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9 hrs ago | The Washington Times-Herald

Sparring justices find little disagreement at the opera

It's hard to imagine two Supreme Court justices who differ more than liberal Ruth Bader Ginsburg and conservative Antonin Scalia.


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, US News, Theater

15 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

Top Clinton Aide Warned That Ruth Bader Ginsburg Defended 'Extreme Liberal Views'

The National Archives released 1,000 pages of Clinton-era memos and speeches on Friday that had not been public, including a memo called "Judge Ginsburg: Performance Pitfalls."


Related Topix: US News, ACLU

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Hill

White House not worried about Ginsburg retirement chatter

The White House says it's not worried about a possible retirement by Ruth Bader Ginsburg or any other Supreme Court justice.


Related Topix: US News, Stephen Breyer, George Bush

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Salem News

Americans should not be forced to back something they don't support

This summer, the Supreme Court decided two separate First Amendment cases by the narrow margin of five votes to four.


Related Topix: US News, Stephen Breyer, US Supreme Court, Abortion

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.


Related Topix: US News, Clarence Thomas, Stephen Breyer

Fri Jul 18, 2014

US News & World Report

Clinton-Era Memo Outlines Ruth Bader Ginsburg's 'Style Problems'

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, when she was simply a Supreme Court nominee, had a number of "performance problems," a newly released White House memo from 1993 notes.


Related Topix: US News, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Stephen Breyer


Hobby Lobby decision shows progressives must fight for the courts

In its recent decision in the Hobby Lobby case, the narrow conservative majority of the Supreme Court ruled that the craft store chain is exempt from the employer-mandate of the Affordable Care Act to include coverage for contraceptive services in the health insurance plans provided to employees.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Richard Burr, US Senate, Republican


Clinton papers: Iraq, bin Laden and Supreme Court

Misty Holt-Singh planned to be gone for just a few minutes when she stepped into her local bank.


Related Topix: US News, Stephen Breyer, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

The Washington Post

Clinton papers: Bin Laden, Haiti and Supreme Court

Former President Bill Clinton asked advisers for more information on Osama bin Laden in 1998 after flagging a newspaper story, according to records from the Clinton White House that were released Friday.


Related Topix: US News, Stephen Breyer, Hillary Clinton, US Politics

Thu Jul 17, 2014

New Media Journal

Hobby Lobby Decision Chagrins Liberals

The recent Hobby Lobby SCOTUS decision has brought about a hue and cry representing a chorus of scorched cats.


Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Roman Catholic Church


'Sherlock Holmes' goes to high court

The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court sit for their official photograph on October 8, 2010, at the Supreme Court.


Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, John G. Roberts, Stephen Breyer, Samuel Alito

National View: Crafting a Hobby Lobby doc fix

Martha Burk is the director of the Corporate Accountability Project for the National Council of Women's Organizations.


Related Topix: US News, Stephen Breyer, Law, Healthcare Law, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat, US Politics, Opinion

Wed Jul 16, 2014


Religious Freedom, Commerce, and Complicity

In Hobby Lobby , I am pretty happy with the way that the Court treated the question of corporate personhood for purposes of RFRA.


The Wichita Eagle

Gov't to release more Clinton White House records

About 1,000 pages of documents will be released Friday through the Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock, Ark., part of a months-long release of White House records.


Related Topix: US News, Stephen Breyer, US Politics, Al Gore, Hillary Clinton


The University Of Texas' Surprisingly Bulletproof Affirmative Action Program

Last year, when the conservative Roberts Court considered the University of Texas's affirmative action program, most Court observers expected the justices to strike this program down .


Related Topix: Samuel Alito, US News, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Best of 2007, Liberal Political News


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.


Related Topix: US News, Clarence Thomas, Anthony Kennedy, UC Irvine, Hillary Clinton, US Politics

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Some (considered) fixes to the Religious Freedom Restoration Act

When the Supreme Court unwisely ruled that some companies can decline on religious grounds to cover contraceptives in their employee health plans, it was interpreting not the First Amendment but a federal statute, the 1993 Religious Freedom Restoration Act.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat, Mark Udall, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Udall

Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Republic

Letter: - Betrayed' by court in Hobby Lobby case

Note: The statements, views, and opinions contained in this letter to the editor are those of the author and are not endorsed by, nor do they necessarily reflect, the opinions of The Republic.


Related Topix: US News, Sonia Sotomayor, Elena Kagan

The Raw Story

Top 7 most prominent dissents during the Roberts Supreme Court era

Slate legal reporter Dahlia Lithwick tells Bill Moyers that the Roberts Supreme Court is one of the most ideologically polarized in history.


Related Topix: US News

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.


Related Topix: US News, Clarence Thomas, John G. Roberts, Stephen Breyer, Antonin Scalia, Opinion