07/29/14 01:18 PM
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Senate has confirmed the nomination of Pamela Harris to the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Harris fills a vacancy on the court created when Judge Andre Davis took senior status in February. The Richmond-based circuit has appellate jurisdiction over district...
By Byron York | 07/24/14 06:30 PM
After a lethal injection took two hours to execute a convicted murderer, a federal judge suggests returning to older, now-abandoned methods.
By Sean Lengell | 07/22/14 06:38 PM
In the legal chess match over health care, the Obama administration's next move is promising.
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.
06/30/14 03:15 PM
HOUSTON (AP) — Two Texas death row inmates, including one condemned for the fatal shooting of a San Antonio police officer in 2001, lost appeals Monday at the U.S. Supreme Court. Two other Texas men with death sentences lost appeals at a lower federal appeals court, also moving them closer to...
06/30/14 11:53 AM
PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) – A Pennsylvania appeals court has reversed a Philadelphia County jury’s judgment against a defendant in an asbestos lawsuit, concluding that the statute of repose bars the plaintiffs’ claims. Judge Jack A. Panella of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania...
By Philip Klein | 06/24/14 12:09 PM
Health care policy watchers are still waiting for what could be the most important court ruling of the year on Obamacare -- but it isn't Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby, the contraception mandate case. Though a U.S. Supreme Court decision on Hobby Lobby could have significant implications for...
By Ashe Schow | 07/29/14
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By Philip Klein | 07/28/14
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