The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to weigh a challenge by industry groups and some states to an Obama administration regulation intended to limit emissions of mercury and other hazardous pollutants mainly from coal-fired power plants. In a blow to the federal government, the justices said in...
Depending upon your point of view, Anthony Elonis is either a sociopath bent on harassing and intimidating anyone who wrongs him; or an admittedly-disturbed, aspiring rapper whose online death threats, which he says are his lyrics, are protected free speech. Show More Summary
After decades of declaring true threats as an exception to the rule against criminalizing speech, the Supreme Court will consider whether threats on social media count, too.
After spectacularly getting his client sentenced to the death penalty for no good reason, lawyer Ira Dennis Hawver was disbarred this weekend by the Kansas Supreme Court -- a decision not likely helped by the fact that he dressed as Thomas Jefferson during his disciplinary hearing.
The Kansas Supreme Court disbarred an attorney who dressed up as Thomas Jefferson to defend his work on a capital murder case. Dennis Hawver lost his license to practice law Nov. 14 for violating the state’s rules for professional conduct while defending Phillip Cheatham in a 2005 double-murder...
“The American surveillance state has an Achilles Heel,” organizers of the OffNow campaign say. “We can thwart mass surveillance without relying on Congress or [the] Supreme Court” by passing legislation that stops “the flow of state supplied water and electricity to federal agencies conducting mass, warrantless surveillance.”
In June 2014, the tech start-up Aereo, which advertised itself as allowing paid users to "watch live TV online," lost big in a copyright case at the U.S. Supreme Court. Today, in response to what company founder Chet Kanojia called the "regulatory and legal uncertainty" created by the Court's decision, Aereo filed for bankruptcy. Show More Summary
By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday cleared the way for South Carolina to become the 35th U.S. state where gay marriage is legal, denying a request to block same-same weddings from proceeding....Show More Summary
The streaming company's founder said fallout from a Supreme Court ruling in favor of TV networks proved "too difficult to overcome."
By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday denied a request to block gay marriage from proceeding in South Carolina, clearing the way for it to become the 35th U.S. state where gay marriage is legal....Show More Summary
On February 18 in Washington, D.C., the Charles Koch Institute, he Federalist Society, and Reason hosted an event for Reason Senior Editor Damon Root's new book Overruled: The Long War for Control of the U.S. Supreme Court. The program...Show More Summary
When Obamacare goes back to the Supreme Court next year, the nine justices on the court will be hearing a case built in large part by Cato Institute Health Policy Director Michael Cannon. For the last three years, Cannon has been working...Show More Summary
Although more than 70 percent of its beneficiaries say they are happy with the coverage they receive, ObamaCare has been unpopular for two reasons among Republicans who otherwise support expanded health care coverage. One was that their...Show More Summary
A few days after the midterm elections, the Supreme Court announced that it would hear King v. Burwell, a challenge to the Affordable Care Act in which the plaintiffs are arguing that people who live in states which have not set up their...Show More Summary
Katie Hamlin Cherokee County Names Bridge After Late Teen Slaying case keeps man in limbo Suspect Confesses to Murder He Didn’t Commit Acworth man, cleared of charges, rebuilds life Mangrum v The State 2009 Georgia Supreme Court rules against man in Cherokee murder case Judge: First murder trial holds water State Supreme Court rules in […]
KANSAS CITY Kan. (Reuters) - The Kansas Supreme Court said on Tuesday the state's most populous county could issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples and left it to the federal courts to determine whether a Kansas ban on gay marriage violates the U.S. Show More Summary
On Thursday the U.S. Supreme Court declined to halt a ruling by he U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit which had overturned an Arizona constitutional amendment banning bail for undocumented immigrants charged with serious crimes. Show More Summary
By Kevin Murphy KANSAS CITY Kan. (Reuters) - Kansas counties began issuing marriage licenses on Thursday to same-sex couples a day after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to delay a federal judge's order that lifted the state's ban. Judge Daniel Crabtree said on Nov. Show More Summary
Please join Reason and the Charles Koch Institute for a book event, Overruled: The Long War for Control of the U.S. Supreme Court, with author Damon Root, senior editor of Reason magazine and Reason.com. Praised by Georgetown law professor...Show More Summary