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Myrtle Beach Online
How John Roberts helped move the Supreme Court to the right
At his confirmation hearings for the position of chief justice of the United States, John G. Roberts Jr.
Sun May 12, 2013
The Beaumont Enterprise
In entire court term, justices see 1 black lawyer
In this Oct. 8, 2010, file photo members of the U.S. Supreme Court gather for a group portrait at the Supreme Court in Washington.
Sat May 11, 2013
The Missing Ingredient in Making Unions Strong Again: Anger
The AFL-CIO posts the following question on it Web site: "The sustained war on workers from the right has left unions trying to prevent rights from being weakened rather than setting the agenda.
Thu May 09, 2013
Journal of Law, volume 3, number 1
Supreme Court Sluggers: Samuel A. Alito of the Philadelphia Phillies and Marvin Miller of the MLBPA , by Ross E. Davies Are You Ready for Some .
The Washington Post
Gary Silversmith sailed the Sequoia back to Washington
The boat is owned by Gary Silversmith, a 56-year-old lawyer and real estate entrepreneur.
Wed May 08, 2013
The Huffington Post
Ray Brescia: On the Least Dangerous Branch and the Politics of Judging
The Supreme Court has long enjoyed a reputation for fairness and impartiality. Although trust in the Court has waned somewhat in recent years, recent revelations threaten that reputation, and recent research shows how politics may be seeping into the decisions of the Supreme Court as well as those of the lower federal courts following high court ... (more)
Mon May 06, 2013
The Huffington Post
Study: The Supreme Court Loves Business
It's no secret big business has some good friends in Congress . But a new study shows that the Supreme Court has also served as an important ally to the corporate world.
Fri May 03, 2013
Absurd decision on Virginia FOIA
The U.S. Supreme Court's unanimous decision this week that nonresidents have no right to obtain public records through Virginia's Freedom of Information Act underscores the difference between a reasonable ruling and one that's legally justified.
Thu May 02, 2013
Haley Taps NYC Attorney For Workforce Agency
S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley has tapped a New York City attorney and former labor advisor to George W. Bush as her pick to lead the scandal-scarred S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce , sources at the agency tell FITS.
Wed May 01, 2013
Opinionator: Who's Sorry Now
Back when Sandra Day O'Connor was still on the Supreme Court, busy saving affirmative action and the right to abortion , liberals who wanted a reason to forgive her vote in Bush v. Gore often asked me - begged me - to assure them that Justice O'Connor was sorry.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Virginia FOIA Restrictions
The Supreme Court dealt a blow to the information industry and to open-government advocates on Monday, unanimously upholding a Virginia law that restricts the right of access to public documents to in-state residents.
Talking Points Memo
How Oa Connora s Bush v. Gore Vote Helped Unravel Her Own Legacy
Thirteen years after her pivotal swing vote in Bush v. Gore , retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor is suggesting it was a mistake for the Supreme Court to take up the case, lamenting as many scholars have that it tarnished the Court's reputation.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Supreme Court says Virginia can block out of state use of its FOIA
The Supreme Court ruled Monday that it's legal for a state to limit use of its Freedom of Information Act to its own residents.
Access online today's rulings of the U.S. Supreme Court in argued cases
Access online today's rulings of the U.S. Supreme Court in argued cases: The Court today disposed of two argued cases.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Real Clear Politics
Iraq & ObamaCare: Of Millstones & Presidents
With the opening of the George W. Bush Library this week in Texas, plenty of journalists are writing long think-pieces about the man and his legacy, which basically amount to saying he was a terrible president but a pretty good guy, despite all those things we wrote about him at the time.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
US Supreme Court rules in favour of Jamaican deportee
The Supreme Court has ruled in favour of a longtime resident of the United States from Jamaica who was deported over possession of a small amount of marijuana.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
The Lebanon Daily News
Prostitution, AIDS funding case before Supreme Court
The Supreme Court wrestled Monday with the First Amendment implications of a policy that forces private health organizations to denounce prostitution as a condition to get AIDS funding.
High court aims to balance AIDS, sex trafficking fights
The Supreme Court appeared split Monday on whether the government can insist that outside groups using its money to fight HIV/AIDS overseas must oppose prostitution and sex trafficking.