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  • 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Florence, and said Florence’s civil rights were not violated when he was strip searched after being arrested on an out-of-date warrant for an unpaid fine.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

  • March 20, 2012  

    The Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday on whether 14-year-olds convicted of murder should be required to spend life in prison without the possibility of parole. Gwen Ifill and The National Law Journal’s Marcia Coyle discuss the arguments and the issues under consideration. Continue reading

  • March 19, 2012  

    The Supreme Court heard arguments Monday on whether children conceived after the death of their biological father, using his frozen sperm, should be entitled to Social Security benefits. The National Law Journal’s Marcia Coyle said it’s not the first time a court has faced reconciling an old law with new technology. Continue reading

  • February 28, 2012  

    The Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday, weighing whether victims of abuses overseas should have the right to use U.S. courts to prove companies should pay for alleged involvement in human rights atrocities. Gwen Ifill and The National Law Journal’s Marcia Coyle discuss the potential liability implications for corporations. Continue reading

  • February 22, 2012  

    Falsely claiming a Congressional Medal of Honor could land you in jail according to the Stolen Valor Act, a federal law making it a crime to lie about a military decoration. Margaret Warner and Marcia Coyle discuss a case involving that law under review by the Supreme Court plus a case involving ownership of Montana riverbeds. Continue reading

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