GovBeat: supreme court


Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 01/03/2014

Gay marriage supporters ask Sotomayor to reject Utah’s request for a ban

The state fails to make its case for a temporary ban on gay marriages, attorneys representing gay couples argued Friday.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  12:48 PM ET, 01/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gay, gay marriage, gay rights, gays, newsletter, same sex marriage, same-sex, supreme court, Utah

Posted at 10:53 AM ET, 12/27/2013

Utah plans to take its gay-marriage fight to the Supreme Court soon

The state is expected to file a request for a temporary gay-marriage ban any day now.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  10:53 AM ET, 12/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gay, gay marriage, gay rights, gays, same sex marriage, same-sex, supreme court, Utah

Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 11/04/2013

Supreme Court hands abortion supporters a win by staying out of the Oklahoma fight

The Court left in place Monday a decision by Oklahoma’s highest court that a major provision of that state’s new abortion law is unconstitutional.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  12:43 PM ET, 11/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  abortion, Oklahoma, supreme court

Posted at 01:52 PM ET, 10/29/2013

Oklahoma’s abortion restrictions kicked back to the Supreme Court

The fate of the 2011 law is in the hands of the nation’s top court.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  01:52 PM ET, 10/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  abortion, Oklahoma, supreme court

Posted at 08:01 AM ET, 10/24/2013

29 states want the Supreme Court weighing in on another Obamacare mandate

The spotlight is on the law’s contraception mandate.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  08:01 AM ET, 10/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 10/21/2013

The Supreme Court just took a case that could affect state death penalty policies

How do you define whether someone’s sufficiently mentally disabled to avoid the death penalty?

By Niraj Chokshi  |  12:54 PM ET, 10/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:58 AM ET, 10/15/2013

The next, next Citizens United

A conservative attorney wants the Supreme Court to review a ban on corporate contributions.

By Reid Wilson  |  10:58 AM ET, 10/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  campaign finance, Iowa, States, supreme court