Jon Stewart blasted Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia on Monday’s Daily Show, cutting through Scalia’s complaints about ignoring the voters’ wishes as the high court legalized same-sex marriage. “I think we found Scalia’s tell,” Stewart said. “The...
Fox News host Bill O’Reilly chided Stephen Colbert on Monday for making fun of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia following the high court’s decision legalizing marriage equality. “In a few months, Colbert will be competing against [Jimmy] Fallon and [Jimmy] Kimmel, both...
DENVER (AP) -- A school voucher program in suburban Denver violates the state constitution because it provides funding for students to attend religious schools, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled Monday. The ruling reverses a 2013 Colorado Court of Appeals decision upholding Douglas County's voucher program. Show More Summary
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The Supreme Court has blocked a Texas pro-life law credited with closing multiple abortion clinics and cutting abortions 13 percent, saving an estimated 9,900 babies from abortion. The high court voted 5-4, with Justice Anthony Kennedy joining with the four reliable abortion activists on the Supreme Court in blocking the law. The legislation, House Bill […]
Twenty death penalty opponents were on the U.S. Supreme Court plaza Monday awaiting the justices' ruling on the lawfulness of Oklahoma's lethal injection procedure. The demonstrators sat silently in chairs, holding banners that said "Stop State Killing" and "End executions now!"
SCOTUS SLOWS EPA CLEAN AIR EFFORTS High court strikes down power plant regulations Richard Wolff, June 29, 2015 (USA Today) “A narrowly divided Supreme Court struck down federal clean air regulations…on coal- and oil-fired power plants…The...Show More Summary
Chief Justice John Roberts had a particularly lively dissent on the Supreme Court's redistricting ruling Monday. In a 5-4 decision, the US' high court ruled that independent commissions could play a role in reshaping legislative districts every decade in order to account for population shifts. Show More Summary
The Supreme Court has upheld Arizona's biggest tool to fight partisan gerrymandering. In a 5-4 decision decision, the high court ruled that Arizona's independent redistricting commission, which was set up to draw congressional district lines, could still play a role in redistricting. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- Two liberals on the Supreme Court on Monday suggested that the death penalty itself may be unconstitutional, saying that it may violate the Eighth Amendment. Both Justices Stephen Breyer and Ruth Bader Ginsburg joined two...Show More Summary
Well, that was predictable. On Friday, with its majority opinion in Obergefell v. Hodges, five judicial imperialists perched high atop the U.S. Supreme Court bench called the Supreme Being a liar.
WASHINGTON -- In a scathing dissent in the Supreme Court ruling on Monday which upheld Oklahoma's use of a lethal injection drug, some of the court's liberal justices suggested that the high court's ruling would allow prisoners to be...Show More Summary
The high court opted not to rule on the case in 2013
In case of man arrested for spanking his daughter near a bus station, justices describe "reasonable" parental force
Texas county clerks can refuse to issue gay marriage licenses on religious freedom grounds. The highly controversial same-sex marriage ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court sent states scrambling to deal with an onslaught of homosexual couples seeking to tie the knot over the weekend. Show More Summary
The country finally has an opportunity to change the subject on health care, after the Supreme Court again upheld President Barack Obama's law. There's no shortage of pressing issues, including prescription drug prices, high insurance deductibles and long-term care. Show More Summary
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's government will challenge a high court ruling that found the state erred in letting Sudan's President Omar Hassan al-Bashir leave the country despite a court order barring him from doing so.
The Supreme Court delighted gay-rights advocates on Friday when it legalized same-sex marriage throughout the US. The court's decision comes at a time when support for gay marriage is at an all-time high, and it follows a dramatic shift in public opinion on the emotionally charged issue in a relatively short period of time. Show More Summary
THE SCENE outside the Supreme Court had the gathering hum of history, the kind of high anticipation before the high court that spoke to the fact that for some, the wait wasn’t one of minutes or hours, but of a lifetime.Read full article >>
DENVER (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee told conservatives Saturday that the Supreme Court tried to "unwrite the laws of nature and the laws of nature's God" when it legalized gay marriage across the nation. Huckabee...Show More Summary