Supreme Court

MJ and Aaron Gouveia (WBZ-TV)

Norton Couple Targeted By Protesters Is Heartbroken Over Buffer Zone Ruling

It’s been four years, but MJ and Aaron Gouveia can still hear the protesters’ screams.

06/26/2014

The buffer zone in yellow outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in Boston. (WBZ-TV)

U.S. Supreme Court Strikes Down Mass. Abortion Buffer Zone Law

The United States Supreme Court has struck down the Massachusetts buffer zone law that excluded protesters outside abortion clinics.

06/26/2014

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Supreme Court Requires Warrant For Cellphone Searches

Previously, police did not need a warrant to search a suspect’s cellphone.

06/25/2014

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SCOTUS: Aereo Violates Broadcasters’ Copyrights

The Supreme Court squashed Aereo’s plans in a 6-3 vote.

06/25/2014

Gambling, Betting, Casinos

Mass. High Court Hears Arguments In Casino Case

Both sides in the casino gambling debate are encouraged by the questions asked by Massachusetts supreme court justices in a case centered on a proposed voter referendum repealing the state’s 2011 casino law.

05/05/2014

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No-Warrant Cellphone Searches Before Supreme Court

A Boston drug case has U.S. Supreme Court Justices discussing whether police should be able to search a suspect’s cell phone without a warrant.

04/29/2014

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Behind The Mic With Joe Mathieu: SCOTUS Considers Cell Phone Privacy

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Joe Mathieu looks at a Supreme Court case involving police searching cell phones.

04/29/2014

DAILY TALKER

Daily Talker: Supreme Court Throws Out More Campaign Finance Limits

Once again, the Supreme Court has ruled that some financial limits on political contributions violate free speech rights.

In a 5-4 ruling, the high court said donors can give to as many political candidates and campaigns as they want, and threw out the current $123,000 overall limit on contributions from individuals.

04/03/2014

Tarek Mehanna. (Family photo courtesy: J.W. Carney)

Tarek Mehanna Asks High Court To Review Terror Case

A Massachusetts man convicted in 2011 of trying to help al-Qaida has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review his case.

03/20/2014

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Year End Tax Planning For Same-Sex Marriage

Last June the Supreme Court ruled that same-sex couples, legally married in jurisdictions that recognize their marriages, will be treated as married for federal tax purposes.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–12/06/2013

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