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Supreme Court rules for whistleblowers in challenge to Sarbanes-Oxley

WASHINGTON, March 4 (UPI) -- Whistleblowers at privately held companies are protected from firing if their employers contract with public companies, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.
Ohio AG tells Supreme Court law against false statements is free speech violation

Ohio AG tells Supreme Court law against false statements is free speech violation

WASHINGTON, March 4 (UPI) -- Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine files paperwork with Supreme Court saying a law preventing false statements by candidates is a free speech violation.
Evan Bleier
Hobby Lobby win in Supreme Court could lead to more 'religious liberty' laws

Hobby Lobby win in Supreme Court could lead to more 'religious liberty' laws

WASHINGTON, March 4 (UPI) -- The Hobby Lobby Supreme Court case is believed to lead to more "religious liberty" laws, like the recent Arizona law that was vetoed.
Aileen Graef
SCOTUS likely to strike down inmate IQ score cutoff

SCOTUS likely to strike down inmate IQ score cutoff

WASHINGTON, March 4 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court appeared poised to strike down a law in Florida providing a hard cutoff to qualify an inmate's mental fitness for the death penalty.
Gabrielle Levy
Supreme Court declines to hear local immigration case

Supreme Court declines to hear local immigration case

WASHINGTON, March 3 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court has decided not to hear an appeal of a case denying local authorities the ability to step in to enforce immigration laws.
Gabrielle Levy

Supreme Court announces five new cases

WASHINGTON, March 3 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court announced Monday it has agreed to hear five new cases in its upcoming term.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, March 3, 2014.
By United Press International

Supreme Court to consider executing the mentally disabled

WASHINGTON, March 2 (UPI) -- Whether a state can execute a mentally deficient inmate comes up before the U.S. Supreme Court this week in a case that has widespread implications.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, March 2, 2014.
By United Press International
Climate change fight in the balance

Climate change fight in the balance

WASHINGTON, March 2 (UPI) -- While the public sleeps through an unusually rough winter, the fight against climate change -- or the fight against excessive regulation, depending on your point of view -- is being waged at the U.S. Supreme Court in a landmark case involving greenhouse gases.
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Senior Legal Affairs Writer

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, March 1, 2014.
By United Press International

Video of U.S. Supreme Court interruption posted to YouTube

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- A private video secretly recorded at the U.S. Supreme Court, where cameras and electronic devices are banned, has been posted to YouTube.
Rob Zombie and Bret Easton Ellis to collaborate on Charles Manson series

Rob Zombie and Bret Easton Ellis to collaborate on Charles Manson series

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Rob Zombie and Bret Easton Ellis will revisit the Manson family murders in a new series for television.
Annie Martin
Activist reportedly gets first video inside Supreme Court

Activist reportedly gets first video inside Supreme Court

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Activists secretly recorded inside the Supreme Court Wednesday during oral arguments on a patent case, and leaked the unique video online.
Aileen Graef

Iraq: 'This is war,' say Kurds in oil fight with Baghdad

BAGHDAD, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's dispute with Iraq's Kurdish minority over its independent oil exports has escalated with the central government blocking Kurdistan's share of the state budget and banning two airlines that operate between Europe and the Kurds' semiautonomous northern enclave.
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The Supreme Court Justices of the United States sit for a formal group photo in the East Conference Room of the Supreme Court in Washington on October 8, 2010. The Justices are (front row from left) Clarence Thomas, Antonin Scalia, John G. Roberts (Chief Justice), Anthony Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg; (back row from left) Sonia Sotomayor, Stephen Breyer, Sameul Alito and Elena Kagan, the newest member of the Court. UPI/Roger L. Wollenberg
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