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7 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Justice Alito will participate in Aereo case, ending concerns of a tie

There will be no tie in the Supreme Court battle of Aereo vs. the broadcasters. Supreme Court Justice Thomas Alito, who previously had recused himself from participating in the case, will take part in it after all, according to SCOTUS Blog , which tracks the Supreme Court.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Entertainment

10 hrs ago | The Billings Outpost

McCutcheon decision threatens democracy

If the U.S. Supreme Court decision in McCutcheon et al. vs. Federal Election Commission had come out one day earlier, we could have been forgiven for suspecting it was an April Fool's Day joke.

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Related Topix: US News, Anthony Kennedy, US Supreme Court, Non-Profit, John G. Roberts

14 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin

Judge rejects challenge to NY's tougher gun law

A trial-level judge in Albany has ruled that New York's new gun law does not violate the Second Amendment.

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Related Topix: Guns, US News, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

16 hrs ago | US News & World Report

'Anita' Tells of Joe Biden's Forgotten Role in Confirming Clarence Thomas

By Joe I mean Joseph R. Biden Jr., the affable vice president, who will be 74 if sworn in as president on Jan. 20, 2017.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Joe Biden, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Opinion

21 hrs ago | 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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Tue Apr 15, 2014

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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Related Topix: US News, Antonin Scalia, University of Tennessee, Elena Kagan, Sports

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Free Republic

AL Democrat Congressman 'Fine' with Men Marrying...

Alabama State Rep. Alvin Holmes who said Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is an "Uncle Tom" for being married to a white woman believes men should be allowed to marry mules.

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Related Topix: US News, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, Wedding, US Supreme Court

The Bennington Banner

The elephant in the courtroom

I know that members of the Supreme Court tend to isolate themselves from the rest of us, but a recent decision provides a good argument for their putting in an appearance into the real world occasionally.

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Related Topix: US News, Anthony Kennedy, Gravity, Celebrities, George Clooney, John G. Roberts, Opinion

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Lansing State Journal

Letter: Supreme Court lets corporations control elections

Republicans received two-thirds of the money. This doesn't include corporate-funneled money spent by secretive super PACs run by Karl Rove, other billionaires, Chambers of Commerce and the Koch brothers.

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Related Topix: US News, Anthony Kennedy

The Tallahassee O

ACLU | The Power of One Voice: A Review

As most people know, in the hearing, she testified about Thomas' unwanted sexual advances towards her while she worked for him in the early 1980s.

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Reason Magazine

Put Cameras in the Supreme Court

To that end, the UK Supreme Court streams all of its oral arguments live and online via Sky News .

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Related Topix: US News, Anthony Kennedy, US Supreme Court, US Politics

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Indianapolis Business News

Supreme Court voids overall political contribution limits

The Supreme Court struck down limits Wednesday in federal law on the overall campaign contributions the biggest individual donors may make to candidates, political parties and political action committees.

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Related Topix: US News, Stephen Breyer, John G. Roberts

Washington Times

Court overturns coach's sexual exploitation case

The conviction of a former Bloomfield basketball coach who had sex with a 16-year-old girl on his team was thrown out Friday by the Iowa Supreme Court in a ruling that says coaches without teaching licenses are not school employees under the law and can't be convicted of sexual exploitation by a school employee.

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Related Topix: Iowa Government, Iowa, US News, Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Billings Outpost

McCutcheon decision threatens democracy

If the U.S. Supreme Court decision in McCutcheon et al. vs. Federal Election Commission had come out one day earlier, we could have been forgiven for suspecting it was an April Fool's Day joke.

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Related Topix: US News, Anthony Kennedy, US Supreme Court, Non-Profit, John G. Roberts

BusinessWeek

John Roberts, Chief Conservative Strategist

For those who follow the Supreme Court, psychoanalyzing Chief Justice John Roberts is irresistible.

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Related Topix: US News, John G. Roberts, George Bush

Cape Cod Times

When free speech isn't free

Last week, in McCutcheon vs. Federal Election Commission, the Supreme Court further opened the spigot for corporate and union money to flood our electoral process.

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Related Topix: US News, Financial Services, Federal Election Commission, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Opinion

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Dan K. Thomasson: Government for sale to highest bidder

"For sale at auction: 535 Seats in the U.S. Congress – 100 in Upper House and 435 in Lower Chamber.

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Related Topix: US News, Home Listing, Home, US Supreme Court

Deming Headlight

The Desert Sage: Fooling with democracy

In a stunning follow-up to its 2010 ruling in the case of Citizens United vs. Federal Election Commission, the Supreme Court struck down more limits on private funding of election campaigns this month.

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Related Topix: US News, Financial Services, Federal Election Commission, Opinion

Wed Apr 09, 2014

AmmoLand

Gun Owners Win Key Victories, Including One Before The Supreme Court

GOA won a huge victory before the Supreme Court in the McCutcheon case last week - a decision which will effectively allow GOA supporters to contribute greater total dollar amounts to help pro-gun candidates get elected.

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Related Topix: Guns, US News, John G. Roberts, US Supreme Court

The Washington Post

Post corrects Koch oil sands story, but critics remain unsatisfied

The Washington Post has run a correction to its story on the Koch brothers' interests in the Canadian oil sands.

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Related Topix: The Washington Post Company, US Politics

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