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  1. Justices side with Florida man in case of missing fishRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | News 4 Jax

    ... also backed Yates in a concurring opinion. But justices Elena Kagan, Antonin Scalia, Anthony Kennedy and Clarence Thomas dissented, with Kagan writing an opinion that cited the children's author Dr. Seuss. "A fish is, of course, a discrete thing ...

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  2. Supreme Court restricts state license schemes that limit competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... decide which state boards "merit a good-government seal of approval," he wrote. Justices Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas agreed.

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  3. Fisherman's Conviction Reversed by High CourtRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | Courthouse News Service

    ... the judgment. Justice Elena Kagan penned the dissent, joined by Justices Antonin Scalia, Anthony Kennedy and Clarence Thomas. "All the words surrounding 'tangible object' show that Congress meant the term to have a wide range," Kagan wrote. "That ...

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  4. Robberson: Today's ceremony won't open the floodgates - yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    ... Alabama's gay-marriage ban. The decision to reject Alabama's appeal elicited an angry response from Justice Clarence Thomas, backed by Justice Antonin Scalia. Thomas argued that because the high court is preparing to rule on the issue, the justices ...

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  5. Illinois Supreme Court Debates Jurisdictional Issues in Child Custody CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | jdsupra.com

    A Circuit Court has subject matter jurisdiction to enter a child custody order pursuant to the Illinois Constitution. But the Court apparently lacks jurisdiction to proceed pursuant to the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act .

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  6. Justice Clarence Thomas Asks a Question a " at YaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Law.com

    "I was thinking that you don't ask questions," former U.S. senator John Danforth said to Justice Clarence Thomas recently. The audience at Yale Law School erupted in laughter.

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  7. 100 Most Influential African-American Republicans of 2015: A Newsmax ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | News Max

    Black History Month brings to mind Rosa Parks refusing to walk to the back of the bus; Freedom Rider John Lewis being beaten to the ground by bigoted mobs, then rising to spend more than a quarter century in Congress; and Clarence Thomas refusing to let Democrats subject him to a "high-tech lynching" to keep him off the U.S. Supreme Court. We may have a black president serving his second term, but in recent months, African-American Republicans have been making the biggest history, and may be making even more in the days ahead.

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  8. Nassau Supreme Court Judge Thomas Phelan dies at 69Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Newsday

    A portrait of Thomas Phelan taken on Sept. 30, 2009, in Mineola. The Nassau Supreme Court justice died Feb. 12, 2015, at 69. Photo Credit: Newsday / Karen Wiles Stabile A portrait of Thomas Phelan taken on Sept.

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  9. Anita Hill documentary coincides with UCSC appearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    The appearance of law professor Anita Hill at UC Santa Cruz on Feb. 26 will be previewed with two screenings of “Anita,” the 2013 documentary by director Freida Lee Mock, outlining Hill's life and career, culminating in her high-profile testimony before Congress on the Supreme Court nomination of Justice Clarence Thomas. Hill comes to the College 9/10 Multipurpose Room on the campus of UCSC in an event co-sponsored by Bookshop Santa Cruz and the Institute for Humanities Research.

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  10. The Week in Review: Shame-Free Strangers, Antiracist FBI Directors, and Senselessly Fatal EncountersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | The Stranger

    ... become the 37th state where gay marriage is legal . "Of the nine justices, only two - conservatives Clarence Thomas and Antonin Scalia - dissented from the court's refusal to block gay weddings from starting in Alabama," reported Reuters. "Thomas ...

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  11. Illinois Supreme Court Debates Intersection of Party Diligence and Motions to VacateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | jdsupra.com

    Section 2-1401 of the Illinois Code of Civil Procedure provides that a judgment may be set aside more than thirty days after its entry on petition for various reasons. So when is the apparent lack of diligence of the party seeking to set aside the judgment sufficient grounds for denying the petition? That's the question presented in Warren County Soil & Water Conservation District v.

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  12. Marriage case plaintiffs ask for lifting of stay of Piazza decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Arkansas Times

    ... Supreme Court declined a request for a stay in Alabama pending a final appellate court decision. Justice Clarence Thomas wrote at the time that refusal to grant a stay might be viewed as tipping the court's hand on its final decision on same-sex ...

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  13. Decision on same-sex marriages likely in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Times Herald-Record

    ... On Feb. 9, a majority of the Supreme Court no exact tally was given refused to grant the stay. Justices Clarence Thomas and Antonin Scalia dissented, noting that the majority justices might be hinting at the court's eventual decision. In the ...

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  14. Fox News' Most Racist Al Sharpton Segment YetRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Crooks and Liars

    ... Horowitz's conservative bona fides are rich and sordid. In the early nineties, he was a staunch defender of Clarence Thomas from those dastardly Democrats who allowed the testimony of Anita Hill to be a part of his Supreme Court confirmation ...

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  15. The ERISA Litigation Newsletter - February 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | JD Supra

    ... of a specific contractual provision or extrinsic evidence to the contrary. In an opinion authored by Justice Clarence Thomas, the Supreme Court held that the inferences were inconsistent with ordinary contract principles, which should govern the ...

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  16. Alabama gay marriage fight echoes states' rights battlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Daily-Jeff.com

    ... lesbians can legally wed. In his dissent when the U.S. Supreme Court refused to block that order, Justice Clarence Thomas pointedly raised the states' rights flag, complaining that the court's decision was made "without any regard for the people who ... 57 comments

  17. Alabama gay marriage fight echoes states' rights battles in civil rights, slaveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | St. Augustine Record

    ... lesbians can legally wed. In his dissent when the U.S. Supreme Court refused to block that order, Justice Clarence Thomas pointedly raised the states' rights flag, complaining that the court's decision was made "without any regard for the people who ...

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  18. How the U.S. Supreme Court biased its own decision on same-sex marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | Alabama Live

    By permitting same-sex marriages to take place over state laws to the contrary, the Unites States Supreme Court has essentially biased the outcome of the four same-sex marriage cases it will decide in a few months. The Court's perspective seems to have shifted radically since it last considered the issue of same-sex unions in June of 2013.

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  19. 5Billy Martin: Washington's go-to lawyer when you're in trouble. Real trouble.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... and red tie. His eighth-floor office is cluttered: Binders, backpacks and books about Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and wrongful executions rest on the windowsill. A putter, chipping cup and ball are propped in a corner. A book about the ...

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  20. The courts cannot redefine marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | The Times-Herald

    American sovereignty resides in its citizens, not in its government or in its courts. As the Declaration of Independence clearly establishes, " the just powers of government are derived from the consent of the governed " Careless representatives and activist justices have for generations been playing free and loose with American founding principles by usurping authorities never delegated to them: sleeping citizens have permitted them to get away with their travesties.

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