Stories tagged: supreme court
Thu., July 28, 2016, 4:24 p.m.
GOP vice presidential nominee Mike Pence on Thursday predicted that Roe v. Wade, the landmark Supreme Court ruling that legalized abortion, would be overturned if Donald Trump is elected president.
Sun., July 24, 2016
If the problem is not fixed by spring of 2017, then each school board should send a note to their representative stating that the first day of school will be …
Sun., July 17, 2016, 9:28 a.m.
Laura Jordan came home from work one day to find herself locked out. She had missed two mortgage payments, and the company servicing her loan had changed the locks without …
Wed., July 13, 2016, 12:41 p.m.
A Virginia school board is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to block a transgender male from using the boys’ bathroom until the court decides whether to review his discrimination case.
Wed., July 13, 2016, 9:12 a.m.
Donald Trump called Wednesday for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to resign for saying publicly that she feels he is unfit to be president. Lashing out, Trump said the …
Sat., July 2, 2016, 11:07 a.m.
A teenager who sent her boyfriend dozens of text messages encouraging him to take his own life and told him to “get back in” a truck filled with carbon monoxide …
Tue., June 28, 2016, 8:46 a.m.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court is allowing Washington state to require pharmacies to dispense Plan B or other emergency contraceptives, rejecting an appeal from pharmacists who said they have …
Mon., June 27, 2016, 8:09 p.m.
The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling striking down Texas’ regulation of abortion clinics likely means the end of a similar Wisconsin law.
Mon., June 27, 2016, 4:29 p.m.
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Monday to decide whether Republican lawmakers in North Carolina relied too heavily on race when they redrew the state’s congressional districts in ways that gave …
Mon., June 27, 2016, 12:03 p.m.
The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the broad reach of a federal law that bars people convicted of domestic violence from owning guns.
Mon., June 27, 2016, 10:28 a.m.
The Supreme Court struck down Texas’ widely replicated regulation of abortion clinics Monday in the court’s biggest abortion case in nearly a quarter century.
Mon., June 27, 2016, 10:04 a.m.
The Supreme Court won’t hear an appeal challenging a Montana law that limits medical marijuana providers to selling the drug to a maximum of three patients each.
Thu., June 23, 2016, 10:30 a.m.
President Barack Obama sought to reassure millions of immigrants in the U.S. illegally that he has no plans to deport them, while acknowledging that the Supreme Court’s deadlock Thursday marks …
Mon., June 20, 2016, 1:18 p.m.
The Supreme Court says the Labor Department must do a better job of explaining why it is changing a longstanding policy on whether certain workers deserve overtime pay.
Mon., June 20, 2016, 11:31 a.m.
The Supreme Court says the European Union can’t pursue a lawsuit accusing tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds of taking part in a global money-laundering scheme that sponsored cigarette-smuggling in Europe.
Mon., June 20, 2016, 9:52 a.m.
The Supreme Court has rejected challenges to assault weapons bans in Connecticut and New York, in the aftermath of the shooting attack on a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, that …
Sat., June 18, 2016
We believe the court should show urgency and adopt new consequences now. Otherwise, we believe the Legislature could once again fail to fully comply with the court and the constitution.
Tue., June 14, 2016
Editorials covered everything from soup to the Supreme Court to the war in Iraq.
Mon., June 13, 2016, 7:57 p.m.
The Supreme Court ruled Monday that Puerto Rico can’t restructure more than $20 billion in public debt as it tries to overcome a decadelong economic crisis.
Sat., June 11, 2016
It’s clear that the Legislature has moved too slowly, but it’s not accurate to claim that it hasn’t moved at all. Don’t disrupt this delicate process.
Mon., June 6, 2016, 12:40 p.m.
The Supreme Court won’t hear an appeal from Google over a class-action lawsuit filed by advertisers who claim the internet company displayed their ads on “low quality” websites.
Mon., June 6, 2016, 11:28 a.m.
The Supreme Court said Monday it will reconsider two Texas death penalty cases, in a sign that liberal justices may try to rein in the use of capital punishment.
Tue., May 31, 2016, 4:02 p.m.
The debate over whether transgender students should be able to use the bathrooms that match their gender identity is likely headed to the U.S. Supreme Court after a federal appeals …
Thu., May 19, 2016, 9:21 a.m.
A unanimous Supreme Court has ruled that a delay in imposing a prison sentence does not violate the Constitution’s right to a speedy trial.
Wed., May 18, 2016, 7:02 p.m.
Attorneys from the office of Attorney General Bob Ferguson says the state is on track to fulfill its constitutional requirement to properly fund education and in a court filing Wednesday …
Wed., May 18, 2016, 11:16 a.m.
Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has released a list of 11 potential Supreme Court justices he plans to vet to fill the seat of late Justice Antonin Scalia.
Mon., May 16, 2016, 9:31 a.m.
The Supreme Court on Monday announced a compromise ruling on contraceptives that clears the way for women working for religious organizations to receive the free birth control promised by President …
Sun., May 15, 2016
Nobody wins when mentally ill people are not getting treatment. Jails and shelters are stressed. Public safety deteriorates. Downtown businesses must deal with people acting out.
Sat., May 7, 2016, 12:20 p.m.
The Supreme Court agreed this week to decide a patent dispute between two makers of adult diapers, not to resolve whether one company stole the design of another, but only …
Tue., May 3, 2016, 8:19 a.m.
Former judges and top legal officials are calling on the Florida Supreme Court to impose life sentences on nearly 400 people now on awaiting execution on death row.