Nina Totenberg http://kgou.org en The Death Clerk, And Other Details Of Last-Minute Execution Appeals http://kgou.org/post/death-clerk-and-other-details-last-minute-execution-appeals <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=The+Death+Clerk%2C+And+Other+Details+Of+Last-Minute+Execution+Appeals&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDEwNzk4NjQwMDEzNTkxNDE0MTg3ZGYxMA004)"/></div><p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:15:00 +0000 Nina Totenberg 34083 at http://kgou.org Conflicting Obamacare Rulings Set Stage For Supreme Court Face-Off http://kgou.org/post/conflicting-obamacare-rulings-set-stage-supreme-court-face <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Conflicting+Obamacare+Rulings+Set+Stage+For+Supreme+Court+Face-Off&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAyNDY5ODMwMDEyMjg3NjMzMTE1ZjE2MA001)"/></div><p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:10:00 +0000 Nina Totenberg 33958 at http://kgou.org Obama's Health Care Law Has A Confusing Day In Court http://kgou.org/post/obamas-health-care-law-has-confusing-day-court Another wild legal ride for Obamacare on Tuesday: Two U.S. Court of Appeals panels issued conflicting decisions on an issue with the potential to gut the health care overhaul.<p>The two rulings could lead to another U.S. Supreme Court showdown over the controversial law, all because of what one of the law's opponents initially called "a glitch."<p>That glitch has now become a legal spear aimed at the health care exchanges that are the heart of Obamacare. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:14:00 +0000 Nina Totenberg 33910 at http://kgou.org Rare Unanimity In Supreme Court Term, With Plenty Of Fireworks http://kgou.org/post/rare-unanimity-supreme-court-term-plenty-fireworks The nation greets the coming of July each year with fireworks on the National Mall and, days earlier, explosive decisions at the U.S. Supreme Court.<p>While the Mall fireworks dissipate within moments, the court's decisions will have repercussions for decades. Indeed, no sooner was the ink dry on this term's contraception decision than the court's three female justices accused their male colleagues of reneging.<p>"Those who are bound by our decisions usually believe they can take us at our word," wrote Justice Sonia Sotomayor for herself and Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Elena Kagan. Sun, 06 Jul 2014 19:12:00 +0000 Nina Totenberg 32790 at http://kgou.org Rare Unanimity In Supreme Court Term, With Plenty Of Fireworks Supreme Court Wraps Up Term Issuing 2 Major Decisions http://kgou.org/post/supreme-court-wraps-term-issuing-2-major-decisions Transcript <p>DAVID GREENE, HOST: <p>This is MORNING EDITION from NPR News. Good morning. I'm David Greene.<p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST: <p>And I'm Renee Montagne. The U.S Supreme Court has wrapped up its latest term, issuing two important decisions. One is a setback for the Affordable Care Act and a victory for some for-profit companies.<p>GREENE: The other decision is a major defeat for public employee unions. We'll hear reaction to both decisions in a few minutes. Tue, 01 Jul 2014 09:21:00 +0000 Nina Totenberg 32434 at http://kgou.org High Court Allows Some Companies To Opt Out Of Contraceptives Mandate http://kgou.org/post/high-court-allows-some-companies-opt-out-contraceptives-mandate For the first time, the U.S. Mon, 30 Jun 2014 20:53:00 +0000 Nina Totenberg 32418 at http://kgou.org Supreme Court Ruling Affirms Hobby Lobby Victory http://kgou.org/post/supreme-court-ruling-affirms-hobby-lobby-victory Transcript <p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST: <p>And a divided Supreme Court delivered another rebuke to the Obama administration today. It came in the most closely watched case of the year, which challenged the requirement that most employers include coverage for birth control in the health insurance they supply to their workers. The craft store chain Hobby Lobby and other companies challenged that requirement, saying they have a religious objection to at least some forms of birth control. In a 5 to 4 decision this morning, the high court sided with the companies. NPR's Nina Totenberg joins us now. Mon, 30 Jun 2014 17:32:00 +0000 Nina Totenberg 32382 at http://kgou.org High Court Strikes Down Abortion Clinic 'Buffer Zone' Law http://kgou.org/post/high-court-strikes-down-abortion-clinic-buffer-zone-law The Supreme Court eased restrictions on protesters at clinics that perform abortions. The court invalidated a Massachusetts law that created a 35 foot buffer outside abortion clinics in the state. Fri, 27 Jun 2014 09:35:00 +0000 Nina Totenberg 32201 at http://kgou.org Takeaways From Supreme Court Rulings On Buffer Zones, Recess Picks http://kgou.org/post/2-rulings-high-court-decides-buffer-zones-and-recess-picks The U.S. Thu, 26 Jun 2014 20:20:00 +0000 Nina Totenberg 32175 at http://kgou.org Supreme Court Rules On Obama Appointments, Abortion Protests http://kgou.org/post/supreme-court-rules-obama-appointments-abortion-protests Transcript <p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: <p>The Supreme Court has issued rulings in two controversial cases. The court invalidated several appointments President Obama made while the Senate was in recess, or appeared to be, anyway. And the court also limited the power of a state to define buffer zones around abortion clinics. A lot to talk about here, let's dive right in with NPR legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg. Thu, 26 Jun 2014 18:19:00 +0000 Nina Totenberg 32150 at http://kgou.org