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7 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Federal appeals court deals blow to health law

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, Healthcare Law, Law, Clarence Thomas, Anthony Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Education Week

Teachers Get Up-Close Insight Into High Court Workings

Joel Hinrichs, center, a social studies teacher at Branford High School in Branford, Conn., presents arguments during a moot court case during a Supreme Court Summer Institute for Teachers earlier this summer at the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington.

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Related Topix: US News, Georgetown University, US Supreme Court, Education Etc.

The Daily Beast

Why Women Should Forget the White HouseBy Keli Goff

Hillary! Warren! Kagan? A female president would be great, but the fact is we need more women on the bench.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, US Supreme Court

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.

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Related Topix: US News, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 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.

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Related Topix: US News, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, US Supreme Court, Abortion

Mission Local

'Wait Wait Don't Tell Me' SF Shows Sell Out Fast

NPR's popular radio quiz show "Wait Wait Don't Tell Me!" has sold out all of its San Francisco appearances this month, reports The San Francisco Examiner : "Wait Wait Don't Tell Me!," the NPR quiz show, sold out its three San Francisco tapings in about six hours.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Theater, Arts, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Barack Obama

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.

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Related Topix: US News, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Bill Clinton, History in the News

Fri Jul 18, 2014

MediaPost

Streaming Video Company FilmOn X Seeks Cable License

Online video startup FilmOn X is now arguing that it's entitled to a compulsory license to broadcast television shows.

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Related Topix: US News, Advertising

KAUZ

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.

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Related Topix: US News, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

ABC News

Clinton Papers: Bin Laden, Haiti and Supreme Court

New records from the Clinton White House show former President Bill Clinton asking his advisers for details on Osama bin Laden after reading a New York Times story.

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Related Topix: US News, Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Sunherald.com

Clinton papers: Bin Laden, Haiti and Supreme Court

The National Archives released about 1,000 pages of previously restricted documents from Clinton's two terms, part of about 20,000 pages of Clinton records that have been released since February.

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Related Topix: US News, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Hillary Clinton, US Politics

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, Clarence Thomas, Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Thu Jul 17, 2014

MediaPost

Copyright Office Sides Against Aereo, Refuses To Process License Application

Aereo's bid to be considered a cable system met with a chilly reaction from the U.S. Copyright Office, which says it won't process the company's application for a compulsory license to broadcast television shows.

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Related Topix: US News, Advertising

SouthCoastToday.com

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.

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Related Topix: US News, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Law, Healthcare Law, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat, US Politics, Opinion

Wed Jul 16, 2014

CNN

Sherlock Holmes copyright case goes to Supreme Court

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

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Related Topix: US News, John G. Roberts, Clarence Thomas, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, US Supreme Court

PrawfsBlawg

What's an acceptable error rate in death penalty distributions? And...

The indispensable Doug "not that subway fugitive" Berman alerted me earlier today to the Jones v.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, California, California Government, US News, US Supreme Court

SFGate

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.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor

Response

Aereo Redefines Itself as a Cable System

NEW YORK Online video service Aereo says in new court papers that the Supreme Court's recent decision that Aereo infringed copyright supports the argument that it's actually a cable system and is therefore entitled to stream TV shows over the Internet, providing that it pays fees to broadcasters.

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Related Topix: US News

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Little Sisterhood at Supreme Court

Women lawyers have argued before the U.S. Supreme Court since 1879, but in a forum where opposing counsel traditionally were called "brother," it took nearly a century for the female sex to gain third-person equality.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court

Merced Sun-Star

The Roberts court turns further rightward in service of the few

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, Illinois, John G. Roberts

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