U.S. Supreme Court http://kcur.org en Supreme Court's 'Agency Fees' Ruling Impact On Kansas City Unions http://kcur.org/post/supreme-courts-agency-fees-ruling-impact-kansas-city-unions <p></p><p>Last week we saw the closing of another Supreme Court session with landmark rulings about religious freedom, cell phone privacy, and recess appointments. But there was another decision: a 5-4 ruling that may have an impact on unions and how they operate, including right in the Kansas City area. On Tuesday's <em>Up To Date,&nbsp; </em>guest host <a href="http://kcur.org/people/brian-ellison">Brian Ellison</a> talks with the AFL-CIO's Craig Becker on the highest court in the land's ruling on union agency fees.</p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 21:54:35 +0000 Brian Ellison & Hannah Copeland 58550 at http://kcur.org Supreme Court's 'Agency Fees' Ruling Impact On Kansas City Unions Supreme Court Rules On Voting Rights Act http://kcur.org/post/supreme-court-rules-voting-rights-act <p>The Supreme Court ruled&nbsp;5-4 that section 4 of the 1965 Voting Rights Act is unconstitutional. &nbsp;Section 4 is the part of the bill requiring certain states, mostly in the south, to get federal approval for changes to voting regulations. &nbsp;Professor&nbsp;<strong>Allan Rostron&nbsp;</strong>provides an initial reaction&nbsp;and potential implication to this ruling.</p> Tue, 25 Jun 2013 23:45:22 +0000 Brian Ellison & Matthew Long-Middleton 39139 at http://kcur.org Supreme Court Rules On Voting Rights Act Supreme Court Rules Police Must Get Search Warrant For Most DUI Blood Tests http://kcur.org/post/supreme-court-rules-police-must-get-search-warrant-most-dui-blood-tests <p>The United States Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that police must obtain a search warrant to draw blood in routine drunk driving arrests.</p><p>The case stems from a 2010 drunk driving arrest in Cape Girardeau. At question is whether a Missouri Highway Patrol Officer violated Tyler McNeely’s protection from unreasonable search and seizure when he drew McNeely’s blood with neither a warrant nor his permission.</p> Thu, 18 Apr 2013 14:33:09 +0000 Jacob McCleland 35299 at http://kcur.org What Happens To Supreme Court In Obama's Second Term? http://kcur.org/post/what-happens-supreme-court-obamas-second-term There has been vigorous public debate this election cycle about the Supreme Court; from the <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/itsallpolitics/2012/11/07/164547856/post-citizens-united-senate-snapshot-money-doesnt-guarantee-victory" target="_blank">Citizens United</a> case to the <a href="http://www.npr.org/series/148920753/judging-the-health-care-law" target="_blank">Affordable Care Act</a>.<p>As we look ahead to the next four years, it's not just Congress that will undergo change. Sun, 11 Nov 2012 22:50:00 +0000 editor 27432 at http://kcur.org What Happens To Supreme Court In Obama's Second Term? Missouri Drunk Driving Case Heads To U.S. Supreme Court http://kcur.org/post/missouri-drunk-driving-case-heads-us-supreme-court <p>A Cape Girardeau drunk driving case is going all the way to the U.S. &nbsp;Supreme Court.&nbsp; The court will decide if police can give a blood test without a warrant.<br> Wed, 26 Sep 2012 14:25:57 +0000 Jacob McCleland 25095 at http://kcur.org Missouri Drunk Driving Case Heads To U.S. Supreme Court The Obama White House & The Supreme Court http://kcur.org/post/obama-white-house-supreme-court <p></p><p>Of all the ideological battles being fought in this country, none will have more impact on its future than those being waged between the <a href="http://whitehouse.gov">White House</a> and the <a href="http://supremecourt.gov" target="_blank">U.S.&nbsp;Supreme Court</a>.</p><p> Wed, 19 Sep 2012 02:56:16 +0000 Stephen Steigman, Steve Kraske & Danie Alexander 24711 at http://kcur.org The Obama White House & The Supreme Court Local Reactions: Supreme Court Upholds Affordable Care Act http://kcur.org/post/local-reactions-supreme-court-upholds-affordable-care-act <p>On Thursday morning the Supreme Court largely upheld the Affordable Care Act.</p> <p>While the Court allowed the so-called individual mandate to stand ruling that it is constitutional as a tax, and while they ruled that the Medicaid expansion is legal, the federal government can't take away Medicaid funding from individual states. (you can read the entire decision here.)</p> Thu, 28 Jun 2012 14:20:40 +0000 Steve Kraske, Stephen Steigman & Elana Gordon & Greta Wendelin 20096 at http://kcur.org Local Reactions: Supreme Court Upholds Affordable Care Act Supreme Court Takes Up Affordable Care Act http://kcur.org/post/supreme-court-takes-affordable-care-act <p>The <a href="http://www.supremecourt.gov/">U.S. Supreme Court</a> is set to hear oral arguments next week on the <a href="http://www.healthcare.gov/law/index.html" target="_blank">Affordable Care Act</a>. Wed, 21 Mar 2012 23:30:00 +0000 Stephen Steigman & Steve Kraske 14623 at http://kcur.org Supreme Court Takes Up Affordable Care Act