5 Supreme Court Cases to Watch in June

Credit: WhiteHouse.govThe Supreme Court’s 2014-2015 term will soon reach its finale. By the end of June, when the justices depart for their summer break, the Court is expected to issue a series of blockbuster decisions, including rulings on gay marriage, death penalty drugs, and Obamacare. Here are five cases to watch as another momentous SCOTUS [...]

Santorum: Supreme Court Doesn’t Have Final Word on Same-Sex Marriage

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Editorial: State Supreme Court should protect consumers

We have little use for payday lenders. They charge high interest rates to desperate people struggling to make ends meet, and avoid overly tough state regulation by handing out campaign donations, all the while claiming to provide safety-net services. A Midwestern businessman took high-interest lenders’ cynicism to a whole new level by claiming his business [...]

Sweet Briar College closure heads to Supreme Court of Va.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The battle to keep Sweet Briar College open is headed to the Supreme Court of Virginia amid a spirited campaign to reverse the decision to close the women’s college. Continue reading Justices are scheduled to hear an appeal Thursday of a failed bid to block the small private college from shuttering [...]

Modern Family Star Floods Supreme Court Mailboxes Ahead of Gay Marriage …

While Ireland just celebrated gay marriage last week, the United States Supreme Court is a little farther behind. To humanize the case, and prevent SCOTUS from making a truly embarrassing decision, Jesse Tyler Ferguson of Modern Family came up with a brilliant idea. Together with his advocacy organization, Tie The Knot, Ferguson is encouraging gay Americans [...]

Lake election law set for Indiana Supreme Court review

INDIANAPOLIS | Did the Republican-controlled General Assembly illegally target Lake County last year by passing a law requiring officials study whether to consolidate “small” election precincts with fewer than 500 active voters? The Indiana Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on that question Thursday as Republican Attorney General Greg Zoeller seeks to restore the statute [...]

Sweet Briar College closure faces Supreme Court of Va. test

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US Supreme Court rule on earnings tax could hurt Kansas

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Sweet Briar College closure faces Supreme Court of Virginia test

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The battle to keep Sweet Briar College open is headed to the Supreme Court of Virginia. Justices are scheduled to hear an appeal Thursday of a failed bid to block the small college from shuttering its picturesque Blue Ridge Mountains campus in August. In announcing the decision in March, President James [...]

US Supreme Court rule on earnings tax could hurt Kansas

A recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling pertaining to money earned in one state by a person living in another state could be a multimillion-dollar headache for Kansas officials already struggling with budget problems, according to legal experts. The court ruled May 18 that Maryland’s policy of providing partial credit for income taxes paid in other [...]

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