Supreme Court


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

Supreme Court Scorecard: The Health Care Vote

Jun 27, 2012
In its landmark decision on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act The Supreme Court ruled in favor of the individual mandate and the expansion of Medicaid. See how each justice ruled.
Posted In: Supreme Court, health care reform law, Affordable Care Act

How U.S. immigration law compares to other countries

Jun 26, 2012
The U.S. Supreme Court struck down much of Arizona's undocumented immigration law, but it upheld the so-called 'show me your papers' provision. How does the rest of the world handle immigration?
Posted In: Immigration law, Supreme Court, arizona

Lawyers and lobbyists play waiting game

Jun 26, 2012
With the Supreme Court's decision on the Affordable Care Act pushed until Thursday, the usual parlor game of guessing what the justices will decide has become something of a waiting game, too.
Posted In: Supreme Court, Affordable Care Act