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Supremes hearing arguments on Obamacare

Supremes hearing arguments on Obamacare

  The Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a major test of President Barack Obama’s health overhaul that threatens insurance coverage for millions of people. The justices are meeting Wednesday…

Supremes agree to settle gay marriage issue

Supremes agree to settle gay marriage issue

The Supreme Court is getting back in the marriage business. The justices agreed Friday to decide a major civil rights question: whether same-sex couples have a right to marry everywhere…

UPS treatment of pregnant drivers before Supremes

UPS treatment of pregnant drivers before Supremes

Peggy Young only has to look at her younger daughter to be reminded how long she has fought United Parcel Service over its treatment of pregnant employees, and why. Young…

Three states still defy court rulings allowing gay marriages

Three states still defy court rulings allowing gay marriages

The writing is on the wall for gay marriage bans in Kansas, Montana and South Carolina after federal appeals courts that oversee those states have made clear that keeping gay…

Supreme Court clears way for gay marriage as law of the land

Supreme Court clears way for gay marriage as law of the land

The Supreme Court unexpectedly cleared the way Monday for a dramatic expansion of gay marriage in the United States and may have signaled that it’s only a matter of time…

Who, if anyone, can claim ignorance of the law?

Who, if anyone, can claim ignorance of the law?

People can’t plead ignorance of the law to excuse a violation. The first case of the new Supreme Court term Monday tests whether there’s a double standard when it comes…

Time for Supremes to settle gay marriage issue?

Time for Supremes to settle gay marriage issue?

Both sides in the gay marriage debate agree on one thing: It’s time for the Supreme Court to settle the matter. Even a justice recently said she thinks so, too.…

What is private? Well, that depends

What is private? Well, that depends

Supreme Court justices found more common ground than usual this year, and nowhere was their unanimity more surprising than in a ruling that police must get a judge’s approval before…

Divided court sides with religious right on birth control

Divided court sides with religious right on birth control

A sharply divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high…

Benghazi mastermind faces U.S. judge

Benghazi mastermind faces U.S. judge

A court appearance for the alleged mastermind of the attacks on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, is the first step in a long legal process that could yield new…

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