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Chief Justice Roberts: Technology Poses Challenge for Court

By Nick Perry | Jul 29
U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts said Wednesday he thinks rapidly advancing technology poses one of the biggest challenges for the high court.

Is Supreme Court's Same-Sex HIV Disclosure Ruling On its Way?

By Norm Kent | Feb 20
The legal issue before the court is whether sex between same-sex couples is actually intercourse under Florida statutes. Really.

Senator: Nominee Vote Possible if President Were Republican

By Scott Bauer | Mar 10
A Republican senator suggested on Thursday that the Senate might consider filling the current vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court if President Barack Obama were a conservative.

Obama Praises Supreme Court's Gay Marriage Orders

Oct 20
President Barack Obama says the Supreme Court's recent gay marriage orders may have the biggest impact of any ruling of his presidency.

Supreme Court Denies Request to Stay Gay Marriage in Alaska

By Mark Thiessen | Oct 17
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday denied the state of Alaska's request to put a stop to gay marriages pending an appeal.

Florida AG Wants High Court Ruling on Gay Marriage

Oct 14
Attorney General Pam Bondi has defended Florida's gay marriage ban, but she now says she wants the state's high court to settle whether the ban is legal.

Even Supreme Court Justices Can Goof

By Mark Sherman | Oct 9
The Supreme Court's mishandling of big news this week about same-sex marriage was a reminder: Even the justices put their robes on one arm at a time.

Court Says it Erred in Halting Nevada Gay Marriage

By Mark Sherman | Oct 9
Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy mistakenly blocked the start of same-sex marriage in Nevada in an order that spawned confusion among state officials and disappointment in couples hoping to be wed.

Supreme Court Inaction Leaves Gay Couples in Limbo

By Mitch Weiss | Oct 9
The decision by the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday not to hear any appeals from states seeking to keep their gay marriage bans had given hope to thousands of couples across the country that they would soon be able to marry.

Justice Kennedy Allows Gay Marriage in Nevada

By Mark Sherman | Oct 8
Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has allowed same-sex marriage to begin in Nevada, clarifying that an earlier order blocking gay unions applies only to Idaho.

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