By Sean Lengell | 06/26/14 04:29 PM
The Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a Massachusetts law that set a 35-foot buffer zone around abortion clinics, saying it stifled free speech rights of protesters.
By Ed Sykes | 06/26/14 02:50 PM
The US Supreme Court decided unanimously Thursday to put major limits on the president's power of appointment when Senate lawmakers are in recess. The case stems from a disagreement over several appointments made by President Obama to the National Labor Relations Board in 2012.
By Sean Higgins | 06/26/14 02:28 PM
National Labor Relations Board Chairman Mark Gaston Pearce said Thursday the federal labor-law enforcement agency was still trying to determine the impact of the Supreme Court's ruling in Noel Canning v. NLRB.Â
By Brian Hughes | 06/26/14 02:05 PM
The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that President Obama overstepped his constitutional authority to make government appointments while the Senate was in recess, saying the upper chamber was in session when the president put members on the National Labor Relations Board in 2012.
By Sean Higgins | 06/26/14 01:31 PM
In a statement Thursday in reaction to the Supreme Court's ruling on the Noel Canning v. Nation Labor Relations Board case, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said that the ruling itself didn't matter much now that the Senate has changed its filibuster rules.
By Paul Bedard | 06/26/14 12:52 PM
Nearly six in 10 support anti-protest "buffer zones" around abortion clinics, defying an new Supreme Court ruling.
By Sean Higgins | 06/26/14 11:32 AM
In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday that three of President Obama's recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board were invalid because they occurred during a 'pro forma' session of the Senate.
By Kevin Daley | 06/26/14 09:36 AM
The Supreme Court's sweeping endorsement of digital privacy could have wider implications for the National Security Agency's collection of phone records.
By Sean Higgins | 06/25/14 05:57 PM
Illinois' own official legal brief in a case before the Supreme Court, known as Harris v. Quinn, raises the question of whether the Service Employees International Union ever had the support of a majority of the caregivers it forced to join a union in the first place.
By Susan Ferrechio | 06/25/14 09:27 PM
Since a Supreme Court ruling one year ago, gay marriage backers have won a spate of court cases and six more states have recognized gay marriage. One place the issue hasn't changed much: The GOP caucus on Capitol Hill.
By Cal Thomas | 06/25/14 04:35 PM
People who refuse to drink the Kool-Aid known as climate change are not just "deniers;" we are guilty of a "nihilistic refusal" to address the issue.
By Sean Lengell | 06/25/14 01:03 PM
The Supreme Court has handed down a big victory for privacy rights in the digital age, unanimously ruling Wednesday that police can't search the cellphone of persons they arrest without a warrant.
By Sean Lengell | 06/25/14 12:09 PM
The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that an Internet startup can't redistribute television programs from the airwaves to subscribers to watch on portable devices without the company paying the TV networks.
By Associated Press | 06/25/14 09:24 AM
In a strong defense of digital age privacy, a unanimous Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that police may not generally search the cellphones of people they arrest without first getting search warrants.
By Associated Press | 06/25/14 09:17 AM
The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that a startup Internet company has to pay broadcasters when it takes television programs from the airwaves and allows subscribers to watch them on smartphones and other portable devices.
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