U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Trump Administration Exemptions To Obamacare Birth Control MandateThe Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the Trump administration's broad exemptions to employers who raise religious or moral objections to providing free birth control coverage, paving the way for more employers to opt out of a provision of the Obama-era health care law that has been at the center of a long-running dispute before the courts.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hospitalized For Infection Caused By GallstoneJustice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was hospitalized Tuesday with an infection caused by a gallstone, but plans to take part in the court’s arguments by telephone Wednesday.
South Bay Homeless Advocates Claim Victory After Supreme Court DecisionBay Area homeless advocates are claiming victory after the U. S. Supreme Court let stand a lower court ruling that allows homeless people to sleep on public sidewalks or city parks if there is no other shelter for them.
Question of Homeless Access to Public Streets, Parks May Soon Reach Supreme CourtDoes someone have a constitutional right to sleep on a sidewalk? What about in a city park? Following a hearing on Friday, those questions could soon be taken up by the Supreme Court.
California Foie Gras Ban To Take Effect After US Supreme Court Declines ReviewThe U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way Monday for California’s ban on foie gras to go into effect after a seven-year legal battle.
Kavanaugh Sworn to High Court After Rancorous Confirmation, ProtestsBrett Kavanaugh was sworn in Saturday evening as the 114th justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, after a wrenching debate over sexual misconduct and judicial temperament that shattered the Senate and ushered in an acrimonious new level of polarization,
Supreme Court Rejects Appeal by S.F. Crisis Pregnancy CenterTwo days after issuing a decision in favor of crisis pregnancy centers, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a San Francisco center's appeal in a different case.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Kennedy Announces RetirementSupreme Court Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy has announced he will retire.
Supreme Court Sides With Baker In Same-Sex Wedding Cake CaseThe U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple.
California Pregnancy Center Abortion Info Law Heads To U.S. Supreme CourtThe U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday on the constitutionality of a California law that requires pregnancy crisis clinics to inform patients about the availability of abortions.
Supreme Court Rejects Samsung Appeal In Apple Patents CaseThe Supreme Court has rejected Samsung’s appeal of court rulings that it impermissibly copied features of Apple’s iPhone.
U.S. Supreme Court To Hear Transgender Restroom CaseThe Supreme Court will take up transgender rights for the first time in the case of a Virginia school board that wants to prevent a transgender teenager from using the boys' bathroom at his high school.
Obama Nominates Judge Merrick Garland For Supreme CourtPresident Barack Obama will nominate federal appeals court judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court on Wednesday.
Obama Vetting NorCal Native, Nevada Governor For Supreme CourtPresident Barack Obama is reportedly vetting Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval, a Northern California native, as a possible nominee to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the U.S. Supreme Court.
Kamala Harris Squashes Supreme Court RumorsCalifornia Attorney General and 2016 U.S. Senate candidate Kamala Harris has ended speculation in her interest becoming a U.S. Supreme Court justice.