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Sacramento Groups Praise Gay Marriage Decision As Lawyer Questions Its Legal Foundation

There was much celebrating and praise for the Supreme Court’s gay marriage decision on Friday, but one local attorney argues the ruling has no legal foundation.

06/26/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 26: Arielle Cronig (L) and Elaine Cleary embrace outside of the U.S. Supreme Court after the ruling in favor of same-sex marriage June 26, 2015 in Washington, DC. The high court ruled that same-sex couples have the right to marry in all 50 states. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Historic Gay Marriage Ruling Stirs Emotion Across US

Some snapshots of Americans reacting to Friday’s Supreme Court ruling declaring that same-sex couples have a right to marry in all 50 states.

06/26/2015

U.S. Awaits Supreme Court Decision On Affordable Care Act

Supreme Court Upholds Nationwide Health Care Law Subsidies

The Supreme Court has upheld the nationwide tax subsidies under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, in a ruling that preserves health insurance for millions of Americans.

06/25/2015

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Potential Swing Vote On Supreme Court Gay Marriage Decision Has Sacramento Roots

Justice Anthony Kennedy grew up in Sacramento and taught Constitutional law at McGeorge from 1965 until his appointment to the Supreme Court in 1988. Since then, he’s taught at McGeorge’s summer program in Austria.

06/16/2015

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Supreme Court Rules Sex Offender Has Right To Challenge Lifetime GPS Monitoring

WASHINGTON (CBS13/AP) – The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a North Carolina sex offender should have another chance to challenge an order that he wear a GPS monitoring bracelet around the clock and for the […]

03/30/2015

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Supreme Court Decision Could Change How California Draws Electoral Maps

The Supreme Court, unwilling to limit partisan influence in redistricting in earlier cases, now seems poised to stop states that have tried to take matters into their own hands by removing map-drawing power from elected lawmakers.

03/02/2015

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U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision To Step Back Into Gay Marriage Debate Stirs Both Sides

She and her partner, Shelly Bailes, have been legally married in California for six years, and together for 41. They’ve worked on the marriage equality movement for 15 years and have seen change.

01/16/2015

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Farmers Decry Supreme Court’s Decision Not To Hear Appeals In Delta Smelt Case

The decision lets stand a 2008 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plan to safeguard the 3-inch-long Delta smelt, a species listed as threatened in 1993 under the federal Endangered Species Act.

01/12/2015

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Supreme Court Justices Hear Pregnancy Discrimination Case

A pregnancy discrimination case is in front of the Supreme Court and its outcome could affect women across the country. A former UPS worker says she was forced into taking unpaid leave when she became pregnant.

12/04/2014

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Supreme Court To Review California Death Penalty Case

The Supreme Court will consider reinstating the conviction and death sentence for a California man in a 29-year-old triple murder in San Diego.

10/20/2014

Same-sex marriage proponent Kat McGuckin of Oaklyn, New Jersey, holds a gay marriage pride flag while standing in front of the Supreme Court November 30, 2012 in Washington, DC. With the Supreme Court building draped in a photo-realistic sheet during a repair and preservation project, the justices met today to consider hearing several cases dealing with the rights of gay couples who are married, want to get married or are in domestic partnerships.  (Credit: Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Same-Sex Marriage Heading For Supreme Court Vote?

Both sides in the gay marriage debate agree on one thing: It’s time for the Supreme Court to settle the matter.

09/09/2014

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Unions Fighting Back Against Supreme Court Ruling Involving In-Home Care Workers

As a state employee, she automatically pays fees to a public employees union. But a Supreme Court decision is putting union leaders on the defensive.

07/01/2014

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