Topic: Doug Kendall
It's Constitution Day in the US, which this year features a healthy debate about the limits on government power. The growth of the tea party movement has heightened that continuing argument.
09/17/2011 06:43 pm
A lawyer for AT&T faces tough questioning at Supreme Court as he argues for 'personal privacy' protections for corporations. Critics alleging a pro-business bias in the Roberts court are tuning in.
01/19/2011 07:26 pm
Saying opponents of President Obama's health care reform law 'have most definitely stated a plausible claim,' a federal judge in Florida allows the key elements of the lawsuit to proceed.
10/14/2010 10:23 pm
The Supreme Court ruled against a group of waterfront property owners who said the state of Florida owed them money because it pumped sand onto beaches eroded by storms, lowering property values.
06/17/2010 06:59 pm
John Paul Stevens, the longest serving Supreme Court justice, plans to leave the bench in June. The Stevens retirement allows President Obama to name a second high court justice, opening the way for a likely confirmation battle.
04/09/2010 03:02 pm
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
Civil rights activists praise the court for not throwing out a key provision of the 1965 Voting Rights Act.
06/23/2009 01:00 am
She asked probing questions of each side in the reverse-discrimination suit. But the circuit court's 135-word summary order rubbed some the wrong way.
06/03/2009 01:00 am
In nominating Sonia Sotomayor, the president cited both her judicial experience and her compelling personal story.
05/26/2009 01:00 am