Employers are not required to give pregnant workers the same accommodations that they offer workers with other disabilities, but need to establish a legitimate, nondiscriminatory reason for any difference to avoid liability for pregnancy discrimination, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday.
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Lawyers on all sides of the contentious debate over King v. Burwell attended the arguments Wednesday. Here are some first-blush reactions to what they saw and heard.
At the U.S. Supreme Court, the arrival of March means it’s time to take up a challenge to the Affordable Care Act.
The Obama administration's ambitious effort to reduce power plant pollution underwent tough scrutiny Wednesday as the U.S. Supreme Court debated whether the Environment Protection Agency should have given more consideration to the costs involved in writing its regulations.
As a young clerk in the U.S. Bureau of Standards in 1971, Charles Baker received a letter from the Civil Service Commission accusing him of "immoral, infamous, scandalous and notoriously disgraceful conduct," namely homosexual acts. Five months later he was fired.
A divided U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, citing a federal district court's multiple legal errors, directed that court to reconsider its decision upholding Alabama's redistricting plan after it was challenged as an unconstitutional "racial gerrymander."
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday limited, but did not erase, the liability that companies face when they offer opinions or predictions in securities filings that turn out to be wrong.
Two personnel moves of interest to those who practice before or write about the U.S. Supreme Court: Mara Silver is the court’s new emergency applications clerk, and Kate Shaw will help ABC News cover the court and legal issues.
During Wednesday's otherwise dry oral argument in King v. Burwell, Justice Elena Kagan added some pizzazz with a hypothetical that brought the technical issues to life.