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    1. June 30, 2014

      US Supreme Court grants religious opt-out on contraception cover

      The US Supreme Court has sided with religious freedom advocates and dealt a blow to the Obama administration by ruling that...

    2. January 29, 2010

      Court's ruling on campaign funding draws fire

      Barack Obama, US president, took a rare jab at the Supreme Court in his State of the Union address, criticising a ruling...

    1. January 29, 2010

      Move to counter ruling on campaign funding

      Democratic lawmakers were "hashing out" the final details yesterday of legislation that could bar a broad swathe of...

    2. January 28, 2010

      Move to counter ruling on campaign funding

      Democratic lawmakers were “hashing out” the final details on Thursday of legislation that could bar a broad swathe of...

    3. July 28, 2009

      Panel clears Sotomayor for Supreme Court

      Sonia Sotomayor cleared the most important hurdle towards becoming America’s first Hispanic Supreme Court justice on Tuesday...

    4. March 5, 2009

      Drugs groups fear rash of label litigation

      Pharmaceutical companies face substantial extra litigation after the US Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that safety...

    5. May 7, 2008

      McCain seeks to allay fears on the right

      John McCain promised yesterday to nominate conservative judges to the Supreme Court and for other judicial vacancies,...

    6. May 6, 2008

      McCain seeks to quash fears on the right

      John McCain promised on Tuesday to nominate conservative judges to the Supreme Court and for other judicial vacancies,...

    7. January 16, 2008

      Dream court for American business

      Corporate America has scored a hat-trick in the US Supreme Court, winning a trio of big cases that could substantially...

    8. December 5, 2007

      FDA and Supreme Court

      Drug and medical device manufacturers bedevilled by US product liability lawsuits have long wished for a shield from state...

    9. December 4, 2007

      FDA and Supreme Court

      Drug and medical device manufacturers bedevilled by US product liability lawsuits have long wished they could find a...

    10. October 30, 2007

      Pornography law in dock

      The administration of US President George W. Bush on Tuesday faced tough questions from the Supreme Court as it tried to...

    11. July 11, 2007

      Drop the myth of the apolitical judge

      Liberals in the US are furious about a sharp turn to the right by the Supreme Court. In an editorial entitled “Justice...

    12. May 14, 2007

      Court ruling hinders death row appeals

      The US Supreme Court on Monday made it more difficult for death row prisoners to challenge their sentences, as two new...

    13. November 8, 2006

      Abortion cases will give insight into conservative judges' stance

      Only hours after the close of a bitterly fought congressional election, the US Supreme Court will today hear a pair of...

    14. November 7, 2006

      Supreme Court set to signal abortion stance

      Only hours after the close of a bitterly fought congressional election, the US Supreme Court will on Wednesday hear a pair...

    15. September 14, 2006

      REPUBLICAN REBEL SURVIVES PRIMARY CHALLENGE IN RHODE ISLAND

      Lincoln Chafee, a Republican senator from Rhode Island who clashed frequently with the White House, fended off a closely...

    16. September 14, 2006

      Chafee fends off primary challenger

      Lincoln Chafee, a Republican senator from Rhode Island who clashed frequently with the White House, fended off a closely...

    17. September 8, 2006

      Washington week ahead

      Monday is the fifth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York and on the Pentagon, which...

    18. June 29, 2006

      The Supreme Court has been bad for business

      In a land where lawsuits are an important cost of doing business, the US Supreme Court can turn the tap of American...

    19. June 28, 2006

      Supreme Court has been bad for business

      Comment on this column In a land where lawsuits are an important cost of doing business, the US Supreme Court can turn the...

    20. June 16, 2006

      Court backs police over search powers

      A sharply divided US Supreme Court yesterday ruled to uphold the powers of police, saying that even when officers violate...

    21. January 31, 2006

      Conservatives join court, but how will they vote?

      President George W. Bush made a campaign promise to transform the US Supreme Court in his own conservative image. With the...

    22. January 31, 2006

      Democrats land punches but remain divided

      When Democratic leaders tapped Timothy Kaine, the new governor of Virginia, to deliver their party's response to the State...

    23. January 30, 2006

      Conservatives join court, but how will they vote?

      President George W. Bush made a campaign promise to transform the US Supreme Court in his own conservative image. With the...

    24. January 30, 2006

      Republican bid to reshape party's image exposes tensions

      The White House hopes tomorrow's State of the Union address will improve President George W. Bush's public standing and...

    25. January 27, 2006

      Christopher Caldwell: Why hearings are a turn-off

      On Tuesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee voted on partisan lines (10 Republicans for, eight Democrats against) to send the...

    26. January 25, 2006

      Senate panel approves Alito as nominee

      The US Senate judiciary committee yesterday voted along party lines to approve the nomination of Judge Samuel Alito to the...

    27. January 24, 2006

      Senate panel approves Alito for Court

      The US Senate judiciary committee on Tuesday voted along party lines to approve the nomination of Judge Samuel Alito to the...

    28. January 20, 2006

      Washington week ahead: Economics to the fore

      Economic figures come to the fore with the release of leading economic indicators, retail sales and home sales. The one most...

    29. January 18, 2006

      Observer: Sam Alito, savvy investor

      Samuel Alito, President George W. Bush's pick for the Supreme Court, is certainly doing his bit to lift the abysmally low...

    30. January 18, 2006

      Observer: Saved by the judge

      Samuel Alito, President George W. Bush's pick for the US Supreme Court, is certainly doing his bit to lift the abysmally low...

    31. January 17, 2006

      Observer - US

      Samuel Alito, President George W. Bush’s pick for the Supreme Court, is certainly doing his bit to lift the abysmally low...

    32. January 15, 2006

      Washington week ahead

      Senate is due to give its verdict this week on Judge Samuel Alito after the apparently imperturbable nominee to the Supreme...

    33. January 14, 2006

      Partisanship mars judge's confirmation hearing

      For the past week, America had the chance to hold a national conversation about the future of the US Supreme Court, the...

    34. January 13, 2006

      Alito hearings descend into partisan war

      For the past week, America had the chance to hold a national conversation about the future of the US Supreme Court, the...

    35. January 12, 2006

      Surprise ending unlikely as Alito refuses to take bait

      Some of the most dramatic moments in US Senate history have involved battles over the confirmation of Supreme Court...

    36. January 12, 2006

      Will Alito recognise limits on his judicial power?

      From Mr George A. Pieler. Sir, Your carefully considered editorial on US Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito ("Evaluating...

    37. January 11, 2006

      Surprise end unlikely as Alito refuses to take bait

      Some of the most dramatic moments in US Senate history have involved battles over the confirmation of Supreme Court justices...

    38. January 11, 2006

      Observer: Sam who?

      Samuel Alito would be forgiven for feeling like the eyes of the country were on him yesterday during his confirmation...

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