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Jun 23, 2022

Supreme Court rules for GOP lawmakers in voter ID case

The Supreme Court gave Republican legislative leaders in North Carolina a win Thursday in an ongoing fight over the state's latest photo identification voting law.

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.

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.

May 21, 2018

US high court: Class-action waivers enforceable in employment agreements

The U.S. Supreme Court has handed down a decision finding that employment agreements may contain clauses that prevent employees from banding together to sue their employer.

Apr 17, 2018

Sotomayor breaks shoulder in fall at home

The U.S. Supreme Court says Justice Sonia Sotomayor broke her left shoulder in a fall at her Washington, D.C., home.

Sep 9, 2016

Sotomayor calls job on high court blessing and curse

Serving on the U.S. Supreme Court has been both a blessing and a curse and reaching decisions is harder than she ever expected, Justice Sonia Sotomayor said Thursday during a visit to the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Sep 6, 2016

US Supreme Court justice to give lecture at UW

A U.S. Supreme Court justice is visiting Madison on Thursday to give a lecture and have lunch with law students.

Feb 10, 2016

Obama vows to press ahead on Clean Power Plan after setback

The administration of President Barack Obama is vowing to press ahead with efforts to curtail greenhouse gas emissions after a divided Supreme Court put his signature plan to address climate change on hold until after legal challenges are resolved.

Jan 30, 2015

Justice Sotomayor imparts life lessons on students

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor told Utah students that the key to navigating a world filled with drastically different opinions is being able to understand the unique experiences that shape other people's views.

Sep 11, 2014

Sotomayor voices support for affirmative action

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor said Wednesday she wouldn't be where she is today without affirmative action, and that to think that such programs are no longer needed is to be "blind to a reality that's staring you in the face."

Jun 19, 2014

US high court says whistleblower testimony protected

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the First Amendment protects public employees from job retaliation when they testify in court about official corruption.

Jun 12, 2014

US high court: Inherited IRAs not protected in bankruptcy (UPDATE)

A unanimous U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday that inherited Individual Retirement Accounts are not shielded from creditors in bankruptcy proceedings, a decision that clears up confusion about the status of unspent IRAs that parents leave to their children.

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