WASHINGTON, D.C. - Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, joined with Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., in filing an amicus brief with a bi-partisan group of 34 senators in the U.S. Supreme Court regarding a landmark religious liberty case, Town of Greece v. Galloway.
WASHINGTON -- The waiting is almost over.Sometime in the next week or so, the Supreme Court will announce the outcomes in cases on California's Proposition 8 ban on same-sex marriage and the federal Defense of Marriage Act.
NEW YORK -- Companies and a university are moving to offer cheaper and broader genetic testing for breast cancer risk to a growing group of women, following a Supreme Court ruling that ended Myriad Genetics Inc.'s monopoly over DNA that vastly raises odds for the disease.
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that companies cannot patent parts of naturally-occurring human genes, a decision with the potential to profoundly affect the emerging and lucrative medical and biotechnology industries.
WASHINGTON -- A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that police may take DNA samples as part of a routine arrest booking for serious crimes, narrowly upholding a Maryland law and saying the samples can be considered similar to fingerprints.
WASHINGTON -- Several Supreme Court justices sought a compromise on the decades-old practice of granting patents on human genes, debating a case that could redefine rights throughout the biotechnology and agricultural industries.
arguments before the Supreme Court on Wednesday about a federal law
that prevents legally married gay couples from receiving a range of
benefits afforded straight married Americans, from a transcript released
by the Supreme Court: --- On why President Barack Obama is still enforcing the law if he believes it is unconstitutional (Chief Justice John Roberts):
WASHINGTON -- In the second of back-to-back gay marriage cases, the Supreme
Court is turning to a constitutional challenge to the law that prevents
legally married gay Americans from collecting federal benefits generally
available to straight married couples.
Excerpts from the
arguments before the Supreme Court on Tuesday about California's
Proposition 8 ban on same-sex marriage, from a transcript released by
the Supreme Court: --- On whether the case should be before them (Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Anthony Kennedy):
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court waded into the fight over same-sex marriage
Tuesday, at a time when public opinion is shifting rapidly in favor of
permitting gay and lesbian couples to wed, but 40 states don't allow it.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court will take up the issue of gay marriage for the first time, agreeing to rule on a California ballot measure banning the practice and a federal law defining marriage as solely an opposite-sex union.
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court announced Friday it will decide whether companies can patent human genes, a decision that could reshape medical research in the United States and the fight against diseases like breast and ovarian cancer.