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  • It's not looking good for campaign finance limits at Supreme Court

    It's not looking good for campaign finance limits at Supreme Court
    The smart money is saying that at least some Watergate-era campaign finance limits could be struck down by the Supreme Court in a case reminiscent of the 2011 Citizens United disaster. Oral arguments were heard Tuesday in the new case, McCutcheon vs....
  • Supreme Court justices voice support for affirmative action ban

    Supreme Court justices voice support for affirmative action ban
    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court’s conservative justices signaled Tuesday they are likely to uphold a Michigan voter initiative that forbids its state universities from granting “preferential treatment” to applicants because of their...
  • Another thing to admire about Janet Yellen: Her hair!

    Another thing to admire about Janet Yellen: Her hair!
    News stories about Janet Yellen’s nomination to head the Federal Reserve have all stated one obvious fact: If confirmed, she will be the first woman to hold that position. But there’s an even more significant barrier Yellen is breaching. She&...
  • Supreme Court appears divided in campaign finance case arguments

    Supreme Court appears divided in campaign finance case arguments
    WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday on whether to give wealthy Americans even more clout in Congress by lifting the legal limit on how much they can give to candidates and their parties, with the outcome seeming likely to depend on...
  • Supreme Court gay marriage rulings: Historic step for equal rights

    Supreme Court gay marriage rulings: Historic step for equal rights
    There will be no “skim-milk marriages” in these United States. That phrase, memorably coined by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg during arguments over the federal Defense of Marriage Act in March, perfectly summed up the discriminatory law that...
  • Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg bridges law and opera

    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg bridges law and opera
    When she isn't busy hearing arguments at the highest court in the land, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg can sometimes be found across town at the Kennedy Center as a spectator at the Washington National Opera. Ginsburg, 79, is an opera buff...
  • Supreme Court seems willing to restore gay marriage in California

    Supreme Court seems willing to restore gay marriage in California
    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court, hearing arguments on the emotionally charged issue of gay marriage for the first time, appeared willing Tuesday to restore marital rights to gays and lesbians in California but uncomfortable with legalizing same-sex...
  • Martin D. Ginsburg dies at 78; Georgetown law professor, husband of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    Martin D. Ginsburg dies at 78; Georgetown law professor, husband of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
    Georgetown University law professor Martin D. Ginsburg, the husband of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, died Sunday of cancer, the Supreme Court announced. He was 78. Though he was among the nation's foremost experts on tax law, Ginsburg...
  • The Klimts and the Supreme Court

     
    Patt Morrison Asks: E. Randol Schoenberg on the Klimts and the Supreme Court....
  • Are lab analysts 'witnesses'? Supreme Court considers

     
    Supreme Court justices were sharply divided Tuesday concerning whether a lab analyst who did a crucial DNA test that identified a Chicago rapist must testify at his trial....
  • Chief Justice Roberts says high court not exempt from ethics rules

     
    Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. assured the public that members of the Supreme Court are not “exempt” from the ethics rules for federal judges....