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Local Geneticist Celebrates Court Ruling That Genes Cannot Be Patented A University of Pennsylvania geneticist is hailing today's Supreme Court ruling that says naturally occurring human genes cannot be patented.
Reproduction Of Historic Slave Ship Arrives At Seaport MuseumThe Independence Seaport Museum welcomes a special guest along the Delaware River, just in time for Memorial Day weekend.
Archdiocese Leads Philadelphia Catholics To ‘Marriage March’ In DCHundreds of people from our area headed to Washington D-C this morning to participate in a "Marriage March".
Local Expert Expects Supreme Court To Take Up Same Sex Marriage CaseThe United States Supreme Court could decide today on whether to enter the battle over same sex marriage by taking one of several pending appeals. A local expert says the court almost has no choice but to enter the fray.
US Supreme Court To Hear Arguments On Whether Customers Can Sue Comcast As GroupOne of the biggest business cases on the U.S. Supreme Court's fall docket is to be argued today. The issue is whether cable TV subscribers in the Philadelphia area could sue Comcast, as a group.
Court Throws Out FCC Fines For Cursing, NudityOn Thursday, the United States Supreme Court unanimously tossed fines and sanctions against broadcasters who violated Federal Communications Commission policies on curse words and nudity on TV.
Temple Law Professor Thinks Supreme Court Might Punt Challenge To Health Care LawThe United States Supreme Court begins three days of arguments on whether to kill or keep President Barack Obama's health care overhaul law. But it may be too soon for the court to make that decision.
Supreme Court Weighs In On Defendant's Rights During Plea BargainsThe United States Supreme Court ruled for the first time that criminal defendants have a constitutional right to effective counsel during the plea bargaining stage of a case and they could be entitled to a new trial if their lawyer wasn't up to par.