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U.S. Appeals Courts Issue Conflicting Decisions On Obamacare Subsidies

U.S. Appeals Courts Issue Conflicting Decisions On Obamacare SubsidiesBefore the ink dried on a decision in another case, another three-judge panel hearing a similar case issued a decision that was completely opposite.

Democratic Effort To Override Hobby Lobby Ruling Fails

Democratic Effort To Override Hobby Lobby Ruling FailsA Democratic effort to override the Supreme Court's recent ruling on contraceptive coverage failed in the Senate on Wednesday.

EEOC Announces Tougher Rules Protecting Pregnant Workers

EEOC Announces Tougher Rules Protecting Pregnant WorkersDiscrimination against female workers who might get pregnant in the future, or have been pregnant in the past, is against the law, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said this week.

Supreme Court Rules Against Union Fees For Some Home Care Workers

Supreme Court Rules Against Union Fees For Some Home Care WorkersThe Supreme Court ruled Monday that some public employees cannot be required to contribute to unions.

High Court Says Police Need A Warrant For Most Cellphone Searches

High Court Says Police Need A Warrant For Most Cellphone SearchesThe U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously Wednesday that unless police have a warrant, they generally cannot search data on a cellphone seized from someone who has been arrested.

Federal Judges Reverse Gay-Marriage Bans In Utah, Indiana

Federal Judges Reverse Gay-Marriage Bans In Utah, IndianaUtah and Indiana are the latest states to see their bans on same-sex marriage struck down by a federal court, following rulings in both states Wednesday that found the prohibition unconstitutional.

Federal Judge Rules No-Fly List Process Is Unconstitutional

Federal Judge Rules No-Fly List Process Is UnconstitutionalA federal judge in Oregon says the process surrounding the federal government's "no-fly list" is unconstitutional.

Supreme Court Rules Against Patents For Abstract Ideas

Supreme Court Rules Against Patents For Abstract IdeasThe U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously Thursday that using a computer to implement an abstract idea does not make that invention eligible for a patent.

Married Same-Sex Couples To Receive More Federal Benefits

Married Same-Sex Couples To Receive More Federal BenefitsThe Family Medical Leave Act's benefits will soon extend to married same-sex couples in all of the U.S., under a White House plan that will be formally announced today.

Supreme Court Sides With Whistleblower In Retaliation Case

Supreme Court Sides With Whistleblower In Retaliation CaseIn a case over retaliation against a public employee who was fired after testifying about corruption, the Supreme Court says the man gave testimony as a concerned citizen and should not have been punished.
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