Here’s a clip of me on C-SPAN taking viewer calls on the big Supreme Court rulings of the term that just ended and looking a bit ahead to next term.
The Supreme Court’s 2014 term is over, with the court issuing a flurry of major rulings on same-sex marriage, Obama, the death penalty and housing discrimination, among others. Here are a few of the stories I wrote on some of the biggest cases and the court as a whole toward the end of the term: … Continue reading Looking back on a major Supreme Court term
The 2013-2014 Supreme Court term is over. Here are a few stories I wrote that touch upon some of the key rulings and themes: U.S. birth control ruling fuels battle over corporate rights [story] U.S. justices uphold firms’ religious objections to contraception [story] U.S. Supreme Court’s milestone ruling protects cellphone privacy [story] U.S. high court … Continue reading Supreme Court term round-up
In February I joined Reuters as Supreme Court reporter. Here are a few highlights from the last 11 months: Gay marriage gets big boost in two Supreme Court rulings: Final report on the day of the Supreme Court’s two big rulings related to gay marriage in June 2013. Chamber of Commerce turns to small courts … Continue reading 2013 in review
I recently started a new job as Supreme Court correspondent for Reuters. As a result, I probably won’t be posting much here. If you’re interested, check out my Twitter feed for updates on action at the court.
The Newtown-Conn.-based National Shooting Sports Foundation is challenging the federal government’s authority to seek data on semi-automatic rifle sales. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit is scheduled to hear oral arguments in the case January 9. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives — ATF — had asked dealers … Continue reading Newtown gun group challenging ATF authority to seek data on gun sales
Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. put the spotlight on the federal government’s rulemaking process this week during the argument in a Clean Water Act case. It prompted a debate of epic proportions — if you work inside the Beltway. The focus was on the unexpected speed in which the Obama administration drafted and finalized … Continue reading Regulation Battle