Stories tagged: supreme court
Mon., April 23, 2012
WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court and the Obama administration are set for another politically charged clash Wednesday as the justices take up Arizona’s crackdown on illegal immigrants. It will be …
Wed., Feb. 22, 2012, 7:29 a.m.
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has sided with a power company in a dispute with Montana over who owns the riverbeds beneath 10 dams sitting on three Montana rivers.
Mon., Jan. 9, 2012, 9:06 a.m.
Several Supreme Court justices are criticizing the Environmental Protection Agency for heavy-handed enforcement of rules affecting homeowners.
Mon., Dec. 12, 2011, 7:45 a.m.
The Supreme Court agreed today to rule on Arizona’s controversial law targeting illegal immigrants.
Mon., Nov. 14, 2011, 8:12 a.m.
The Supreme Court said today it will hear arguments next March over President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, accepting a case that could rival the historic Bush v. Gore ruling …
Mon., Oct. 3, 2011, 7:40 a.m.
The nine justices of the Supreme Court, who serve without seeking election, soon will have to decide whether to insert themselves into the center of the presidential campaign next year. …
Fri., June 3, 2011
Tuesday’s unanimous ruling in a Supreme Court case involving a former University of Idaho student may have left the false impression that tap-dancing on the Fourth Amendment is noncontroversial, at …
Thu., May 26, 2011, 8:24 a.m.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court has sustained Arizona’s law that penalizes businesses for hiring workers who are in the United States illegally, rejecting arguments that states have no role in …
Sat., March 5, 2011
Wednesday was a good day at the U.S. Supreme Court for the First Amendment, but it was a horrible day for common decency. The court upheld the odious Westboro Baptist …
Tue., Feb. 22, 2011, 10:15 a.m.
The U.S. Supreme Court won’t consider the order that Human Life of Washington must disclose its donors to a 2008 campaign against assisted suicide.
Mon., May 17, 2010, 9:48 a.m.
The Supreme Court ruled Monday that federal officials can indefinitely hold inmates considered “sexually dangerous” after their prison terms are complete.
Mon., May 17, 2010, 8:52 a.m.
The Supreme Court has ruled that teenagers may not be locked up for life without chance of parole if they haven’t killed anyone.
Thu., April 29, 2010
WASHINGTON – Supreme Court justices from the left and the right expressed skepticism Wednesday at a conservative religious group’s argument that Washington state should keep secret the names of 138,500 …
Wed., April 28, 2010, 12:43 p.m.
Supreme Court justices appeared skeptical today about keeping secret the names of people who signed a petition to repeal Washington state’s gay rights law, suggesting citizens cannot always hide behind …
Mon., April 26, 2010, 12:45 p.m.
The Supreme Court will decide whether free speech rights are more important than helping parents keep violent material away from children.
Fri., Jan. 15, 2010, 12:14 p.m.
OLYMPIA — The U.S. Supreme Court granted a request to review the dispute on whether the names of people who sign a petition to put a law before voters are …
Mon., Jan. 11, 2010, 11:03 a.m.
The Washington state Supreme Court has a new chief justice. Barbara Madsen was sworn in to the top administrative role on the state’s high court Monday morning.
Mon., Sept. 14, 2009, 2:56 p.m.
The first woman to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court says there’s a serious problem with the government in Washington and many other states: They elect their judges.
Fri., Aug. 21, 2009
Sitting on death row in Georgia, Troy Davis has won a key victory against his own execution. On Aug. 17, the U.S. Supreme Court instructed a federal court in Georgia …
Mon., July 13, 2009, 3:05 p.m.
Sonia Sotomayor, the first Hispanic Supreme Court nominee in history, vowed loyalty to “the impartiality of our justice system” Monday, confronting Republican skeptics at Senate hearings suffused with racial politics …
Thu., July 9, 2009, 2:01 p.m.
A man suspected of stealing aluminum auto wheels from a rural business wasn’t guilty of a criminal break-in because the property wasn’t fenced on all sides, the state Supreme Court …
Mon., June 22, 2009, 11:12 a.m.
The Supreme Court on Monday upheld a federal permit to dump waste from an Alaskan gold mine into a nearby lake, even though all its fish would be killed. Environmentalists …
Mon., June 22, 2009, 8:41 a.m.
The Supreme Court has ruled that parents of special education students who opt for private school instead of trying the public system cannot be barred from seeking public reimbursement for …
Thu., June 11, 2009, 10:43 a.m.
A divided state Supreme Court has ruled 6-3 that Steve Eugster should be suspended from practicing law for 18 months. Three of the justices called for a harsher penalty, saying …
Mon., May 25, 2009, 11:59 p.m.
Text of President Barack Obama nominating Sonia Sotomayor for the Supreme Court on Tuesday, as transcribed by CQ Transcriptions.
Mon., May 25, 2009, 11:59 p.m.
Text of Sonia Sotomayor’s remarks on Tuesday after President Barack Obama announced her nomination to the Supreme Court, as transcribed by CQ Transcriptions.
Fri., May 1, 2009, 12:42 p.m.
President Barack Obama said Friday he will replace retiring Supreme Court Justice David Souter with someone who shares the president’s respect for “constitutional values” and hopes to have “him or …
Tue., Feb. 24, 2009, 1:42 p.m.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld a state law banning local governments from letting workers use payroll deductions to fund their union’s political activities, a decision that could strike at …
Thu., Feb. 5, 2009, 10:46 a.m.
WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had surgery Thursday after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, the court said.
Mon., Jan. 12, 2009, 1:14 p.m.
WASHINGTON — A lawyer representing an Alaska gold mine urged the Supreme Court on Monday to uphold the mine owner’s permit even though he acknowledged that the company’s plan to …