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  1. Supreme Court says doctors can't sue over Medicaid cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | Star Tribune

    ... he said in the case of Armstrong vs. Exceptional Child Center. Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito agreed entirely. Justice Stephen Breyer agreed on the outcome and provided the fifth vote. "Congress decided to ...

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  2. Pa. Supreme Court upholds decision to appoint special prosecutor to investigate AG KaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Less than three weeks after hearing arguments on the issue, the state Supreme Court today upheld a decision to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate potential grand jury leaks by Attorney General Kathleen Kane. In a 14-page opinion, the court found that judges supervising secretive grand jury proceedings are given substantial responsibility in maintaining confidentiality.

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  3. Kane loses challenge to probe recommending she face chargesRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2015 | Washington Times

    Attorney General Kathleen Kane on Tuesday lost a challenge in the state's highest court over an investigation that recommended she be charged criminally in the leaks of secret material. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that a county judge outside Philadelphia had the authority to appoint a special prosecutor to look into grand jury leaks tied to the state attorney general's office.

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  4. Pa. Supreme Court rules against state attorney general Kane in challenge to leak investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | Evening Sun

    Attorney General Kathleen Kane on Tuesday lost a challenge in the state's highest court over an investigation that recommended she be charged criminally in the leaks of secret material. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that a county judge had the authority to appoint a special prosecutor to look into grand jury leaks tied to the state attorney general's office.

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

    Mar 27, 2015 | 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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  6. Supreme Court Rules that TTAB Decisions Can Have Preclusive Effect in Federal CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | JD Supra

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

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

    Mar 26, 2015 | 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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  8. Court revives case involving a pregnant UPS employeeRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2015 | 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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  9. Justice Clarence Thomas dissents from a voting rights 'victory' in AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | 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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  10. Supreme Court limits liability for statements of opinion contained in securities offeringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | 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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  11. Harry Reid's Best DissesRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2015 | 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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  12. MATS in the Supreme Court-Toxic to EPA?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | 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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  13. Omnicare Decision Clarifies Grounds for Section 11 LiabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | 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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  14. Supreme Court Clarifies Standard For Holding Issuers Liable Under The Securities Act Of 1933Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | 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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  15. Litigation Alert: The Supreme Court's Omnicare Decision...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | 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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  16. Pregnant UPS Employee Can Proceed With Discrimination SuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | 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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  17. Judge In Texas Hands Down Mean-Spirited, Last-Ditch Attempt To Strip Gay Couples Of Marriage RightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | 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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  18. Feldman: Roberts, Alito deliver a win for pregnant workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | Denver Post

    ... 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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  19. Court revives pregnant worker's caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    ... a company statement said. Conservative Justice Antonin Scalia, joined by Anthony Kennedy and Clarence Thomas, wrote a dissenting opinion accusing the court majority of coming up with "an interpretation that is as dubious in principle as it is ...

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  20. Clarence Thomas blames court, DOJ in redistricting case, not AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | Alabama Live

    U.S. Supreme Court justice Clarence Thomas at the University of Georgia commencement May 10, 2008 in Athens, Ga. In a blistering dissent to the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on Alabama's legislative districts, Justice Clarence Thomas said Congress, courts and the Department of Justice have put states in a bind with policies that are in conflict with "our color-blind Constitution."

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