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STILL WAITING SCOTUS Doesn’t Rule on Major Cases ANDREW HARNIK

SCOTUS Doesn’t Rule on Major Cases

Well, that’s why they have season-ending cliffhangers. The Supreme Court ruled on a few things Thursday but failed to weigh in the blockbuster cases everyone’s waiting for: affirmative action, voting rights, DOMA, and Proposition 8. Instead, the court said that merchants could not come together in a class-action lawsuit against American Express. In another case, SCOTUS ruled that the government cannot restrict AIDS funds—specifically that private health organizations have to denounce prostitution to be able to get money. Tune in next week.

June 20, 2013 10:48 AM