Supreme Court

(Photo credit YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images)

A Recap of Virginia’s Gay Marriage Case

Same-sex marriages began in Virginia on Monday after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal of a lower court decision striking down the state’s ban on such unions.

10/06/2014

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

Court Clears the Way for Gay Marriage Expansion

The Supreme Court has turned away appeals from five states seeking to prohibit same-sex marriages, paving the way for an immediate expansion of gay and lesbian unions.

10/06/2014

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

Supreme Court To Hear Cases Over Employment, Housing Bias

The 11 cases the Justices will hear in the new term will touch on everything from political spending to redistricting to racial and religious discrimination.

10/03/2014

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

Supreme Court Puts Off Start Of Early Voting In Ohio

A divided Supreme Court has put off the start of early voting in Ohio, which had been set to begin Tuesday.

09/29/2014

Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court Elena Kagan speaks onstage at the FORTUNE Most Powerful Women Summit on October 16, 2013 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for FORTUNE)

Justice Kagan Performs Her First Same-Sex Wedding

Justice Elena Kagan has officiated for the first time at a same-sex wedding, a Maryland ceremony for her former law clerk and his husband.

09/22/2014

(Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

ACLU Supporting Md. Woman in Supreme Court Case

A Maryland woman whose pregnancy discrimination case will be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court is getting support from the American Civil Liberties Union.

09/11/2014

U.S. Supreme Court members pose for photographs in 2010. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

32 States Ask Supreme Court To Settle Gay Marriage Issue Once And For All

A stinging rejection of same-sex marriage bans in Wisconsin and Indiana, issued by a unanimous and unequivocal U.S. appeals court, has brought hope to those fighting the laws that the Supreme Court will feel pressure to rule soon in their favor.

09/05/2014

credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images

High Court Blocks Same-Sex Unions In Virginia

Same-sex couples will have to forget their plans to marry in Virginia — at least for now — after the U.S. Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to delay an appeals court ruling striking down the state’s gay marriage ban.

08/20/2014

Gay couples in Virginia can now get married in the state. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gay Marriages in Va. Could Begin Thursday, Unless U.S. Supreme Court Intervenes

The clock is ticking on whether the U.S. Supreme Court will delay a ruling striking down Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban.

08/18/2014

President Barack Obama speaks briefly at a news conference on Iraq on Aug. 11, 2014 in Chilmark on Martha's Vineyard, Mass. (credit: Rick Friedman-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘I Need A Democratic Senate’ Because ‘We’re Going To Have Supreme Court Appointments’

Foreign policy crises have a way of intruding on President Barack Obama’s Martha’s Vineyard vacations.

08/12/2014

more

previous

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,682 other followers