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This Supreme Court Case Could Make Elections Even More Undemocratic

8 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a reversal of the usual worries about political influence on electoral map-making, the Supreme Court is being asked to let raw politics play an even bigger role in the drawing of congressional district boundaries. The...Show More Summary

Egypt Postpones Parliament Elections After Court Rules Out Voting Law

Earlier in the day, Egypt's Supreme Court declared unconstitutional the article of the country's election law regarding the separations by single-mandate constituencies.

The Notorious Ruth Bader Ginsburg Brings Harsh SCOTUS Zingers to SNL

17 hours agoNews : Mediaite

The cultural phenomenon that is "The Notorious R.B.G." (a.k.a Ruth Bader Ginsburg) made her way to SNL during the "Weekend Update," with Kate McKinnon doing a hilariously crass impersonation of the eldest Supreme Court justice.

Egypt sentences four Brotherhood members to death

Court orders capital punishment for four Brotherhood members as Supreme Guide Mohamed Badie receives life sentence.

5 things to know about the Supreme Court case challenging Obamacare

What's at stake as the Affordable Care Act heads to the Supreme Court? Continue reading ? The post 5 things to know about the Supreme Court case challenging Obamacare appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

John Barrasso: Republicans Are Not Prepared To Fix Obamacare

3 days agoNews : Huffington Post

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- A Republican-run Congress will not support a quick legislative fix should the Supreme Court rule that a large chunk of Obamacare's health care subsidies are illegal, a leading GOP senator said Thursday. Sen. John...Show More Summary

Why The New Lawsuit Won’t Kill Obamacare -- NYMag

3 days agoNews : Huffington Post

Next week, the Supreme Court hears a legal challenge to the Affordable Care Act that, if successful, would “cripple,” “destroy,” “gut,” (or any other violent term normally reserved for a Liam Neeson movie or a website aggregating John Oliver videos) the health-care law. Or so news coverage has told us.

Supreme Court Rules for 'Free Market' Over 'Self-Dealing' State Licensing Board in Teeth-Whitening Case

3 days agoNews : Reason

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 6-3 on Tuesday against the North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners, holding the state board guilty of engaging in "self-dealing" anti-competitive practices aimed at driving non-dentists from the state's lucrative teeth-whitening market. The case, known as North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners v. Show More Summary

Georgia Execution of First Woman In 70 Years Is Postponed Due To Weather

3 days agoNews : Jonathan Turley

The execution of Kelly Renee Gissendaner, 46, had a rare interruption this week. The first female prisoner to be executed by the state of Georgia in 70 years was halted not by an order of the governor or the Supreme Court. It was delayed on account of “inclimate weather.” I have not seen such a […]

Dentists Have No Right To Limit Who Can Whiten Your Teeth, Justices Say

3 days agoNews : The Two-Way

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in a North Carolina case that a board made up largely of dentists may not regulate whitening services.

Abercrombie & Fitch Battles Latest Hijab Discrimination Case in Supreme Court

4 days agoNews : Vice News

Samantha Elauf was denied a job at the retail giant for wearing a headscarf, which allegedly violated the company's “look policy.”

Supreme Court Sides With Fisherman In Case Of The Missing Fish

4 days agoNews : The Two-Way

At issue was whether the discarding after a raid of undersized red grouper violated the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. The justices said the law, passed in the wake of the Enron scandal, didn't apply to fish.

Supreme Court Justices Appear to Favor Muslim Woman Denied Job At Abercrombie & Fitch

4 days agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court indicated Wednesday it will side with a Muslim woman who didn't get hired by clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch because she wore a black headscarf that conflicted with the company's dress code to...Show More Summary

Supreme Court To Hear Arguments In Abercrombie & Fitch Religious Discrimination Case

The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments today in the case of a Muslim woman who sued Abercrombie & Fitch for religious discrimination, claiming the retailer refused to hire her because she wore a hijab – a traditional head covering worn by some Muslim women – to her job interview. Show More Summary

Justices weigh case of Muslim denied job over headscarf

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is considering the employment discrimination claim of a Muslim woman who was turned down for a job by clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch after she showed up at her job interview wearing a black headscarf that conflicted with the company's dress code. Show More Summary

Supreme Court says state dental board can’t regulate teeth whitening

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that a North Carolina state dental board does not have the authority to regulate teeth-whitening services, accepting the federal government’s claim that the system is anticompetitive because dentists sit on the panel. The court, on a 6-3 vote, ruled for the...

Administration: No quick fix if court kills health subsidies

President Barack Obama's health secretary told Congress Tuesday that there is no administrative action that would fix the "massive damage to our health care system" that would result should the Supreme Court invalidate federal subsidies that help millions of Americans buy health care coverage. Show More Summary

Phil Gramm's 'Freedom Option' Reveals The GOP's Real Agenda For Obamacare

5 days agoNews : Huffington Post

With oral arguments in King v. Burwell just eight days away, Republicans are talking more and more about what they’ll do if the Supreme Court sides with them and effectively wipes out subsidized Obamacare insurance in two-thirds of the states. On Monday, it was Sen. Show More Summary

Religious groups tell Supreme Court to side with Muslim woman denied job at Abercrombie & Fitch

5 days agoNews : The Raw Story

A Muslim woman denied a sales job at an Abercrombie & Fitch Co clothing store in Oklahoma because she wears a head scarf has won the support of Christians, Jews, Sikhs and fellow Muslims as the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to hear her case. Various religious and civil rights organizations have...

GOP Senator Insists Case For Obamacare Lawsuit Is 'Clear,' Then Shows Why It Isn't

5 days agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) on Monday tried to argue that something he wrote in 2010 does not undercut the premise of the anti-Obamacare lawsuit that the Supreme Court will hear next week. It was not a particularly convincing effort. Yes, we’re back to talking about King v. Show More Summary

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