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Latest Supreme Court Items
House Democrats intend to ease proposed restrictions on political activity by federal contractors, officials said Monday, hoping to build support for legislation establishing new disclosure and other requirements for the fall campaign.
The Supreme Court has upheld a federal law that bars "material support" to foreign terrorist organizations, rejecting a free speech challenge from humanitarian aid groups.
Tens of thousands of pages worth of documents from Elena Kagan's past have left President Obama's Supreme Court nominee relatively unscathed and important details about her still a mystery heading into confirmation hearings for a lifetime job as a justice.
The Senate's top Republican said Sunday it's too early to say whether GOP lawmakers might try to filibuster Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan's confirmation, even though hearings are set to begin June 28.
In his Harvard commencement speech, former Supreme Court Justice David H. Souter continued in the footsteps of the late Justice William J. Brennan Jr., whom Justice Souter succeeded. In a 1985 speech at Georgetown University, Brennan altered the debate over lawmaking by judges. He attempted to justify it, saying:
The White House quietly is choreographing every aspect of Elena Kagan's march toward a lifetime term on the Supreme Court.
More than 500 decisions by the leading federal agency that referees disputes between labor and management will have to be reopened after the Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the five-member board had operated illegally when its membership dwindled to two.
President Obama's call for a modified line-item veto ran into the buzz saw of congressional prerogative on Thursday, with a swell of bipartisan lawmakers telling the White House to use the veto authority it already has in the Constitution rather than take more power from Congress.
In its first decision addressing the evolving intersection of communication technologies and workplace etiquette, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday that text messages sent by a police officer on department equipment cannot be kept secret from his superiors.