Supreme Court http://wrvo.org en Greece town supervisor reacts to SCOTUS town prayer decision http://wrvo.org/post/greece-town-supervisor-reacts-scotus-town-prayer-decision <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/xFGUiU53E-s" width="420"></iframe></p><p></p><p>It’s about freedom of speech.</p><p>That’s what Greece Town Supervisor Bill Reilich told reporters Monday after the Supreme Court decided the town council was not violating the constitution by opening town meetings with prayer.</p><p>The town kept the tradition of offering prayers before each meeting, even after two residents brought the case to court in 2008.</p> Tue, 06 May 2014 10:46:26 +0000 Michelle Faust 55344 at http://wrvo.org Advocates say Cuomo missed chance to counteract Supreme Court ruling http://wrvo.org/post/advocates-say-cuomo-missed-chance-counteract-supreme-court-ruling <p></p><p>The U.S. Supreme Court decision McCutcheon v. FEC, striking down some campaign donation limits is expected to have an effect in New York. Reform advocates say Gov. Andrew Cuomo and lawmakers missed a key chance this week to counter act the ruling.</p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 11:39:00 +0000 Karen DeWitt 53717 at http://wrvo.org Jess Bravin on the Campbell Conversations http://wrvo.org/post/jess-bravin-campbell-conversations <p><em>(Note: This interview originally aired April 14, 2013)</em></p><p><font face="Calibri" size="2"><span style="font-size:11pt">One of the many controversial aspects of the post 9-11 war effort is the government’s use of military commissions rather than traditional criminal courts to try suspected terrorists. In this edition of the Campbell Conversations, <span class="il">Grant</span> Reeher speaks with <a href="http://topics.wsj.com/person/B/jess-bravin/1268">Jess Bravin</a>, the Supreme Court correspondent for <i>T</i><i>he Wall Street Journal</i>.</span></font></p><p> Sun, 21 Jul 2013 22:29:00 +0000 Grant Reeher 36155 at http://wrvo.org Jess Bravin on the Campbell Conversations Rally celebrates Supreme Court's decision to throw out DOMA http://wrvo.org/post/rally-celebrates-supreme-courts-decision-throw-out-doma <p></p><p>Dozen of marriage equality supporters gathered Wednesday evening to react to the Supreme Court’s decision that the nearly two decade old Defense of Marriage Act, or DOMA, is unconstitutional.</p><p>Speeches inside a steamy First English Lutheran Church in Syracuse mixed between celebration and rally cries to continue pushing for equality.</p> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 12:17:50 +0000 Ryan Delaney 40177 at http://wrvo.org Rally celebrates Supreme Court's decision to throw out DOMA A.G. Schneiderman reacts to DOMA decision http://wrvo.org/post/ag-schneiderman-reacts-doma-decision <p>New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman called today's Supreme Court decision striking down the Defense of Marriage Act, or DOMA, a home run.</p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 21:51:17 +0000 Ellen Abbott 40174 at http://wrvo.org Onondaga Nation looks to court for acknowledgement http://wrvo.org/post/onondaga-nation-looks-court-acknowledgement <p>Attorneys for the Onondaga Nation are scheduled to appear in a federal appeals Court in New York City Friday. It's a continuing land claim dispute between the Native American nation, and New York state, over treaties signed hundreds of years ago. Fri, 12 Oct 2012 13:50:17 +0000 Ellen Abbott 27418 at http://wrvo.org The future of the health care law http://wrvo.org/post/future-health-care-law <p>The Supreme Court&#39;s decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act was the subject of a symposium in Buffalo Friday. Panelists agreed the high court&#39;s ruling does not guarantee the law&#39;s future.<br /><br />During oral arguments in front of the Supreme Court, attorneys spent just 50 words on whether or not the health care law is a tax. That ended up being the crux of Justice John Roberts opinion to uphold the law.</p><p> Mon, 02 Jul 2012 14:09:41 +0000 Daniel Robison 21911 at http://wrvo.org Central New York reaction to health care decision http://wrvo.org/post/central-new-york-reaction-health-care-decision <p>All around the country, the Supreme Court&#39;s decision upholding the Affordable Care Act has its supporters and detractors, and New York state is no different.</p><p> Fri, 29 Jun 2012 20:29:19 +0000 Ellen Abbott 21818 at http://wrvo.org Central New York reaction to health care decision Will health care decision effect local Congressional race? http://wrvo.org/post/will-health-care-decision-effect-local-congressional-race <p>The Supreme Court&#39;s decision on the Affordable Care Act of course comes in an election year, and politicians around the country are trying to read the tea leaves about the political fallout.</p><p> Fri, 29 Jun 2012 14:21:37 +0000 Catherine Loper 21786 at http://wrvo.org Local members of Congress react to Supreme Court health care decision http://wrvo.org/post/local-members-congress-react-supreme-court-health-care-decision <p>After the Supreme Court ruled on the Affordable Care Act, Republicans and Democrats alike have been trying to figure how to move forward in the fight over health care policy, including this regions&#39;s members of Congress.</p><p> Fri, 29 Jun 2012 13:49:04 +0000 Catherine Loper 21783 at http://wrvo.org