Tagged: u.s. supreme court

High Court Ruling Lets States Tax Online Retailers From Afar (Matthew Boch Commentary)

by Matthew Boch, Dover Dixon Horne PLLC 6/21/2018 11:13 am

States that follow South Dakota's framework of (1) reasonable virtual nexus thresholds, (2) overall simplification as part of SSUTA or otherwise, and (3) no retroactivity should be on solid ground.

U.S. Supreme Court: States Can Force Online Shoppers To Pay Sales Tax

by Associated Press 6/21/2018 9:52 am

The 5-4 ruling Thursday is a win for states, who said they were losing out on billions of dollars annually under two decades-old Supreme Court decisions that impacted online sales tax collection.

Easy Listening (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 6/11/2018 12:00 am

In the months since I last used this space to recommend a few, a coworker introduced me to what may be the most educational one in all of cyberspace: “What Trump Can Teach Us About Con Law.”

Justices Allow Arkansas to Enforce Abortion Restrictions

by Associated Press 5/29/2018 10:45 am

The Supreme Court is allowing Arkansas to put in effect restrictions on how abortion pills are administered. Critics of a challenged state law say it could effectively end medication abortions in the state.

Divided Supreme Court Rules for Businesses over Workers

by Associated Press 5/21/2018 9:28 am

The Supreme Court says employers can prohibit their workers from banding together to complain about pay and conditions in the workplace.

Arkansas to Issue Birth Certificates for Same-Sex Parents

by Associated Press 6/29/2017 7:02 am

The Arkansas Health Department says it will begin issuing birth certificates listing both spouses in married same-sex couples as the parents after the state lost a case before the U.S. Supreme Court this week.

Arkansas Vows to Keep Pushing for Executions Despite Setback

by Andrew DeMillo and Sean Murphy, The Associated Press 4/18/2017 8:17 am

Arkansas officials vowed to carry out a double execution later this week after the U.S. Supreme Court delivered a setback to the state's plan to resume capital punishment with a ruling sparing an inmate just minutes before his death warrant was set to expire.

Arkansas Fights on Multiple Legal Fronts to Begin Executions

by Kelley P. Kissel, The Associated Press 4/17/2017 6:53 am

Lawyers for the state of Arkansas faced fights on multiple legal fronts Monday to begin a series of double executions before a key sedative used in lethal injections expires at the end of the month.

US Supreme Court Rejects Arkansas' 9 Death Row Challengers

by Associated Press 2/21/2017 10:32 am

The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected an attempt by Arkansas inmates to stop their executions over claims that their deaths would be "intolerably painful."

Court Ruling Latest Wrinkle for Anti-Abortion Push (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 7/5/2016 6:55 am

The U.S. Supreme Court ruling striking down a Texas abortion law is the latest wrinkle for efforts in Arkansas to further restrict the procedure now that Republicans are firmly in control.

College Affirmative Action Plan Survives US Supreme Court Review

by Associated Press 6/23/2016 9:45 am

The University of Texas admissions program that takes account of race has survived another round at the Supreme Court. The justices on Thursday upheld the Texas program by a 4-3 vote.

US Supreme Court Upholds Process for Challenging Patents

by Associated Press 6/20/2016 11:16 am

The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the process for challenging invalid patents, making it easier for companies to fight so-called patent trolls.

US Supreme Court Rejects States' Request to Block Mercury Rule

by Associated Press 6/13/2016 11:06 am

The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from 20 states seeking to block a federal rule targeting mercury pollution from taking effect while the government revises the rule to account for compliance costs.

Obama Nominates Garland to Supreme Court, Challenging GOP

by Associated Press 3/16/2016 11:25 am

President Barack Obama nominated appeals court judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court on Wednesday, challenging Republicans to drop their adamant refusal to even consider his choice in an election year.

Arkansas Attorney General Asks Court to Review Abortion Law

by Associated Press 12/21/2015 3:20 pm

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the state's overturned 12-week abortion ban.

U.S. Supreme Court Hears Tyson’s Overtime Case

by Mark Friedman 11/23/2015 12:00 am

The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments earlier this month in a case brought by Tyson Foods Inc. that challenges a nearly $6 million class-action award involving overtime pay at its Iowa pork processing plant.

Leslie Rutledge to Ask US Supreme Court to Consider Abortion Law

by Claudia Lauer, Associated Press 9/23/2015 1:25 pm

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge says she'll ask the U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in on the constitutionality of an Arkansas law banning most abortions 12 weeks into a woman's pregnancy.

It Ain’t Over Till … (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 6/29/2015 12:00 am

The U.S. Supreme Court handed President Barack Obama a major victory on Thursday, upholding a key component of the Affordable Care Act by a comfortable 6-3 vote.

Hutchinson Urges Caution on State Exchange After Ruling

by Associated Press 6/25/2015 1:32 pm

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson is urging caution on the state's move toward setting up its own insurance exchange after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the nationwide subsidies offered under the federal health overhaul.

US Supreme Court Allows Challenge to Colorado Internet Tax Law

by Associated Press 3/3/2015 11:50 am

A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that federal courts can hear a dispute over Colorado's Internet tax law. One justice suggested it was time to reconsider the ban on state collection of sales taxes from companies outside their borders.