U.S. Supreme Court http://nwpr.org en Seattle Scientist Says Patenting DNA Was Becoming Obsolete http://nwpr.org/post/seattle-scientist-says-patenting-dna-was-becoming-obsolete <p></p><p>The Seattle-area scientist who led the team that first automated the sequencing of DNA says he’s pleased with the U.S. Supreme Court decision Thursday.</p><p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 15:40:38 +0000 Lisa Brooks 29337 at http://nwpr.org Implications Unclear For Supreme Court Gay Marriage Cases http://nwpr.org/post/implications-unclear-supreme-court-gay-marriage-cases <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;Supporters of same-sex marriage in the Northwest are at once celebrating and downplaying the latest news from the U.S. Supreme Court. The high court announced Friday that it would review a ban on same-sex marriage in California, as well as a federal law that prohibits gays and lesbians from receiving federal spousal benefits.</p><p> Sat, 08 Dec 2012 01:00:00 +0000 Chris Lehman 19506 at http://nwpr.org Implications Unclear For Supreme Court Gay Marriage Cases Wash. Governor Applauds Health Care Ruling http://nwpr.org/post/wash-governor-applauds-health-care-ruling <p>&ldquo;Happy and relieved.&rdquo; Those are the words Washington Governor Chris Gregoire uses to describe the Supreme Court&rsquo;s decision on health care. The Democrat Thursday told a personal story about a health scare in her own family. Fri, 29 Jun 2012 01:48:05 +0000 Austin Jenkins 10837 at http://nwpr.org Wash. Governor Applauds Health Care Ruling Supreme Court To Decide If Logging Road Runoff Is Pollution http://nwpr.org/post/supreme-court-decide-if-logging-road-runoff-pollution <p>The U.S. Supreme Court will hear an appeal in a case that asks if the muddy water that flows from logging operations is industrial pollution. Mon, 25 Jun 2012 23:36:58 +0000 Amelia Templeton 10614 at http://nwpr.org Supreme Court To Decide If Logging Road Runoff Is Pollution States Brace For Federal Health Care Ruling http://nwpr.org/post/states-brace-federal-health-care-ruling <p>The U.S. Supreme Court could rule any day now on the Constitutionality of President Obama&#39;s health care overhaul. The decision could have broad implications for state health care policies in the Northwest. Thu, 21 Jun 2012 00:22:50 +0000 Chris Lehman 10368 at http://nwpr.org States Brace For Federal Health Care Ruling Supreme Court Rules Feds Must Pay Up On Contracts With Tribes http://nwpr.org/post/supreme-court-rules-feds-must-pay-contracts-tribes <p>Northwest tribes stand to receive big payments from the federal government after a U.S. Supreme Court decision Monday. Here&rsquo;s the upshot of the ruling: the government has to uphold contracts with American Indian tribes, even if Congress shortchanges those deals. Tue, 19 Jun 2012 00:27:44 +0000 Jessica Robinson 10223 at http://nwpr.org Supreme Court Rules Feds Must Pay Up On Contracts With Tribes