supreme-court-decisions

Full text: The SCOTUS Hobby Lobby opinion on employer contraceptive coverage

Read the entire ruling on employer contraceptive coverage.

The Supreme Court ended Proposition 8. Here’s what that means.

The Supreme Court ducked a ruling on the merits of California's same-sex marriage ban. But that's the same thing as a win for California's LGBT couples.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jun 26, 2013

The Supreme Court issued six rulings today. Here’s what they said.

The court issued six rulings today. Here's what they did.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jun 24, 2013

READ: Supreme Court rules anti-prostitution rule violates First Amendment

The government can't force aid groups to take a stand against prostitution as a precondition for getting funding.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jun 20, 2013

READ: Supreme Court makes it harder to bring class-action lawsuits

The Supreme Court ruled 5-3 against businesses who objected to being required to accept American Express debit cards along with the company's charge card.

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Jun 20, 2013

READ: Supreme Court ruling makes it harder to punish repeat offenders

It's now harder for past convictions to count against you.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jun 20, 2013

READ: The Supreme Court rules against proof-of-citizenship requirements for voting

In a 7-2 decision, the court finds that the national "motor voter" law trumps Arizona's state law requiring proof of citizenship to vote.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jun 17, 2013

READ – The Supreme Court rules lawyers can’t use DMV records to find clients

The court's conservatives rule against trial lawyers, and for the would-be clients to whom those lawyers were sending junk mail.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jun 17, 2013

READ: The Supreme Court rules that judges can’t impose mandatory minimums on their own

Thomas writes for a 5-4 court, joining the court's liberals. A previous Court decision by Kennedy is reversed.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jun 17, 2013

READ: The Supreme Court rules against big pharma

Breyer writes for a 5-3 court, with Samuel Alito recusing himself.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jun 17, 2013

READ: The Supreme Court rules prosecutors can use a suspect’s silence as evidence of guilt

Alito writes 5-4 decision for the court.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jun 17, 2013