marcia coyle

  • February 27, 2013  

    The Supreme Court heard arguments over a provision in the landmark Voting Rights Act, which requires states with a history of racial discrimination to get approval by the Justice Department before making any changes to voting rules. Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal was in court and talks to Jeffrey Brown. Continue reading

  • February 19, 2013  

    A suit between biotech giant Monsanto and an Indiana farmer has reached the high court. Gwen Ifill dissects the case with Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal. Ray Suarez discusses broader implications with Bert Foer of the American Antitrust Institute and Todd Dickinson of the American Intellectual Property Law Association. Continue reading

  • December 7, 2012  

    The Supreme Court announced plans to review challenges to two laws regarding same-sex marriage: a California state law and the federal Defense of Marriage Act’s provision, which both define marriage as between a man and a women. Margaret Warner looks at what’s at stake with National Law Journal’s Marcia Coyle. Continue reading

  • July 4, 2012  

    The Supreme Court’s latest term was dominated by high-impact decisions on health care, immigration, criminal sentencing and more. Judy Woodruff looks at how it all played out and examines the historical significance with Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal and presidential historian Michael Beschloss. Continue reading

  • June 21, 2012  

    The Supreme Court dismissed fines against broadcasters who violated FCC indecency policies but did not address whether the government has the authority to regulate indecency on broadcast TV. The justices also said unions must let nonmembers object to unexpected fee increases that all workers are required to pay in a closed-shop. Continue reading

  • June 4, 2012  

    In a unanimous decision Monday, the Supreme Court ruled to shield two Secret Service agents from being sued on First Amendment grounds by a Colorado man arrested after he confronted Vice President Dick Cheney in 2006. Margaret Warner and The National Law Journal’s Marcia Coyle discuss the outcome of the case. Continue reading

  • April 2, 2012  

    In a Supreme Court case that pit jail security needs against personal privacy rights, justices ruled 5-4 against Albert Florence, and said Florence’s civil rights were not violated when he was strip searched after being arrested on an out-of-date warrant for an unpaid fine. Margaret Warner and Marcia Coyle discuss the decision. Continue reading

  • March 30, 2012  

    After three days of hearings on health care reform, Supreme Court justices held a secret preliminary vote Friday to deliberate the Affordable Care Act’s future. Their decision is expected in late June. Jeffrey Brown and The National Law Journal’s Marcia Coyle discuss the steps ahead as the justices begin their deliberations. Continue reading

  • March 27, 2012  

    Arguments at the Supreme Court Tuesday dealt with whether Congress had the authority to require citizens to purchase health insurance and whether the government could issue a financial penalty for those who decline. Betty Ann Bowser reports then Marcia Coyle and Susan Dentzer discuss the crux of the hearings with Gwen Ifill. Continue reading

  • March 21, 2012  

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday dealt a blow to the EPA, siding with an Idaho couple in a property-rights dispute. It also heard arguments over whether a Colorado man can sue the Secret Service over a 2006 confrontation with former Vice President Dick Cheney. Jeffrey Brown and Marcia Coyle sift through the justices’ busy day. Continue reading