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Maryland Appeals Income Tax Case To Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court is signaling interest in a dispute over Maryland’s “piggyback tax” for residents who earn income outside the state.

01/14/2014

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Supreme Court Justice Issues Reprieve For Birth Control Mandate

A Supreme Court justice issued an 11th hour reprieve for religious organizations opposed to offering birth control as part of their health insurance plans.

01/01/2014

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First Women On Supreme Court Join Portrait Gallery

The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery has installed a loaned painting of the first four female Supreme Court justices.

10/29/2013

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Supreme Court Won’t Hear Arguments Against Md. Gun Law

The Supreme Court won’t review a decision upholding Maryland’s law requiring handgun permit applicants to demonstrate a “good and substantial reason” for carrying a weapon outside their own home or business.

10/15/2013

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D.C. Court Sees Increase In Marriage Applications

The D.C. Superior Court says it is adding a second marriage ceremony room and boosting marriage bureau staffing to accommodate an increase in applications believed to be the result of the Supreme Court’s gay marriage ruling.

09/13/2013

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Same-Sex Ruling Has Employers Tweaking Benefits

The Supreme Court’s landmark ruling on same-sex marriage has private employers around the country scrambling to make sure their employee benefit plans comply with the law.

07/05/2013

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New Rule: Only Lawyers Can Argue Before Supreme Court

You must be a lawyer to argue before the Supreme Court. Thought that already was the case?

07/01/2013

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Gay Community Celebrates, But Baltimore Archbishop Calls 2 Supreme Court Rulings On Marriage Equality ‘Troubling’

A pair of Supreme Court rulings were a victory for supporters of same-sex marriage. The decision is bringing an emotional response on both sides of the issue.

06/26/2013

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Supreme Court Strikes Down DOMA, Clears Way For Same-Sex Unions In Calif.

The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that legally married same-sex couples should get the same federal benefits as heterosexual couples. The high court also cleared way for same-sex unions in California, but avoided ruling on gay marriage.

06/26/2013

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President Obama: Supreme Court Rights Wrong With Marriage Equality Rulings

President Barack Obama is applauding the Supreme court’s decision to strike down the Defense of Marriage Act. Obama says the court “has righted a wrong, and our country is better off for it.”

06/26/2013

Biden Vows To Work For New Voting Rights Law

Vice President Joe Biden says the Obama administration will do everything in its power to ensure fair voting in the wake of a Supreme Court ruling stopping part of the Voting Rights Act enforcement.

06/25/2013

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Supreme Court Archive Has About 14K Hours Of Audio

Supreme Court Justice Lewis F. Powell’s Tidewater Virginia drawl could make the word “court” sound as if it had two syllables. And Justice Clarence Thomas, though he doesn’t talk much, speaks in a deep baritone.

06/14/2013

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