09/22/14 02:20 PM
OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) – The Washington Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that the exception to the state’s Workers’ Compensation law does not extend to asbestos-related diseases because it is impossible to have absolute knowledge that an injury is certain to occur. Justice Susan Owens...
By Paul Bedard | 09/22/14 01:18 PM
Conservative critics of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie are already out to block his path to the GOP presidential nomination, warning voters that he favors moderate to liberal judges over strict constitutionalists.
By Becket Adams | 09/19/14 06:22 PM
One in three Americans can't name a single branch of the U.S. government, according to a poll from the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/17/14 01:34 PM
Speaking at the University of Minnesota Law School on Tuesday, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said the justices will be watching the Cincinnati-based 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which is currently considering a gay marriage case.
09/10/14 03:25 PM
Majestro CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsilne) – While the West Virginia Supreme Court has recently found three types of arbitration agreements enforceable, the court may have actually found more room to determine that arbitration agreements never existed at all. In November, in U-Haul v....
09/10/14 03:47 PM
Michel WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Paul Michel, the former chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, says the future of the nation’s economy is in jeopardy after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in June that some software method and system patents are invalid....
By Luke Rosiak | 09/13/14 07:01 PM
Justice Sonia Sotomayor said Americans should be more frightened by the capabilities of government and corporations to invade their privacy, stating drones could make us "capable of being in that Orwellian world."
By Michelle Malkin | 09/12/14 04:12 PM
"If you see something, say something." That's what our homeland security apparatchiks incessantly preach. But 13 years after the Sept. 11 attacks, the freedom to warn is in danger and vigilant whistleblowers are under fire.
09/12/14 11:30 AM
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Millions of dollars are being raised and spent in high court elections all across the county, according to a Thursday Justice at Stake press release. More than $3.1 million has already been spent this year on TV ads in state supreme court primaries and off-cycle...
By Ashe Schow | 09/11/14 04:40 PM
"There might have been a backlash in any case," Ginsburg said. "But I think [due to Roe] it took on steam."
By Paul Bedard | 09/11/14 02:31 PM
In a surprise announcement, the Federal Election Commission announced Thursday that it will begin implementing the four-year-old Citizens United campaign finance law.
09/09/14 03:31 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Both sides in the gay marriage debate agree on one thing: It's time for the Supreme Court to settle the matter. Even a justice recently said she thinks so, too. The emerging consensus makes it likely that the justices soon will agree to take up the question of whether the...
09/06/14 09:00 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's not easy to prevent the Supreme Court from deciding an issue once the justices have agreed to hear a case. But over the past two years, civil rights advocates have managed to do just that by coaxing settlements in a pair of high-profile housing discrimination cases weeks...
09/06/14 09:00 AM
The Supreme Court could decide this month to take up another housing discrimination case that challenges a legal doctrine known as disparate impact. Two previous housing bias cases were settled out of court in 2012 and 2013, just before the justices were set to hear oral arguments. A look at...
By Sean Lengell | 09/04/14 01:59 PM
The Obama administration scored a major legal victory Thursday before judges wrote a single word.
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