Federal courts cannot presume from a collective bargaining agreement's silence that retiree health insurance benefits should continue for life, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday.
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A Muslim prison inmate from Arkansas on Tuesday won a unanimous victory at the U.S. Supreme Court, which ruled that a prison regulation barring him from wearing a half-inch beard for religious reasons violated federal law.
The justices who don't attend the State of the Union address have made their reasoning clear. Justice Samuel Alito Jr., for example, doesn’t want sit silently like a "potted plant." But what about the justices who do attend? Why do they go?
Conservative scholar Harry Jaffa, a significant influence on the thinking of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas about the Declaration of Independence, Abraham Lincoln and natural law, died last month at the age of 96.