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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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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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