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13 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Federal Jurists a Utilitarian Philosopher Jeremy Bentham

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, sitting as an en banc panel of 11 judges, sent shock waves through the world of First Amendment enthusiasts on July 29 with its opinion in American Meat Institute v.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

16 hrs ago | ABA Journal

Supreme Court justices regularly seek to change the errors of their ways

Changes occur far more frequently in Supreme Court opinions than most people realize, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: US News, Creative Commons, Flickr, Social Software, Elena Kagan

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Daily Kos

Results or Process: How Should We Evaluate Judges?

Re-posted from The Politicus : If you would like to leave a comment the author gawilliams will see please add a comment directly to the original article page A few days ago I was asked which of the Justices on the US Supreme Court I admire the most.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Stephen Breyer, Liberal Political News

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Switched

'Supreme Court: No Girls Allowed' Perfectly Parodies The Hobby Lobby Ruling

You've probably heard the Supreme Court referred to as an "old boys' club," but did you know about the blanket forts, secret passwords and the stash of Playboy magazines? Probably not.

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Related Topix: US News, Stephen Breyer, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Elena Kagan

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Switched

Federal Appeals Court Trolls Scalia In Virginia Gay Marriage Case

A dissent authored by Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was cited by a federal appeals court that on Monday struck down Virginia's gay marriage ban.

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

ABA Journal

Supreme Court justices regularly seek to change the errors of their ways

Changes occur far more frequently in Supreme Court opinions than most people realize, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: US News, Creative Commons, Flickr, Social Software, Elena Kagan

Thu Jul 24, 2014

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, Anthony Kennedy, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

Daily Kos

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: On Halbig, Georgia Senate race and more

Justice Antonin Scalia of the Supreme Court is the leading proponent of textualism, an approach he justifies as required by the Constitution and better than the alternative of using legislative history.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Slate Magazine

Bad Readers

Unless you are a lawyer or a glutton for punishment, you probably want to avoid reading the new D.C. Circuit and 4th Circuit opinions reaching conflicting results on the legality of key provisions of the Affordable Care Act - the parts that provide subsidies for Americans who sign up for health insurance through the exchanges the law created.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Drugs

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Daily Kos

Impeach Scalia

With all the right wing blather about impeaching Obama I suggest we Progressives begin our own campaign to impeach Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

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Related Topix: US News

Mon Jul 21, 2014

SFGate

Justice Kennedy says Constitution 'flawed document'

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy wasn't out to make news when he addressed the annual conference of the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and devoted most of his 50-minute speech to the Magna Carta, which turns 800 years old in 2015.

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Related Topix: US News, Anthony Kennedy

Sun Jul 20, 2014

WTVC

U.S. Supreme Court Rules on "Straw Gun Purchaser" Ban

A divided Supreme Court sided with gun control groups and the Obama administration Monday, ruling that the federal ban on "straw" purchases of guns can be enforced even if the ultimate buyer is legally allowed to own a gun.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Elena Kagan

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

The Flawed Progressive Scheme to 'Reclaim the Constitution'

"reclaim the Constitution." The modern right, Balkin contends, has hoodwinked much of the country into believing that the American constitutional tradition is the exclusive property of conservatives.

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Related Topix: US News, African-American

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Washington Post

On Obama lawsuit, Boehner needs to listen to Justice Scalia

Dana Milbank does his usual masterful job highlighting the ridiculousness of yesterday's House Rules Committee hearing on Speaker John Boehner's resolution seeking authorization to sue President Obama for allegedly failing to follow the Constitution in delaying the employer mandate of the health-care law.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, Florida International University, George Washington University, Duke University

WTVC

U.S. Supreme Court Rules on "Straw Gun Purchaser" Ban

A divided Supreme Court sided with gun control groups and the Obama administration Monday, ruling that the federal ban on "straw" purchases of guns can be enforced even if the ultimate buyer is legally allowed to own a gun.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Elena Kagan

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Energy Column: Supreme Court to Obama Administration: Congress writes laws, you don't

Now that the dust has settled on the Supreme Court's 2014 session, we can look at the decisions and conclude that the Obama Administration received a serious smack down.

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Related Topix: US News, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Opinion

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Court restores pro-lifers' rights

On June 26, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously in McCullen v. Coakley that the enforced buffer zones on the public sidewalk in front of Massachusetts abortion facilities are unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Massachusetts, Abortion, Clarence Thomas

The Plain Dealer

Atheist to give invocation after New York town wins court case on prayer at meetings

The Supreme Court in May ruled that the town of Greece, N.Y., could open its public meetings with prayer as long as it didn't discriminate against other faiths or non-believers.

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Related Topix: US News, Greece, NY

Sun Jul 13, 2014

The New Yorker

Paul Rudnick: "Hobby Lobbyist."

M any people have been wondering exactly what edged the Supreme Court toward its recent decision involving Hobby Lobby, the chain of crafts stores that has been allowed a religious exemption from funding birth control for its employees.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics

National Review Online

The Editors: Progressive Illiberalism

So Congress passed, with overwhelming bipartisan support and the signature of President Bill Clinton, the Religious Freedom Restoration Act , which requires that when the federal government significantly burdens the exercise of religious liberties, it must do so in the least intrusive fashion.

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Related Topix: US News, Bill Clinton, History in the News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Mark Udall, US House of Representatives

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