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Gay marriage victory at Supreme Court triggering backlash

USA TODAY - ‎20 hours ago‎
Corrections and clarifications: An earlier version of this story misidentified the Alabama official leading efforts against same-sex marriage in the state.
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Supreme Court May Decide Transgender Bathroom Issue Once And For All

Daily Caller - ‎13 hours ago‎
The nationwide debate over transgender bathrooms may ultimately be decided by the Supreme Court. Texas led the way by filing a lawsuit Wednesday over the Obama administration's directive that transgender students in public schools be allowed to use ...
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For last six years, no Scheduled Caste judge sent to Supreme Court

The Indian Express - ‎9 hours ago‎
Moreover, in the last 10 years, the Supreme Court collegium, which is tasked with recommending names for elevation to the apex court, has picked only three women candidates.
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US|Supreme Court Nominee Merrick Garland Advises Graduates on Facing 'Twists and Turns'

New York Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
SKOKIE, Ill. - President Obama's Supreme Court nominee, Merrick B. Garland, returned to his high school on Sunday and told its graduates that they must learn to deal with the unexpected.
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Talented crop running for Supreme Court

Charlotte Observer - ‎14 hours ago‎
Voters go to the polls next week for a rare June congressional primary, but there's another little-followed race on the ballot that is at least as important: A seat on the North Carolina Supreme Court. Incumbent Bob Edmunds seeks a third term and is ...

Supreme Court Justice Designs Video Game About Civics

Voice of America (blog) - ‎11 hours ago‎
Civics is the study of the rights and responsibilities of citizenship. This project is designed to increase civics teaching in U.S.
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Parramatta Eels 'gang of five' ready to drop Supreme Court action against NRL - ‎9 hours ago‎
Suspended chairman Steve Sharp, directors Tom Issa and Peter Serrao, chief executive John Boulous and football operations manager Daniel Anderson are due back in the NSW Supreme Court on Tuesday for a hearing against the NRL after arguing they ...
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CJ to address Supreme Court impasse over retirement age

Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog) - ‎54 minutes ago‎
By OLIVE BURROWS, NAIROBI, Kenya, May 30 - The Chief Registrar of the Judiciary Anne Amadi on Monday told Capital FM News that Chief Justice Willy Mutunga, “as President of the Supreme Court,” would “give direction” on unfolding events following a ...

Supreme Court asked to rule on Trump casino bankruptcy

Los Angeles Times - ‎17 hours ago‎
The Supreme Court is being asked to take up a bankruptcy dispute involving the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City and to decide whether to restore the health and pension benefits of more than 1,000 casino workers.

Connecticut's undocumented immigrants await US Supreme Court

The Advocate - ‎May 28, 2016‎
STAMFORD - Philip Berns knows immigrants who are concerned - and some who have even been scammed - as their status in the country hinges on an impending U.S.
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Supreme Court dismisses Star India plea

ESPN - ‎May 29, 2016‎
The Supreme Court has moved to safeguard free-to-air cricket in India, upholding a ruling that broadcasters of important sporting events must share their live feed, minus advertisements and sponsor logos, with the state-owned Prasar Bharati.
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Canada and Manitoba Métis Federation sign MOU following historic Supreme Court land ruling - ‎May 27, 2016‎
The Canadian government and the Manitoba Métis Federation signed a Memorandum of Understanding Friday that arose out of a historic Supreme Court land ruling in 2013. "The signing of this historic document sets the stage for the parties to advance their ...
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Kansas Supreme Court Rejects School Funding Plan, Citing 'Intolerable' Inequities

New York Times - ‎May 27, 2016‎
The Kansas Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the state Legislature had failed to equitably fund public schools, once again giving the state until June 30 to fix its financing system or face a court-ordered shutdown of schools.

Virginia death row inmate asks Supreme Court to hear case

WTOP - ‎May 28, 2016‎
The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that ( Ricky Javon Gray's lawyers said in a petition filed with the court this month that Virginia courts failed to provide Gray with a “meaningful opportunity” to challenge the ...

Supreme Court's Zubik decision is more compromise than punt, some argue

Catholic News Service - ‎May 27, 2016‎
WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Immediately after the Supreme Court sent the contraceptive case back to the lower courts May 16, some called the decision a punt -- the football analogy of sending the ball back to the other team -- or in this case the lower courts.
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Iowa's Supreme Court Rules on Life Sentence Without Parole for Juveniles

The Atlantic - ‎May 27, 2016‎
In sum, we conclude that sentencing courts should not be required to make speculative up-front decisions on juvenile offenders' prospects for rehabilitation because they lack adequate predictive information supporting such a decision.
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Justice Scalia's cruelest irony: This is the real impact of a 4-4 Supreme Court

Salon - ‎May 28, 2016‎
Justice Scalia's cruelest irony: This is the real impact of a 4-4 Supreme FILE - In this Oct. 18, 2011 file photo, U.S. Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia looks into the balcony before addressing the Chicago-Kent College Law justice in Chicago. A ...

Obama's choice for Supreme Court no friend to Alaska small business

Alaska Dispatch News - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Frost, which deals with the state's right to regulate its navigable waters under the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act.
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BC Supreme Court judge orders WorkSafeBC to review case of man called 'retard' by his boss - ‎May 27, 2016‎
A man whose boss called him a "retard" has won the right to have WorkSafeBC review his previously rejected claim. The case was reviewed by a B.C.