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7 hrs ago | FindLaw

Snippets: Which Justice Are You?, ACA Subsidies, 'Notorious RBG'

With the High Court still on summer vacation, there are no hard-hitting legal issues before the Court quite yet .

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Related Topix: US News, Sonia Sotomayor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Blog News

16 hrs ago | The Wave

Joseph Perkins: Hypocrites on corporate responsibility

BNP Paribas general counsel Georges Dirani, accompanied by attornies Karen Patton Seymour, left, and Elizabeth Davy, are show JUne 30 in New York state Supreme Court.

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Related Topix: US News

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Weekly Standard

The Nitty Gritty of Diversity

Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin is the affirmative action case that won't go away.

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Related Topix: US News, University of Texas at Austin

National Review Online

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Male Justices Had a 'Blind Spot' on Hobby Lobby

Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg seems to agree with Democratic politicians that her male colleagues decided the way they did in the Hobby Lobby case because of their sex.

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Related Topix: US News, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Clarence Thomas

Bloomberg

Gay Marriage Nears Supreme Court With Inevitability Tag

Since a pivotal high court ruling 13 months ago, gay-marriage advocates have tallied more than two dozen lower court victories without a single defeat.

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Related Topix: US News, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Gay/Lesbian, Virginia, University of Chicago

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Washington Post

Same-sex marriage and animus

In yesterday's New York Times , Adam Liptak considered the possibility that Justice Kennedy might not be persuaded that state laws limiting marriage to opposite-sex couples reflect unconstitutional animus against same-sex couples.

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Related Topix: US News, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, Gay/Lesbian, Sports

ThinkProgress

How This Lawyer Who Dared To Call The Constitution...

On Monday night, Pamela Harris quietly became a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

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Related Topix: US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, US Supreme Court, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Chuck Grassley

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Workplace Prof Blog

State Voters Allowed to Decide the Fate of Public-Sector Affirmative Action in Shuette

Following up on my last post regarding the latest ruling in Fisher , I'd like to continue the dialogue on the issue of public-sector affirmative action, and its relevance for the public workplace and other public domains, in light of the Supreme Court's decision in Shuette v.

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Related Topix: US News, John G. Roberts

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Sunherald.com

Conservative federal appeals court strikes down Virginia's same-sex marriage ban

In a 2-1 decision, the 4th U.S. Court of Appeals concluded Virginia's marriage restrictions violated constitutional guarantees of equal protection.

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Related Topix: US News, Family, Parenting, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Conservative federal appeals court strikes down Virginiaa s same-sex marriage ban

In a 2-1 decision, the 4th U.S. Court of Appeals concluded Virginia's marriage restrictions violated constitutional guarantees of equal protection.

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Related Topix: US News, Family, Parenting, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals

The Chronicle Herald

EDITORIAL: Court tweets educational, immediate

Chief Justice Joseph Kennedy of the Nova Scotia Supreme Court stands in front of the Halifax law courts in this file photo.

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Related Topix: US News, Canada, North America, World News, Twitter, Opinion

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Obamacare's federal subsidies case heading for high court showdown

The question is enormously important: Are health care consumers entitled to subsidies if they buy coverage on insurance exchanges established by the federal government, as they are from state exchanges? Two federal appeals courts have reached contradictory conclusions - at least so far.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, John G. Roberts, Opinion

The Daily Republic

Brown's appointees will nudge state Supreme Court leftward

The U.S. Supreme Court has undergone very obvious ideological cycles - depending on who happened to be in the White House when vacancies occurred.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Opinion

Fri Jul 25, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Column: Obamacare and the high court a " again?

The question is enormously important: Are health care consumers entitled to subsidies if they buy coverage on insurance exchanges established by the federal government, as they are from state exchanges? Two federal appeals courts have reached contradictory conclusions - at least so far.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, John G. Roberts, Opinion

jdsupra.com

Focused on Franchise Law - July 2014

Tal Grinblat, as Vice Chair of Legislation for the Franchise Law Committee of the State Bar of California, was invited to Sacramento by the Department of Business Oversight to discuss Assembly Bill 2289.

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Related Topix: California, US News, US Supreme Court, John G. Roberts, US Military, US Army, Fort Hood

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Dan Walters: Browna s appointees will nudge state Supreme Court leftward

The U.S. Supreme Court has undergone very obvious ideological cycles – depending on who happened to be in the White House when vacancies occurred.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Sacramento, CA, Jerry Brown, US Governors

Slate Magazine

Gambling With Death

Abolitionists have ample reason to believe a Supreme Court decision declaring the death penalty unconstitutional is within their grasp.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, US News, Stephen Breyer, Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Bangor Daily News

Supreme Court already said DC Court was wrong on Obamacare subsidies

The Supreme Court has already spoken on the DC Circuit's three judge panel's 2-1 decision that subsidies are only available for insurance purchased through state exchanges.

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Related Topix: US News, Clarence Thomas, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Antonin Scalia

New York Magazine

Arizona Execution Lasts Two Hours, Inmate Was Reportedly 'Gasping and Snorting'

Over the weekend, a federal appeals court ruled that Joseph Wood could not be executed until Arizona disclosed more information about the drugs that would be used to end his life.

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Related Topix: Arizona, Arizona Government, US News, US Governors, Jan Brewer

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Towleroad

The Most Dangerous Line in the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby Ruling

The most dangerous line in the Supreme Court's recent decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby doesn't come until page 46. It reads as follows: The principal dissent raises the possibility that discrimination in hiring, for example on the basis of race, might be cloaked as religious practice to escape legal sanction.

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Related Topix: US News, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Gay/Lesbian

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