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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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.


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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.


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.


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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.


Abortion Demonstrators Protest on National Mall

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.