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  1. The Limits of State Tax Powers: A Modest Reply to Justice ScaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | Tax Foundation

    Should Maryland be able to use its tax system to punish interstate commerce? The U.S. Supreme Court answered that question with a "no" last week in an unusual 5 to 4 split . The Court majority relied on a 200-year-old doctrine known as the "dormant commerce clause."

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  2. Test Of '1 Person, 1 Vote' Heads To The Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... jurists have raised the question, at least for the sake of argument, and Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas did so in an opinion as far back as 2001. The current case is Evenwel v. Abbott and the lead plaintiffs are two residents of a ...

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  3. GoLocalWorcester | Politics | Giorgio: Ireland Leads the WayRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Go Local

    ... note, the school that three of the justices are affiliated with is Worcester's College of the Holy Cross. Clarence Thomas is a graduate, Anthony Scalia's son is a graduate and Chief Justice John Robert's wife is a trustee. With Ireland less a ...

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  4. Make My DayIT Sucks to Be a BritRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2010 | American Reporter

    ... , U.S. Supreme Court justices Anthony Kennedy, Sandra Day O'Connor, William Rehnquist, Antoin Scalia and Clarence Thomas - the five justices placed on the court by Republican presidents - decided that the only way to protect the equal voting rights ...

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  5. 'One Person, One Vote,' but which persons?Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    The Supreme Court announced today that it will hear a case initiated by conservatives in Texas determining what "person" means for one-person, one-vote redistricting jurisprudence : all people, or just those who are eligible to vote? The Justices' move into the Texas Senate redistricting case comes fourteen years after Justice Clarence Thomas, in Chen v. City of Houston in May 2001, was the sole member of the Court who went on record in favor of sorting out "what measure of population should be used for determining whether the population is equally distributed among the districts."

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  6. Supreme Court to hear a one person one votea case Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... the census gives ballpark figures, at best, and misleading and confusing estimates at worst.” Justice Clarence Thomas objected. “We have never determined the relevant 'population' that states and localities must equally distribute ...

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  7. Supreme Court to hear Texas Senate districts caseRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    ... to get the Supreme Court to take away more discretion from the states," Hasen said. Back in 2001, Justice Clarence Thomas urged his colleagues to settle the issue. Thomas issued a rare dissent when the court chose not to hear a case from Houston. ...

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  8. U.S. Supreme Court Affirms Bankruptcy Judges' authorityRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

    ... concluded: "To hear the principal dissent [Chief Justice John G. Roberts and Justices Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas] tell it, the world will not end in fire, or ice, but in a bankruptcy court. ... Adjudication based on litigant consent has been ...

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  9. Supreme Court will consider redefining 'one-person, one-vote' principleRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ... Legislature's use of total population could not be appealed. But as far back as 2001, at least one justice, Clarence Thomas, had said the issue should be reviewed by the Supreme Court. The two voters challenging the state Senate maps claimed in ...

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  10. High Court Expands Role of Bankruptcy CourtsRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Courthouse News Service

    ... In his dissent, Chief Justice John Roberts - joined by Justice Antonin Scalia and in part by Justice Clarence Thomas - wrote that Wellness' alter-ego claim changed the nature of the case and made it constitutionally impossible for the bankruptcy ...

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  11. Supreme Court clearing docket with rulings on police, guns, and moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | World Magazine

    ... case produced some odd alliances: Ruth Bader Ginsburg agreed with Antonin Scalia, and Elena Kagan joined Clarence Thomas in the minority. Day in court. The court issued two more rulings last week, both unanimous. One involved a federal law that bars ...

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  12. U.S. Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Texas Redistricting Case Next TermRead the original story

    Yesterday | Ballot Access News

    ... win their case, probably every state's redistricting plan would be upset. It is likely that Justice Clarence Thomas was the force who persuaded the Court to hear Evenwel v Abbott. Earlier he had dissented from a denial of cert in a similar case. ...

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  13. The "Ready for Her Close-Up" TranscriptRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Slate Magazine

    ... gender equality in the law. Just a couple of weeks ago, HBO announced that Wendell Pierce will play Justice Clarence Thomas in Confirmation , a TV movie about his explosive 1991 confirmation battle. Kerry Washington of Scandal will plan Anita Hill. ...

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  14. Fight Racism. Confirm Clarence Thomas.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Crooked Timber

    I've been reading Jill Abramson's and Jane Mayer's Strange Justice: The Selling of Clarence Thomas , the definitive account of Thomas's confirmation battle, which came out in 1994. Here are eight things I've learned from it.

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  15. Supreme Court Update: Comptroller v. WynneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | JD Supra

    We're back with the two remaining decisions from Monday, Comptroller v. Wynne and San Francisco v.

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  16. Saga a concern for future appointmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | NEWS.com.au

    THE looming success of the orchestrated moves to oust Tim Carmody has sparked concerns for future judicial appointments in Queensland. Legal experts yesterday warned Justice Carmody's resignation would set a dangerous precedent that could see politically appointed judicial officers coerced out of their jobs by unsupportive colleagues.

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  17. The Judicial Activism of Clearance ThomasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | OpEdNews

    ... of Constitution will be the forefront of his opinion. The Loving vs. Virginia decision will not persuade Clarence Thomas. Nor will President Abraham Lincoln, "Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth." ...

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  18. NOM: Ruth Bader Ginsburg 'Holds A Biased Opinion With Regards To Same-Sex Marriage'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | On Top Magazine

    ... if marrying couples is the yardstick by which we measure impartiality, then we should note that Justice Clarence Thomas officiated at the wedding of conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh and Marta Maranda Fitzgerald - a heterosexual couple. The ...

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  19. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | WMC-TV Memphis

    ... which judges may set aside state laws that they think impose too much of a burden on interstate commerce." Clarence Thomas wrote separately to say the Commerce Clause cannot be used to strike down a state law. Joe Henchman, vice president for legal ...

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  20. Jury-roll ruling doesn't sit well with high-ranking Nishnawbe Aski Nation officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Thunder Bay's Source

    Nishnawbe Aski Nation Deputy Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler says he's disappointed at Supreme Court of Canada decision not to overturn an Aboriginal man's manslaughter conviction because of a lack of Aboriginal jurors. Fiddler, calling it a serious setback, said the issues goes back three or four decades, much longer than the 2011 Ontario Court of Appeal decision that ruled the lack of Aboriginal jurors violated Cliford Kokopenace's constitutional rights and overturned his 2008 conviction.

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