Chilling: US Army Lt. Col. vows to 'pry your gun from your cold, dead, fingers'
Prompted by a woman charged with killing another woman last weekend over the Alabama vs. Auburn college football game, a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army is calling for a ban on handguns and is willing to " pry your gun from your cold, dead, fingers ."
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Supreme Court birth control ruling could ripple widely
In an earlier decision, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, above, noted that the government can enforce laws as long as they don't selectively target religious practices.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
The Three Most Important Ongoing Second Amendment Cases
Since the 2010 Supreme Court case McDonald v. Chicago , which applied the ruling in the 2008 Heller case to states and localities, the Court has so far evaded any new case about the limits and meaning of the Second Amendment.
Court looks at protest ban at Calif. military base
The Supreme Court seemed likely Wednesday to reinstate the trespassing conviction of a man who was caught protesting military activities in a place he had been ordered to avoid: the zone designated for demonstrators outside the main gate at a California air force base.
Roth & Company, P.C.
Tax Roundup, 12/4/2013: Justice Scalia doesn't believe in the...
Tax Roundup, 12/4/2013: Justice Scalia doesn't believe in the Tax Fairy. And sure, the IRS can run another tax credit! The Supreme Court wrapped a bow around the IRS victories in the turn-of-the-century tax shelter wars by unanimously ruling that the 40% "gross valuation misstatement" penalty applied to a tax understatement caused by the "COBRA" ... (more)
Tue Dec 03, 2013
The Volokh Conspiracy
Captioned Headings in a Supreme Court Opinion [UPDATED]
Justice Scalia's opinion today in United States v. Woods is a minor loss for the taxpayer bar, overturning a longstanding Fifth Circuit doctrine that made it harder for the government to impose exorbitant penalties when it successfully invalidated a transaction as a tax shelter.
Justices consider airline frequent flier programs
Northwest Airlines, which has become part of Delta Air Lines, is asking the Supreme Court to confirm its ability to oust passengers from its frequent flier program.
The Miami Herald
Court will uphold tax penalty
The Supreme Court says two Texans' partnership doesn't keep the IRS from penalizing them for what the agency called a sham tax shelter.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
US News & World Report
Obamacare Opponents Cite Schumer in Bid to Defeat Contraception Mandate
A law introduced two decades ago by Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., is a key part of the legal case against the federal employer contraception mandate.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
The Washington Post
Supreme Court takes up contraceptive mandate, will rule on religious rights of corporations
The Supreme Court announced on Tuesday that it will decide whether for-profit businesses can be treated like religious entities in a politically and constitutionally freighted test of the Obama administration's mandate that employers include free contraception coverage as part of their health plans.
The Financial Mirror
Goodwin Procter's Growing Appellate Li ...
Goodwin Procter LLP , a national Am Law 50 firm, announced today that two recent law clerks to Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court have joined the firm as associates in the firm's growing Appellate Litigation Practice.
Wise County Messenger Online
50th year since JFK assassination is marked
Texans, Americans and citizens of the world in the past week remembered the shock and aftermath of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy 50 years ago in Dallas, on Nov. 22, 1963.Many newspapers and other media reflected on coverage of those days, some expanding on how the assassination changed views on public safety and kindled the ... (more)
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Court may take Obamacare challenge
Justice Antonin Scalia was appointed by President Ronald Reagan in 1986 to fill the seat vacated by Justice William Rehnquist when he was elevated to chief justice.
The Baltimore Sun
1993 religious freedom act is at heart of contraception case
When the Supreme Court confronted the case of Native Americans who were fired for smoking an illegal drug during a religious ceremony, Justice Antonin Scalia called a halt to granting religious exemptions under the Constitution's protection for the "free exercise" of religion.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
The Daily Caller
Collecting DNA is an unwarranted government intrusion
The American Civil Liberties Union and Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia don't often agree, but the increasingly widespread practice of collecting DNA from arrested individuals is bringing progressives and conservatives together in opposition.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Divided FEC rejects tea party groupa s bid to conceal donors
A sharply divided Federal Election Commission on Thursday turned down a petition from a leading tea party group for an exemption from disclosing its financial backers to protect them from harassment.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Supreme Court Rejects Application To Suspend Texas Abortion Law;...
In a 5-4 decision split along party lines, the Supreme Court rejected on Tuesday an emergency application to block a Texas abortion law, upholding the lower court's ruling that its embattled core provision is not without rational basis.
U.S. Justice Scalia swears in 16 new citizens at 150th Lincoln's Address
In honor of Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States, 16 new citizens were sworn in by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scallia, Tuesday, at the 150th commemoration of Lincoln's dedication of the Soldier's National Cemetery, Nov. `9, 1863.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
The Austin Chronicle
U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Intervene in HB 2 Lawsuit
The U.S. Supreme Court this afternoon declined to intervene and stay a provision of controversial House Bill 2 that requires abortion-performing doctors to have hospital admitting privileges within 30 miles of each facility where they provide care.
Politicians reflect on country's polarity over 150 years
The Evening Sun Gov. Tom Corbett checks his watch as he enters Soldiers' National Cemetery with other invited speakers including Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, left.