Supreme Court


Tech companies tell Supreme Court: We support same-sex marriage

Feb 28, 2013
Technology firms like Facebook and eBay are heavily represented among corporations and cities filing briefs supporting same-sex marriage in cases before the U.S. Supreme Court.
Posted In: marriage, gay marriage, Tech, Supreme Court

Citizens United Part II? Supreme Court takes up direct campaign donations

Feb 20, 2013
On Tuesday, the court announced it will take up a case challenging limits on how much individuals can contribute directly to candidates or political parties within an two-year election cycle.
Posted In: Citizens United, campaign finance, Supreme Court

After 3 years, new attempts to limit Citizens United

Jan 17, 2013
The Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling, allowing unlimited campaign spending by corporations and unions, is three years old. New York is taking the lead in trying to make donors more transparent.
Posted In: Eric Schneiderman, Citizens United, Supreme Court, campaign finance

Supreme Court affirmative action case a test for employers

Oct 10, 2012
The Supreme Court's review of racial preferences in college admissions won't invalidate racial considerations in hiring.
Posted In: Supreme Court, affirmative action

Low tech at the high court

Jun 29, 2012
The Supreme Court justices keep it old-school to maintain the majesty and dignity of the nation’s highest court. Plus, new opportunities to go to an Ivy League university for free.
Posted In: Supreme Court, online education

Daschle: Supreme Court will 'make history' with health care ruling

Jun 28, 2012
The former Senate majority leader says the Affordable Care Act is not the first federally mandated program, but got a bad wrap after getting tied up in politics.
Posted In: Tom Daschle, health care reform law, Supreme Court

States await health care decision

Jun 28, 2012
As the Supreme Court prepares to decide the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act, states are waiting to see if their gambles about whether the law would be overturned will pay off.
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, Supreme Court, health care reform law

Supreme Court upholds core of Obama health care law

Jun 28, 2012
After much deliberation and anticipation, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled on the Affordable Care Act and the universal mandate, and has determined it is constitutional under Congress' authority to tax.
Posted In: Supreme Court, Affordable Care Act

High court rules, but states' questions remain

Jun 28, 2012
The Supreme Court had the final say on upholding the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act, but conservative states aren't clamoring for newly available Medicaid money.
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, Supreme Court

Health industry faces big decisions with Supreme Court ruling

Jun 27, 2012
It's hard to find an example of the Supreme Court tossing out a law, where more had already been done to implement it. If even part of health care reform is tossed out, insurers and regulators face a huge task deciding what to undo, and how.
Posted In: health care insurance, Supreme Court, pre-existing conditions