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Vaccine manufacturers won a monumental victory Tuesday with the Supreme Court ruling that federal law shields them from lawsuits, an especially pertinent decision because of the thousands of claims, so far unproven scientifically, linking vaccines to autism.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a federal law bars lawsuits against drug manufacturers over serious side effects from childhood vaccines.
If we've learned one lesson from the massacre in Tucson, Ariz., it's that cause and effect are poor guides to explain human behavior.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday unanimously upheld the federal government's ability to conduct background security checks of contracted employees, ruling against a group of NASA-contracted scientists and engineers who had challenged the agencies drug-screening process on privacy grounds.
Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan says she is facing a "steep learning curve" in her first months on the bench as she drafts her first opinions and tries to acclimate to life as a judge.
With Justice Elena Kagan taking no part in the case, it appears unlikely the Supreme Court will strike down an Arizona law imposing severe punishment on businesses that hire illegal immigrants.
Don't expect a Facebook friend request from Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer any time soon.
The Supreme Court heard arguments in a case Tuesday that could pave the way for numerous lawsuits against vaccine manufacturers, a particularly high-stakes issue in light of the thousands of claims, so far unproven scientifically, linking vaccines to autism.
A lawyer for a man only a month away from being executed for a murder he didn't commit had a difficult time explaining Wednesday before the Supreme Court what additional training prosecutors should have received to have prevented the injustice.