Supreme Court

U.S. Supreme Court members (first row L-R) Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, Chief Justice John Roberts, Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy, Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, (back row L-R) Associate Justice  Sonia Sotomayor, Assoicate Justice Stephen Breyer, Assoicate Justice Samuel Alito and Associate Justice Elena Kagan (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Ruling Supports ‘Brianna’s Law’

A divided U.S. Supreme Court says police can legally take DNA without a warrant from those arrested in hopes of using it to solve old cases.

06/03/2013

File photo of a man smoking a marijuana cigarette. (credit: PABLO PORCIUNCULA/AFP/Getty Images)

Ariz. Ruling On DUI Test For Marijuana Appealed

The Arizona Supreme Court is being asked to review a lower court’s ruling that marijuana smokers can be prosecuted for driving under the influence even when there is no evidence that they are actually high.

03/30/2013

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Live And Local With Kevin Wall 03/27/13: Healthcare, Defense Of Marriage Act, And Steven Brooks

A new study finds that insurance companies will have to pay out an average of 32 percent more for medical claims under President Obama’s health care overhaul.

03/27/2013

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NV High Court Upholds Tax Initiative

An initiative to impose a business margin tax in Nevada to raise money for education has been upheld by the Nevada Supreme Court.

01/31/2013

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Opinion: Obamacare Should Win It For Mitt Romney

If you’re still looking for a reason to decide on which candidate to vote for, think about Obamacare and the fact that one report after another clearly shows that it’s going to cost the nation much, much more than originally stated by President Obama and his administration.

11/02/2012

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Opinion: Obamacare Is Bad For Small Business

As the final days of the presidential campaign of 2012 wind down, there is ongoing concern about what President Barack Obama’s law for requiring businesses to provide health care for its employees will do to small business owners.

10/25/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Debate Supreme Court Nominees

With four of nine U.S. Supreme Court justices in their 70s and the next president in the position of possibly shaping the future of affirmative action, gay rights, abortions, and more with appointments he might make should any openings occur, the question of what kind of nominee he might put forth was posed to President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney in the CBS Local President Forum.

10/18/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Romney/Obama: Exchange Barbs Over Obamacare Vs. Romneycare

Obamacare and Romneycare are so associated with President Barack Obama and former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney that each took time to field a question about their namesake plan and health care in the CBS Local Presidential Forum.

10/16/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Duke It Out Over Energy And Health Care

The two presidential candidates were asked a question by CBS Local about Obamacare vs. Romneycare and asked them to talk about the similarities or differences between the two plans.

10/15/2012

Mitt Romney (Credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Mitt Romney Lie-O-Rama Tour Continues

Romney might say he won’t restrict a woman’s right to choose, but his message is clearly coded for his rightwing base: you do not have to worry about the Supreme Court. Relax, I’m with you, but I’m running for president for Pete’s sake.

10/10/2012

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