Nina Totenberg http://www.kunc.org en Rare Unanimity In Supreme Court Term, With Plenty Of Fireworks http://www.kunc.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. Mon, 07 Jul 2014 11:55:00 +0000 Nina Totenberg 58669 at http://www.kunc.org Rare Unanimity In Supreme Court Term, With Plenty Of Fireworks High Court Allows Some Companies To Opt Out Of Contraceptives Mandate http://www.kunc.org/post/high-court-allows-some-companies-opt-out-contraceptives-mandate For the first time, the U.S. Mon, 30 Jun 2014 21:03:00 +0000 Nina Totenberg 58419 at http://www.kunc.org Takeaways From Supreme Court Rulings On Buffer Zones, Recess Picks http://www.kunc.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 58268 at http://www.kunc.org High Court Ruling On Search Warrants Is Broader Than Cellphones http://www.kunc.org/post/landmark-case-high-court-issues-limits-cellphone-searches Bold. Landmark. Sweeping. Those were the words experts on all sides used Wednesday to describe the U.S. Wed, 25 Jun 2014 20:15:00 +0000 Nina Totenberg 58216 at http://www.kunc.org EPA Gets A Win From Supreme Court On Global Warming Emissions — Mostly http://www.kunc.org/post/supreme-court-epa-gets-win-conditions-attached The U.S. Supreme Court gave the Environmental Protection Agency the green light to regulate greenhouse gases that are emitted from new and modified utility plants and factories on Monday.<p>Greenhouse gases are blamed for global warming, and the court's 7-2 decision gave the EPA most of what it wanted. But in a separate 5-4 vote, the justices rejected the agency's broad assertion of regulatory power under one section of the Clean Air Act.<p>You might call the outcome in this case the 83-percent solution. Mon, 23 Jun 2014 20:43:00 +0000 Nina Totenberg 58129 at http://www.kunc.org