More Supreme Court Articles

  • Mike Lee: It's possible Supreme Court rules 7-2 in favor of Hobby Lobby

    Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, said Tuesday evening he was optimistic the Supreme Court would rule in favor of Hobby Lobby, suggesting that the case might even be more lopsided than the usual 5-4 ruling. "All of those justices can see the obvious implications for religious freedom here, and I think...

  • Supreme Court justices appear divided on Obamacare-Hobby Lobby case

    The Supreme Court appeared divided Tuesday on a potentially landmark case addressing whether businesses can opt out of a key Obamacare provision on religious grounds. The case centers on whether businesses have religious rights, as two for-profit corporations are contesting an Affordable Care...

  • Birth control rule seems to divide Supreme Court

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Seemingly divided, the Supreme Court struggled Tuesday with the question of whether companies have religious rights, a case challenging President Barack Obama's health overhaul and its guarantee of birth control in employees' preventive care plans. Peppering attorneys with...

  • Sen. Ted Cruz rallies religious freedom activists at the Supreme Court in support of Hobby Lobby

    Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, surprised freezing religious freedom activists who had spent the morning rallying in support of Hobby Lobby's Supreme Court appeal. "God bless you for being here today!" Cruz said Tuesday, after wading into the crowd and stepping up to the podium. Activists cheered...

  • Activists duel as Hobby Lobby case reaches the Supreme Court

    Activists dueled in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesday as the oral arguments began in the Hobby Lobby case in the middle of a rare spring snowfall in Washington. "Let it snow, we won't go! Bosses in the bedroom have to go!" shouted activists from Planned Parenthood and NARAL Pro-Choice...

  • Supreme Court says regulatory law means whatever EPA says it means, today

    Ever heard of the U.S. Supreme Court's Plessy v Ferguson ruling in 1896? That's the one where the guys in the black robes upheld "separate but equal" *accommodations on public facilities like trains. Or how about the Dred Scott case in 1857? Most Americans have probably heard of that one...

  • Justices deny Del. court appeal over secrecy

    WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday effectively killed a Delaware law that allowed state judges to preside over secret arbitration in high-stakes business disputes. Lower courts had agreed with a Delaware open government group that the 2009 law allowing violated the...

  • Supreme Court won't hear Md. immigration case

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court is refusing to hear a Frederick County immigration enforcement dispute. The high court said Monday it won't hear the county's appeal of a ruling last August by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The dispute now goes back to U.S. District Court...

  • Supreme Court declines to hear sex registry case

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has declined to take up the case of a Virginia woman who claims the state's sex offender registry law is unconstitutional. The woman was reclassified as a violent sex offender 15 years after being convicted of unlawful sex with minor in a case that did not...

  • Health law birth control coverage before justices

    The Obama administration and its opponents are renewing the Supreme Court battle over President Obama's health care law in a case that pits the religious rights of employers against the rights of women to the birth control of their choice.

  • Health law birth control coverage before justices

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration and its opponents are renewing the Supreme Court battle over President Barack Obama's health care law in a case that pits the religious rights of employers against the rights of women to the birth control of their choice. Two years after the entire...

  • Supreme Court set to hear Obamacare contraception case

    The Supreme Court is set to address whether businesses can opt out of Obamacare because of religious objections, in a new challenge that addresses the constitutionality of the president's health care law. The case also amps up the debate of whether corporations are "people" with the same...

  • High court weighs judge's bias in Arizona death case

    A dispute between an Arizona judge and the man she sentenced to death for killing a librarian has been on the agenda at each of the 15 private meetings Supreme Court justices have held since late September to consider new cases.

  • Stunning Supreme Court victory vindicates property owners beset by Big Green's 'rails-to-trails' movement

    Dick Welsh is not a name you'll find in Monday's huge property rights victory at the U.S. Supreme Court, but he was the biggest winner. It was his vindication. Welsh is the Washington state property owner who became a reluctant hero as the father of the “reversionary rights” movement in...

  • Supreme Court declines to hear case of breakaway Falls Church

    The Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up a dispute between the Episcopal Church and a Northern Virginia congregation that left the denomination in a dispute over gay rights. Justices let stand the Virginia Supreme Court decision that the Falls Church, a suburban Washington parish that...



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