U.S. Supreme Court http://news.stlpublicradio.org en U.S. Supreme Court Overturns DOMA, No Broader Ruling On Same-Sex Marriage http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/us-supreme-court-overturns-doma-no-broader-ruling-same-sex-marriage <p>Gay and lesbian couples who are legally married in the 12 states that, along with Washington, D.C., allow same-sex marriages will be able to access federal marriage benefits such as tax breaks.</p><p>The 5-4 ruling issued by the U.S. Supreme Court just moments ago says the Federal Defense of Marriage Act violates the 5th Amendment by "singl[ing] out a class of persons deemed by a state entitled to recognition and protection to enhance their own liberty."</p><p><strong>Proposition 8</strong></p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 14:06:01 +0000 Rachel Lippmann & Kelsey Proud 27736 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org U.S. Supreme Court Overturns DOMA, No Broader Ruling On Same-Sex Marriage Supreme Court Seems Ready To Side With Monsanto In Soybean Patent Case http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/supreme-court-seems-ready-side-monsanto-soybean-patent-case <p><em><strong>Updated on Tuesday, February 19, at 6:10 p.m. to add quote from Bowman.</strong></em></p><p>The U.S. Supreme Court <a href="http://www.supremecourt.gov/oral_arguments/argument_transcripts/11-796.pdf">heard oral arguments today</a> in a legal battle between St. Louis-based Monsanto and a 75-year-old Indiana farmer.</p><p>The case revolves around whether Vernon Hugh Bowman violated Monsanto's patent rights when he bought seeds from a grain elevator and planted them.</p> Tue, 19 Feb 2013 19:51:48 +0000 VĂ©ronique LaCapra 9450 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Supreme Court Seems Ready To Side With Monsanto In Soybean Patent Case US Supreme Court To Take On Missouri Drunk Driving Case http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/us-supreme-court-take-missouri-drunk-driving-case <p></p><p><em>Jacob McCleland&nbsp;of KRCU's reporting used in this story.</em><br><br>The US Supreme Court will pick up a case that could determine whether police can legally administer blood tests without a warrant.</p><p>A Missouri State Highway Patrol officer took Tyler McNeely to a Cape Girardeau hospital for blood tests after he failed field sobriety tests but refused the breathalyzer.</p> Tue, 25 Sep 2012 22:59:06 +0000 KRCU 4701 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org US Supreme Court To Take On Missouri Drunk Driving Case Dred Scott inducted to Hall of Famous Missourians http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/dred-scott-inducted-hall-famous-missourians <p>Former slave Dred Scott has been inducted into the<a href="http://house.mo.gov/famous.aspx"> Hall of Famous Missourians</a>.</p> Wed, 09 May 2012 18:28:32 +0000 Marshall Griffin 3661 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Dred Scott inducted to Hall of Famous Missourians