United States Supreme Court
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says a contractual limit on suing over health plan benefits is legal. The high court unanimously ruled against Julie Heimeshoff, who worked as a Wal-Mart senior public relations manager. […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court began its new term Monday by turning away hundreds of appeals, including Virginia’s bid to revive its anti-sodomy law. The justices took the bench just past 10 o’clock on […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Christopher Plummer may be frozen in some filmgoers’ memories as the noble-browed patriarch who made stern parenting and anti-Nazism sexy in “The Sound of Music.” But Plummer and his career aren’t […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is poised to extend health care, housing and other benefits to the same-sex spouses of military members by the end of August, but may reverse earlier plans to provide benefits […]
The Supreme Court issued a pair of decisions this week with major consequences for efforts to legalize or bar same-sex marriage. One ruling opened the way for California to become the 13th state to allow […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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. […]
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s highest court ruled Thursday the state can collect sales tax from out-of-state retailers, rejecting claims by Amazon.com and Overstock.com that the tax law violates the U.S. Constitution’s Commerce Clause.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Both inside and outside the Supreme Court today, both sides of the gay marriage debate have been heard. Click here to listen to a recording of the hearing and to download the transcript.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Flag-waving and sign-carrying supporters and opponents of gay marriage staked out their own pieces of sidewalk Tuesday as they massed outside the Supreme Court for the first of two days of arguments in cases involving gay marriage.