Topic: Clarence Thomas
Noriega, the former Panama dictator who served time in the US for drug trafficking, had argued he should be returned to Panama rather than sent to France for prosecution there. The Supreme Court refused Monday to hear his case even though, one justice said, it could help to clarify the legal rights of Guantanamo terrorism suspects.
01/25/2010 02:23 pm
The Supreme Court campaign finance ruling on Thursday means corporations can spend freely on political ads leading up to elections. The Thursday decision invalidates a part of 2002 McCain-Feingold campaign-finance reform law that sought to limit corporate influence.
01/21/2010 04:18 pm
The Supreme Court justices ruled Tuesday, 7 to 2, that jury selection is included in a defendant's right to a public trial.
01/19/2010 05:07 pm
The Supreme Court said that the trial judge in the Prop. 8 case attempted change the federal rules that restrict broadcasts of trials. The case deals with California’s gay-marriage ban.
01/13/2010 08:09 pm
Top shows in New York this fall, including plays by David Mamet, Enda Walsh, and newcomer Tarell Alvin McCraney.
10/26/2009 01:00 am
10/14/2009 01:00 am
Nothing in the Constitution allows the individual mandate he proposes.
09/14/2009 01:00 am
At a hearing Wednesday on 'Hillary: The Movie,' conservative justices repeatedly asked whether limits on corporate contributions in federal elections are too broad and amount to censorship of free speech.
09/10/2009 01:00 am
Three Supreme Court justices have already announced their willingness to overturn a pair of key precedents.
09/09/2009 01:00 am
Republicans need to attract more Hispanic voters. But just nine in the Senate approved the first Hispanic justice’s nomination to the Supreme Court.
08/06/2009 01:00 am