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Stories with person: John Roberts
  • Republicans like campaign money ruling, Dems don't 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 11:38 am
  • WASHINGTON - Republicans call the Supreme Court's latest ruling on campaign donations a victory for free speech. Democrats say it's more like a win for the wealthy.

  • 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:

  • 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.

  • Judge's bias in Ariz. death case before justices 
    Updated: Mar-18-14 12:00 pm
  • WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court has spent nearly six months wrestling with a dispute between an Arizona judge and the man she sentenced to death for killing a librarian.