U.S. Supreme Court http://wkms.org en Madigan Seeks to Delay Ill. Gun Plan a Second Time http://wkms.org/post/madigan-seeks-delay-ill-gun-plan-second-time <p></p><p>Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is asking the U.S. Supreme Court for more time to decide whether to appeal a lower court's order saying citizens should be allowed to publicly carry concealed guns.</p><p>Madigan <a href="http://wkms.org/post/court-gives-il-more-time-concealed-carry-appeal">already got one extension</a> — until June 24 — to challenge the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that said a ban on concealed firearms is unconstitutional. Now she wants until July 24.</p><p>Madigan filed the request late Friday.</p><p> Mon, 17 Jun 2013 17:36:53 +0000 John Null & The Associated Press 32178 at http://wkms.org Madigan Seeks to Delay Ill. Gun Plan a Second Time Supreme Court Refuses Illinois Appeal on Legislative Districts http://wkms.org/post/supreme-court-refuses-illinois-appeal-legislative-districts <p>The U.S. Supreme Court says it won’t hear an Illinois appeal on new legislative districts, giving no reason for its refusal.&nbsp; The state’s G.O.P lawmakers say they’re disappointed. &nbsp;Senate Minority Leader Christine Radogno&nbsp; and House Minority Leader Tom Cross allege the maps were gerrymandered to benefit Democrats and say the redistricting was unconstitutional. Lower courts have so far thrown out their complaints.</p> Tue, 02 Oct 2012 14:07:55 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 22735 at http://wkms.org Supreme Court Refuses Illinois Appeal on Legislative Districts Yarmuth Predicts SCOTUS Will Uphold Health Care Law http://wkms.org/post/yarmuth-predicts-scotus-will-uphold-health-care-law <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Congressman John Yarmuth, D-Ky., believes the U.S. Supreme Court will uphold the Affordable Care Act.</p> Wed, 27 Jun 2012 16:53:15 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey (KPR) 18609 at http://wkms.org Yarmuth Predicts SCOTUS Will Uphold Health Care Law Supreme Court Ruling May Curb Kentucky Immigration Law http://wkms.org/post/supreme-court-ruling-may-curb-kentucky-immigration-law <p><font>Activists expect the U.S. Supreme Court ruling striking down most of Arizona&#39;s controversial immigration law will stifle efforts to pass a similar law in Kentucky. Mon, 25 Jun 2012 20:09:33 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 18542 at http://wkms.org Supreme Court Ruling May Curb Kentucky Immigration Law Legal Experts Discuss US Supreme Court Issues on Kentucky Tonight http://wkms.org/post/legal-experts-discuss-us-supreme-court-issues-kentucky-tonight <p>The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule on federal issues of health care and immigration before it completes its term this summer.&nbsp;&nbsp;A health care ruling is expected soon.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 19 Jun 2012 14:01:42 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) 18433 at http://wkms.org Legal Experts Discuss US Supreme Court Issues on Kentucky Tonight Death Sentence for Kentuckian Reinstated http://wkms.org/post/death-sentence-kentuckian-reinstated <p>The U.S. Supreme Court has reinstated the death sentence of a Kentucky man who has been awaiting execution for three decades.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 12 Jun 2012 13:22:55 +0000 Associated Press 18328 at http://wkms.org Death Sentence for Kentuckian Reinstated Illinois Health Insurance Exchange Possible http://wkms.org/post/illinois-health-insurance-exchange-possible <p>Illinois Governor Pat Quinn may use an executive order to establish a health insurance exchange in his state. Quinn adviser Michael Gelder looming federal deadlines leave Quinn two choices: calling a special session or issuing an executive order. Illinois Republicans say an executive order would be inappropriate, especially before the U.S. Supreme Court rules on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act. Only New York and Rhode Island have previously established exchanges by executive order.</p> Mon, 14 May 2012 21:08:47 +0000 Drew Adams & The Associated Press 17967 at http://wkms.org Illinois Health Insurance Exchange Possible Kentucky Lawmakers Join Challenge to Health Care Reform http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-lawmakers-join-challenge-health-care-reform <p>Nearly all of Kentucky&#39;s state-level Republican lawmakers have signed a legal brief in support of a lawsuit challenging President Obama&#39;s health care overhaul.&nbsp; State Representative Tim Moore says he&#39;s tired of sitting on the sidelines on what is perhaps the biggest issue facing the country.&nbsp; More than 300 lawmakers from 17 states, including nearly 60 from Kentucky, signed a friend-of-the-court brief libertarian Cato Institute attorneys will file today with the U.S. Mon, 13 Feb 2012 13:12:00 +0000 Todd Hatton 16902 at http://wkms.org