Sonia Sotomayor

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Sotomayor: Affirmative action options don’t work

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor rejected on Sunday the notion that alternatives to affirmative action such as income or residency could achieve similar results in diversifying the nation’s colleges and universities. When […]

06/23/2014

Oct. 2, 2013 - Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia speaks at Tufts University in Medford, Mass. (AP Photo/Josh Reynolds, File)

Justices weigh anonymous tips in traffic stops

There were no sound effects and certainly no cameras on hand when Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia turned an already entertaining argument over a traffic stop on a two-lane road in northern California into drama […]

01/21/2014

Sept. 19, 2013: Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor speaking at the University of Delaware in Newark, Del. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Technology? Some justices want to keep distance

WASHINGTON (AP) — At the Supreme Court, technology can be regarded as a necessary evil, and sometimes not even necessary. When the justices have something to say to each other in writing, they never do […]

01/07/2014

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor receives an Honorary Doctor of Laws at Yale University in New Haven, Conn. on May 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)

Confetti and music but no mayor for NYC ball drop

NEW YORK (AP) — When revelers pack New York’s Times Square to ring in 2014, they will be greeted with some familiar practices: The annual ball drop, a hefty police presence and live musical performances. […]

12/31/2013

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor (AP Photo)

Sotomayor gets another $1.9 million for memoir

WASHINGTON (AP) — Being a Supreme Court justice has not only been good for Sonia Sotomayor’s legal career, it’s also helped her bank account. The justice on Friday reported that she’s received more than $3 […]

06/08/2013

Hobby Lobby store

Birth control coverage up for federal appeal

DENVER (AP) — In the most prominent challenge of its kind, Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. is asking a federal appeals court Thursday for an exemption from part of the federal health care law that requires […]

05/23/2013

Hobby Lobby store

Attorney: Hobby Lobby won’t offer morning-after pill

WASHINGTON (AP) — An attorney for Hobby Lobby Stores says the arts and crafts chain won’t provide the morning-after and week-after pills in its employee insurance plan when the health care mandate takes effect Jan. 1.

12/27/2012

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