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Latest Supreme Court Items
A federal law says states and localities with a history of discrimination cannot change any voting procedures without first getting approval from the Justice Department or a federal court in Washington. Yet Texas is asking the Supreme Court to allow the use of new, unapproved electoral districts in this year's voting for Congress and the state Legislature.
Inching closer to a landmark Supreme Court decision, President Obama's administration and opponents of his health care law are drawing the legal battle lines for a late March hearing when the justices will consider challenges to the embattled legislation.
President Obama's administration and opponents of his health care law filed their first briefs on Friday, drawing the legal battle lines for a week of arguments in March in which the Supreme Court will scrutinize challenges to Mr. Obama's signature legislative achievement.
A years-long effort to cancel six Washington Redskins' federal trademarks is scheduled for trial next month before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, according to board documents.
The National Labor Relations Board will have a "cloud" hanging over any rulings it makes after President Obama this week pushed through three recess appointments to the agency that don't pass "constitutional muster," a former member of the labor board said Thursday.
An underlying theme of our times that has gone unperceived by the high and mighty in media, government and other locales where the politically alive come to roost is the thumping failure of an increasing number of counterproductive old progressive reforms.
It's hardly news that the American people are fed up with Congress. Public disapproval of the legislative branch is practically as old as the country itself, but lawmakers seemed to reach a new low in 2011.
With an eye on his re-election campaign, President Obama wrapped up a low-key Hawaiian vacation and planned to get back in front of voters quickly.
Mike Sackett remembers what he thought when he saw the eye-popping fines of more than $30,000 a day that the Environmental Protection Agency was threatening to impose on him over a piece of Idaho property worth less than one day's penalty.