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Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

D.C.’s Arena Stage to Produce Play on Justice Scalia

The drama of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia will reach the Washington theater stage with a new play premiering next year.

02/26/2014

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Court Likely To Uphold Michigan Measure On Race

The Supreme Court seemed prepared Tuesday to uphold a voter-approved ban on taking account of race in college admissions.

10/15/2013

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. (Credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Scalia Expects NSA Wiretaps to End Up in Court

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia says the courts will ultimately have to determine the legality of wiretapping by the National Security Agency. And he’s not sure that’s a good thing.

09/25/2013

The Supreme Court has turned away a Christian university's attempt to overturn a key part of the Obama administration's health care law. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Strikes Down Anti-Prostitution Pledge For Free Speech Restriction

In a free-speech ruling, the Supreme Court said Thursday that the government cannot force private health organizations to denounce prostitution as a condition of getting taxpayer money to fight AIDS around the world.

06/20/2013

People walk past the U.S. Supreme Court building on June 13, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Rules Arizona Cannot Require Voters To Prove US Citizenship

The Supreme Court says states cannot require would-be voters to prove they are U.S. citizens before using a federal registration system designed to make signing up easier.

06/17/2013

File photo of members of the Supreme Court. (credit: Getty Images)

High Court Poised To Upend Civil Rights Policies

Has the nation lived down its history of racism and should the law become colorblind? Addressing two pivotal legal issues, one on affirmative action and a second on voting rights, a divided Supreme Court is poised to answer those questions.

03/31/2013

File photo of supporters of same-sex marriage demonstrating outside the Supreme Court. (credit: Getty Images)

Gay Marriage At Supreme Court: How A Case Can Fizzle

Late in the oral argument over same-sex marriage in California, Justice Anthony Kennedy made a startling comment, given the months of buildup and mountain of legal briefs that have descended on the justices.

03/28/2013

File photo of President Barack Obama. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Republicans Block Obama Nominee To Appeals Court

Senate Republicans on Wednesday blocked the confirmation of federal appeals court nominee Caitlin Halligan for the second time, denying President Barack Obama a key judicial appointment.

03/06/2013

File photo of Dick Armey, former chairman of FreedomWorks. Contributions of close to $7 million came from one donor to FreedomWorks leading up to the election, according to campaign statements. (credit: Getty Images)

Shadowy Donor Behind Millions Of Dollars’ Worth Of Tea Party ‘Super’ PAC Checks

A lawyer in Tennessee who is mysteriously linked to millions of dollars in campaign contributions steered to congressional candidates doubled his investments in the weeks before Election Day and quietly funneled $6.8 million more to a prominent Tea Party group, according to new financial statements filed with the government.

12/07/2012

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Corporation Hoping To Become Next Mayor Of Los Angeles

American political history often contains stories of unlikely candidates who beat the odds and make it into office. One corporation is hoping to become one of those stories.

05/01/2012

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