WASHINGTON, D.C. — Gay marriage supporters see 41 reasons to fret over the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to take up the case of California’s ban on same-sex unions. While nine states (including New York) allow same-sex partners to marry, or ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court will take up California’s ban on same-sex marriage, a case that could give the justices the chance to rule on whether gay Americans have the same constitutional right to marry as heterosexuals. The justices said ...Read More »
Can an employer, faced with a purported class action under the Fair Labor Standards Act, avoid litigation by immediately offering a settlement to the sole plaintiff before a class is certified? The U.S. Supreme Court tackled that question this week ...Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether federal law preempts state law design defect claims targeting generic pharmaceutical products. The case from the 1st Circuit stems from a design defect claim brought by a woman who developed Steven ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The running fight over gay marriage is shifting from the ballot box to the U.S. Supreme Court. Three weeks after voters backed same-sex marriage in three states and defeated a ban in a fourth, the justices are meeting ...Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether a party whose petition under the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program was dismissed as untimely may recover an award of attorney fees and costs from the government, Sebelius v. Cloer, no. ...Read More »
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court has revived a challenge to President Barack Obama’s healthcare overhaul, with the acquiescence of the Obama administration. The court on Monday ordered the federal appeals court in Richmond, Va., to consider the claim ...
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