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19 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

Court sides with Walsh vs. elections

An appeals court Thursday unanimously upheld a judge's decision to reinstate nearly two dozen judicial delegates and alternates backing Albany County Family Court Judge Margaret "Peggy" Walsh for state Supreme Court.

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23 hrs ago | Instapundit.com

George Will: From cupcakes to the police, fed up with government....

GEORGE WILL: From cupcakes to the police, fed up with government. "By printing and borrowing money, government avoids thinking about its proper scope and actual competence.

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Yesterday | The Washington Monthly

The Effort To Drag SCOTUS Back Into Obamacare

If you were wondering about the status of the lawsuits challenging the availability of premium tax credits to those securing health insurance on Obamacare's federal purchasing exchanges, there's a f ine summary available from the New York Times ' Linda Greenhouse.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Daily Kos

Supreme Court HALTS Gay Marriages in Virginia. Justice Thomas 'Oh the irony'

The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Virginia's gay marriage ban violated the Constitution's Equal Protection Clause and is being appealed to the Supreme Court.

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Related Topix: US News, Gay/Lesbian, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Wedding, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural

Mon Aug 18, 2014

National Review Online

Jim Jeffords Was a Party of One

The man who turned over control of the U.S. Senate to Democrats by abandoning the GOP in 2001 died today at age 80. Former senator Jim Jeffords entered Vermont politics in the 1950s when it was the most rock-ribbed Republican state in the country.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders, US Supreme Court

KTRH-AM Houston

Obama Hints of Supreme Court Opening

President Barack Obama caused a stir when campaigning for the mid-term elections, suggesting there may soon be an opening on the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Related Topix: US News, Stephen Breyer, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Barack Obama

Fri Aug 15, 2014

PropertyProf Blog

Ablavsky on the Indian Commerce Clause

Gregory Ablavsky has posted Beyond the Indian Commerce Clause on SSRN. Here's the abstract: Since the 1970s, the Supreme Court has described the Indian Commerce Clause as the primary constitutional basis for the exercise of federal power over Indian affairs.

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Related Topix: US News

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Hill

Judges are not 'neutral umpires'

There is a story told in Washington circles about the first term of the Obama administration.

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Related Topix: US News, John G. Roberts

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Talking Points Memo

The Enormous, Unbelievable Stakes For The Supreme Court In 2016

Save articles to read later In a hurry? Bookmarks allow you to save an article to read later at your convenience.

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

TheBlaze.com

Obama's Planning on More Supreme Court 'Appointments'

Speaking at a private home in Tisbury, Massachusetts, Obama said he is dealing with a faction of Republicans motivated only by ideology.

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

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Albany Times Union

Albany Board of Elex appeals reversal on Walsh delegates

The legal fight over the chance to represent the Democratic Party on the state Supreme Court ballot this fall isn't over.

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Related Topix: US News, Albany County, NY

Fri Aug 08, 2014

USA Today

5 years on Supreme Court: Sonia Sotomayor's best quotes

Five years ago, Sonia Sotomayor became the first Latina U.S. Supreme Court justice.

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Related Topix: US News, My Beloved World, Books, Sonia Sotomayor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Anthony Kennedy

Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Economist

Girl trouble

Katie Couric last week that the Supreme Court has a "blind spot" when it comes to women's issues.

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Related Topix: US News, Anthony Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Media Matters for America

Media Misses Expanding Influence Of Citizens United , Link To Hobby Lobby

Nightly network newscasts and Sunday morning talk shows have largely failed to connect two recent Supreme Court decisions to Citizens United v.

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

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Albany Times Union

Judge reinstates delegates in Supreme Court race

A judge Tuesday ruled to reinstate nearly two-dozen judicial delegates and their alternates who are supporting Family Court Judge Margaret "Peggy" Walsh for state Supreme Court .

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Related Topix: US News

Alabama Live

Mo Brooks and 'war on whites': 'I want the American people to start recognizing what the heck's going on'

Rep. Mo Brooks did not back off his "war on whites" stance during a radio appearance Tuesday morning.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Mo Brooks, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Huntsville, AL

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Sunherald.com

Supreme Court rulings help advance gays, but women less so

In its gay rights rulings, she told a law school audience last week, the court uses the soaring language of "equal dignity" and has endorsed the fundamental values of "liberty and equality."

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US News, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Drexel University, John G. Roberts

ABA Journal

Chemerinsky: First impressions of this term's SCOTUS decisions were misleading

First impressions can be deceiving and, with the benefit of a month of hindsight after the completion of the Supreme Court term, it is apparent than many of those impressions were misleading.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, Antonin Scalia

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

A friendly chat about voter ID

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Related Topix: US News, Milwaukee, WI, Marquette University, African-American, Opinion

Thu Jul 31, 2014

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, Anthony Kennedy

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