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File photo of the Supreme Court building. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Eases Rules To Sue Federal Government For Malpractice

The Supreme Court on Wednesday made it easier for people to sue the federal government for negligence, in a decision that could affect military veterans with claims of medical malpractice.

04/22/2015

Alan Gross and his wife, Judy, as he marks his first remarks after being released from Cuban prison. (Photo by Cameron Thompson/All-News 99.1)

High Court Rejects Appeal From Md. Subcontractor Freed From Cuba

The Supreme Court won’t hear an appeal from a former government subcontractor seeking to sue the U.S. government for negligence over his five-year imprisonment in Cuba.

04/06/2015

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

5 Arrested in Protest Inside Supreme Court

Protesters disrupted Supreme Court proceedings on Wednesday for the second time this year with shouted criticism of the court’s previous rulings on campaign finance.

04/01/2015

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Supreme Court Weighs Spider-Man Toy Patent Fight

The Justices tried to cut through a web of legal arguments over whether an inventor could keep collecting royalties on a Spider-Man toy even after his patent expired.

03/31/2015

File photo of the Supreme Court building. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

High Court Sends Back Ruling on Virginia Redistricting

A federal appeals court must take another look at its ruling that Virginia state lawmakers packed too many black voters into one congressional district, the U.S. Supreme Court said Monday.

03/30/2015

Sonia Sotomayor Speaking

Sotomayor: Lack Of Diverse Life Experience On Supreme Court ‘A Real Problem’

The partisan divide over same-sex marriage among top elected officials remains stark, with Democrats overwhelmingly on record in favor and Republicans mostly silent so far.

03/16/2015

File photo of the Supreme Court building. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

High Court to Hear Appeal From Baltimore Police Officer

The Supreme Court will hear an appeal from a former Baltimore city police officer convicted on charges of extortion and conspiracy to commit extortion.

03/02/2015

File photo of the Supreme Court. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Sentence Reduced for 2 Supreme Court Demonstrators

Two protesters who pleaded guilty to demonstrating inside the Supreme Court have had their sentences reduced from five days in jail to one.

02/27/2015

A Nebraska federal judge says the Hobby Lobby decision has eroded confidence in the judicial system and divided the American public along partisan lines. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

New Charges for Group That Disrupted Supreme Court

Prosecutors took a hard line Thursday with demonstrators who participated in a rare disruption inside the U.S. Supreme Court, adding additional charges against them and saying disrupting the high court is different from other protests in the nation’s capital.

02/26/2015

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Justices Weigh Case of Muslim Denied Job at Abercrombie & Fitch Over Headscarf

The Supreme Court is considering the employment discrimination claim of a Muslim woman who was turned down for a job by clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch after she showed up at her job interview wearing a black headscarf that conflicted with the company’s dress code.

02/25/2015

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