Stories tagged: supreme court
Thu., April 7, 2016, 4:14 p.m.
The Montana Supreme Court has declined to rule in a lawsuit against the Boy Scouts of America by women who were raped by a scout leader as children.
Mon., April 4, 2016, 5:30 p.m.
Congress increasingly is being defined by what it’s not doing this election year.
Mon., April 4, 2016, 10:34 a.m.
The Supreme Court on Monday let stand a $203 million verdict in favor of Californians who were repeatedly charged overdraft fees by Wells Fargo Bank a decade ago.
Tue., March 29, 2016, 12:30 p.m.
In the clearest sign yet of the impact of Justice Antonin Scalia’s death, labor unions on Tuesday won a high-profile Supreme Court dispute they once seemed all but certain to …
Sun., March 27, 2016
Do we need to make an exception for Muslim Americans when it comes to the principle of religious freedom?
Sun., March 20, 2016
This week’s questions deal with the Supreme Court nominee and pet peeves on the road.
Sat., March 19, 2016, 5 a.m.
Donald Trump can insult hecklers at his rallies, tell ‘em to “go home to mommy” and even suggest they should have been roughed up. But the increasingly heated, intense protests …
Fri., March 18, 2016, 2:39 p.m.
Sen. Mark Kirk became the first Republican senator to break with party leaders and call for a vote on President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court selection, saying Friday, “It’s just man …
Thu., March 17, 2016, 10:50 a.m.
President Barack Obama’s choice for the Supreme Court prepared for initial courtesy calls with senators Thursday as Democrats began the next phase of their drive to put unbearable election-year pressure …
Wed., March 16, 2016, 11:02 a.m.
The state can try again to put to death a condemned killer whose 2009 botched execution was called off after two hours, the Ohio Supreme Court said Wednesday. The court …
UPDATED: Wed., March 16, 2016, 12:58 p.m.
President Barack Obama will nominate federal appeals court judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court, congressional sources said Wednesday. The pick sets up a confrontation with Republicans who say they …
Fri., March 11, 2016, 12:11 p.m.
Montana Republicans seeking to prevent non-GOP voters from participating in their primary elections are making a long-shot appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Thu., March 10, 2016, 3:54 p.m.
Conservative and liberal groups are only beginning their battle over the Supreme Court vacancy, with a smattering of television ads and behind-the-scenes research serving as warning shots in what’s sure …
Thu., March 10, 2016, 8:21 a.m.
Despite calls to select a Supreme Court nominee from outside the judicial monastery, President Barack Obama doesn’t appear to be ready to leave the faith.
Tue., March 8, 2016, 3:41 p.m.
Democrats accused Republicans on Tuesday of taking their cues from Donald Trump after the Senate’s No. 2 Republican said President Barack Obama’s nominee to the Supreme Court should expect to …
Tue., March 8, 2016, 10:33 a.m.
The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal by an anti-Muslim group who wanted to post ads on buses in Washington state showing photos of wanted terrorists.
Mon., March 7, 2016, 8:02 a.m.
The Supreme Court says Alabama’s top court went too far when it tried to upend a lesbian mother’s adoption of her partner’s children.
Fri., March 4, 2016, 11:46 a.m.
The Alabama Supreme Court is refusing to defy the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that effectively legalized same-sex marriage nationwide.
Wed., March 2, 2016, 3:19 p.m.
President Barack Obama is considering a federal judge in Iowa to replace Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court, a person familiar with the matter said.
Wed., March 2, 2016, 12:49 p.m.
The three women on the Supreme Court led an attack Wednesday on a Texas law that would shut down about three-fourths of the state’s abortion clinics.
Tue., March 1, 2016, 6:26 p.m.
In a vast region of Texas that is “larger than California,” the Supreme Court was recently told, no doctors or health clinics would be licensed to perform abortions if the …
Tue., March 1, 2016, 11:56 a.m.
What if a single story dominated Congress for an entire election year, and four out of every five members had no formal avenue for getting involved?
Tue., March 1, 2016, 11:43 a.m.
President Barack Obama called Democrats and Republicans to the White House Tuesday to discuss election-year standoff over the vacancy on the Supreme Court. Neither side showed signs of budging.
Tue., March 1, 2016, 10:06 a.m.
The Supreme Court says state officials can’t force certain health insurers to turn over reams of data revealing how much they pay for medical claims.
Tue., March 1, 2016, 7:16 a.m.
The Supreme Court has issued its first opinion since the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, upholding a lengthy prison sentence for a man convicted of possessing child pornography.
Tue., March 1, 2016
In this week in history, S-R editorials discussed World War I, the Supreme Court’s role, agricultural subsidies and the coarsening of content on television.
Mon., Feb. 29, 2016, 7:55 a.m.
The Supreme Court turned away an appeal from three former NFL players who challenged a $42 million settlement between the league and nearly 25,000 former players over the NFL’s use …
Sat., Feb. 27, 2016, 11:42 a.m.
The abortion debate is returning to a recast Supreme Court that now may be tilted against the restrictive Texas law in question.
Sat., Feb. 27, 2016
My daughter’s charter school has delivered on its promise to deliver an innovative learning experience.
Fri., Feb. 26, 2016, 9:29 a.m.
Dow Chemical says it will pay $835 million to settle a long-standing class action lawsuit, after the death of Justice Antonin Scalia decreased its chances of prevailing at the Supreme …