The Supreme Court has ruled that sales representatives for pharmaceutical companies do not qualify for overtime pay under federal law, a big victory for the drug industry.
June is shaping up to be a pivotal month for American liberty. On one front, the Supreme Court is expected in June to hand down its decision on the constitutionality of Obamacare, specifically, the individual mandate provision of President Obama's signature health care law, which requires Americans to purchase health insurance or face government sanction.
Not a day goes by when an American outdoorsman doesn't confide in me that because of the increasingly complex, illogical hunting and fishing regulations across the nation, it would not surprise him if he had unintentionally violated a game law at some point.
The Supreme Court took a dim view of the Obama administration's effort to halt Arizona's immigration-crackdown law, with the justices signaling an inclination during oral arguments Wednesday to approve requiring police to check the status of those suspected of being in the U.S. illegally.
Obamacare is doomed - all of it. Does that seem like a strong statement? Consider: What a few months ago was widely dismissed as impossible is now regarded as likely: a Supreme Court decision that overturns the law's central provision, the mandate to purchase health insurance.
From the day President Obama's trillion-dollar health care package passed in March 2010, political pundits have been pronouncing the Republicans' top hopeful, former Gov. Mitt Romney, dead in the water. All that could change in June when the Supreme Court finally decides whether Obamacare is constitutional.
The past - case law, legal precedent and prior decisions - is usually a critical element of Supreme Court deliberations. But last week's oral arguments on President Obama's health care law indicate this court's nine justices are focused on another factor altogether: the future.
Guessing how the Supreme Court will decide a case, based on the questions the justices ask of the lawyers, is a fool's game. That's why pundits can't resist playing it.
Getting to the crux of challenges to President Obama's health care overhaul Tuesday, the Supreme Court spent the second day of oral arguments grappling over whether the government can require Americans to buy coverage — and making clear that they want the government to show limits to the newfound power it seeks.