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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

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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

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

Supreme Court Won’t Stop Same-Sex Marriages From Beginning In Alabama

The U.S. Supreme Court says it won’t stop same-sex marriages from beginning in Alabama on Monday.

02/09/2015

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Poll: Most Americans Want Health Aid Restored If Supreme Court Kills Subsidies

A poll by the nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation says more than 6 in 10 would want Congress to restore the assistance.

01/28/2015

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Annual March for Life Draws Crowds in Washington

Anti-abortion demonstrators crowded on to the National Mall for an annual march coinciding with a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion.

01/22/2015

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Supreme Court Rules for Bearded Muslim Inmate

A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a Muslim prison inmate in Arkansas can grow a short beard for religious reasons.

01/20/2015

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High Court to Hear Gay Marriage Cases in April

Setting the stage for a potentially historic ruling, the Supreme Court says it will decide whether same-sex couples nationwide have a right to marry under the Constitution.

01/16/2015

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Justices Must Act Fast if Gay Marriage to be Settled in June

Time is running short for the Supreme Court to get same-sex marriage on its calendar if the justices want to tackle the issue before their current term ends in late June.

01/16/2015

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