By Bill Mears, CNN Supreme Court Producer Washington (CNN) - A dispute over public prayers at town board meetings will be taken up by the Supreme Court in coming months, another contentious case over the intersection of faith and the public arena. The justices announced Monday it will decide whether a New York community may […]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a case involving whistleblowers at Fidelity Investments, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider whether mutual fund employees are subject to the same whistleblower protections as those who work for publicly traded...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider whether a town in New York endorsed religion by allowing members of the public to open meetings with a prayer.
(Eugene Volokh) The Court just agreed to hear Town of Greece v. Galloway, a case involving legislative prayer. In Marsh v. Chambers (1983), the Supreme Court upheld legislative prayers against an Establishment Clause challenge, based on the very long American tradition of such prayers (dating back to the same First Congress that proposed the Establishment Clause); nonetheless, [...]
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In April a campaign entitled "I Support Law 779" began on social networks demanding that the "Integral Law Against Violence Towards Women" be respected before numerous reforms that religious leaders and members of the Supreme Court of Justice proposed.
Have you heard about the lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Obamacare that has been filed in Texas? A Texas doctor sued the U.S. over President Barack Obama’s health-care reforms on claims the U.S. Supreme Court overlookedShow More Summary
An Ohio Supreme Court ruling highlights differences among states on protections for doctors to express sympathy to patients without the threat of being sued.
Back in March, we noted that while a district court had ordered the US to hand over the evidence it was planning to use against Kim Dotcom, an appeals court had overturned that ruling, and said that the evidence wasn't needed for the extradition fight. Show More Summary
On Tuesday May 14 Mark Anthony Munro,aged 52 years was sentenced by Acting Justice Nield, in the Supreme Court on charges of aggravated robbery and intentionally inflicting grievous bodily harm.Munro who shot a security guard during an armed robbery at the Mawson Club in May 2004 was jailed for 18 years with a [...]
Several major cases will be decided by the Supreme Court over the next six weeks, including historic issues such as gay marriage and affirmative action. These cases make the remainder of the Court’s term—which ends in June—one of the most carefully watched terms by millions of Americans. Show More Summary
A quads worth of Harvard students, whose parents paid top dollar to hush up youthful “indiscretions” so that they could get into a Good School guaranteeing them a legitimate shot at becoming either a Supreme Court Justice, PresidentShow More Summary
Biotech investors and industry observers are anxiously awaiting the Supreme Court's verdict over the patent surrounding Myriad Genetics' BRAC Analysis diagnostic, the same test that spurred Angelina Jolie to undergo her pre-emptive double mastectomy. Show More Summary
The biotech agricultural giant racks up yet another patent triumph.
Interesting and unusual things to do for a fiver or less this week. A rare opportunity to look inside The Supreme Court this Saturday. Pictured: The Library, courtesy of UK Supreme Court. CHELSEA FRINGE : Horticultural happenings across with capital continue this week with Chelsea Fringe festival. Show More Summary
Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens said Thursday that the rationale behind the Bush v. Gore decision that decided the 2000 presidential election "was really quite unacceptable" because it differentiated between hanging chads and dimpled chads. Show More Summary
In case you were wondering what’s happening in New London, Connecticut, proud home to the nation's most famous dump, the answer is still a whole lot of nothing. In 2005, the U.S. Supreme Court allowed New London officials to seize an...Show More Summary
Click here to view this media The acting Internal Revenue Service commissioner on Friday told Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY) that applications for 501(c)4 groups had doubled since the Supreme Court's Citizen United ruling, which opened the...Show More Summary
Marcia Coyle skillfully reports on the aggressive turn the Supreme Court has taken under Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. At his confirmation hearings for the position of chief justice of the United States, John G. Roberts Jr. parried skeptics with a reassuring metaphor: "Judges are like umpires," he memorably testified. Show More Summary
[Content note: Homophobia, misogyny]Ancient Aliens:Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens said that he's come to the realization that the rationale behind the courts Bush v. Gore "was really quite unacceptable." No Doy.Legalized abortions cause school shootings. Show More Summary