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15 hrs ago | Switched

'Supreme Court: No Girls Allowed' Perfectly Parodies The Hobby Lobby Ruling

You've probably heard the Supreme Court referred to as an "old boys' club," but did you know about the blanket forts, secret passwords and the stash of Playboy magazines? Probably not.

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Related Topix: US News, Stephen Breyer, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Antonin Scalia

Mon Jul 28, 2014

ABA Journal

Supreme Court justices regularly seek to change the errors of their ways

Changes occur far more frequently in Supreme Court opinions than most people realize, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: US News, Creative Commons, Flickr, Social Software, Antonin Scalia

Fri Jul 25, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Perspective: A faith-based court division

During its last term, the Supreme Court narrowly decided two cases bearing extensively on the separation of church and state.

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Related Topix: US News, Clarence Thomas, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Immigration Reform, Opinion

FindLaw

Meet Mariano-Florentino Cuellar, the Academic Justice

Last week, Governor Jerry Brown appointed Stanford Law professor Mariano-Florentino Cuellar to the California Supreme Court, reported the Los Angeles Times .

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Related Topix: US News, California, Jerry Brown, US Governors, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US Supreme Court

Sun Jul 20, 2014

WTVC

U.S. Supreme Court Rules on "Straw Gun Purchaser" Ban

A divided Supreme Court sided with gun control groups and the Obama administration Monday, ruling that the federal ban on "straw" purchases of guns can be enforced even if the ultimate buyer is legally allowed to own a gun.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Antonin Scalia

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The First Post

Sherlock Holmes: an adventure in the public domain

The US Supreme Court has dismissed a request made by the heirs of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle to halt the publication of a new Sherlock Holmes book.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Arthur Conan Doyle, Vocal

Thu Jul 17, 2014

WTVC

U.S. Supreme Court Rules on "Straw Gun Purchaser" Ban

A divided Supreme Court sided with gun control groups and the Obama administration Monday, ruling that the federal ban on "straw" purchases of guns can be enforced even if the ultimate buyer is legally allowed to own a gun.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Antonin Scalia

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Washington Post

15 years later, Senate confirms Mo. jurist to federal bench

Ronnie White got the phone call 15 years later than expected. It came from Sen. Richard J. Durbin , thanking him for his patience.

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Related Topix: Missouri, US News, US Politics

State Department

Youth, Students, and Educators: Secretary of State John Kerry to Address Jewish Primary Day School

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will participate in an event as part of the Yitzhak Rabin Memorial Lecture Series on Thursday, July 17, at 7:00 p.m. at the Sixth & I Historic Synagogue.

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Related Topix: Condoleezza Rice

Tue Jul 15, 2014

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, Illinois, Stephen Breyer, John G. Roberts

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Point of View

Legal Threat to Obamacare?

The legal positions of President Obama's Justice Department have been slapped down unanimously a remarkable 13 times in the Supreme Court in the last two years.

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Related Topix: US News, Sonia Sotomayor, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US Politics, Senator Ben Nelson, US Senate, Democrat

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.

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Related Topix: US News, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Intellectual Conservative Politics an...

Twenty 9-0 Supreme Court Rulings Against - Obama Prepares Even More Power Grabs

Unanimous Supreme Court rulings are certainly noteworthy. When a case lines up every single Justice - appointed by Democrats and Republicans both - the decision must be unbelievably clear cut.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Hill

Left frets on Ginsburg's next steps

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg might be a hero of the left, but liberals are beginning to question whether it's time for her to go.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, UC Irvine

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Boston Herald

Barone: In slaps at prez, high court rules

But in this respect at least, President Obama has produced the fundamental transformation he promised in his 2008 campaign.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Criminal Defense Law, Opinion

RedState

Twenty 9-0 Supreme Court Rulings Against - Obama Prepares Even More Power Grabs

Unanimous Supreme Court rulings are certainly noteworthy. When a case lines up every single Justice - appointed by Democrats and Republicans both - the decision must be unbelievably clear cut.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate

Daily Kos

Supreme Feud - Religion vs. Reality

Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? Caught in a landslide No escape from reality... Written by Freddie Mercury.

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Related Topix: US News, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor

Sun Jul 06, 2014

National Public Radio

Rare Unanimity In Supreme Court Term, With Plenty Of Fireworks

The recent Supreme Court term resulted in an unusual number of unanimous decisions - but that doesn't mean there wasn't disagreement.

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Related Topix: US News, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, US Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor, John G. Roberts

WTVC

U.S. Supreme Court Rules on "Straw Gun Purchaser" Ban

A divided Supreme Court sided with gun control groups and the Obama administration Monday, ruling that the federal ban on "straw" purchases of guns can be enforced even if the ultimate buyer is legally allowed to own a gun.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Antonin Scalia

Fri Jul 04, 2014

KSBW-TV

Supreme Court women lash out against birth control decision

It was a disappointing week for the women of the Supreme Court. All three -- Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor -- were on the losing side of rulings involving women's reproductive health.

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Related Topix: US News, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor, Healthcare Law, Law

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