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  1. Florida's First Same-Sex Divorce Granted by Broward JudgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Broward-Palm Beach

    On the same day Pam Bondi's emergency request filing to Justice Clarence Thomas was accepted, effectively putting same-sex marriage on hold, a Broward County judge has granted a same-sex couple a divorce.

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  2. Clarence Thomas To Consider Staying Same-Sex Marriage in FloridaRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | Towleroad

    Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas has accepted a request from Florida's Attorney General Pam Bondi to hear arguments on a federal judge's ruling that overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriage. The ruling in question comes from Judge Robert Hinkle .

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  3. High Court Clears Dreamer-Obstruction in AZRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | Courthouse News Service

    ... law." The court denied Brewer's request without comment Wednesday, noting only that Justices Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito "would grant the application for stay." It now falls on Judge Campbell to issue an injunction against the ...

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  4. Employment & Labor Update - Supreme Court Approves Employers'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | JD Supra

    ... the Supreme Court flatly disagreed, ruling that such screening is not an "integral" part of the job. Justice Clarence Thomas authored the opinion, writing that "integral" tasks are those which an employee is hired to perform (in this case, taking ...

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  5. Gay-Marriage Confusion in FL Put to High CourtRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | Courthouse News Service

    With Florida's ban against same-sex marriage set to unravel in January, the Sunshine State asked the U.S. Supreme Court to keep the ban alive a bit longer. In a petition to Justice Clarence Thomas filed Monday, Attorney General Pam Bondi said that letting a federal judge's injunction of the state's gay-marriage ban to take effect on Jan. 6, 2015, would fuel "statewide confusion."

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  6. Labor interests worry how far employers will go with Amaz...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Camden Chronicle Independent

    ... part of the principal activities for which covered workmen are employed,'" Liptak wrote. Justice Clarence Thomas explained in the court's ruling that the security screenings were not "integral and indispensable" to the workers' job description. ...

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  7. Justice Clarence Thomas Accepts Pam Bondi's Request To Rule On Florida's Same-Sex Marriage BanRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Broward-Palm Beach

    On Monday, Attorney General Pam Bondi filed an emergency request with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas in an attempt to keep the ban on same-sex marriage in place past the January deadline, when LGBT couples were going to be allowed to legally wed in the state.

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  8. After-hours Time Spent by Employees for Required Security Checks Is...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | JD Supra

    ... security checks to ensure they have not stolen any products. In the majority opinion written by Justice Clarence Thomas, the Court rejected the plaintiffs' arguments that the security screening is "integral and indispensable" to the job they are ...

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  9. The Employment Law Authority - December 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | JD Supra

    On December 9, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that the time workers spend undergoing security screenings is not compensable under the Fair Labor Standards Act . According to Justice Thomas, writing for a unanimous Court, the security screenings at issue were not the principal activities the employees were employed to perform and were not "integral and indispensable" to those activities.

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  10. Supreme Court moving quickly to consider request to stall gay...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Palm Beach Post

    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is moving quickly to hear the state's request to continue the hold on gay marriage while a federal justice's decision, overturning Florida's gay marriage ban, is on appeal. Thomas has asked lawyers for the Florida couples suing to marry to submit by 5 p.m. tomorrow their response to the state's request.

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  11. Supreme Court Opinion in Dart Cherokee Basin v. OwensRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | JD Supra

    On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its opinion in Dart Cherokee Basin Operating Co., LLC v. Owens , No.

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  12. Is This Alito's Court Now?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Truthdig

    If you're tempted to answer Antonin Scalia for his unhinged rants against "racial entitlements," homosexuality and gay marriage, or Clarence Thomas for his silent but deadly opposition to all manner of social and economic reform dating back to the New Deal, or Chief Justice John Roberts for writing the Shelby County v. Holder opinion that gutted the Voting Rights Act, I have two words for you to consider: Samuel Alito.

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  13. MacKay appoints two conservative law professors to Ontario's courtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | The Globe and Mail

    ... a form of "originalism" - a view of the Constitution held by conservative judges such as Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas in the United States, but almost totally rejected in Canada. (Originalism holds that the Constitution means what its authors ...

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  14. Opinion: Our cyber nightmaresRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | NorthJersey.com

    ... share. We are all whole people, not thoughtless phrases snitched from the ether. This, more or less, is what Clarence Thomas learned from his Supreme Court confirmation ordeal. "It ... showed me something that I will never lose," he told his friend, ...

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  15. Court: No Pay for Amazon Warehouse Security ChecksRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | WTVC

    ... in retroactive pay for workers seeking pay for time spent in security checks. Writing for the court, Justice Clarence Thomas said the screenings are not the "principal activity" which the workers are employed to perform. "Integrity Staffing did not ...

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  16. Court: No pay for Amazon warehouse security checksRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... in retroactive pay for workers seeking pay for time spent in security checks. Writing for the court, Justice Clarence Thomas said the screenings are not the "principal activity" which the workers are employed to perform. "Integrity Staffing did not ...

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  17. Supreme Court rules no worker pay for security screeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Yahoo!

    ... going through security screening - up to half an hour a day - aimed at protecting against theft. Justice Clarence Thomas wrote on behalf of the court in the important employment law case that the screening process is not a "principal activity" of ...

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  18. Workers lose fair-pay case over hours spent in security screeningsRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    ... ruling. Federal law covers only the "productive work that the employee is employed to perform," Justice Clarence Thomas said in the case of Integrity Staffing Solutions vs. Busk. "Integrity Staffing did not employ its workers to undergo security ...

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  19. Amazon Workers Lose At Supreme Court On Security-Screen TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Forbes.com

    ... Congress addressed just such a question when it passed the Portal-to-Portal Act , however, said Justice Clarence Thomas in a 9-page opinion joined by the rest of the court. That law, passed after a flood of wage-and-hour suits that Congress termed ...

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  20. Amazon Staffing Agent Wins Big in High CourtRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | Courthouse News Service

    ... also were not 'integral and indispensable' to the employees' duties as warehouse workers," Justice Clarence Thomas wrote for the court. The decision continues that "an activity is not integral and indispensable to an employee's principal activities ...

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