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.
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.
WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Joe Mathieu looks at a Supreme Court case involving police searching cell phones.
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.
A Massachusetts man convicted in 2011 of trying to help al-Qaida has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review his case.
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.
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The court ruled DOMA is unconstitutional, in a 5-4 decision.
The Supreme Court will reconsider the constitutionality of a 2007 Massachusetts law that bars protests in 35-foot “buffer zones” around abortion clinic entrances, exits and driveways.
The law prohibits same-sex couples in states where gay marriage is legal from receiving an array of federal benefits available to heterosexual married couples.