June 20, 2011 The action alleged widespread discrimination against its female employees by the retailer. But the court found that there was no "glue holding together" the allegations. Female employees can pursue individual cases.
Inside California's Chino State Prison.
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May 24, 2011 Though the U.S. Supreme Court has ordered a 33,000-inmate reduction, officials already have plans to transfer many nonviolent offenders to county jails. And they have two years to get things done.
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April 25, 2011 As expected, the justices will let the challenges work their way through the federal judicial system.
April 5, 2011 The Supreme Court blocks a Texas execution and examines the state's rules about execution drugs
Senate Majority Whip Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL) speaks during a Judiciary Committee hearing Wednesday to discuss the constitutionality of the new health law.
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February 2, 2011 After a federal court in Florida declared the health law unconstitutional, esteemed legal scholars weighed in on the ruling at a Senate hearing Wednesday. The consensus? There was none, with scholars endorsing either extreme.
As the Supreme Court debated, protesters gathered.
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December 9, 2010 Justice Antonin Scalia has become known for telling those who object to what the court did to "get over it." Critics say the decision will forever haunt the high court.
June 14, 2010 Supreme Court: No Automatic Deportation For Minor Drug Offenses.
May 10, 2010 President Obama has nominated Solicitor General Elena Kagan to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens. Already Kagan is proving to be a potential issue in the 2010 midterm elections.
April 19, 2010 Impressions of the Supreme Court...
April 15, 2010 A reader wants to know the possibility of President Obama naming his wife Michelle to the Supreme Court
August 7, 2009 There's a camp out there that believes just-confirmed Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor is not the court's first Hispanic. Instead, they say, that distinction belongs to Justice Benjamin Cardozo who served on the bench from 1932 until 1938, wh...
July 15, 2009 A listener asks why NPR isn't doing live broadcasts of the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Sonia Sotomayor. It was offered to NPR's 800-plus member stations — which is how most everyone hears NPR — but there wasn't enoug...
July 13, 2009 Think Supreme Court nominee hearings are boring? Play Tom Goldstein's "Sotomayor: The Drinking Game." (I wonder if she'll remember this the next time he argues a Supreme Court case.)
June 12, 2008 For the third time the Supreme Court ruled against the Bush administration in a case related to the rights of detainees. But will today's decision really mean anything to those held at Guantanamo Bay?
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March 18, 2008 District of Columbia v. Heller: The hottest show in town!
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