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1 hr ago | Law.com

Prominent Litigators Lining Up on Either Side of Aereo Battle

Is it a "gimmick" or the "next technological step"? The "functional equivalent of cable service" or the Sony Betamax? The "Super Bowl" of television copyright or "an overproduced" halftime show? The U.S. Supreme Court on April 22 will sort through those charges and countercharges in American Broadcasting Cos.

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Related Topix: US News, The National, Entertainment, Television

6 hrs ago | Free Republic

Freedom with an Exception Clause

Those sworn to represent us in government often represent themselves, instead. And sometimes these same self-actualizing politicians find that our constitutional rights merely get in the way of their political desires.

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Related Topix: US News, Life, Self Defense

10 hrs ago | AlertNet

PREVIEW-Echo of 1984 Betamax landmark in U.S. high court Aereo TV fight

When the U.S. Supreme Court hears a one-hour oral argument in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, it will not be the first time the court's nine justices will have the final say over the fate of a new TV viewing technology.

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14 hrs ago | WKXW-FM Trenton

Aereo TV Ceo Speaks as Case Goes to Scotus

The future of Aereo, an online service that provides over-the-air TV channels, hinges on a battle with broadcasters that goes before the U.S. Supreme Court this week.

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Related Topix: US News, Digital Video Recorders, Electronics, Associated Press

18 hrs ago | Post and Courier

After shooting, state parole officials defend legality of how North Charleston man was released

When they decided last spring that Jimmie Harris Jr. had broken the rules of his early prison release, probation agents signed a warrant for his arrest.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, North Charleston, SC, US News

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Detroit News

Column: U-M race fight riles Gratz

Jennifer Gratz bristled when reports last week compared her University of Michigan fight with that of a young woman's from Detroit.

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Related Topix: US News, Standardized Testing, Education, Opinion

Buenos Aires Herald

Government's fight with hedge funds reaches US top court

The US Supreme Court on Monday wades into Argentina's multi-billion dollar legal fight with bond investors who turned down two debt restructuring offers after the country's 2002 default.

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Star Tribune

Married same-sex couples get used to new reality

More financial details are simplified and harmonized for same-sex and opposite-sex couples.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Edina, MN, US News, St. Louis Park, MN, Long Term Care, Health

Long Island Business News

Revised fraud case against ex-leader of NY Senate

When the former leader of New York's Senate goes on trial next month for the second time, he'll stand accused of only two charges under a revised fraud case alleging he took actual bribes or kickbacks.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

"Like" a product online; waive right to sue?

Cheerios' maker General Mills has new policies saying that consumers who interact with it online must agree to binding arbitration in case of disputes.

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AlertNet

U.S. top court denies Teva stay in Copaxone patent fight

U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts on Friday denied a request by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd to stay a lower-court ruling in a patent case that favored the developers of generic versions of Teva's top-selling multiple sclerosis drug.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, US News, John G. Roberts

Fri Apr 18, 2014

WLUK-TV Green Bay

Wis. Supreme Court to decide on testing drunken drivers

The Wisconsin Supreme Court is set to decide whether police can legally draw the blood of a suspected drunkrn driver without a warrant or the consent of the driver.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, Wisconsin, US News, Milwaukee, WI

The Beaumont Enterprise

Eyewitness testimony no longer a 'gold standard'

Oregon Supreme Court Chief Justice Thomas A. Balmer, center, questions an attorney, feb.

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Star-Telegram.com

Court reinstates lawsuit over Marine's suicide

The family of a Marine who killed himself after a tour of duty in Iraq will be allowed to proceed with a lawsuit against the federal government over his treatment by two Veterans Affairs facilities in Kentucky.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US News, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, Lexington, VA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

First Lady to address graduating high schoolers in Topeka, Kan., on...

First Lady Michelle Obama will deliver a commencement address this year at an assembly of public high schools in Topeka, Kansas, to mark the 60th anniversary of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case, Brown vs. Board of Education, the White House announced on Thursday.

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Washington Examiner

Judge refuses to toss sentence for ID theft

A federal judge has refused to throw out a Richmond woman's 14-year prison sentence for helping illegal aliens obtain driver's licenses and other identification.

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MarketWatch

Outside the Box: TV's future is about to be decided by the Supreme Court

A landmark case is about to be heard in the U.S. Supreme Court that could affect most Americans in their daily lives.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

What's next in gay marriage's legal odyssey?

Plaintiff challenging Oklahoma's gay marriage ban Sue Barton, left, gets a hug from her pastor, Tulsa based Reverend Leslie Penrose, of the United Church of Christ, after leaving court following a hearing at the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver, Thursday, April 17, 2014.

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West Australian

Ford, IBM to face renewed U.S. lawsuit over apartheid-era abuses

Reviving a 12-year-old lawsuit, U.S. District Judge Shira Scheindlin in Manhattan accepted an argument from a group of plaintiffs that corporations may be held liable under a 1789 law, the Alien Tort Statute , that lets non-U.S. citizens pursue some cases in U.S. courts over alleged violations of international law.

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Related Topix: IBM, World News, South Africa, Africa, Second Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

National Public Radio

Aereo CEO Speaks On Future Of Company, Industry

The future of Aereo, an online service that provides over-the-air TV channels, hinges on a battle with broadcasters that goes before the U.S. Supreme Court next week.

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Related Topix: US News, Digital Video Recorders, Electronics

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