By Sean Lengell | 11/06/13 03:02 PM
The Supreme Court met Wednesday to hear a dispute over an upstate New York town board's practice of starting public meetings with a prayer. Town of Greece vs. Galloway doesn't immediately threaten all invocations inside government halls, as the lawsuit argues the prayers have been overwhelming...
By Sean Lengell | 11/05/13 06:49 PM
Crimes involving illicit love triangles, revenge, poisoned doors and a treaty on chemical weapons typically aren't the Supreme Court's bailiwick. But on Tuesday, the justices sifted through the details of an unusual case in which international law was used to convict a jilted wife. Carol Anne...
By Diana Furchtgott-Roth | 11/05/13 04:14 PM
Forget the broken healthcare.gov website and the skyrocketing price of health insurance. Will the courts end Obamacare by disallowing subsidies on federal exchanges? Judge James R. Spencer of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia in Richmond agreed to rule speedily on...
By Cal Thomas | 11/04/13 05:36 PM
The Supreme Court will hear arguments this week about prayers in public life, this latest deliberation revolving around a case from Greece, N.Y., and the recitation of prayers during town board meetings. The board used to begin each of its meetings with a moment of silence. When that moment of...
By Sean Lengell | 11/04/13 04:07 PM
The Supreme Court on Monday said it won't rule on a case seeking limits on the abortion-inducing drug RU-486, leaving in place an Oklahoma court ruling that rejected a state law curbing the use of the so-called "abortion pill."
By Sean Lengell | 11/04/13 05:12 AM
Senate Democrats have rekindled their threats to go "nuclear" and unilaterally change the rules to make it tougher for the minority party to filibuster after Republicans blocked two key White House nominations last week.
By Joel Gehrke | 11/02/13 04:35 PM
Citizens United, the 2010 Supreme Court ruling that bolstered political speech against campaign finance reform limitations, may also mean trouble for Obamacare's contraception coverage mandate, according to the second-highest court in the country. Attorneys for Francis and Philip Gilardi...
10/31/13 09:15 AM
The recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling striking down the federal Defense of Marriage Act, or DOMA, has implications for U.S. school systems, which collectively employ more than 6 million people. A new report was released on Wednesday providing advice to school districts about how they are affected...
By Editorial Writer | 10/31/13 07:07 AM
Believe it or not, things other than the costly failure of the Obamacare website are being discussed and acted upon in Congress this week. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, for example, is pushing forward in his effort on behalf of President Obama to pack the federal courts with more liberals.
By Associated Press | 10/30/13 01:25 PM
EASTON, Pa. (AP) — The court battle between two girls and their Pennsylvania school over "I (heart) Boobies!" bracelets could be settled by the U.S. Supreme Court. The Easton Area School District board voted 7-1 Tuesday night to appeal a federal appeals court's decision that rejected its...
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