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  1. Justice ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | The Washington Monthly

    ... down in ways that would not help the conservative cause. As it happens, I was working in the Senate when Clarence Thomas was appointed to the Court, and afterwards I could not have imagined there would ever be a confirmation fight as loud and nasty ...

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  2. Perez, another iceberg Supreme Court opinion: the best lies beneathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | The Washington Post

    The majority opinion is entirely correct and should be uncontroversial. When agencies promulgate rules, they often have to go through "notice-and-comment rulemaking" under the Administrative Procedure Act.

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  3. Timothy Dugdale on Perez v. Mortgage Bankers AssociationRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | ImmigrationProf Blog

    By far the most interesting part of Supreme Court's ruling in Perez v. Mortgage Bankers Association are the concurrences of Justices Scalia and Thomas.

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  4. Pension roundupRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    In [the Illinois Supreme Court's] July 2014 ruling in a case that said Illinois couldn't reduce retiree health benefits, the court majority offered a sentence that now looms over these proceedings - and over that chronic failure of Illinois pols: " e have concluded that the provision was aimed at protecting the right to receive the promised retirement benefits, not the adequacy of the funding to pay for them." The state has a much stronger argument in this pension case, in part because today's emergency - the enormity of the pension shortfall and its strangulation of spending on other state priorities - is more extensive and more dire than were the stakes in the health benefits case.

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  5. Kane 'cautiously hopeful' after Pa. Supreme Court hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Philly.com

    The state Supreme Court heard spirited arguments in a packed City Hall courtroom over whether a grand-jury investigation into Kane, the state's first female attorney general, had unfolded on sound legal ground. * Last fall, Montgomery County Judge William Carpenter appointed a special prosecutor, Thomas Carluccio, to lead a grand-jury investigation into allegations that Kane's office had leaked information to the Daily News about a 2009 grand-jury investigation into former Philadelphia NAACP head J. Whyatt Mondesire.

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  6. Victory Over CommunismRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Power Line

    As Paul reported here a couple days ago, Barron's textbook publishing division produced a monstrous book equating Justice Clarence Thomas with fascists and the KKK. I too was stunned to see this from the Barron's stable, as Barron's weekly is my favorite financial publication, and it employs many ideologically sound writers , which suggests their management has their head on straight.

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  7. Justice Thomas delivers what he promised on February 27, 2001Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | The Washington Post

    On February 27, 2001, the Supreme Court handed down Whitman v. American Trucking Ass'ns , where the Supreme Court considered whether the EPA could validly promulate National Ambient Air Quality Standards.

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  8. UPDATE 2-Illinois, unions duel over pensions in state's high courtRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Reuters

    A lawyer for the state of Illinois faced tough questioning from a state Supreme Court justice on Wednesday in a high-stakes court hearing at which a justice expressed strong skepticism about the state's landmark 2013 pension reform law. In the hearing, the state and unions representing Illinois' public employees dueled over the question of whether the state's "police powers" gave Illinois lawmakers a right to ignore a constitutional prohibition against cutting pension benefits.

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  9. Test prep book publisher apologizes for comparing Clarence Thomas to KKKRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Los Angeles Times

    The publisher of a standardized test preparation book has apologized for a section in one of their guides that compares Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas to the Ku Klux Klan, and offers both the judge and the racist hate group as examples of "reactionary/fascist" ideology. Barron's Educational Series Inc. said it would stop shipping copies of the seventh edition of "Barron's AP European History" and destroy remaining inventory, reports the Washington Post.

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  10. Supreme Court divided on health care lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Recordpub.com

    ... health care law's opponents. "It revokes the promise of affordable care for millions of Americans." Justice Clarence Thomas, in keeping with his customary practice, was the only one of the nine justices not to speak or ask questions during the ...

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  11. MisdirectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Daily Kos

    Long before Hannibal Lecter, Anthony Hopkins delivered a stunningly horrifying performance in the movie, "Magic." When asked how he managed to perform a certain card trick, Hopkins used his ventriloquist dummy to point out that it was that very dummy that allowed for the trick to happen.

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  12. U.S. Supreme Court split over Obamacare challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Yahoo!

    ... Antonin Scalia and Samuel Alito asked questions sympathetic to the challengers. Fellow conservative Clarence Thomas, following his usual practice, asked nothing. If the court rules against the Obama administration, up to 7.5 million people in at ...

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  13. Supreme Court rules against CSX on railroad taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... treatment,'' Scalia said. ''We leave that to the Eleventh Circuit to decide in the first instance.'' Justice Clarence Thomas filed a dissenting opinion saying he would have reversed the appeals court and ruled in favor of Alabama. He was joined by ...

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  14. Obamacare saved? Not so fastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Politico

    ... Severino, chief counsel and policy director for the Judicial Crisis Network and a former clerk for Justice Clarence Thomas, said Kennedy seemed to be saying that "this language is fairly clear, and the only way I would rule the other way is if it ...

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  15. Obamacare on the line at SCOTUSRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | WXII 12 Winston-Salem

    ... they intended, the question is whether it's the statute they wrote," he said. Although as usual, Justice Clarence Thomas said nothing, Justice Samuel Alito was also critical of Verrilli's argument. He said if it were true that some of the states ...

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  16. The Supreme Court cannot hide on ObamacareRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | The Washington Post

    ... picture of the atmospherics in the room, such as Samuel Alito's eye rolls, Sonia Sotomayor's hectoring and Clarence Thomas's states of repose. But this time, court staff placed me in the back corner, three feet from the door; blocking my view of the ...

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  17. Did John Roberts Tip His Hand?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | New Yorker

    ... Antonin Scalia and Samuel Alito went after Verrilli in a way that left little doubt about their sympathies. (Clarence Thomas, who has not asked a real question since 2006 , can be assumed to be on their side as well.) Alito is often the most clever ...

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  18. Supreme Court divided over health care reform challengeRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Business Insurance

    ... Antonin Scalia and Samuel Alito asked questions sympathetic to the challengers. Conservative Justice Clarence Thomas, sticking to his usual practice, asked no questions. At one point during the 85-minute oral argument , Justice Alito suggested if ...

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  19. To nobodya s surprise, Supreme Court seems split on health care lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | The Fresno Bee

    ... health care law's opponents. "It revokes the promise of affordable care for millions of Americans." Justice Clarence Thomas, in keeping with his customary practice, was the only one of the nine justices not to speak or ask questions during the ...

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  20. Ambassador's nomination to Mexican Supreme Court proves controversialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Los Angeles Times

    ... where Calderon announced Medina Mora's resignation. (Eduardo Verdugo / Associated Press) Possibly not since Clarence Thomas was nominated for the U.S. Supreme Court in 1991 has a high court candidate been so controversial. In this case, we are ...

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