Constitution

An Obamacare supporter at the Supreme Court (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Obama Gets Another Big Win From The Supreme Court

President Obama won big this week with the Supreme Court decisions on Obamacare and immigration. While Mitt Romney and the Tea Party couldn’t have had a worse week.

06/28/2012

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: The exterior of the U.S. Supreme Court on March 26, 2012 in Washington, DC. Today the high court, which has set aside six hours over three days, will hear arguments over the constitutionality President Barack Obama's Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Begins Hearing Fla. Challenge To Health Care Law

The U.S. Supreme Court began hearing arguments Monday morning from a group of states led by Florida arguing that President Barack Obama’s signature achievement, health care reform, is unconstitutional.

CBS4–03/26/2012

Courtroom Generic Gavel

Court Ponders If Miami-Dade Drug Dog’s Sniff Constitutional

The case of the Miami-Dade police dog closely watched by law enforcement nationwide will have its time in court. The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Friday to decide whether a the South Florida police dog’s sniff outside the front door of a house with a marijuana growing operation is an illegal search.

CBS4–01/06/2012

President Barack Obama

Florida Health Care Fight Hits Supreme Court March 26

The state of Florida will take its case against President Barack Obama’s health care reform law before the Supreme Court from March 26th through March 28th.

CBS4–12/19/2011

Birth Control

Florida May Face Personhood Fight Next Year

Voters in Florida may see a preview in Mississippi of an abortion fight that could be coming to the Sunshine State next year.

CBS4–11/04/2011

U.S. Rep. Allen West (R-FL) and U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL). (West Photo Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images; Wasserman Schultz Photo Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Congressman West Represented In Congress By Wasserman-Schultz

Freshman U.S. Congressman Allen West and Representative Debbie Wasserman-Schultz’s war of words gained headlines Wednesday; but it turns out, West has a lot riding on Wasserman-Schultz’s performance in Congress.

CBS4–07/21/2011

colonies

Early American History Myths You Probably Believe

These early American history legends may be conventional wisdom, and some are even taught in school, but they definitely are not facts. The following myths originated from poems, stories that changed over time or historical […]

06/13/2011

President Barack Obama

Fla. Health Care Suit Hits Appeals Court

In the most closely watched legal challenge to the federal health care law passed last year, Florida attorney general Pam Bondi argued against the individual mandate before a three judge panel from the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Wednesday.

CBS4–06/08/2011

handgun_generic

Doctors Sue For Right To Ask If Patients Own Guns

A group of physicians filed suit in Miami federal court Monday for the right to ask their patients if they own guns and have them properly stored, according to The News Service of Florida.

CBS4–06/06/2011

patients right to know hospital

I-Team: Ignoring Patients’ Right To Know

Nearly eight years after Florida voters demanded change in the way bad medical incidents are tracked and reported at hospitals,little has changed. The CBS4 I-Team has discovered that most hospitals don’t comply with the part of Florida’s Constitution known as “Patients’ Right to Know About Adverse Medical.”

CBS4–05/23/2011

more

previous