HEALTHBEAT Reactions pour in to health care ruling
Reactions have been pouring in all day to the Supreme Court's ruling this morning on the health care reform law.
If there was any doubt that Americans feel a strong personal stake in health care, it'... Posted on 6/28/12 at 2:52 PM
BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF NORTH DAKOTA How will health care reform impact me?
One question we keep hearing from members, neighbors, friends and family members is how health care reform and the Supreme Courts ruling will impact them. There is no easy answer to that because the a... Posted on 4/4/12 at 10:28 AM
STAFF BLOG DIRTY LAUNDRY I think I just got archived
I received a phone call Tuesday from the Director of Research and Publications, Office of the Solicitor General, U.S. Department of Justice in Washington DC. Her name is Mary.
Im still a little confu... Posted on 8/17/11 at 2:15 AM
The Supreme Court is trying to sort out a wrenching adoption case involving a Native American child, a biological father who first renounced any interest in her and adoptive parents who were eventually ordered to hand her over to the father.
The most expensive ticket to "The Book of Mormon" on Broadway: $477. The face value of a great seat for this year's Super Bowl: $1,250. Guaranteed seats to watch the U.S. Supreme Court hear this week's gay marriage cases: about $6,000.
The South Carolina Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned a settlement divvying up the multimillion-dollar estate of James Brown, saying a former attorney general didn't follow the late soul singer's wishes in putting together the deal.
The Supreme Court has passed up another chance to deal with an anomaly of constitutional law that requires federal juries to reach unanimous verdicts in criminal cases, but allows states to make different rules.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court justices seemed to struggle with the question of whether the father of a dead Marine should win his lawsuit against fundamentalist church members who picketed his son's funeral.
MARK SHERMAN Associated Press Writer
, October 06, 2010
President Barack Obama’s candidates for the Supreme Court include a new name, federal appeals court Judge Sidney Thomas of Montana, and at least six others who were considered contenders when Obama chose his first high court nominee last year, The Associated Press has learned.
Among the others under consideration are former Georgia Chief Justice Leah Ward Sears, federal appeals court judges Diane Wood and Merrick Garland, Solicitor General Elena Kagan, Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm and Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano.
By Ben Feller, The Associated Press
, April 13, 2010
In her now-famous speech at the University of California in 2001, Judge Sonia Sotomayor probably made a political mistake. She spoke the truth.
“Our experiences as women and people of color affect our decisions,” she told a law-school forum. “The aspiration to impartiality is just that — it’s an aspiration because it denies the fact that we are, by our experiences, making different choices than others ...”
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