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Nun's Challenge To Obamacare Holds No Water, Says Government

By | Fri, 01/03/2014 - 19:56

Sotomayor must decide whether a religious non-profit will be allowed to exercise its religious rights on its terms or make it abide by exceptions to the contraception coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

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Supreme Court Rejects Ex-InterMune CEO's Appeal Regarding Actimmune Misrepresentation

By | Tue, 12/17/2013 - 16:50

The U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal from Ex-InterMune CEO W. Scott Harkonen after he was convicted of fraud for misrepresenting the use of the company's drug Actimmune.

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Supreme Court To Review Obamacare’s Birth Control Mandate

By | Tue, 11/26/2013 - 17:12

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to review whether the Affordable Care Act's birth control mandate violates employers' freedom of religion.

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Supreme Court Rejects Application To Suspend Texas Abortion Law

By | Wed, 11/20/2013 - 16:57

The U.S. Supreme Court has denied an emergency application to vacate the ruling of the appellate court that allowed the restrictive Texas abortion law to take effect.

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Texas Abortion Law: Rights Groups Urge Supreme Court To Block Restrictive Provisions

By | Tue, 11/05/2013 - 16:50

Rights groups opposing the new Texas abortion law have asked the US Supreme Court to block some of its provisions.

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‘I Heart Boobies’ Bracelets Headed To Supreme Court

By | Thu, 10/31/2013 - 11:35

Officials in one Pennsylvania school district say that 'I Heart Boobies' bracelets for breast cancer awareness are so lewd and disruptive that they warrant suspension.

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Girl Ruled Too Immature For Abortion By Nebraska Supreme Court

By | Wed, 10/09/2013 - 20:17

The Nebraska Supreme Court upheld a lower court's decision to reject a 16-year-old girl's request to have an abortion, drawing criticism from news outlets and dissenting judges.

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US Supreme Court Rules That Generic Drug Makers Are Not Liable For Design Defects

By | Mon, 06/24/2013 - 13:58

Generic drug companies cannot be sued by patients who have adverse reactions because these companies did not design the drugs nor pursue the initial FDA approval process, says the Supreme Court.

Supreme Court Ruling Frees Scientists From Patents

Myriad Genetics Helped By Supreme Court Ruling Against Gene Patents; Is The Cure For Cancer On Its Way?

By | Sat, 06/15/2013 - 08:33

The Supreme Court decision does away with patents and monopolies over lifesaving scientific information that may lead to the cure for cancer.

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Supreme Court Gene Patent Case: Unanimous Decision Allows Companies To Patent Synthetic Gene Material, But Not Human Genes

By | Thu, 06/13/2013 - 12:12

In a historic gene patent case, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled in Thursday that human genes cannot be patented.

Supreme Court to Hear "Pay-for-Delay" Drug Case

By | Sat, 12/08/2012 - 12:26

The Supreme Court agreed on Friday to decide whether brand-name drug companies may pay money to generic drug rivals to keep their lower-priced products off the market.

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Supreme Court to Decide if Human Genes Patentable

By | Sat, 12/01/2012 - 09:35

The Supreme Court agreed to decide whether human genes can be patented, a hotly contested issue with broad practical and ethical consequences for the future of gene-based medicine for millions of people worldwide.

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Supreme Court Revives Challenge to Obama Health Law

By | Mon, 11/26/2012 - 13:17

The U.S. Supreme Court revived a challenge to President Barack Obama's healthcare reforms, allowing a Christian college to pursue litigation raising First Amendment objections to a law that the court mostly upheld in June.

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Cell Phones Caused Man's Brain Tumor, Italian Supreme Court Rules

By | Fri, 10/19/2012 - 12:47

Italy's Supreme Court has ruled that mobile phones can cause cancer in a landmark case that could open the door for other victims to take legal action.

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Supreme Court to Address Blood Testing for Drunk Driving

By | Tue, 06/12/2012 - 07:32

The Supreme Court will soon consider whether police must get a warrant before forcing a suspected drunken driver to submit to a blood test, a case that could set a new legal standard for motorists' privacy.