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US High Court To Rule on Gay Marriage Cases

Posted December 7th, 2012 at 5:00 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Supreme Court says it will rule on two same-sex marriage cases next year challenging state and federal laws that limit the definition of marriage to the union of a man and a woman. The High Court said Friday it will review a federal appeals court ruling that struck down Proposition 8 — the […]

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US Supreme Court Hears Eavesdropping Case

Posted October 29th, 2012 at 6:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States have heard oral arguments in a case challenging the federal government’s right to monitor telephone and email conversations between people in the United States and those other countries. The case, brought by lawyers, journalists and civil rights organizations, including Amnesty International, challenges a 2008 amendment to […]

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A Look at US Affirmative Action Cases

Posted October 10th, 2012 at 11:15 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Supreme Court is considering a case that could affect colleges and universities that use race as a factor in determining admissions in order to achieve diversity. At issue is a case brought by a white woman who says she was denied entry to the University of Texas because of a school policy that […]

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US Supreme Court Begins New Term

Posted October 1st, 2012 at 3:35 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Monday, as it opens a new session that is expected to include major rulings on same-sex marriage, affirmative action and voting rights. The justices are beginning with a case that examines whether companies can be sued in U.S. courts over human rights violations committed in other countries. […]

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US Supreme Court OKs Obama’s Health Care Plan

Posted June 28th, 2012 at 2:40 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Supreme Court handed President Barack Obama a major victory Thursday, upholding the key part of his controversial health care plan in a 5-4 decision. The so-called “individual mandate” requires Americans to have health insurance or face a financial penalty. U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts sided with the court’s more liberal justices, writing in […]

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US Supreme Court OKs Obama’s Health Care Plan

Posted June 28th, 2012 at 2:10 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Supreme Court handed President Barack Obama a major victory Thursday, upholding the key part of his controversial health care plan in a 5-4 decision. The so-called “individual mandate” requires Americans to have health insurance or face a financial penalty. U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts sided with the court’s more liberal justices, writing in […]

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US Supreme Court OKs Obama’s Health-Care Plan

Posted June 28th, 2012 at 12:45 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Supreme Court handed President Barack Obama a major victory Thursday, upholding the key part of his controversial health care plan in a 5-4 decision. The so-called “individual mandate” requires Americans to have health insurance or face a financial penalty. Chief Justice John Roberts sided with the court’s more liberal justices, writing in his […]

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US Supreme Court OKs Obama’s Health-Care Plan

Posted June 28th, 2012 at 11:30 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Supreme Court handed President Barack Obama a major victory Thursday, upholding the key part of his controversial health care plan in a 5-4 decision. The so-called “individual mandate” requires Americans to purchase health insurance or face a financial penalty. Chief Justice John Roberts sided with the court’s more liberal justices, writing in his […]

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US Supreme Court Upholds Obama Administration Health Care Plan

Posted June 28th, 2012 at 10:45 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Supreme Court handed President Barack Obama a major victory, upholding the key part of his controversial health care plan in a 5-4 decision. The so-called “individual mandate” requires Americans to purchase heath insurance or face a financial penalty. Chief Justice John Roberts ruled with the court’s more liberal justices, writing in his majority […]

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US Supreme Court Upholds Key Part of Obama’s Healthcare Law

Posted June 28th, 2012 at 10:25 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the individual mandate element of President Barack Obama’s health care plan, with Chief Justice John Roberts ruling with the more liberal justices. The individual mandate requires Americans to purchase heath insurance or face a financial penalty.

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