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A federal district judge in California has ruled that it's unconstitutional to define marriage as a covenant between a man and a woman.
Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, who already decides whether liberals or conservatives win the Supreme Court's most closely contested cases, is about to take on an even more influential behind-the-scenes role with the retirement of Justice John Paul Stevens.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday reaffirmed a ban on unlimited contributions to political parties, rejecting a Republican Party appeal to undo a major aspect of campaign finance law.
The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that a public university can refuse to officially recognize a Christian student group that bars membership to those who violate its beliefs.
With all of the recent government actions eroding individual property rights, the Supreme Court's decision in Stop the Beach Renourishment Inc. v. Florida Department of Environmental Protection comes at a critical juncture. In Stop the Beach Renourishment, the Supreme Court addressed whether the Constitution prohibits courts from issuing decisions that effectively eliminate private property rights without providing just compensation.
The Supreme Court on Monday upheld one of the government's most frequently used tools in the battle against terrorism.
In its first decision addressing the evolving intersection of communication technologies and workplace etiquette, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday that text messages sent by a police officer on department equipment cannot be kept secret from his superiors.
The U.S. Supreme Court yesterday questioned the need to strike down Indiana's voter-ID law — the strictest in the country and, if upheld, a likely watershed for other states to require photo identification at the ballot box.
The Supreme Court limited abortion rights, restricted school-integration programs and gave freer rein to political advertising in the 2006-07 term, when a solid conservative majority emerged.
The Supreme Court yesterday agreed to review whether Guantanamo Bay detainees can use the civilian court system to challenge their indefinite confinements.
The Supreme Court yesterday ruled that a manufacturer can tell a store owner that it can't sell its goods for less than a minimum price, overturning nearly a century of antitrust law.
The Supreme Court yesterday ruled that public school systems generally should not use race as the determining factor of where students can enroll, rejecting two school districts' voluntary integration plans and threatening similar efforts nationwide.
THE WASHINGTON TIMES The Supreme Court yesterday ruled that the First Amendment protects the rights of businesses and unions to fund advocacy ads in the closing months of an election, striking a blow to campaign-finance law and drawing praise from free-speech activists.
"Domestic relations pose the hardest problems for judges," Justice Kennedy said.
Justice Anthony M. Kennedy said he wished he could call upon King Solomon to figure it out.