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The Burlington Free Press
Supreme choice: Monastery vs. arena
You don't have to be a judge to get on the U.S. Supreme Court, although of course it helps -- and never more so than in the past half-century.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
Duke alum Danielle Gray departs roles as Obama adviser, Cabinet...
After recently stepping down from her post at the White House, Danielle Gray, Trinity '00, encourages Duke students to pursue nonlinear career paths to best make use of their education.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Rosemond v. Us - " a Small Second Chance in a Gun Trial
In Rosemond v. United States , by a 7-2 vote , the US Supreme Court sent the case back to the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Court skeptical of IQ scores in deciding execution
The Supreme Court indicated Monday that states should look beyond an intelligence test score in borderline cases of mental disability to determine whether a death row inmate is eligible to be executed.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Congressional Inaction Leads To Showdown At The Supreme Court Over EPA's Greenhouse Gas Regs
What does a federal agency do when the law it has been charged to enforce is outdated? What if the thresholds defining the statute's contours are too small or large? May the agency amend the law's meaning to make it fit modern needs? And is such a reinterpretation constitutional? The Supreme Court tackled these questions in oral arguments on Monday ... (more)
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Justices Say No Challenges to Grand Juries on Frozen Assets
An indicted criminal defendant has no constitutional right to challenge the government's pretrial freezing of assets needed to hire a lawyer, a divided U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday.
The Miami Herald
U.S. Supreme Court rejects Miami attorney's challenge of seizure laws
The U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday rejected a Miami attorney's constitutional challenge to the government's practice of seizing a defendant's assets before trial, especially common in white-collar fraud cases.
Journal and Courier
Justices uphold government's right to freeze assets
A divided Supreme Court ruled 6-3 Tuesday that the government can freeze assets even if they're needed by criminal defendants to hire private attorneys.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
US News & World Report
Experts: Supreme Court EPA Ruling Comes Down to Justice Anthony Kennedy
A decision over whether the Environmental Protection Agency has power to curb some greenhouse gas emissions will likely come down to a close vote, legal experts say.
Supreme Court hears arguments in Clean Air Act case - DOE 'committed' to loan program
SUPREME COURT HEARS ARGUMENTS IN CLEAN AIR ACT CASE: It's climate change day at the Supreme Court, with the nine taking their latest foray into EPA and the interplay between the Clean Air Act and climate change.
Elena Kagan Hasn't Read Moby-Dick
"It's good to be back, " billionaire Jacqueline Badger Mars, heiress to the Mars candy fortune, said Saturday night at the Kennedy Center.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
National Review Online
This Day in Liberal Judicial Activisma "February 23
Barkett explains: "It is not in the context of a quota system. It is simply an acknowledgment that women make up one-half of the population of this state."
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Cameras In the Supreme Court? Not So Fast
A group called the Coalition for Court Transparency is launching a campaign to urge the Supreme Court to allow TV cameras to record its oral arguments.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
The Washington Post
The protests at the Supreme Courta s door
Police arrest demonstrators after they tore down a barricade and took to the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court building, on the anniversary of the Citizens United decision, in Washington, Jan. 20, 2012.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
A Brief History of Obama's Biggest Constitutional Flops
National Labor Relations Board v. Noel Canning brought new attention to a recurring problem with the Obama administration.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Local NEWS 8
Obama welcomes Hollande at state dinner
U.S. President Barack Obama hosted his French counterpart, Francois Hollande, at a state dinner Tuesday night -- the first of his second term.