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Thursday | KIRO-TV Seattle

Ginsburg: High court won't 'duck' gay marriage

The Supreme Court won't duck the issue of same-sex marriage the next time a case comes to the court, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says.

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Related Topix: US News, Gay/Lesbian, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, Healthcare Law, Law

Thursday | The Washington Post

Judge upholds warrant for Microsoft e-mail on foreign server

In the Microsoft foreign e-mail warrant case that I have blogged about , Chief Judge Preska held a hearing today and ruled from the bench that Microsoft was required to comply with the warrant.

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Related Topix: Second Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Supreme Court

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Cato Institute

Government's Ultimate Power: Executing Americans, with Atrocities

I have been reporting for years on the kinds of executions that led Justice Harry Blackmun to declare in a Feb.22, 1994, dissent that he would no longer vote for the death penalty: "The problem is that the inevitability of factual, legal and moral error gives us a system that we know must wrongly kill some defendants, a system that fails to deliver ... (more)

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, US News, US Supreme Court, Opinion

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Did Congress pass Obamacare the right way? Court dismisses lawsuit.

A federal appeals court on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit that sought to invalidate the president's health-care reform law on grounds that the massive piece of legislation did not originate in the House of Representatives as required by the Constitution.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Health Insurance, Health, US Supreme Court

Workplace Prof Blog

State Voters Allowed to Decide the Fate of Public-Sector Affirmative Action in Shuette

Following up on my last post regarding the latest ruling in Fisher , I'd like to continue the dialogue on the issue of public-sector affirmative action, and its relevance for the public workplace and other public domains, in light of the Supreme Court's decision in Shuette v.

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Related Topix: US News, Anthony Kennedy

US News & World Report

Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Greatest Hits

Ruth Bader Ginsburg may be considered the most likely to retire of the Supreme Court Justices, but she's still the queen of the dissent.

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Related Topix: US News, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Washington College, American University

Cybercast News Service

Halbig Is an Opportunity for Supreme Court to Rededicate Itself to Rule of Law

True, the Halbig case, if it makes its way to the Supreme Court, will present an opportunity for Chief Justice John Roberts to redeem himself from his abominably activist salvation of Obamacare.

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

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Bangkok Post

Pornphet's allies

Reportedly a Harvard Law School graduate, the NCPO's potential choice to head the new constitution drafting committee might be able to request assistance for this most important of tasks from some of his fellow alumni.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Family, Kids, Opinion

ABA Journal

How to avoid mucking up the most crucial part of discourse

Each year, the Federal Judicial Center - the splendidly organized education and research agency of the federal courts - holds a series of courses for newly seated federal judges.

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Related Topix: Journalism, US News, US Supreme Court

ABA Journal

ABA Annual Meeting in Boston features a new format to reduce conflicts, inspire a sense of community

Boston is one of America's oldest cities, but everything will seem new this month when the ABA holds its first annual meeting there in more than 60 years.

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Instapundit

Voting Rights Push Still Active on Hill Year After Supreme Court Ruling

It has been more than a year since the Supreme Court invalidated a key section of the 1975 Voting Rights Act, which civil liberties groups argue has left them with fewer tools to fight voting discrimination.

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Related Topix: US News

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Obamacare's federal subsidies case heading for high court showdown

The question is enormously important: Are health care consumers entitled to subsidies if they buy coverage on insurance exchanges established by the federal government, as they are from state exchanges? Two federal appeals courts have reached contradictory conclusions - at least so far.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Anthony Kennedy, Opinion

Cape Cod Times

Federal judge rules against DC ban on carrying guns

A federal judge struck down the nation's last complete prohibition on carrying guns outside the home, declaring the District of Columbia's strict handgun ban unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News

Free Republic

Will Dick Heller Carry in D.C.?

Dick Heller is celebrating the resounding victory in the Palmer v. D.C. carry outside the home case that was released yesterday.

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Related Topix: US News

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Free Republic

Obamacare Architect Explained Intent Behind Allowing Subsidies Only on State Exchanges

Jonathan Gruber, a professor at MIT, is widely is regarded as the architect of both Romneycare and Obamacare.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, George Bush

jdsupra.com

Focused on Franchise Law - July 2014

Tal Grinblat, as Vice Chair of Legislation for the Franchise Law Committee of the State Bar of California, was invited to Sacramento by the Department of Business Oversight to discuss Assembly Bill 2289.

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Related Topix: California, US News, US Supreme Court, Anthony Kennedy, US Military, US Army, Fort Hood

Real Clear Politics

Heading for a High Court Showdown?

The question is enormously important: Are health care consumers entitled to subsidies if they buy coverage on insurance exchanges established by the federal government, as they are from state exchanges? Two federal appeals courts have reached contradictory conclusions -- at least so far.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Anthony Kennedy

Thu Jul 24, 2014

News Observer

Appeals courts hand down conflicting rulings on health care subsidies

The split decisions on a central element of the law increase the chances that the Supreme Court will take up another challenge to the Affordable Care Act as early as the coming year.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Tax, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Washington Post

Looking for recommendations on Professional Responsibility texts

Over the last year, I've grown interested in teaching Professional Responsibility, the law school course on ethics and legal practice.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News, US Supreme Court, World News

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Obama's Old Law Professor 'Wouldn't Bet the Family Farm' on Obamacare Subsidies Surviving at SCOTUS

Harvard University law professor Laurence Tribe is a veteran liberal scholar who counts both President Barack Obama and Chief Justice John Roberts among his former students.

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

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