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John Roberts

Jul 8, 2020

Chief Justice Roberts recently spent a night in the hospital

Chief Justice John Roberts spent a night in a hospital last month after he fell and injured his forehead, a Supreme Court spokeswoman said Tuesday night.

Jun 30, 2020

Roberts a pivotal vote in the Supreme Court’s big opinions

The biggest cases of the Supreme Court term so far have a surprising common thread.

Dec 21, 2018

US Supreme Court rejects Trump plea to enforce asylum ban

A divided U.S. Supreme Court won't let the Trump administration begin enforcing a ban on asylum for any immigrants who illegally cross the U.S.-Mexico border.

Jul 2, 2018

Roberts may hold key vote as Supreme Court moves right

Chief Justice John Roberts is the Supreme Court's new man in the middle. It's just that the middle may have moved well to the right.

Sep 8, 2014

Housing bias dispute could return to US Supreme Court

It's not easy to prevent the U.S. Supreme Court from deciding an issue once the justices have agreed to hear a case.

Aug 12, 2014

Chief Justice: Lawyers should mend partisan divide

U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, speaking at the American Bar Association's annual meeting Monday, said lawyers should play a key role in mitigating the "sharp partisan divides" that have shaken public faith in government.

Jun 20, 2014

The more you know

A new study reported on NPR reveals that male judges tend to embrace feminism more often if they have daughters. Shocking, right?

May 9, 2014

US Supreme Court town prayer ruling divides justices, bar

The U.S. Supreme Court ruling allowing prayers to be delivered before public town meetings divided the justices in two ways: in the result and in the standard that applies in determining whether public prayers violate the Establishment Clause.

May 1, 2014

Last patent case of the term could end in a bust

In the last oral argument of the term, the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday took up a closely watched patent case that practitioners hoped would establish a standard for indirect patent infringement.

Apr 30, 2014

US high court ponders First Amendment retaliation case

The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court tackled a host of issues in a multi-layered First Amendment case involving alleged government corruption and claims of employment retaliation and qualified immunity.

Apr 24, 2014

US Supreme Court ponders if state law nixes homeowners’ toxic tort claim

The ability of a group of North Carolina homeowners to bring a lawsuit over latent contamination in their well water will come down to the U.S. Supreme Court’s answer to a single, if technical, question: Is there a functional difference between a statute of limitations and a statute of repose?

Apr 2, 2014

US high court voids overall contribution limits

The U.S. Supreme Court struck down limits Wednesday in federal law on the overall campaign contributions the biggest individual donors may make to candidates, political parties and political action committees.


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