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Supreme Court Upholds Controversial Part of Arizona Immigration Law

Supreme Court Upholds Controversial Part of Arizona Immigration Law

Comstock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Police officers in Arizona are allowed to check the immigration status of every person who is stopped or arrested, the Supreme Court ruled Monday morning.  But the court struck down other key parts of the law.The…

Supreme Court Nixes Life Without Parole for Juveniles

Supreme Court Nixes Life Without Parole for Juveniles

Kevin Horan/Stone(WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that the Eighth Amendment forbids sentencing that mandates life in prison without possibility of parole for juvenile murderers. The 5-4 decision is the latest in a series from the court li…

How Much Will Obama Care if Healthcare Law Is Overturned?

How Much Will Obama Care if Healthcare Law Is Overturned?

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — President Obama obviously has much to lose if the Supreme Court overturns much of the Affordable Care Act, the signature legislative achievement of his first term.Already, the naysayers have chastised the president…

What Are the Odds Supreme Court Will Overturn Healthcare Law?

What Are the Odds Supreme Court Will Overturn Healthcare Law?

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — With a Supreme Court decision imminent on President Obama’s healthcare law, people around the world are gambling more than their health insurance on the court’s ruling that could come Monday.From New York to London…

Betting Markets Predict Supreme Court Will Strike Down Individual Mandate

Betting Markets Predict Supreme Court Will Strike Down Individual Mandate

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — As America waits for the Supreme Court to rule on Obama’s health care law, people around the world are gambling more than their health insurance on the court’s decision. From New York to London, traders on the politi…

Supreme Court Rules Against FCC Indecency Rules

Supreme Court Rules Against FCC Indecency Rules

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court on Thursday set aside the Federal Communications Commission’s standards on indecency, ruling in favor of broadcasters who had complained the standards were unconstitutionally vague.Justice Anthony…

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer Preps Police for Supreme Court Ruling

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer Preps Police for Supreme Court Ruling

Ethan Miller/Getty Images(PHOENIX) — Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer wants to be sure her law enforcement officers are ready for an upcoming Supreme Court decision.Within the next two weeks, the Supreme Court will decide the fate of some key provisions of Ari…

Health Care Law Supporters: Carriers on PR Offensive, Hope to Send Signal to High Court

Health Care Law Supporters: Carriers on PR Offensive, Hope to Send Signal to High Court

Comstock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court isn’t expected to rule until later this month on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act, but there’s been some interesting developments as outside interest groups prepare for wh…

‘Citizens United’ Bounces Back to Supreme Court

‘Citizens United’ Bounces Back to Supreme Court

Hemera/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Will the Supreme Court take another crack at its “Citizens United” ruling?Justices are scheduled Thursday behind closed doors to discuss Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, the landmark 2010 decision holding…

Romney Says He Hopes Supreme Court ‘Does the Right Thing’ on Health Care

Romney Says He Hopes Supreme Court ‘Does the Right Thing’ on Health Care

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(ATLANTA) — Mitt Romney Monday said he hopes the country’s highest court “does the right thing” and overturns the health care plan established by President Obama.“Gosh, I hope they do the right thing…

Republican Senator Criticizes Democrats for Comments on Supreme Court

Republican Senator Criticizes Democrats for Comments on Supreme Court

US Senate(WASHINGTON) — On Thursday, Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, took to the Senate floor to warn his colleagues and President Obama about public comments about the Supreme Court as it deliberates the health care case.“Attempts to manipulate or to bu…

Prop 8 Headed to the Supreme Court

Prop 8 Headed to the Supreme Court

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — A federal appeals court in California has denied a petition to have Prop 8—the 2008 California ballot initiative that defines marriage as between a man and a woman—further reviewed by a larger pan…

Supreme Court Issues Ruling In Suit Against Cheney Security Detail

Supreme Court Issues Ruling In Suit Against Cheney Security Detail

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Two Secret Service Agents, who were charged with protecting then-Vice President Dick Cheney in 2006, are entitled to qualified immunity from a lawsuit filed against them, the Supreme Court ruled Monday.The case ste…

Conservative Justices Receptive to Parts of Arizona’s Immigration Law

Conservative Justices Receptive to Parts of Arizona’s Immigration Law

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — With Gov. Jan Brewer sitting in the audience, the Supreme Court Wednesday heard the Obama administration’s challenge to Arizona’s strict immigration law, with Chief Justice John Roberts suggesting at on…

Supreme Court Set to Hear Challenge to Arizona’s Immigration Law

Supreme Court Set to Hear Challenge to Arizona’s Immigration Law

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Less than a month after hearing a challenge to the controversial Obama health care law brought by 26 states, the Supreme Court on Wednesday will explore the relationship between the federal government and the state…

Ariz. Immigration Law Architect with Ties to Romney Heads to Supreme Court

Ariz. Immigration Law Architect with Ties to Romney Heads to Supreme Court

Tom Williams/Roll Call/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Kris Kobach, a key drafter of Arizona’s controversial immigration law, will be in Washington on Wednesday to hear the Supreme Court discuss the legality of the tough state measure that empowers l…

New Low in Support for Health Law; Half Expect Justices to Go Political

New Low in Support for Health Law; Half Expect Justices to Go Political

Photos.com/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Last month’s hearings on the constitutionality of health care reform didn’t help its popularity: Public support for President Obama’s signature domestic legislation has hit a new low in the latest ABC News/Washington …

Eric Holder Reflects on ‘Obamacare’ Homework Assignment

Eric Holder Reflects on ‘Obamacare’ Homework Assignment

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The morning after completing a homework assignment given by a federal judge explaining the administration’s stance on courts’ role in overturning laws, Attorney General Eric Holder was beaming at how …

McConnell Urges Obama to ‘Back Off’ on Supreme Court Comments

McConnell Urges Obama to ‘Back Off’ on Supreme Court Comments

Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call(LEXINGTON, Ky.) — Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell says President Obama should refrain from “dangerous” and “unprecedented” comments directed at the Supreme Court as the justices deliberate the c…

Obama’s Warning to Supreme Court Not ‘Intimidation’

Obama’s Warning to Supreme Court Not ‘Intimidation’

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama’s stern warning that it would be “an unprecedented extraordinary step” for the Supreme Court to overturn his signature health care law was “the reverse of i…

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