Supreme Court to hear anti-abortion and free speech case: A …

The Supreme Court granted certiorari to review NIFLA’s free speech argument.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File) In November, the Supreme Court agreed to hear a case on whether a California law passed in 2015, which requires anti-abortion pregnancy centers to inform clients about free or low-cost abortion services, is a violation of free speech. Here’s [...]

Pennsylvania GOP leaders ask Supreme Court to block redrawn congressional map

Video What Pennsylvania’s new congressional map means Republican strategist Eric Beach explains why Pennsylvania’s redistricting is under fire. The Republican presiding officers of Pennsylvania’s House and Senate asked the U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday to block a new congressional district map that is widely expected to boost Democratic prospects in the November midterm elections. The emergency [...]

Supreme Court says terrorism victims can’t seize Iranian artifacts from US museums

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Supreme Court Gets Moving, Issuing As Many Decisions In One Day …

A man walks up in the fog at the U.S. Supreme Court to attend arguments last month. Justices issued multiple opinions on Wednesday. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption toggle caption J. Scott Applewhite/AP A man walks up in the fog at the U.S. Supreme Court to attend arguments last month. Justices issued multiple opinions on [...]

Toomey calls for ‘conversation’ about impeaching state Supreme Court justices

Pennsylvania Sen. Pat ToomeyPatrick (Pat) Joseph ToomeyTop GOP candidate drops out of Ohio Senate race Newly declassified memos detail extent of improper Obama-era NSA spying Overnight Tech: FCC won’t fine Colbert over Trump joke | Trump budget slashes science funding | Net neutrality comment period opens MORE (R) called for a “conversation” about impeaching state [...]

UK Supreme Court: Police liable for failings in rapist case

Britain’s Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that police can be held liable for failing to bring serious criminals to justice — a judgment that could open U.K. forces to a wave of lawsuits from victims. The top court upheld a lower court’s decision to award compensation to two victims of serial rapist John Worboys, who is [...]

Unions sound alarm as Supreme Court takes up fees fight; Gorsuch seen as pivotal vote

Video Supreme Court to hear case of worker fees to Big Labor Justice Gorsuch’s views on union fees seen as pivotal. Mark Janus has worked for years as an Illinois state employee, and pays about $550 annually to the powerful public-sector union known as AFSCME. While not a member of the union, he is required [...]

Supreme Court limits protections for corporate whistleblowers

Washington attorney Sean McKessy, who headed the SEC whistleblower office for five years, said “this is a case where corporate America should have been careful about what it wished for. It’s a bad day for whistleblowers. However, it’s also a bad day for corporate America, particularly for those who have created strong internal compliance systems [...]

Supreme Court Rules on Terrorism, Whistle-Blowers and Prisoners

But the brief argued that the exceptions in the immunities law did not apply. “The property at issue here consists of ancient Persian artifacts, documenting a unique aspect of Iran’s cultural heritage, that were lent to a U.S. institution in the 1930s for academic study,” the administration’s brief said. “Execution against such unique cultural artifacts [...]

R.I. Supreme Court rules against Providence firefighter in disability …

John Sauro — who, in court testimony was called “the poster boy for pension fraud” — is not entitled to his $3,902-a-month, tax-free accidental-disability pension because his 1998 shoulder injury is healed, the justices ruled. Jacqueline Tempera Journal Staff Writer jacktemp PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The Rhode Island Supreme Court ruled against Providence firefighter John Sauro [...]

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