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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

Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev on Boylston Street during the 2013 Boston Marathon.  (Photo courtesy: Bob Leonard)

Soundbytes Of The Week: 6/28

Top audio clips from each week, as selected by WBZ News Editor Dave Mager.

06/28/2013

The U.S. Supreme Court. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Strikes Down Defense Of Marriage Act

The court ruled DOMA is unconstitutional, in a 5-4 decision.

06/26/2013

The U.S. Supreme Court. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Supreme Court To Reconsider Mass. Abortion ‘Buffer Zones’

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.

06/24/2013

Same-sex marriage supporters talk with same-sex marriage opponents in front of the US Supreme Court on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo credit SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Coakley Asking Supreme Court To Throw Out Defense Of Marriage Act

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.

03/27/2013

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Keller @ Large: Gay Marriage – Beliefs Don’t Trump Rights

It’s not the American way to let the religious or social beliefs of some trump the rights of others.

03/26/2013

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Mass. High Court To Hear Appeal In 1974 Killing Of 14-Year-Old Boy

It took 30 years for Boston police to get a conviction in the death of Carlos Matos, a 14-year-old boy who was shot in the head with a high-powered rifle as he played in a city park.

12/02/2012

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