominations: It's about jobs -- jobs for lawyers and lobbyists in particular.
By Meghashyam Mali | 11/21/13 12:15 PM
“Yes, I do,” said Biden, during a visit to a sandwich shop in downtown D.C., where reporters asked him if he backed the filibuster reforms. Reid on Thursday said he was prepared to propose a change to rules that would block Republicans from forcing a 60-vote threshold and filibustering any...
By Zack Colman | 11/18/13 02:36 PM
The federal nuclear regulator said Monday that it would restart its review of whether Yucca Mountain can safely serve as the nation's permanent waste repository.
By Chris Tomlinson | 11/13/13 09:39 AM
AUSTIN, Texas — The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals is rehearing an affirmative action case brought against the University of Texas. The judges will hold a rare meeting in Austin on Wednesday after the U.S. Supreme Court said they didn't properly apply past decisions when deciding whether the...
By David M. Drucker and Susan Ferrechio | 11/11/13 08:45 AM
While the House spotlights the flawed health care law rollout this week, Senate lawmakers are set to clash over confirming two new judges, with Democrats threatening Republicans with a major change that would weaken the filibuster if the GOP votes them down. And while the Senate Democratic...
By Paul Bedard | 11/08/13 01:14 PM
President Obama is trying to pack new liberal judges on the important D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals to stop the court's practice of slapping away his regulations and recess appointments, according to a new TV ad targeting a southern Democratic senator that OK'd the president's picks.
By Charlie Spiering | 12/04/13
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