Justice Anthony Kennedy

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Justice Kennedy Blocks Gay Marriage Ruling

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has temporarily blocked an appeals court ruling that declared gay marriage legal in Idaho and Nevada.

10/08/2014

Supreme Court Likely To Allow Muslim Inmate To Grow Out Beard  (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Justices Rule For Death Row Inmates With Low IQ

The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that states must look beyond an intelligence test score in borderline cases of mental disability to determine whether a death row inmate is eligible to be executed.

05/27/2014

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said a federal law limits how much money victims of child pornography can recover from people who viewed their images online, throwing out a nearly $3.4 million judgment in favor of a woman whose childhood rape has been widely seen on the Internet. Two dissenting justices called on Congress to change the law to benefit victims. Credit: Kim Hong-Ji / AFP / Getty Images

Supreme Court Tosses $3.4M Award To Child Porn Victim

he Supreme Court on Wednesday said a federal law limits how much money victims of child pornography can recover from people who viewed their images online.

04/23/2014

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Roberts Suggests Contraception Requirement Forces Religious Business Owners To Violate Their Conscience

Seemingly divided, the Supreme Court struggled Tuesday with the question of whether companies have religious rights, a case challenging President Barack Obama’s health overhaul and its guarantee of birth control in employees’ preventive care plans.

03/26/2014

People line up outside the U.S. Supreme Court in the early morning hours of Wednesday, June 26, 2013, in anticipation of two key rulings on gay marriage. (Photo credit: Kevin Patrick/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Supreme Court Rules Defense of Marriage Act Unconstitutional

The Supreme Court has ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional.

06/26/2013

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 Sends Affirmative Action Case Back To Appeals Court

The Supreme Court has sent a Texas case on race-based college admissions back to a lower court for another look.

06/24/2013

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Court: Police Can Take DNA Swabs From Arrestees

A divided Supreme Court says police can legally take DNA without a warrant from those arrested in hopes of using it to solve old cases.

06/03/2013

File photo of the Supreme Court building. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Rules Police Can Take DNA From Those Arrested Without Warrant

A divided Supreme Court says police can legally take DNA without a warrant from those arrested in hopes of using it to solve old cases.

06/03/2013

Same-sex marriage supporters demonstrate in front of the Supreme Court on March 27, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Roberts: ‘Political Leaders Falling All Over Themselves To Endorse’ Gay Marriage

In a landmark debate over gay marriage, Justice Anthony Kennedy, a conservative but often a decisive vote, is expressing concern that a federal law that prevents married gay couples from receiving benefits afforded straight married Americans might conflict with state laws.

03/27/2013

Opponents and supporters of same-sex marriage converge in front of the US Supreme Court as the March for Marriage arrives at the court in Washington,DC on March 26, 2013. The court is hearing arguments on California's Proposition 8 ban on same-sex marriage.    (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Justice Kennedy Suggests Court Could Dismiss Prop 8 Case With No Ruling

The Supreme Court waded into the fight over same-sex marriage Tuesday, at a time when public opinion is shifting rapidly in favor of permitting gay and lesbian couples to wed, but 40 states don’t allow it.

03/26/2013

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