Supreme Court

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Calif. gay marriage likely delayed 25 days or more

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court spokesman said Wednesday that the court will likely take at least 25 days before gay marriages resume in California. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals spokesman […]

06/26/2013

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel (AP Photo)

Pentagon to extend benefits to gay service spouses

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says the Pentagon will begin the process to extend health care, housing and other federal benefits to the same-sex spouses of military members as soon as possible. Wednesday’s […]

06/26/2013

President Obama

Obama’s statement on court’s gay marriage ruling

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama issued the following statement Wednesday in response to the Supreme Court’s finding that the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional: ___ I applaud the Supreme Court’s decision to strike […]

06/26/2013

Money-101-Sound-Bite

Tax info for same-sex couples

How could today’s Supreme Court rulings on DOMA and Proposition 8 influence your taxes if you are part of a same-sex couple? Money 101 host Bob McCormick talks with Agoura Hills CPA David Flamer.

06/26/2013

US President Barack Obama (AP Photo)

Obama ‘disappointed’ in Voting Rights Act ruling

  WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he’s deeply disappointed with a Supreme Court decision halting the use of a key provision in the Voting Rights Act.   Obama says in a statement Tuesday […]

06/25/2013

The U.S. Supreme Court building. (AP Photo)

High court voids key part of Voting Rights Act

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a key provision of the landmark Voting Rights Act cannot be enforced unless Congress comes up with an up-to-date formula for deciding which states and localities […]

06/25/2013

The U.S. Supreme Court building. (AP Photo)

Court makes it harder to sue businesses

WASHINGTON (AP) — A sharply-divided Supreme Court on Monday made it more difficult for Americans to sue businesses for discrimination and retaliation, leading a justice to call for Congress to overturn the court’s actions. The […]

06/24/2013

Supreme Court Justices

High court sends back Texas race-based plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has sent a Texas case on race-based college admissions back to a lower court for another look. The court’s 7-1 decision Monday leaves unsettled many of the basic questions […]

06/24/2013

The U.S. Supreme Court building. (AP Photo)

Court: ‘pay to delay’ generic drugs can be illegal

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that deals between pharmaceutical corporations and their generic drug competitors, which government officials say keep cheaper forms of medicine off the market, can be sometimes be illegal […]

06/17/2013

Arizona immigration law

Court rules Ariz. citizenship proof law illegal

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that states cannot on their own require would-be voters to prove they are U.S. citizens before using a federal registration system designed to make signing up easier. […]

06/17/2013

Supreme Court Justices

Summary of Supreme Court actions Monday

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday handed down decisions in five cases and agreed to hear two important appeals in the fall. Among the court’s actions: — Struck down, by a 7-2 vote, […]

06/17/2013

The U.S. Supreme Court building. (AP Photo)

Supreme Court archive has about 14K hours of audio

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Lewis F. Powell’s Tidewater Virginia drawl could make the word “court” sound as if it had two syllables. And Justice Clarence Thomas, though he doesn’t talk much, speaks in […]

06/14/2013

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