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  1. Illinois Supreme Court Holds Circuit Court Clerk Had No Duty to Confirm Accuracy of Jail CreditsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | JD Supra

    When a defendant is convicted of a criminal offense and sentenced to prison time, the Unified Code of Corrections requires the Circuit Court clerk to transmit to the Department of Corrections the total time the defendant served prior to entry of final judgment so that the the defendant's credits for "time served" can be calculated. The clerk gets that total number of days from the sheriff.

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  2. An Anti-Agency Mood?Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | PrawfsBlawg

    We're near the end of March, the month of basketball madness, and it seems like a distinctively anti-agency mood has taken hold at the Supreme Court. This assertion is both more and less than it may appear.

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  3. Justice Clarence Thomas dissents from a voting rights 'victory' in AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... decision as "a rare victory for minority voting rights." But the only African American member of the court, Clarence Thomas, dissented. He lashed out not just at the majority opinion but at a long line of decisions in which he said the court had ...

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  4. Supreme Court Remands Alabama Voting Rights CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | JD Supra

    Last week, in Alabama Legislative Black Caucus v. Alabama , the Supreme Court issued an important opinion in the field of voting rights jurisprudence.

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  5. Partisan brawler Reid gets pattycake treatment from pressRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fox News

    ... calling George W. Bush a "loser" and a "liar." Reid calling the Koch brothers "un-American." Reid calling Clarence Thomas "an embarrassment to the Supreme Court." The minority leader also figured out how to hand his crown to Chuck Schumer (making it ...

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  6. Justices Roberts, Alito deliver win for pregnant womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | OregonLive.com

    ... splendidly unconnected with the text and even the legislative history of the Act." He was joined by justices Clarence Thomas and Anthony Kennedy. But why did Roberts and Alito abandon the other conservatives? Alito gave his reasons in a fascinating ...

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  7. In defeat, a woman disrupts how Silicon Valley does businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Post-gazette.com

    ... Hill's accusations in 1991 of sexual harassment during the confirmation hearings of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. In that case, too, the woman did not prevail; Justice Thomas, the man alleged to have sexually harassed Ms. Hill, was elevated ...

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  8. NOM: Marriage Equality Is As Bad As SlaveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Daily Kos

    This comparison is to make the point that what they consider to be unjust decisions will not be followed. It's not to make the point that marriage equality is as bad as slavery.

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  9. Supreme Court: An Administrative Ruling on Confusion Can Be the Last Word in Trademark LitigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | JD Supra

    Trademark disputes often focus on whether two marks create a "likelihood of confusion" with one another. That issue can come up before a court considering trademark infringement; before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board , an administrative body that considers trademark registration; or sometimes both.

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  10. Supreme Court Rules that TTAB Decisions Can Have Preclusive Effect in Federal CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | JD Supra

    On March 24, 2015, in a trademark dispute captioned B&B Hardware Inc. v. Hargis Indus., Inc. , No.

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  11. Ala. may have improperly redistricted black votersRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Columbia Daily Herald

    ... overall influence in the state. The opinion raised an angry cry of protest from Justices Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas. Scalia called it a "sweeping holding that will have profound implications" in the future. "If the court's destination seems ...

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  12. Court revives case involving a pregnant UPS employeeRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Columbia Daily Herald

    ... of the Supreme Wand to produce the desired result. Poof!," he wrote, joined by Justices Anthony Kennedy and Clarence Thomas. Scalia said Young "has not established that UPS's accommodations policy discriminates against pregnant women relative to ...

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  13. Supreme Court limits liability for statements of opinion contained in securities offeringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | JD Supra

    ... liability" regime established in the Securities Act. Concurring opinions by Justices Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas expressed concern that the Court's "reasonable investor" standard for determining whether an omission is material will lead to ...

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  14. Harry Reid's Best DissesRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Bloomberg

    ... said that he could possibly live with the Supreme Court's Antonin Scalia becoming Chief Justice, but not Clarence Thomas. When "Meet The Press" host Tim Russert asked him why a month later , he replied: I think that he has been an embarrassment to ...

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  15. MATS in the Supreme Court-Toxic to EPA?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | JD Supra

    The Supreme Court heard oral arguments yesterday on whether the Environmental Protection Agency unreasonably decided not to consider the cost of regulation when the EPA determined it was "appropriate and necessary" to regulate such emissions in the 2012 mercury and air toxics standards . Michigan v.

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  16. Omnicare Decision Clarifies Grounds for Section 11 LiabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | JD Supra

    The Supreme Court holds that section 11 liability does not attach to a statement of opinion merely because the opinion is objectively false. On March 24, the US Supreme Court issued its highly anticipated decision in Omnicare Inc. v.

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  17. Supreme Court Clarifies Standard For Holding Issuers Liable Under The Securities Act Of 1933Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | JD Supra

    ... In an opinion authored by Justice Elena Kagan and joined by all Justices except Justices Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas, the Court concluded that material statements of opinion are actionable only if: (1) the statements are objectively false, ...

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  18. Litigation Alert: The Supreme Court's Omnicare Decision...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | JD Supra

    Overview On March 24, 2015, the Supreme Court issued its opinion in Omnicare, Inc. v. Laborers District Council Construction Industry Pension Fund, a highly anticipated case concerning the circumstances under which allegedly false or misleading statements of opinion can give rise to liability under Section 11 of the Securities Act of 1933, 15 U.S.C. 77k .

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  19. Pregnant UPS Employee Can Proceed With Discrimination SuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | FindLaw

    An employment policy that accommodates disabled workers must also accommodate pregnant workers, the Supreme Court said on Wednesday in a 6-3 opinion in Young v. UPS .

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  20. Judge In Texas Hands Down Mean-Spirited, Last-Ditch Attempt To Strip Gay Couples Of Marriage RightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | ThinkProgress

    ... clear signs that it will ultimately side with equality . Indeed, these signs have been so clear that Justice Clarence Thomas, a conservative who is widely expected to side with advocates of marriage discrimination, complained in a dissenting opinion ...

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