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

Brunt of Supreme Court Tax Ruling to Fall on Montgomery County

Although a U.S. Supreme Court ruling striking down a Maryland tax could affect similar laws in nearly 5,000 local jurisdictions in other states, the brunt of Monday’s decision will fall on one county.

05/19/2015

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

Supreme Court Strikes Down Maryland Tax Law

The Supreme Court has struck down a Maryland tax that has the effect of double-taxing income residents earned in other states.

05/18/2015

Maryland state troopers stand guard near a CVS pharmacy that was burned to the ground yesterday during rioting after the funeral of Freddie Gray, on April 28, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. Gray, 25, was arrested for possessing a switch blade knife April 12 outside the Gilmor Houses housing project on Baltimore's west side. According to his attorney, Gray died a week later in the hospital from a severe spinal cord injury he received while in police custody.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Can You Run From Police? U.S. Courts Apply a Double Standard

When police spotted Freddie Gray and he took off running through his Baltimore neighborhood, officers made a split-second decision to give chase, setting in motion his death in custody and rioting in the streets.

04/29/2015

Same Sex Marriage Supporters

Chief Justice Roberts: Gay Couples ‘Seeking To Change’ What Institution Of Marriage Is

Justices are considering whether states can continue defining marriage as the union of a man and a woman, or whether the Constitution gives gay and lesbian couples the right to marry.

04/28/2015

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

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