Supreme Court

UPDATE 10:49 a.m.: WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the individual insurance requirement at the heart of President Barack Obama’s historic health care overhaul. The decision means the huge overhaul, still only partly in effect, will proceed and pick up momentum over the next several years, affecting the way that countless Americans […]

Delegate Joseph “Joe” Morrissey is now licensed to practice law in Commonwealth of Virginia again. The Virginia Supreme Court reinstated Delegate Morrissey’s law license on Friday, April 27, 2012. The Supreme Court voted 4-3 to reinstate Morrissey’s license, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch. He had to meet certain requirements for reinstatement including passing the Virginia […]

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor gave her opinion on Goldilocks v. Baby Bear in a new video on the Sesame Street Youtube page. Over a cup of coffee with her friend Maria, the first Hispanic to serve on the Supreme Court, solved a dispute. According to Baby Bear, Goldilocks came into his house, totally uninvited, […]

The Supreme Court is considering whether government regulators may still police the airwaves for curse words and other coarse content at a time when so many Americans have unregulated cable television, and the Internet is awash in easily accessible adult material. The justices are hearing arguments Tuesday in a First Amendment case that pits the […]

A federal appeals court Friday tossed out key provisions of the sweeping health care reform bill championed by President Obama, setting up a likely election-year showdown at the Supreme Court over the landmark legislation. A divided 2-1 panel of the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in Atlanta found the law’s “individual mandate” section, requiring […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — As a young lawyer working for Justice Thurgood Marshall, Elena Kagan repeatedly expressed her concern that a conservative Supreme Court was looking for ways to cut back on the rights of women, criminal defendants and prisoners.