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Knoxville News Sentinel
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia talks originalism during UT visit
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia delivered what he called his "stump speech" at the University of Tennessee on Tuesday, arguing for nearly an hour in favor of Originalism in interpreting the Constitution.
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23 hrs ago
Aereo to Face Uphill Battle in Supreme Court, Experts Say
With broadcasters on one side and the cloud computing business on the other, the stakes are high - and the case could go either way.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Stevens' view of Second Amendment: part denial, part grudge, all wrong?
Today's edition of USA Today covers a new debate over the Second Amendment , ignited by former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens in his new book about how he would change the Constitution, leaving one to wonder if this rant is part denial and part grudge over being on the losing side in two major Second Amendment rulings.
Justice Scalia to deliver UT Knoxville lecture
The event is open to law students, faculty, staff, alumni and other members of the campus community.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Focus on Tax Controversy and Litigation - Supreme Court Decides...
Proceeding On December 3, 2013, the United State Supreme Court, in a unanimous decision written by Justice Scalia, ruled that San Antonio entrepreneur and former owner of the Minnesota Vikings, Red McCombs, and his business partner, Gary Woods, were liable for the 40 percent gross valuation-misstatement penalty under IRC A 6662.1 The Supreme Court ... (more)
Thu Apr 10, 2014
The Harbor Times Soup
Conservative To The Core - The Constitution not an evolving entity
It amazed me when not so many years ago people began arguing that the U.S. Constitution was applicable only to the time in which it was composed and that things have "evolved" to the point that now, the Constitution is in a large measure, irrelevant.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
A Uniform Approach to Standing for False Advertising Claims under the Lanham Act
On March 25, 2014, the Supreme Court, in Lexmark International, Inc. v. Static Control Components, Inc. , 572 U.S. ___ , resolved a circuit split regarding the test for standing to assert a claim for false advertising under the Lanham Act, 15 U.S.C. A 1125 ").
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Knoxville News Sentinel
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia tp speak at UT College of Law
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia will deliver the Rose Lecture at the University of Tennessee next week, marking the third visit in four years by a sitting member of the U.S. Supreme Court.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Guy Maras, of Naperville, is president of the Union League of Chicago. | Submitted
Naperville resident Guy Maras is a history buff, who often likes to quote former presidents and relate issues they faced in their time to the circumstances of today.
Million Man Ban
Participating in democracy "takes a certain amount of civic courage." Although I never expected to say this, I found the words of Justice Scalia coming to mind these past few weeks.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
The Raw Story
Jon Stewart calls 'bullsh*t' on court's election...
He opened Thursday night's "Daily Show" with an analysis of the U.S. Supreme Court's recent ruling in McCutcheon v.
Non-Direct Competitors May Sue Under the Lanham Act, Doctrine of Prudential Standing Eliminated
The Supreme Court of the United States swept away the different standards for Lanham Act prudential standing previously applied by the courts of appeals, and expressly discarded the amorphous concept of prudential standing in all federal statutory cases.
Cape Cod Times
The Pill, peyote and corporate personhood
It started back in 1990 when the Supreme Court considered the case of two Native American drug councilors who were fired for using peyote in religious rituals, a native practice going back thousands of years.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
SCOTUS Denies Appeal Of Texas Execution
The U.S. Supreme Court is denying an appeal by a Texas man hoping to avoid execution.
Wall Street Journal
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In his plurality opinion in yesterday's free-speech case, McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission , Chief Justice John Roberts notes an anomaly in contemporary "liberal" First Amendment jurisprudence: "If the First Amendment protects flag burning, funeral protests, and Nazi parades--despite the profound offense such spectacles cause--it surely ... (more)
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Right Wing News
Campus Liberals Freak Out Over Justice Scalia's Announced Visit
As I prepare to graduate from William and Mary in May, life here can get a bit boring sometimes.
Kansas and Arizona Win Case to Require Proof of Citizenship to Vote
Kansas and Arizona scored a big victory on ballot box integrity laws, one that the losing side is already appealing.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Log Cabin Democrat
Cats muscle in on new dog park
A recent Supreme Court decision may mean that cats will have to be allowed at Conway's planned dog park.
'Scalia: A Court of One' by Bruce Allen Murphy
Justice Antonin Scalia is fighting a losing battle to put his conservative stamp on the Supreme Court, according to this penetrating biography by historian Murphy .
Longtime concealed-carry holdout Chicago has first arrest of gun-permit holder
The Chicago Sun-Times is reporting that Chicago has had its first arrest of a concealed-carry permit holder.