U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Helps Monsanto Crush 75-Year Old Farmer
It is hard to read about the United States Supreme Court’s recent ruling in favor of agriculture giant Monsanto and not cringe.
Kerry says doubling U.S. non-lethal aid to Syrian opposition
ISTANBUL - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday that the United States would double its non-lethal aid to opposition forces in Syria to $250 million and that foreign backers had agreed to channel all future assistance through the rebels' Supreme Military Council.
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US Supreme court rejects Nigerian court human rights ruling
The Supreme Court of the United States has stated that it cannot consider law suits brought against the United States by foreign countries.
Will the Supreme Court End Human Gene Patents?
An anonymous reader writes "Monday, the Supreme Court will hear a case on the validity of breast cancer gene patents. The court has a chance to end human gene patents after three decades. From the article: 'Since the 1980s, patent lawyers have been claiming pieces of humanity's genetic code. The United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted thousands of gene patents. The Federal Circuit, the court that hears all patent appeals, has consistently ruled such patents are legal. But the judicial winds have been shifting. The Supreme Court has never ruled on the legality of gene patents. And recently, the Supreme Court has grown increasingly skeptical of the Federal Circuit's patent-friendly jurisprudence. Meanwhile, a growing number of researchers, health care providers, and public interest groups have raised concerns about the harms of gene patents. The American Civil Liberties Union estimates that more than 40 percent of genes are now patented. Those patents have created "patent thickets" ...
Americans are Resilient, Nationwide LGBTQ+ Ruling Okay
Is it still statistically too early or not for the Supreme Court of the United States to render a nationwide ruling regarding the legality of LGBTQ+ folks' right to marry others of the same gender?