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Jun 30, 2022

High court rejects COVID-19 shot mandate case from New York

The Supreme Court declined on Thursday to take up a case involving a COVID-19 vaccine requirement for health care workers in New York that does not offer an exemption for religious reasons.

Jun 23, 2022

Supreme Court rules out suing police for Miranda violations

The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that law enforcement officers can't be sued when they violate the rights of criminal suspects by failing to provide the familiar Miranda warning before questioning them.

Jun 9, 2022

Conservative Supreme Court justices disagree about how to read the law

With a 6-3 majority, conservative justices on the Supreme Court may appear poised to hand down decisions that the Republican presidents who appointed them would applaud.

May 5, 2022

What would it mean to codify Roe into law – and is there any chance of that happening?

Abortion-rights advocates are looking for alternative ways to protect a woman's right to the procedure following the publication of a leaked draft opinion from Justice Samuel Alito indicating that the Supreme Court intends to overturn Roe v. Wade.

Dec 2, 2021

Abortion remarks by 9 court justices indicate how they lean

The Supreme Court heard arguments in which it was asked to overturn a nationwide right to abortion that has existed for nearly 50 years.

Oct 7, 2021

Fading trust in courts must be restored

The installation of a new district attorney for Eau Claire County brings a new chapter to the beleaguered office. We hope Peter Rindal does well.

Jun 1, 2021

Justices reject Johnson & Johnson appeal of $2B talc verdict

The U.S. Supreme Court is leaving in place a $2 billion verdict in favor of women who claim they developed ovarian cancer from using Johnson & Johnson talc products.

Jul 8, 2020

Supreme Court sides with Catholic schools in employment suit

The Supreme Court sided with two Catholic schools in a ruling Wednesday underscoring that certain employees of religious schools, hospitals and social service centers can't sue for employment discrimination.

Jul 18, 2017

US Supreme Court abolishes ban on offensive trademarks

The clause was ultimately found to violate First Amendment free-speech rights. The decision is already making itself felt.

Jan 12, 2015

Justices appear to favor small church in sign law case

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday appeared likely to side with a small church in its fight with a Phoenix suburb over limits on roadside signs directing people to Sunday services.

Jul 14, 2014

Not so fast, SCOTUS

A new Twitter account, @SCOTUS_servo, alerts followers when the U.S. Supreme Court edits its decisions.

Jul 3, 2014

Corporations are people? It’s a real legal concept

There may be more to that "we the people" notion than you thought.

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