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  1. Utah Supreme Court upholds changes to initiative proceduresRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    The Utah Supreme Court ruled Friday that changes to signature-gathering requirements to put an initiative on the ballot do not unreasonably burden the measure's proponents. In addition, the high court said the changes - which increased the number of signatures needed and shortened the time to gather them - are not a violation of the First Amendment right to free speech.

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  2. High Court Allows Voter ID Law for Current ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Blanco County News

    ... Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Samuel Alito, Stephen Breyer, Anthony Kennedy, Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas. But the six produced no written opinion in support of the State of Texas. In a 6-3 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court on Oct. 14 ...

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  3. More on Clarence Thomas and KorematsuRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Drake Law School Professor Mark Kende has posted a response to my critique of his argument that Justice Clarence Thomas supports the Supreme Court's infamous decision in Korematsu v. United States , which upheld the World War II-era internment of over 100,000 Japanese-Americans.

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  4. Justice Clarence Thomas and Korematsu: The SequelRead the original story

    Thursday | PrawfsBlawg

    I blogged here on October 15, about an article of mine that was published this year in the Harvard Journal of Racial & Ethnic Justice titled "Justice Clarence Thomas's Korematsu Problem." .

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  5. Supreme Court declines to review same-sex marriage casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... eans at least one of those who voted no in Windsor - Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas

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  6. Justice of the Day - Clarence ThomasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Kos

    Today's Justice of the Day is: CLARENCE THOMAS. Justice Thomas took the Judicial Oath to officially join the Supreme Court of the United States on this day, October 23, in 1991.

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  7. National View: Sticking Texas-Sized Hurdles on the Path to PollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... thing in Wisconsin, where - over the objections of conservative Justices Samuel Alito, Antonin Scalia, and Clarence Thomas - it  blocked implementation  of a similar voter ID law. Previously ruled  unconstitutional  because of ...

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  8. Andrew Silow-CarrollRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | New Jersey Jewish News

    ... benign about a strip search at that age. "When I said this, from the bench, it stopped," said Ginsburg. Only Clarence Thomas dissented when the court ruled that the girl's constitutional rights were violated. Supreme Court justices tend not to tell ...

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  9. What Supreme Court Did (and Did Not) Reveal About Three Hot Button IssuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | KFOR-AM Lincoln

    ... case were argued. What's interesting in this case is that while Justices Antonin Scalia, Samuel Alito and Clarence Thomas publicly dissented, Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Anthony Kennedy were publicly silent. The court's action was not a ...

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  10. Federal Judge Upholds Marriage Discrimination In Angry Rant Against EqualityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | ThinkProgress

    ... in fact, was unable to persuade any of his fellow justices to join his opinion in full, although Justice Clarence Thomas did join parts of it. Despite the angry and, at times, outright vicious rhetoric that pervades his opinion, Perez-Gimenez relies ...

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  11. Ginsburg's dissent will boost voting rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Stars and Stripes

    ... did not need to write her extensive dissent. The week before, when justices Samuel Alito, Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas dissented from a Supreme Court order putting Wisconsin's voter ID law on hold, their entire dissent was only a few ...

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  12. Van Hollen says he'll abide by Supreme Court decision blocking photo ID for Nov. 4 electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Wisconsin Gazette

    ... the appeals court ruling pending further proceedings. Only Justices Samuel Alito, Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas dissented from the decision. The voter photo identification law has been a political flashpoint since Republican legislators passed ...

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  13. Ruth Bader Ginsburg's dissent in Texas voter identification caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | OregonLive.com

    ... did not need to write her extensive dissent. The week before, when justices Samuel Alito, Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas dissented from a Supreme Court order putting Wisconsin's voter ID law on hold, their entire dissent was only a few ...

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  14. Puppy justice: How John Oliver won the InternetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | GigaOM

    ... skit was pretty hilarious, featuring real dogs with fake paws, including Samuel Alito as an adorable poodle, Clarence Thomas as a glasses-wearing Rottweiler, Elena Kagan as a pitbull, a goose as an assistant and a pecking chicken as a court ...

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  15. SCOTUS order list gets week off to exciting start for criminal justice fansRead the original story

    Monday Oct 20 | Sentencing Law and Policy

    As reported here and here at SCOTUSblog and here at How Appealing and here at Crime & Consequences, the Supreme Court this morning issued this order list which included one notable GVR and three grants of certiorari. All of this SCOTUS action has a direct or indirect connection to criminal justice issues; these excerpts from Lyle Denniston's SCOTUSblog reporting highlights the basics of the cert grant: The Supreme Court, taking on an issue that reaches hotels and motels across the nation, agreed on Monday to rule on the power of city governments to require commercial lodgings to open their guest lists to the police.

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  16. Does Justice Thomas support the Supreme Courta s notoriousKorematsu decision?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | The Washington Post

    In an interesting recent article , and a post at Prawfsblawg , legal scholar Mark Kende argues that Justice Clarence Thomas approves of Korematsu v. United States , the notorious 1944 Supreme Court decision that upheld the internment of over 100,000 Japanese-Americans during World War II.

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  17. Drug-Dealing Doc Facing Life Gets Another ShotRead the original story

    Monday Oct 20 | Courthouse News Service

    ... against a dealer whose heroin was one of many drugs in the system of a dead addict. Joined by Justice Clarence Thomas, Justice Samuel Alito wrote separately to emphasize that Volkman is hardly off the hook "In short, nothing in today's order should ...

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  18. High court balks at last-minute voting changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | The Review

    ... and Sotomayor would have blocked the laws in all four states. Justices Samuel Alito, Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas would have allowed them to be used in each state. None of the orders issued by the high court in recent weeks is a final ruling ...

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  19. Dawn PatrolRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Slate Magazine

    ... not need to write her extensive dissent. The week before, when Justices Samuel Alito, Antonin Scalia, and Clarence Thomas dissented from a Supreme Court order putting Wisconsin's voter ID law on hold, their entire dissent was only a few sentences. ...

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  20. Decoding the wonderful words of Washington DCRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | ABC News

    ... said." "In 2005 senator Reid called then president George W Bush a loser. He called a Supreme Court justice, Clarence Thomas, a liar. He alleged on the Senate floor that Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney had not paid federal income taxes ...

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