STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER High court care case expands
By Don Davis
A U.S. Supreme Court hearing that could affect a Minnesota law allowing child care workers to join unions took on broader interest during Tuesday's arguments when it became apparent that ... Posted on 1/21/14 at 5:53 PM
UND NEWS Lawyering up North Dakota
By Juan Miguel Pedraza,University & Public Affairs Writer
Supreme Court chief justice notes 21 of state's 53 counties have fewer than four attorneys. Four counties have none. A Law School pilot... Posted on 11/7/13 at 4:53 PM
THE NEW FORTY God should have made me a Black lesbian.
Today California's Defense of Marriage Act was ruled unconstitutional by the United States Supreme Court. Today our country's constitution once again served as the foundation for equal rights. Today t... Posted on 6/26/13 at 10:47 PM
FARGO SCHOOL TALK "Road to Little Rock" debuts to packed house
When something promises to be good, people will come in spite of the weather. Temperatures last week hovered near zero in downtown Fargo, but it was no match for the lure of intellectual stimulation ... Posted on 1/30/13 at 9:27 AM
Judge says provision is unconstitutional
WASHINGTON – A federal judge on Monday ruled unconstitutional a key provision of President Barack Obama’s landmark health care overhaul law, moving its mandate that Americans buy health insurance coverage one step closer to a Supreme Court showdown.
Margaret Talev and Michael Doyle, McClatchy Newspapers
, December 14, 2010
Speculation as to why Ginni Thomas (wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas) left Anita Hill (Thomas’ sexual harassment accuser during his confirmation hearings a few decades ago) a phone message early one recent Saturday generally has been kind, viewing her as a wife still out to clear her husband’s name.
WASHINGTON – Supreme Court justices, in a rare public display of sympathy, strongly suggested Wednesday that they would like to rule for a dead Marine’s father against fundamentalist church members who picketed his son’s funeral – but aren’t sure they can.
Pawlenty appointments to state’s Supreme Court draw Democrat criticism
ST. PAUL – Lorie Skjerven Gildea was sworn in Monday as the Minnesota Supreme Court’s 22nd chief justice during a ceremony in St. Paul’s historic Landmark Center.
Don Davis, State Capitol Bureau
, July 13, 2010
Perry Mason, meet petty cases.
A North Dakota Supreme Court ruling issued Tuesday requires courts to let a defendant cited for violating noncriminal municipal traffic laws demand a trial by jury instead of by judge.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday nominated Solicitor General Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court, declaring she would demonstrate the same independence, integrity and passion for the law exhibited by retiring Justice John Paul Stevens.
Ben Feller, Associated Press Writer
, May 10, 2010
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