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State Supreme Court Partially Overturns PERS Reform

OPB | April 30, 2015

The ruling could blow an enormous hole in city and state budgets in coming years.

U.S. Supreme Court's 2014 Fall Term Begins

OPB | Oct. 06, 2014

MONDAY: We'll talk with U.S. Supreme Court watcher Lisa McElroy about the start of the new term this week.

What Will Supreme Court Decision Mean For Oregon Home Health Workers?

OPB | July 03, 2014

THURSDAY: We'll hear from SEIU Local 503 executive director Heather Conroy on the implications of Monday's Supreme Court decision on union dues.

News Roundtable: July 3, 2014

OPB | July 03, 2014

THURSDAY: In this special edition of the news roundtable, we'll review some of the biggest news stories of the week and discuss the measures could end up on your November ballot.

Should Public Employees Be Able To Opt Out Of Union Dues?

OPB | July 02, 2014

WEDNESDAY: We'll find out what Monday's Supreme Court decision on union dues will mean for an ongoing debate in Oregon.

U.S. Supreme Court Wraps With Hobby Lobby And Union Cases

OPB | June 30, 2014

MONDAY: We'll analyze the much-anticipated Hobby Lobby case about contraceptive mandates and look back at the term with two law professors.

Could the U.S. Supreme Court Rule On Oregon's Same-Sex Marriage Ruling?

OPB | May 30, 2014

FRIDAY: The National Organization for Marriage has filed an emergency appeal with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy over Oregon's legalization of same-sex marriage.

Supreme Court Strikes Down Some Limits On Campaign Contributions

OPB | April 02, 2014

WEDNESDAY: The U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision today that will have major implications for federal campaign finance rules.

Vaccinating Children In State Custody

OPB | Nov. 04, 2013

MONDAY: A case before the Oregon Supreme Court challenges whether the state has the right to vaccinate children who are under the state's care because of parental neglect or abuse.

U.S. Supreme Court Fall Term Preview

OPB | Oct. 07, 2013

The U.S. Supreme Court returns from its summer break and will begin hearing cases later this month.

Reaction to the Supreme Court Rulings on DOMA and Prop 8

OPB | June 26, 2013

We'll get reactions to two high-profile rulings from the Court regarding gay marriage. 

U.S. Supreme Court Rules In DNA Case

OPB | June 03, 2013

We'll talk with law professor Lisa McElroy about a high profile DNA case Justices ruled on today and other cases expected to be decided in June.

Supreme Court Hears Arguments On Same-Sex Marriage

OPB | March 27, 2013

This week the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments for and against same-sex marriage laws.

Environmental Update

OPB | March 25, 2013

We check in with Earthfix's Amelia Templeton about Supreme Court's ruling on northwest logging roads and a draft bill that would restore tribal lands in western Oregon.

Oregon Supreme Court Hears Haugen Case

OPB | March 14, 2013

The Oregon Supreme Court is hearing arguments Thursday in the case of convicted murderer Gary Haugen. He has dropped his appeals and wants to be executed.

Exploring The Second Amendment And The Supreme Court

OPB | Jan. 30, 2013

We'll check in with U.S. Supreme Court watcher Lisa McElroy about the current interpretation of the "Right To Bear Arms" and if it's likely to change. 

What Will the Election Mean for SCOTUS?

OPB | Nov. 08, 2012

With President Obama winning another four years in office, what changes can we expect at the Supreme Court?

Oregon Supreme Court Race

OPB | Oct. 19, 2012

Multnomah County Circuit Judge Richard Baldwin and Portland civil attorney Nena Cook are running for a seat on the Oregon Supreme Court. 

Jeffrey Toobin

OPB | Oct. 11, 2012

Jeffrey Toobin talks about the American judicial system and his new book, The Oath.

U.S. Supreme Court's Fall Term

OPB | Sept. 27, 2012

We'll talk with U.S. Supreme Court watcher Lisa McElroy about the start of the new term next week.