More Supreme Court Articles

  • Oklahoma judge rules against Obamacare

    Another federal judge has ruled to narrow subsidies to buy health insurance under Obamacare, making it more likely the U.S. Supreme Court will take up a case championed by conservatives.

  • Pelosi criticizes justices on early voting

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., on Tuesday criticized the Supreme Court's decision to block a lower court ruling that would have expanded early voting in Ohio.

  • Supreme Court stops start of Ohio early voting

    The Supreme Court handed Ohio Republicans an early election victory Monday when it halted the state's early voting program hours before it was to begin.

  • Justices meet to decide on case load

    Though the court does not officially return until Oct. 6, the nine justices will have to decide which appeals to consider out of the more than 1,000 that have piled up during summer recess.

  • Who's a seaman? Supreme Court may chart the waters

    EWELL, Md. (AP) — William Smith Dize's life revolved around water. The boat captain worked the waters of the Chesapeake Bay, and when he wasn't operating a boat, he was working on them and around the dock. But when Dize got sick and sued his employer in 2008, claiming a boat maintenance...

  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg, abortion and population control

    It's no secret that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a staunch supporter of legalized abortion. What is not as well known are Ginsburg's somewhat disturbing ideas about abortion's nexus with the subject of population control, which Mollie Hemingway looks into over at the Federalist.

  • Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg won't retire because Republicans, or something

    "If I resign any time this year, he could not successfully appoint anyone I would like to see in the court," Ginsburg said in an interview with Elle.

  • Wash. SC rules Workers’ Comp law doesn’t extend to asbestos-related diseases

    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...

  • Conservatives gun for Christie over liberal judge picks

    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.

  • The survey that proves the republic is unsalvageable

    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.

  • Ginsburg: Gay marriage rests on Ohio

    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.

  • W.Va. SC drew line on enforcing arbitration agreements in U-Haul case, attorneys say

    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....

  • U.S. SC created confusion with June patent decision, former Federal Circuit judge says

    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....

  • Sotomayor: Americans should be more concerned by drones

    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."

  • Post-9/11: Protect the freedom to warn

    "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.

From the Weekly Standard

  • Booker-Bell Really a 5-Point Race

    The new Quinnipiac poll of the New Jersey Senate contest shows Jeff Bell only 11 points down to Cory Booker, 51 to 40 percent, among likely voters. It goes without saying that a race can move a...

  • Ancient to Modern

    “Chemistry and Physics Get Million from Loeb,” blared the Har vard Crimson headline. “Funds will modernize laboratory facilities and establish chemistry chairs.” The donor: scientist Morris...

  • 60 Percent of Voters Want Obamacare to Be Repealed

    A new poll finds that three-fifths of likely voters support the repeal of Obamacare.  A large plurality — 44 percent — wants to see Obamacare repealed and replaced with a conservative...