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Stories with person: Stephen Breyer
  • Excerpts of high court campaign finance opinions 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 6:10 pm
  • Excerpts from the opinions of Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Clarence Thomas, in support of Wednesday's ruling striking down limits in federal law on overall campaign contributions to candidates and political committees, and from the dissenting opinion of Justice Stephen Breyer:

  • White House 'disappointed' in donor limit ruling 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 1:25 pm
  • ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE - The White House says it's disappointed with the Supreme Court's decision striking down overall campaign contribution limits.

  • Supreme Court could limit software patents 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 5:01 pm
  • WASHINGTON - Is it too easy for high-tech companies to patent inventions that are not really new, but simply take an old idea and blend it with computer wizardry?

  • Court seems likely to block Secret Service case 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 3:36 pm
  • WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court appeared likely Wednesday to block a group of protesters from bringing free-speech claims against two Secret Service agents who were guarding President George W. Bush during a 2004 visit to Oregon.