SCOTUS

SCOTUS To Consider $12B Obamacare Lawsuit

(CNN) - Insurance companies claim they lost $12-billion under the Affordable Care Act. Now the Supreme Court could decide if they can recover that money. The cases involve a fund that was designed to protect insurers from losses. Companies…

SCOTUS To Meet Thursday To Discuss DACA

(CNN) - A closed door meeting about the deferred action for childhood arrivals is on the Supreme Court's agenda. Thursday the nation's high court will discuss whether to take up a case for next term concerning the phase out…

SCOTUS Denies Request To Block Planned Parenthood Lawsuit

(CNN) - The Supreme Court is denying a request to block a lawsuit brought by Planned Parenthood against a group that secretly filmed employees. Monday's decision allows the case to go forward in lower courts. Planned Parenthood accuses the…

SCOTUS Declines To Take Up Nike Copyright Challenge

(CNN) - The Supreme Court said Monday that it will not hear the case of Nike's use of the iconic Michael Jordan image. Photographer Jacobus Rentmeester got his copyright appeal denied after saying Nike stole elements of a photo…

SCOTUS Allows Transgender Military Ban To Go Into Effect

(CNN) - The Supreme Court is allowing president Trump's transgender military ban to go into effect. The justices did not rule on the merits of the case, but will allow the ban to go forward while the lower courts…

SCOTUS to Hear Census Citizenship Question Case

(CNN) - The Supreme Court says it will take up a case related to the 2020 U.S. Census. At issue is a newly-added question about citizenship. Now a key issue in this case is whether Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross,…

SCOTUS Deals Major Blow to Public Sector Unions

(CNN) - The Supreme Court is dealing a major setback to public-sector labor unions. Justices Wednesday struck down an Illinois law that forced non-union workers to pay fees that go to collective bargaining. The court said that mandatory union…

SCOTUS Lets Voter Redistricting Maps Stand For Now

(CNN) - The Supreme Court has sidestepped two major cases concerning partisan gerrymandering. Monday the justices ruled to allow challenged maps in Wisconsin and Maryland to stand for now. In the Wisconsin case, Democrats challenged maps drawn by Republicans.…

SCOTUS Allows Arkansas Abortion Law Restrictions

(CNN) - The Supreme Court has cleared the way for a controversial Arkansas law to go into effect. The law effectively restricts access to medication-induced abortions in Arkansas. Planned Parenthood argues it is unconstitutional because it places an undue…