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Same-sex wedding planners get a boost from Supreme Court

Jun 27, 2013
Based on U.S. Census data, hundreds of thousands of gay and lesbian couples are living together in the U.S. but not yet married -- a big market opportunity for wedding planners and vendors.
Posted In: gay marriage, Supreme Court, DOMA, wedding, weddings

What's the future of the referendum industry after Prop 8?

Jun 27, 2013
After yesterday's Supreme Court decision, the same sex marriage ban in California, Prop 8, is effectively no more. So what's the future of referenda in the wake of the high court decision?
Posted In: Supreme Court, gay marriage, DOMA, referendum

Running interns get some glory

Jun 27, 2013
There are a lot of dopey things summer interns get asked to do, but sometimes the assignment is exalted.
Posted In: Supreme Court, buzzfeed, internships

DOMA's death changes economic life today

Jun 26, 2013
The Supreme Court's ruling striking down DOMA will change federal tax and social security benefits for legally married gay and lesbian couples around the country.
Posted In: DOMA, gay marriage, Supreme Court, benefits

Supreme Court strongly pro-business in Roberts years

Jun 24, 2013
Social issues like same-sex marriage get the Supreme Court headlines, but meanwhile the court has built a strong record of decisions strengthening and protecting business.
Posted In: Supreme Court, Alito, Scalia

Some must read economic news from Court's ruling on gay marriage

Jun 19, 2013
Catching you up on what you need to know about the Supreme Court rulings on cases concerning legalizing same-sex marriage in the United States.
Posted In: gay marriage, gay, Supreme Court

Can my DNA be patented? No, say justices

Jun 13, 2013
The Supreme Court’s ruling appears to be a serious blow to the business model of bringing to market products derived from naturally occurring DNA.
Posted In: dna, genomics, Supreme Court

Pro-gay marriage PAC's lure moderate Republicans

Mar 25, 2013
However the Supreme Court decides two cases on same-sex marriage, some Republican PAC's are prepared to back candidates who support gay marriage.
Posted In: Supreme Court, gay marriage, gay rights

How much does a big Supreme Court case like gay marriage cost?

Mar 25, 2013
Just getting a petition before the Supreme Court can cost a quarter-million in legal fees. If accepted, cases that have taken years of strategizing, while working their way through lower courts, can cost millions.
Posted In: Supreme Court, gay marriage

Cheap generic drugs face possible legal liabilities

Mar 19, 2013
The Supreme Court will hear arguments on Tuesday in a case that could decide whether generic drug makers can be held liable for alleged flaws in the designs of their medications.
Posted In: generic drugs, pharmaceuticals, Supreme Court

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