Mary Reichard

Mary is co-host, legal affairs correspondent, and dialogue editor for WORLD Radio. She is also co-host of the Legal Docket podcast. Mary is a graduate of World Journalism Institute and St. Louis University School of Law. She resides with her husband near Springfield, Mo.

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Obama's losing record at the Supreme Court

Supreme Court
by Mary Reichard
Posted 1/12/15, 03:45 pm

Historically, the federal government wins seven of every 10 cases it argues before the U.S. Supreme Court. But the Obama administration is far from typical. It has lost a majority of its cases at the Supreme Court. Many of them show an executive branch trying to expand its power in ever more expansive ways, and a high court that, lately, has provided a check on that overreach.

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States, White House do battle over immigration action

Immigration
by Mary Reichard
Posted 1/06/15, 10:28 am

Twenty-five states and the White House are in court battling over the president’s executive action on immigration. On Christmas Eve, the Department of Justice filed its legal response to a lawsuit that challenges President Barack Obama’s authority to defer enforcing deportation laws for millions of people in the United States illegally. 

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Legal Docket: High court ponders how to best tax online shopping

Supreme Court
by Mary Reichard
Posted 12/15/14, 02:17 pm

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