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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

File photo of onlookers standing in front of the U.S. Supreme Court Building. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

High Court Weighs Mich. Ban On Affirmative Action

After the Supreme Court ruled a decade ago that race could be a factor in college admissions in a Michigan case, affirmative action opponents persuaded the state’s voters to outlaw any consideration of race. Now, the high court is weighing whether that change to Michigan’s constitution is itself discriminatory.

10/14/2013

File photo of the U.S. Supreme Court justices. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Term Begins Amid Government Shutdown

The justices take the bench Monday for the start of their new term with important cases already on tap.

10/07/2013

People wait to enter the U.S. Supreme Court building, on June 24, 2013 in Washington D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Term Begins With Contentious Topics

The Supreme Court is beginning a new term with controversial topics that offer the court’s conservative majority the chance to move aggressively to undo limits on campaign contributions, undermine claims of discrimination in housing and mortgage lending, and allow for more government-sanctioned prayer.

10/06/2013

File photo of U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts. (credit: TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Chief Justice a Victim of Credit-Card Fraud

Chief Justice John Roberts has been a victim of credit-card fraud.

03/28/2013

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

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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 the preparations for President Barack Obama's second inauguration next week. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama to Take Private Oath in Brief Family Service

President Barack Obama’s private swearing-in will be a brief, sparsely attended ceremony in the Blue Room of the White House.

01/15/2013

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Opinion: Obamacare Is Bad For Small Business

As the final days of the presidential campaign of 2012 wind down, there is ongoing concern about what President Barack Obama’s law for requiring businesses to provide health care for its employees will do to small business owners.

10/25/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Duke It Out Over Energy And Health Care

The two presidential candidates were asked a question by CBS Local about Obamacare vs. Romneycare and asked them to talk about the similarities or differences between the two plans.

10/15/2012

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