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U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception Mandate

A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.

07/02/2014

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U.S. Justices To Take Up Maryland Pregnancy Case

The U.S. Supreme Court will take up the pregnancy discrimination claims of a package delivery driver for UPS in Maryland who was refused a light duty assignment so she could continue working while pregnant.

07/01/2014

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Justices: Can’t Make Employers Cover Contraception

The Supreme Court rules some businesses don’t have to provide contraceptive coverage to female employees under the Affordable Care Act if the business owners have religious objections to it.

06/30/2014

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Supreme Court Ruling Prevents Police From Searching Cell Phones During Arrest

It’s a landmark Supreme Court ruling on cell phones and privacy. The nation’s highest court says police cannot search a person’s phone during an arrest.

06/25/2014

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Court To Hear Dispute Over State Tax Collection

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider a dispute over how a state may tax the income that its residents earn in another state.

05/27/2014

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Carroll County Reverts To Disputed Prayer Policy

Prayer is back on the agenda in Carroll County. The county’s commissioners, buoyed by a Supreme Court ruling in a case from upstate New York, voted to reinstate praying in their meetings.

05/08/2014

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Carroll Co. Board Not Yet Resuming Christian Prayer

The Carroll County Commissioners aren’t yet resuming Christian prayer at their public meetings despite court action that apparently allows it.

05/06/2014

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Court Lifts Bar To Christian Prayer In Carroll County

An order that barred elected leaders of Carroll County from opening their public meetings with prayers invoking the name of Jesus Christ was lifted Monday by a federal judge, hours after the U.S. Supreme Court narrowly approved of Christian prayers opening town board meetings in New York state.

05/05/2014

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Supreme Court Takes On Warrantless Cell Phone Searches

A challenge is underway now in the Supreme Court to the current practice of police searching the contents of cell phones during an arrest.

04/30/2014

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Md. Won’t Enforce $10K Donor Limit After Ruling

Maryland elections officials say they will no longer enforce a $10,000 limit on donors’ contributions to state candidates during a four-year election cycle, citing a U.S. Supreme Court ruling.

04/11/2014

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Supreme Court Won’t Hear Md. Immigration Case

The U.S. Supreme Court is refusing to hear a Frederick County immigration enforcement dispute.

03/24/2014

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Supreme Court May Hear Md. Immigration Case

A lawsuit challenging immigration enforcement by the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office is one step away from the U.S. Supreme Court.

03/20/2014

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