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US Supreme Court justice undergoes heart procedure – The Straits Times

The Straits TimesUS Supreme Court justice undergoes heart procedureThe Straits TimesWASHINGTON (AFP) - US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent a heart procedure on Wednesday to open a blocked coronary artery after experiencing discomfort while exercising, a spokeswoman said. The 81-year-old Ginsburg, a liberal ...How will Ruth Bader Ginsburg's worsening health impact … [Read more...]

US Supreme Court decides to hear appeal of power plant mercury emission limits – cleveland.com

cleveland.comUS Supreme Court decides to hear appeal of power plant mercury emission limitscleveland.comWASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear an appeal of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency mercury emissions rules made by 23 states, including Ohio, that argued the restrictions will boost electricity prices and sabotage ...U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear … [Read more...]

US Supreme Court denies AG’s motion; SC becomes 35th state to allow same … – WCIV

WCIVUS Supreme Court denies AG's motion; SC becomes 35th state to allow same ...WCIVWASHINGTON (WCIV) -- State Attorney General Alan Wilson was dealt another blow in the fight against legalizing same-sex marriages in South Carolina on Thursday. The U.S. Supreme Court denied his request for a stay in the case of Condon v. Wilson.US Supreme Court decision paves way for same-sex marriage in … [Read more...]

Nurses take Michigan gay marriage case to high court – Detroit Free Press

Detroit Free PressNurses take Michigan gay marriage case to high courtDetroit Free PressTwo Michigan nurses took a big step Monday that could land them in America's history books: They took their same-sex marriage case to the U.S. Supreme Court in a pioneering effort to make gay marriage legal in America once and for all. But two things ...Michigan lesbian couple asks US Supreme Court to … [Read more...]

How Shoddy Evidence Finds Its Way From State Legislatures to the US Supreme … – RH Reality Check

RH Reality CheckHow Shoddy Evidence Finds Its Way From State Legislatures to the US Supreme ...RH Reality CheckOnce a legislature accepts bogus facts, a larger problem can arise: Courts will frequently defer to the factual findings of state legislatures, which provides a gaping loophole for junk science to wend its way into judicial decisions all the way up to ... … [Read more...]

US Supreme Court weighs state tax authority – Wisconsin Law Journal

USA TODAYUS Supreme Court weighs state tax authorityWisconsin Law JournalWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court is considering new limits on how states can assess income tax on money residents earn across state lines. Several justices appeared skeptical Wednesday of a Maryland official who argued the state's tax on ...Md. to high court: State has a right to tax all out-of-state income … [Read more...]

Gay marriage advocates target US Supreme Court after loss – Reuters

ReutersGay marriage advocates target US Supreme Court after lossReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Gay marriage supporters in four states where bans on same-sex nuptials were upheld by a federal appeals court said on Friday they will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to take up the issue, and officials in two of the states vowed to ...US supreme court showdown likely after gay marriage bans upheldThe … [Read more...]

The question facing Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Stay or go? – Washington Post

The question facing Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Stay or go?Washington PostThe U.S. Supreme Court in 2010. Three justices will turn 80 before Barack Obama's term ends: Antonin Scalia, seat second from left, Anthony Kennedy, seated second from right, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, far right. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP). There are ...and more … [Read more...]

Group quietly works for truce In water dispute – Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

LakeLanier.comGroup quietly works for truce In water disputeColumbus Ledger-EnquirerWhose interests do Georgia's negotiators and litigators represent -- the whole state's, or mostly just those of sprawling and increasingly thirsty metro Atlanta? Two decades-plus of pent-up frustration has resulted in an unfortunate alternative: The ...Florida Gov't Weekly Roundup: Game On For Gambling, … [Read more...]

U.S. Supreme Court to hear Ky. case in December – Lexington Herald Leader

U.S. Supreme Court to hear Ky. case in DecemberLexington Herald LeaderThe U.S. Supreme Court will hear an appeal in a Kentucky death penalty case before the year is out. The justices set a ... The justices also weigh whether the appeals court followed precedent regarding how it reviewed the state court decision ...and more … [Read more...]

Sales Tax Slice: Will the US Supreme Court Hear New York’s Amazon Case? – Bloomberg BNA

Sales Tax Slice: Will the US Supreme Court Hear New York's Amazon Case?Bloomberg BNAOctober marks the beginning of the U.S. Supreme Court's new court calendar, and the Council On State Taxation (COST) wants New York's Amazon ruling to be part of this year's docket. Recently COST filed an amicus brief in support of Amazon's cert ... … [Read more...]

Don’t Blame John Roberts for the Medicaid Mess – Mother Jones

Slate Magazine (blog)Don't Blame John Roberts for the Medicaid MessMother JonesThe New York Times notes today that lots of poor people won't benefit from Obamacare because the states they live in have rejected the Medicaid expansion that was part of the law. Matt Yglesias comments: Something that's worth noting here more … [Read more...]

Herald can’t scare Antonin Scalia – Boston Herald

Washington PostHerald can't scare Antonin ScaliaBoston HeraldU.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia speaks at Tufts University on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013. (Staff photo ... Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who once made headlines nationwide after the Herald photographed him making what he called a ...Justice Scalia says has not expressed view on gay marriageReutersSupreme Court justice … [Read more...]

US Supreme Court to review existing gun ban for domestic abusers – RT (blog)

RT (blog)US Supreme Court to review existing gun ban for domestic abusersRT (blog)The US Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case on whether a conviction for domestic violence precludes Americans from obtaining a firearms license. The Obama administration has argued that ending the prohibition would invalidate bans in much of the … [Read more...]

Florida asks US Supreme Court to stop Georgia water use – Online Athens

Wall Street JournalFlorida asks US Supreme Court to stop Georgia water useOnline Athens“Georgia has refused to fairly share the waters that flow between our two states, so to stop Georgia's unmitigated consumption of water we have brought the matter before the U.S. Supreme Court,” Scott said in a statement. “Generations of Florida ...Florida files water lawsuit against Georgia in U.S. Supreme … [Read more...]

Fla. asks US Supreme Court to stop Ga. water use – San Francisco Chronicle

Fla. asks US Supreme Court to stop Ga. water useSan Francisco Chronicle"Georgia has refused to fairly share the waters that flow between our two states, so to stop Georgia's unmitigated consumption of water we have brought the matter before the U.S. Supreme Court," Scott said in a statement. "Generations of Florida ... … [Read more...]

Political giving tops US Supreme Court’s docket – San Francisco Chronicle

Campaigns & ElectionsPolitical giving tops US Supreme Court's docketSan Francisco Chronicle... limits on campaign contributions. The case thus has the potential to overturn not just per-election contribution limits like San Francisco's, but also every remaining local, state or federal law restricting the flow of money into political ...Returning US Supreme Court faces docket of big … [Read more...]

Longtime litigator’s aviation specialty will land him before U.S. Supreme Court – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Minneapolis Star TribuneLongtime litigator's aviation specialty will land him before U.S. Supreme CourtMinneapolis Star Tribune... specialty will land him before U.S. Supreme Court. Article by: DAVID PHELPS , Star Tribune; Updated: September 29, 2013 - 6:45 PM. Longtime litigator Donald Chance Mark has an aviation specialty that soon will land him before the U.S. Supreme Court. … [Read more...]