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An Obamacare supporter at the Supreme Court (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Obama Gets Another Big Win From The Supreme Court

President Obama won big this week with the Supreme Court decisions on Obamacare and immigration. While Mitt Romney and the Tea Party couldn’t have had a worse week.

06/28/2012

An incorrect headline on CNN.com following Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Healthcare Act (credit: CNN.com screen shot)

Major Media Outlets Blunder In Reporting Supreme Court Health Care Ruling

Both CNN and Fox News Channel incorrectly reported Thursday that the Affordable Health Care Act’s central provision, requiring virtually all Americans to have health insurance, had been struck down.

06/28/2012

ACA supporters and protesters in front of the Supreme Court (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: Supreme Court Fails America On Health Care

The Supreme Court has shockingly failed the citizens of the United States by upholding the individual mandate portion of the plan.

06/28/2012

Border Patrol (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama Has Last Word With The Supreme Court On Immigration

After the Supreme Court decision on the Arizona immigration law, SB 1070, the Obama administration announced that it is revoking agreements with Arizona police over the enforcement of federal immigration laws.

06/27/2012

Buttons showing Arizona's Gov. Jan Brewer and President Obama (Photo credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Supreme Court Deals Blow To Obama On Arizona Immigration Law

While neither side has totally won, the high court’s decision on Arizona’s controversial immigration law, SB 1070, is definitely a blow to President Barack Obama.

06/26/2012

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Overwhelming Victory For Obama And Holder In Arizona Immigration Decision

President Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder won an overwhelming victory as the Supreme Court struck down 3 of 4 provisions of the controversial Arizona immigration law, SB 1070.

06/26/2012

Rev. Michael Ellick and others gather at Federal Plaza in New York City to protest the Supreme Court's decision on Arizona's controversial immigration law. (credit: Stan Brooks, 1010 WINS)

Immigration Advocates Rally Against Supreme Court Decision On Arizona Law

Arizona passed the controversial law requiring police check the immigration status of those they stop on suspicion of other crimes in response to illegal immigrants crossing the border from Mexico.

06/25/2012

Phillip H. Kwon (L), Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno (C) and Gov. Chris Christie (R) (credit: New Jersey Governor's Office)

Christie Calls Proceedings ‘A Circus’ As Senate Panel Rejects Supreme Court Nominee

Phillip Kwon, who is a Korean-American, would have been the first Asian-American to serve on the Supreme Court had he been confirmed.

03/22/2012

Rev. Jesse Jackson (credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Supreme Court To Consider Limits On Affirmative Action Programs; Rev. Jesse Jackson Reacts

It is a move that could potentially impact admissions across the country, including for students in the Tri-State Area.

02/21/2012

Fred Wilpon, Saul Katz, Jeff Wilpon (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Mets Owners Asks High Court For Help In Case

The owners of the New York Mets want the Supreme Court to get involved in their attempt to recover money from Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme.

02/09/2012

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Christie Nominates First Asian-American, Openly Gay Man To NJ Supreme Court

An openly gay African-American and an Asian-American law enforcement official are New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s two new nominees for vacancies on the state Supreme Court.

01/23/2012

Bronx Household Of Faith Building Project (credit: http://www.bhof.org/index.html)

Church Opens In New Location Following Public School Ban

The Abundant Life Church will open at a new location on Sunday. The church was one of 60 that were recently forced out of city school buildings.

01/08/2012

Bronx Household Of Faith Building Project (credit: http://www.bhof.org/index.html)

Supreme Court Rejects Bronx Church’s Plea To Allow After-Hours Worship At Public Schools

The Bronx Household Of Faith church says the city allows many groups to use school buildings after hours. But the city says that it risks blurring church-state separation if it allows worship services in public schools.

12/05/2011

NY Bar Association Says Salary Hikes For State Judges Are Too Small

“During the past 12 years, the cost of living increased by 40 percent, eroding judicial salaries,” said Vincent E. Doyle III, president of the lawyers’ group. Yet “judges’ salaries will have risen 27 percent over a 15-year period, far less than the projected inflation rate.”

08/27/2011

NY Supreme Court Judges To See First Pay Raise Since ’99

Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman said in an interview that it’s a good compromise in hard economic times.

08/26/2011

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