Deadline Approaching For Juvenile Inmates To Renegotiate Life SentencesIn January this year, the US Supreme Court ruled that its decision ending mandatory life terms for juveniles is retroactive, meaning that 1500 juvenile inmates will now get the chance to argue for a lesser sentence.
U.S. Supreme Court Tosses Bethlehem, Pa. Man's Conviction Over Facebook PostsAnthony Elonis used Facebook to make a series of violence-laced posts criticizing his wife and others. But he claimed his rants did not amount to “true threats."
High Court Refuses to Hear Challenge to NJ Ban on 'Gay Conversion' TherapiesTherefore, New Jersey's ban on the alleged "junk science" practice remains in place.
Oral Arguments Today in U.S. Supreme Court on Same-Sex Marriage CaseThe justices appeared divided on the issue right from the start.
Booker Takes To US Senate Floor Ahead Of Same-Sex Marriage Arguments In Supreme Court Two Weeks From NowIn just two weeks, the US Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on whether the US Constitution requires states to recognize same-sex marriages from other states.
Local Legal Experts See Politics At Work In U.S. Supreme Court Arguments On Affordable Care Act CaseThe court arguments lasted just over an hour, but the decision could have long-range consequences.
42nd Anniversary of 'Roe v. Wade' Marked by Philadelphia Pro-Choice and Anti-Abortion GroupsAt lunchtime today on South Broad Street in center city Philadelphia, abortion rights activists rallied on the median.
US Supreme Court Justice Gets Public Service Award from Community College of PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia got a rare visit today from a sitting US Supreme Court justice. Judge Samuel Alito was in town to receive an award from the college.
A Philadelphia Gay Leader Elated With Today's U.S. Supreme Court Action"I did not expect to see this in my lifetime," said Malcolm Lazin, founder of the Philadelphia-based Equality Forum.
More Than 30 States File Briefs Asking US Supreme Court To Rule On Same Sex MarriageA federal court bucked a trend set by 20 other courts this week when it upheld Louisiana's ban on same sex marriage. It could push the US Supreme Court to rule on marriage equality sooner than originally thought.
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Obamacare Birth Control Coverage Advocates Looking Past US Supreme Court Case"I do believe we have the ability to do something about this," Booker says of Congress.