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Justice Ginsburg: America Has A 'Real Racial Problem'

The Supreme Court was "once a leader in the world" in combating racial discrimination, according to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

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Related Topix: US News, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Pat McCrory, US Governors, Gay/Lesbian, Liberal Political News

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Washington Post

Supreme Court puts Va. same-sex marriages on hold

The Supreme Court on Wednesday stopped Virginia officials from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, putting on hold a lower court ruling that said the unions could start on Thursday.

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Related Topix: US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, US Politics

ThinkProgress

Supreme Court Delays Marriage Equality's Arrival In Virginia

The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that Virginia will not have to begin issuing licenses to same-sex couples this week, staying a decision by the Fourth Circuit from earlier this summer.

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Related Topix: US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Liberal Political News

WMAL-AM Washington

Local Courts Prepare For Virginia Same-Sex Marriages To Begin As Soon As Thursday

Virginia officials are preparing for the possibility that same-sex couples will be able to wed in the state Thursday by drafting a revised marriage license form for courthouse clerks to use as soon as they open their doors.

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Related Topix: Virginia, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, US Supreme Court, Wedding

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

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As the clock is ticking, preparation is underway, just in case Chief Justice John Roberts gives the "okay."

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Reuters

Advocates urge U.S. top court not to block gay marriage in Virginia

Gay marriage supporters on Monday asked the U.S. Supreme Court not to block a court ruling that would allow same-sex couples to wed in Virginia.

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Related Topix: US News, Gay/Lesbian, Virginia, US Supreme Court, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

WRIC-TV Richmond

List of Clergy Ready to Perform Legal Gay Marriage in VA Released

Clergy Across Virginia Ready to Perform Legal Marriages The People of Faith for Equality in Virginia released a list of 66 clergy ready to officiate and marry same-sex couples on the day the ruling becomes final and gay marriage in Virginia is legal.

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

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Will same-sex marriages begin in Virginia this week? | With Video

Supreme Court's chief justice asks for responses to a request to delay a federal court's ruling allowing same-sex marriage Same-sex couples could begin marrying as early as next week in Virginia after a federal appeals court refused Wednesday to delay its ruling that struck down the state's gay marriage ban.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Examiner.com

The political black list, part 2

On Wednesday a list was published containing the names of blacklisted persons and corporations whose hidden agenda is the destruction of the United States as a free nation that protects the liberties of its citizens.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Supreme Court

Towleroad

Supreme Court to Decide Stay Request for Fourth Circuit's Virginia Gay Marriage Ruling

Chief Justice John Roberts, who's responsible for stay requests for the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, has agreed to allow the Supreme Court to decide whether or not a stay is justified in the Virginia gay marriage case.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Washington Post

Supreme Court asked to put on hold ruling that would allow gay marriage in Virginia

Defenders of Virginia's laws prohibiting same-sex marriage asked the Supreme Court on Thursday to put on hold a lower court's ruling that would allow gay marriages to begin in the commonwealth next week.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Daily Kos

Can we impeach the "justices" of the supreme court who voted in favor of unlimited campaign contribu

The Supreme Court "justices" appointed by Republican administrations who voted in favor of unlimited campaign contributions have ruled that vast amounts of money contributed to political campaigns by corporations or wealthy persons are "political speech" and are therefore protected under the First Amendment.

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Fredericksburg.com

Court denies gay marriage delay A federal appeals court has denied a...

A federal appeals court refused Wednesday to delay its ruling striking down Virginia's gay marriage ban, which means that same-sex couples could begin marrying in the state as early as next week.

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ABA Journal

Is the public more accepting of unanimous SCOTUS opinions? Not necessarily, study suggests

Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. said during his confirmation hearings that he had an obligation to try to achieve consensus, a vow that may be having an effect.

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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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Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Washington Post

Is greater unanimity on the High Court a good thing?

This past Supreme Court term saw a remarkable degree of unanimity among the justices as I and others pointed out.

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FindLaw

Summer Vacation: Supreme Court Justices Edition

Everybody needs a little R&R, even our Supreme Court Justices. While the most exciting thing that has happened to our Justices is their fashioning into comic book heroes , they are actually traveling the country on speaking engagements.

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The Raw Story

Supreme Court chief justice John Roberts asks lawyers to 'rise above' political bickering

U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts on Monday called on members of the nation's largest group of attorneys to "rise above" the political disputes that have left Washington increasingly gridlocked in recent years.

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WLNE-TV Providence

Chief Justice Roberts to address Bar Association

U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts is speaking at the American Bar Association's annual meeting in Boston.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

JD Supra

A Series Of Ticking Time Bombs - A Review Of The Supreme Court's 2013-2014 Term

The Supreme Court recently wrapped up its 2013-2014 term, and management can count it as another successful year in front of the High Court.

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