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Topic - Supreme Court Of The United States
A U.S. District Court judge issued a temporary block on Monday to North Dakota's new ban on abortions in cases where a heartbeat is detected in the fetus.
The United States Supreme Court will soon begin conference deliberations on the Shelby County Voting Rights Act case, which could change the face of American politics.
Attorneys who are challenging and defending California's ban on gay marriage before the Supreme Court struck an optimistic tone as they emerged from arguments on Tuesday, even if they conceded they have no idea how the justices will rule about three months from now.
With 21 states having adopted bans or severe restrictions on insurance companies from paying for abortions, Washington is alone in seriously considering legislation mandating the opposite.
President Obama will elevate the controversy over his recess appointment powers to the highest level, with the National Labor Relations Board announcing Tuesday it will appeal to the Supreme Court a lower-court ruling that held his appointments to the board were illegal.
President Obama on Wednesday renominated two Democratic members of the National Labor Relations Board whose recess appointments were ruled unconstitutional — the same day House Republicans moved to temporarily shut down the agency.
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is skipping President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night and will be giving his own speech at an event hosted by National Public Radio at George Washington University.
Some wonder if President Obama prefers to be in campaign mode rather than tending the home fires -- or putting them out, anyway -- in the nation's capital. There could be truth to that notion this week.
She commands obedience only from her staff and her corgis, but Queen Elizabeth II has been named Britain's most powerful woman by a BBC radio program.
The Manhattan Declaration describes marriage as “the first institution of society… on which all other human institutions have their foundation.” Understanding what marriage is – and why it matters – could not be more important.
While American companies expect to pay taxes to Uncle Sam and the states where they operate, they weren't exactly ready to face levies from states where they aren't physically located.
Arizona's ban on abortions starting at 20 weeks of pregnancy is poised to take effect this week as scheduled after a federal judge ruled Monday that the new law is constitutional.
Obamacare, in its effort to force everyone into a health insurance plan, is attempting to treat a symptom – the uninsured – rather than the cause of the problem. I think everyone agrees there are far too many who want health insurance and can’t get it.
Supporters of traditional marriage announced Tuesday they will petition to bring California's Proposition 8 before the Supreme Court after a lower federal court refused to hear an appeal in the case.
Never before in my lifetime had I heard of a U.S. president publicly criticizing the "unelected" members of the United States Supreme Court, or trying to influence the court's decision-making - until recently, that is ("Obama at home in D.C.'s fetid swamp," Commentary, Monday).