The United States Supreme Court has upheld the federal health care law, finding the critical individual mandate provision valid under Congress’ taxing powers, although not under its power to regulate commerce. Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, who opposed the health ...Read More »
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Advocates clashed Monday over whether a new U.S. Supreme Court decision gives a victory to those who favor allowing police to ask for documentation from suspected illegal immigrants without probable cause. The chair of the Prince William County board of ...Read More »
(AP) They’ve been called “courtiers of the marble palace” and “sorcerers’ apprentices.” But to the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court, their law clerks are much more: sparring partners, workhorses and, often, extended family. Each of the court’s nine justices ...
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The U.S. Supreme Court solidified its pro-arbitration stance in its decision last month interpreting the Credit Repair Organizations Act. In CompuCredit v. Greenwood, the justices said the CROA was silent on whether claims can proceed in arbitration, despite a prohibition ...Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that the First Amendment’s ministerial exception bars job-bias suits against religion-based employers likely will have an impact far beyond discrimination claims. The affirmative defense could be invoked in other cases, including those alleging sexual abuse ...Read More »
Because the Credit Repair Organizations Act is silent on whether claims can proceed in arbitration, the Federal Arbitration Act mandates the parties’ arbitration agreement be enforced, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Jan. 10. A group of consumers brought suit ...Read More »