Tag: U.S. Supreme Court
Without comment, justices decline to hear lawsuit that would overturn ban on ‘reparative therapy.’
Justices rule that cellphones deserve higher level of protection than other items a suspect might carry.
New book by New York Times reporter details the behind-the-scenes battle to legalize same-sex marriage.
At issue: Whether sifting through phone contents without court OK violates ban on unreasonable searches.
WASHINGTON (AP and KQED) — In significant but incomplete victories for gay rights, the Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down a provision of a federal law denying federal benefits to married gay couples and cleared the way for the resumption of same-sex marriage in California. California Gov. Jerry Brown and Attorney Gen. Kamala Harris said […]
Update Wednesday: We’re live blogging today’s decisions here. The U.S. Supreme Court did not release rulings on either Proposition 8 or the Defense of Marriage Act today. The court said it will convene again tomorrow at 7 a.m. for the last time this term to issue its remaining decisions. Presumably, those will include rulings on […]
The Supreme Court is expected to rule on Proposition 8 next week. There are a number of possible outcomes. (If you’re confused about any of this, start by reading the summary of what you need to know about Prop. 8 at the Supreme Court.) The U.S. Supreme Court could affirm the 9th Circuit decision that […]
Update: The U.S. Supreme Court released three decisions today, none of which was one of the closely watched cases on same-sex marriage, the Voting Rights Act and affirmative action in school admissions. The court now has 11 cases still remaining. There are only two scheduled decision-release days left, Monday and Thursday — though it’s possible […]
by Rachael Marcus, Kelly Dunleavy O’Mara and Jon Brooks We are fast nearing a U.S. Supreme Court decision on Proposition 8, California’s same-sex marriage ban. The court does not announce in advance which opinions it will release on which days, but the last scheduled date for opinions to come down is Jun 27, though the […]
Nearly five years after voters passed Proposition 8, the U.S. Supreme Court will soon decide the fate of California’s ban on same-sex marriage. But will that be the final word? When two same-sex couples filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Prop. 8, their attorney, Theodore Olson, described the issue in sweeping terms. “The case […]