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.
Top audio clips from each week, as selected by WBZ News Editor Dave Mager.
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.
It’s not the American way to let the religious or social beliefs of some trump the rights of others.
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.