WASHINGTON (Reuters) – With a barrage of legal briefs, a coalition of business groups and Republican-leaning states are taking their fight against Obama administration climate change regulations to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Though some members of the Republican party have been moving rapidly to support LGBT rights and in particular equal marriage, the shift has been far from universal. And as my colleague David Nakamura reported the other day, that could pose … Continue reading
WASHINGTON, March 27 (Reuters) – North Carolina’s Kay Hagan on Wednesday became the sixth Democratic senator to endorse gay marriage this week as the U.S. Supreme Court heard two cases on the issue.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – For nearly four years, proponents of same-sex marriage have been strategically building a test case aimed at convincing the conservative-leaning Supreme Court to declare that gay marriage is a constitutional right. The advocates felt they were ready.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – For the second day running, the Supreme Court on Wednesday will confront the issue of gay marriage, hearing arguments on a U.S. law that denies federal benefits to legally married same-sex couples.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – As the Supreme Court heard arguments on Tuesday on the delicate and divisive issue of gay marriage, Chief Justice John Roberts expressed doubt that California opponents of gay marriage had a right to be heard in federal … Continue reading
Today, the Supreme Court opens two days of oral arguments on whether the right to marriage extends to same-sex couples. Both cases—one on California’s Prop 8, the other on the federal Defense of Marriage Act—are being closely watched. People began … Continue reading
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – When the U.S. Supreme Court considers the constitutionality of marriage for gay men and lesbians in the coming week, the justices will be taking a major step toward defining their own legacy.
The Securities and Exchange Commission suffered a legal blow Wednesday when the Supreme Court unanimously rejected the agency’s position on how much time regulators have to pursue civil penalties. In Gabelli v. SEC, two officials at the Gabelli Fund argued … Continue reading
LONDON, Feb 26 (Reuters) – The UK’s highest court has rejected a last-ditch attempt by fugitive Kazakh oligarch Mukhtar Ablyazov to defend himself in court against charges that he masterminded one of…