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Tensions Build As U.S. Supreme Court Readies Blockbuster Rulings

By Lawrence Hurley and Patrick Temple-West WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Inc and other online retailers with no physical presence in New York State must go on collecting sales tax after the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a legal challenge to the law that requires it. According to the Tax Foundation, a conservative-leaning think tank in Washington, 11 other states have recently passed laws seeking to expand their tax authority over out-of-state retailers. Amazon and…


U.S. Supreme Court to decide major case on Obama immigration plan

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday paved the way for a major ruling on the limits of presidential powers, agreeing to decide the legality of President Barack Obama's unilateral action to shield more than 4 million illegal immigrants from deportation. The court agreed to hear Obama's bid to resurrect his plan, undertaken in 2014 through executive action bypassing the Republican-led Congress, that was blocked last year by lower courts after Texas and…

Soon after health officials announced that they would dole out Arizona’s first licenses for medical marijuana dispensaries, Ryan Hurley, co-chairman of the medical marijuana practice at the Rose Law Group here, noticed a common trait among some of the people most eager to enlist his services: They were in the business in other states. There was a family who owns dispensaries in Washington state.

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Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Death Row Inmates Who Have Low IQs

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON, May 27 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday threw out a death sentence for a Florida man in a decision that found the state's method for assessing whether defendants are mentally disabled was ...


U.S. Supreme Court takes up major transgender rights case

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed for the first time to rule on transgender rights in a case in which a Virginia public school district is fighting to prevent a female-born transgender high school student from using the boys' bathroom. The justices

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Supreme Court rules against immigrants over visa eligibility

Supreme Court rules against immigrants over visa eligibility By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON Mon Jun 9, 2014 12:11pm EDT>>>>

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2 Supremes Suggest Court Will Likely Rule On NSA Programs

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON, April 17 (Reuters) - Two members of the U.S. Supreme Court indicated on Thursday night that the court will ultimately have to decide the legality of National Security Agency surveillance activities. ...

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U.S. Supreme Court poised to issue major abortion ruling

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court is due on Monday to issue its first major abortion ruling since 2007 against a backdrop of unremitting divisions among Americans on the issue and a decades-long decline in the rate at which women terminate pregnancies. The court's