Stories tagged: supreme court
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.
Mon., May 2, 2016, 1:45 p.m.
The U.S. Supreme Court, over a dissent from Justice Stephen Breyer, turned down a challenge to California’s death penalty system from an Orange County murderer who said that waiting decades …
Mon., May 2, 2016, 9:43 a.m.
The Supreme Court is turning away a challenge to Seattle’s $15 an hour minimum wage from franchise business owners who say the law discriminates against them.
Fri., April 29, 2016, 9:52 a.m.
The Supreme Court has rejected an emergency appeal to stop Texas from enforcing its challenged voter ID law.
Wed., April 27, 2016, 10:14 a.m.
Idaho Supreme Court candidate Curt McKenzie has hired former state Sen. John McGee – who resigned several years ago following highly publicized scandals – to help with his campaign.
Wed., April 20, 2016, 10:02 a.m.
A unanimous Supreme Court says an Arizona commission did not violate the principle of one-person, one-vote when it redrew the state’s legislative districts in a way that created some with …
Wed., April 20, 2016, 8:01 a.m.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld a judgment allowing families of victims of Iranian-sponsored terrorism to collect nearly $2 billion.
Mon., April 18, 2016, 10:39 a.m.
The U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments Tuesday on whether tribal convictions for domestic violence can count as previous convictions under federal law if the defendant didn’t have …
Mon., April 18, 2016, 10:37 a.m.
The Supreme Court turned away a challenge Monday to Google’s online book library from authors who complained that the project makes it harder for them to market their work.
Mon., April 18, 2016, 10:03 a.m.
The Supreme Court appeared deadlocked Monday over President Barack Obama’s plan to offer work permits to as many as 4 million immigrants living in the U.S. illegally.
Tue., April 12, 2016, 2:15 p.m.
The Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee sat down for breakfast with President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court nominee Tuesday as a courtesy meeting, to tell the judge there would …
Thu., April 7, 2016, 6:17 p.m.
President Barack Obama warned Thursday that the Senate’s refusal to begin the confirmation process for his Supreme Court nominee is more than a run-of-the-mill fight with lawmakers: It’s a political …
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 …