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41 min ago | Now Toronto

All hail Hill

Anyone who was riveted by Anita Hill's testimony to the Senate committee hearing on Clarence Thomas's appointment to the Supreme Court should see this film.

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Related Topix: US News

2 hrs ago | FindLaw

Algorithm Predicts SCOTUS Case Outcomes; Beat It in FantasySCOTUS

Some would argue that the Supreme Court is utterly predictable: We all know that Scalia is going to go scour the statutes, Thomas is going to complain about Commerce Clauses , and Sotomayor is going to tick off her colleagues .

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court

6 hrs ago | The Economist

Critical mess

" The opinion [in Fisher v University of Texas ] so deftly threads the needle," Ms Greenhouse wrote, and is such "a masterpiece of judicial craft," that it makes Abigail Fisher's complaint against race-conscious admissions "an unappealing candidate for further Supreme Court review."

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Related Topix: US News, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

6 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

The fate of 23 would-be judicial delegates and alternates loyal to Albany Family Court Judge Margaret "Peggy" Walsh appears to hang on a legal technicality.

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Related Topix: US News, Albany County, NY

Fri Jul 25, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Perspective: A faith-based court division

During its last term, the Supreme Court narrowly decided two cases bearing extensively on the separation of church and state.

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Related Topix: US News, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Immigration Reform, Elena Kagan, Opinion

FindLaw

Is It Already 'Too Late' for Justice Ginsburg to Retire?

Many liberals want Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to retire immediately , despite her status as a liberal lion and the leader of the "left" side of the bench.

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Related Topix: US News, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, US Politics, Barack Obama

Thu Jul 24, 2014

News Max

Supreme Court Likely to Deal With Obamacare Subsidies Next Year

With the White House and most of official Washington still reeling from the back-to-back contradictory Obamacare rulings by two U.S. Court of Appeals panels on Tuesday, legal experts told Newsmax that the Supreme Court was almost sure to hear the controversial case by the spring of 2015.

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

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Forbes.com

Courts Issue Conflicting Rulings On Obamacare Tax Credits: Which One Got It Right?

In this corner, established in 1891, weighing in with 14 active judges and calling Richmond, VA, home is the Fourth District Court of Appeals.

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Related Topix: US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Tax, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, Ruth Bader Ginsburg

SFGate

Obamacare hit by ruling, but subsidies to continue

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif. relays the breaking news to her staff that the Supreme Court had just upheld the Affordable Care Act, Thursday, June 28, 2012, on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: US News, Stephen Breyer, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Anthony Kennedy, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics

The Daily Beast

The Supreme Court's Coming ParalysisBy Jeff Greenfield

Why there's really no chance President Obama will be able to appoint another Justice to the bench, regardless of what happens in November.

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Related Topix: US News, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, California

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Ms. Magazine

Affirmative Action Survives Texas Court Challenge

Affirmative action survived a federal appellate court challenge in Texas on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US News, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, University of Texas at Austin, African-American

Rite Wing TechnoPagan

The Clarence Thomas Rules A Commentary Magazine

Yesterday's front page feature in the Sunday New York Times about Thomas and his various associations with rich people is the sort of thing that one simply cannot imagine being written or published about anyone else on the high court.

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

Wed Jul 16, 2014

River Hills

Lost in space: Feingold and Kohl

I am tired of accepting the ineptitude and lack of spirited results from the two men in the U.S. Senate from Wisconsin.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Herb Kohl, US Senate, Democrat, Russell Feingold, US Supreme Court

Truthdig

We Need Elizabeth Warren on the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court is in summer recess, but the political handwringing over the high tribunal's future continues unabated.

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Related Topix: US News, Anthony Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, UC Irvine, Hillary Clinton, US Politics

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Connecticut Post

The Supreme Court today: Just another place for a party fight

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor's polemic against the court's conservative majority decision in the Wheaton College case is as much a cry of frustration as it is a dissent.

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Related Topix: US News, Elena Kagan, John G. Roberts, 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, Antonin Scalia

Mon Jul 14, 2014

NewsBusters.org

He's No Tim Russert: David Gregory Sucks Up To Anita Hill During Promotional Interview

David Gregory sat down with Anita Hill on Meet the Press Press Pass on Sunday, July 13 and treated his guest to a softball filled interview that would have made his predecessor Tim Russert sick to his stomach.

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Related Topix: Meet the Press, Entertainment, Television, Tim Russert, US News

The Washington Post

Democrats on the Hobby Lobby case

"Really, we should be afraid of this court. The five guys who start determining what contraceptions are legal.

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Related Topix: US News, Opinion, US Politics

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Centre Daily Times

Their View | Limit the Hobby Lobby decision's effect on anti-discrimination laws

Senate Democrats have latched onto the issue of women's health, with Majority Leader Harry Reid embarrassingly blasting the "five white men" who voted to open a wide exception to Obamacare's contraception mandate.

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Related Topix: Women's Health, Health, US News, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Column: Unanimous Supreme Court comes at a cost

Even when Supreme Court decisions are unanimous, the justices can be fiercely divided about fundamental matters, as was demonstrated by two 9-0 rulings last month.

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Related Topix: US News, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, John G. Roberts, Stephen Breyer, Antonin Scalia, Opinion

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