Articles by Supreme Court
Court Deals New Setback To Pennsylvania Voter ID Law
September 18 2012 2:47 PM EDT
The law mandating photo ID to vote in Pennsylvania, which Republicans like and Democrats hate, hits a fresh snag as the state Supreme Court sends it back to a lower jurisdiction..
Pakistan Bows To Court Demand In Zardari Corruption Probe
September 18 2012 9:42 AM EDT
Pakistan's Supreme Court finally got its way late Tuesday in a long-simmering row regarding President Asif Ali "Mr. 10 Percent" Zardari's unwillingness to respond to a Swiss inquiry into his alleged corruption dating back to his days as a high-ranking official under his wife Benazir Bhutto's second administration.
Church of Scientology Blasts Vanity Fair?s Tom Cruise Expose As ?Shoddy Journalism? And ?Religious Bigotry? [Read Letter]
September 17 2012 2:12 PM EDT
Jeffrey K. Riffer, a lawyer for the Church of Scientology, wrote an eight-page letter to Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter hoping to stop an expose of the church from ever being published.
'Outraged' Supreme Court Conservatives Leaked Roberts Health Care Switch: Book
September 16 2012 3:50 PM EDT
Chief Justice John Roberts had a change of heart after reflecting on how rejecting the health care law would impact his legacy on the court, according to a new book by Jeffrey Toobin.
Surprise! Who Owns The Mag That Published The Kate Middleton Topless Photos? Silvio Berlusconi
September 14 2012 2:43 PM EDT
The former prime minister of Italy, media billionaire and notorious womanizer owns hundreds of publications. It turns out that the French mag that disgusted Britain by doing what nobody had yet dared to do is also one of Berlusconi's many properties.
Today In Swing-State Voting Battles: Florida Purge Dulled, Pennsylvania ID To Supreme Court
September 13 2012 10:18 AM EDT
In Florida, voters who were struck from the rolls as part of a controversial purge are set to be reinstated; in Pennsylvania, a battle over a new law requiring photo identification at the polls reaches the highest court.
Indian Cartoonist's Arrest On Sedition Charges Sparks Widespread Criticism
September 11 2012 6:51 AM EDT
The arrest of freelance cartoonist and free-speech activist Aseem Trivedi on charges that his cartoons were derogatory to the Indian constitution has sparked widespread furor in India.
Andaman's Jarawa Tribe Population Rising; Human Safaris Continuing Despite Ban
September 08 2012 5:41 AM EDT
Amid the recent controversies relating to the exploitation of the endangered Jarawa tribes in the Andaman Islands of India, there is something to cheer about as the government has said that the population of the tribe has increased to 407.
Rep. John Lewis, Civil Rights Hero, Sees Threat 'Sacred' Voting Rights [FULL TEXT]
September 06 2012 6:41 PM EDT
Rep. John Lewis recounted the story of his beating during "Bloody Sunday" 1965 in Selma, and warned of threats to voting rights.
Are Cruise Ships Liable For Dangers On Shore?
September 06 2012 3:18 PM EDT
A newly reinstated negligence lawsuit against Carnival Cruise Line could become a pivotal piece of legislation in defining to what extent cruise ships may be held liable for criminal acts perpetrated against passengers at various ports of call.
The Most Controversial Part Of Arizona's Immigration Law Takes Effect: Police Stops
September 06 2012 11:07 AM EDT
A federal judge is allowing the most criticized piece of Arizona's tough immigration law to proceed, ushering in a new era of immigration enforcement in the state.
Democratic Platform 2012: Pro-Gay Marriage, Weak On Guns, And Completely Silent On Civil Liberties
September 04 2012 4:53 PM EDT
The Democratic National Committee's 2012 platform, released Monday night, will be officially adopted on Tuesday night.
Odisha Halts Operations at Six Coal India Mines
September 02 2012 9:01 AM EDT
Authorities in Odisha halted operations at six mines of Coal India, the world's largest coal miner, after its environmental clearances expired, a senior government official said on Sunday.
Fast Food May Soon Come With Obamacare Surcharge
August 31 2012 4:18 PM EDT
Fast-food franchise owners say the Affordable Care Act could virtually put them out of business with its requirements that they provide health-care coverage.
Death With Dignity: Doctor-Prescribed Suicide For Terminally Ill May Soon Be A Way To Die In Massachusetts
August 31 2012 3:26 PM EDT
Nearly two decades ago, Oregon became the first state to allow terminally ill patients to get a prescription for drugs that could be used to take their own lives. Since then, about 600 people in the state have chosen to die in this fashion. Now, it's Massachusetts' turn to consider legalizing this controversial way of death.
Macon Lawyer Frank Jones, 87, Died Of Leukemia: Attorney Headed Georgia's Fight To Repeal Obamacare
August 31 2012 10:37 AM EDT
Frank Jones, a longtime attorney in Macon, Ga., who was widely recognized throughout Georgia for his effort in trying to appeal the Affordable Care Act, died this week after losing a battle to leukemia. He was 87.
India Meets Pakistan At Tehran Summit: What’s On The Menu?
August 30 2012 11:15 AM EDT
Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar, said the two countries need to settle their disputes in a more “mature” way.
Ryan Thrills GOP, Calls Obama True Threat To Medicare
August 29 2012 11:07 PM EDT
Rep. Paul Ryan closed the second night of the 2012 Republican National Convention proudly accepting the vice presidential nomination as a representative of his generation, promising to deliver the America they inherited to their own children.
Full Text Of Rand Paul's Republican National Convention Speech [TRANSCRIPT]
August 29 2012 9:03 PM EDT
Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky delivered a fiery speech Wednesday night aimed directly at the policies of President Barack Obama and the Democrats in Congress.
Environmentalists Hail Chilean Court's Decision To Halt Power Plant
August 29 2012 11:54 AM EDT
A decision by Chile's top court to temporarily block a massive, coal-fired power generation venture pleased environmentalists but the project's backers, who saw their share price fall, insisted the delay was unnecessary.