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"A wise old woman and a wise old man will reach the same conclusion." - Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, 1991 Despite nominees to the third branch of government consistently testifying before Senate confirmation hearings promising in their most convincing voice that they could separate their personal feelings from the legal facts placed before them ... (more)
Recently, much of the bankruptcy bar was focused on the US Supreme Court and a pending decision in Executive Benefits Insurance Agency v.
In an interview with Reuters late on Thursday, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 81, was not just defiant about calls for her retirement.
Aereo Inc, the video streaming company that suspended service after the U.S. Supreme Court found it violated copyrights of television broadcasters, has urged a federal judge to let it operate like a cable system, saying it likely would not otherwise survive.
On July 30, Argentina defaulted on its outstanding debt. The technical default ends a long saga .
The U.S. Supreme Court has been asked to review a case about whether the federal government can subsidize health insurance for millions of Americans, a party involved in the lawsuit said on Thursday.
Jon Coupal, president of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association, said Thursday that his group is appealing to the state's highest court because of the appellate panel's unusual 2-1 vote.
The South Bend Tribune reported Thursday that recently filed court documents indicate the Roman Catholic university might ask the Supreme Court to review a decision from the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that denied an exemption to a provision that it must cover contraceptives.
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is asking the 5th Circuit Court Appeals to uphold the state's ban on same-sex marriage, according to an appeal filed this week.
Mississippi's governor and attorney general will have to decide whether to challenge a federal appeals court ruling that is keeping the state's only abortion clinic in business.
Minnesota House Democrats hope to pass a bill next session requiring that employers provide contraceptives to workers.
Lawyers for Philip D. Chism contend that his constitutional rights will be violated if he is tried as an adult for the rape and murder of Danvers High School teacher Colleen Ritzer inside the school in October.
Police now have increased authority to break up crowds gathering around Massachusetts abortion clinic entrances under a bill the governor signed on Wednesday.
Texas' ban on same-sex marriage allows the state to promote the birth and upbringing of children in "stable, lasting relationships," the state's attorney general argued Tuesday while asking a federal appeals court to reinstate the ban.
This image released by SundanceTV shows, from left, Eve Best, Tobias Menzies, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Genevieve O'Reilly in a scene from "The Honorable Woman," an eight-hour miniseries premiering Thursday at 10 p.m. The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and ... (more)
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