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Latest Supreme Court Items
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was forced to slide down an emergency chute to evacuate a flight at Washington Dulles International Airport on Wednesday, a court spokeswoman said.
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer has a new judging gig where he'll be focusing on matters architectural rather than constitutional.
A ruling last week by the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals on Virginia Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II's lawsuit was a setback for opponents of President Obama's health care reform. But with more than half of U.S. states challenging the law, people on both sides of the issue agree the final step will likely be the Supreme Court.
Separate but unequal. That was the legal theory the NAACP successfully used to bat down public school segregation.
A bomb hidden in a briefcase exploded Wednesday outside a crowded entrance to a New Delhi courthouse, killing 11 people and wounding scores more in the deadliest attack in India's capital in nearly three years.
In the past few weeks, leading Democrats in Congress have called Tea Party members terrorists, said they should go to hell and accused them of wanting to lynch black people. Last weekend at an event attended by President Obama, the head of the Teamsters Union, Jimmy Hoffa Jr., attacked the Tea Party, screaming, "President Obama, this is your army. We are ready to march. Let's take these sons of bitches [Tea Party members] out and give America back to an America where we belong." (Note: The president was not on the platform when Mr. Hoffa spoke.)
A former University of Virginia professor who has drawn the ire of climate change skeptics is entering the legal fray over a conservative group's pursuit of his emails and documents related to his work.
California's same-sex-marriage ban faces its next legal test Tuesday when the state's highest court attempts to shed light on whether the voter-approved measure's backers have legal authority to appeal the federal ruling that overturned Proposition 8.
In a case that could affect India's role as drug provider to the developing world, the Supreme Court began hearing arguments Tuesday over whether the government had the right to deny a patent to Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG for its lifesaving cancer treatment Gleevec.