Articles Tagged 'U.S. Supreme Court'
Gorsuch sides with liberal justices in finding gun law to be ‘vague’
The Supreme Court on Monday ruled 5-4 that a federal law allowing for gun convictions relating to “a crime of violence” was too vague.
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Supreme Court set to deliver ruling on census citizenship question
The Supreme Court is set to hand down its much-anticipated decision on whether the Trump administration can include a citizenship question on the 2020 census.… READ MORE
Trump picks Gorsuch, Kavanaugh take opposite sides on 2 of 3 Supreme Court rulings Tuesday
President Trump’s two appointees to the U.S. Supreme Court — Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh — were expected to help bring about a “conservative revolution”… READ MORE
Supreme Court decides this week whether to rule on gay marriage
By David G. Savage, Los Angeles Times
WASHINGTON â€” After two decades in which gay rights moved from the margin to capture the support of most Americans, the Supreme Court justices will go behind closed doors this week to decide whether now is the time to rule on whether gays and lesbians have a constitutional right to marry.
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Supreme Court debates what a dog’s nose knows
WASHINGTON–Can you trust what a dog’s nose knows? Police do, but the Supreme Court considered Wednesday curbing the use of drug-sniffing dogs in investigations following complaints of illegal searches and insufficient proof of the dog’s reliability.
Justices seemed concerned about allowing police to bring their narcotic-detecting dogs to sniff around the outside of homes without a warrant and seemed… READ MORE
Supreme Court casts doubt on affirmative action
WASHINGTON â€” The use of racial preferences in university admissions appears to be in jeopardy — at least at the University of Texas, if not nationwide.
With the author of the last landmark affirmative action case, retired justice Sandra Day O’Connor, seated in the front row, the Supreme Court openly struggled Wednesday with this central question: How much… READ MORE
US SUP Court: Your right to resell your own stuff is in peril
ByÂ Jennifer Waters, MarketWatch
CHICAGO (MarketWatch) â€” Tucked into the U.S. Supreme Courtâ€™s agenda this fall is a little-known case that could upend your ability… READ MORE
Supreme Court begins term with another Arizona case on the docket
ByÂ MARYANN BATLLE, Â Cronkite News
WASHINGTON â€“ The U.S. Supreme Court begins its 2012 term Monday right where it left off the last term â€“ hearing a case from Arizona.
The high court, which heard Arizonaâ€™s SB 1070 immigration law this spring as one of its last acts in the 2011 term, is scheduled to hear arguments Oct. 9… READ MORE
Scalia: Supreme Court disagreements not personal
By MARK SHERMAN , The Associated Press
WASHINGTON â€” Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is downplaying reports of discord among the justices following last month’s decision to uphold President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.
Scalia said in an interview with The Associated Press on Thursday that he and his colleagues disagree over cases all the time “without taking it personally.”
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Scalia critics say justice too political last term
ByÂ Mark Sherman-Associated Press
WASHINGTON â€”Â Justice Antonin ScaliaÂ drew unusually critical attention during this pastÂ Supreme CourtÂ term for comments he made in court… READ MORE