Supreme Court case on a key provision in law takes up the question “What did Ben Nelson Want?”
A lower court was told it erred in relying on a precedent favoring vested benefits in union contracts.
One week after allowing an Oklahoma execution, the justices agreed to review the procedure.
The video doesn’t show much, but it provides clear audio of the seven protesters from the group 99Rise, as well as Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr.’s joke.
About half a dozen protesters stood, one after the other, and shouted criticism of the controversial ruling.
The Supreme Court justice and conservative stalwart asked tough questions in defense of the law.
In 7-to-2 ruling, justices say informing media of impending staffing cuts did not violate separate disclosure law.
The Supreme Court seemed split along familiar lines as the justices heard a case involving that question.
Arkansas violated federal law by not accommodating a prisoner’s religious beliefs, the justices say.
On Friday, they agreed to hear arguments and set the table for what some see as a narrowed focus.