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  1. Counter plutocracy with public financingRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... its damaging decisions. Notably, it's happening in Montgomery County, the home county of Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. Last fall, the Montgomery County Council unanimously approved a revolutionary public-financing law that provides the nation's ...

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  2. Supreme Court Holds Good Faith Belief of Invalidity Not a Defense to Induced Infringement ClaimRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | JD Supra

    The U.S. Supreme Court held yesterday in Commil USA, LLC v. Cisco Sys., Inc. that a defendant's belief regarding patent invalidity is not a defense to a claim of induced infringement.

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  3. You can get gay-married but you can't have the pizzaRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Washington Blade

    This Gay Pride Month, the month formerly known as June, I predict that the Supreme Court will issue a narrow ruling, based on sex discrimination, in favor of federal marriage equality. Of course, it could go the other way, but I think Justice Roberts does not want to besmirch his legacy with such small potatoes.

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  4. Nethead here: Tim RuttenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | San Bernardino County Sun

    The U.S. Supreme Court's decision this week to hear arguments on the constitutionality of the one-man-one-vote principle that has been the bedrock of American electoral law for more than half a century raises the possibility that political inequality soon will join economic inequality as one of this harsh era's bitter facts of life. If Chief Justice John Roberts' court voids the principle, as seems likely, the consequences will fall with particular severity on California and other border states with large urban minority and immigrant populations.

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  5. Supreme Court's Decision in Commil v. Cisco: Big Win for Pharmaceutical IndustryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | JD Supra

    On May 26, 2015, the Supreme Court reversed the Federal Circuit's decision in Commil USA, LLC v. Cisco Systems, Inc .

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  6. Friend-of-Court Briefs Raise Recusal Questions for JusticesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Wall Street Journal

    Three Supreme Court justices own stock in such companies as Chevron Corp., International Business Machines Corp. and Microsoft Corp., and they recuse themselves when those corporations have cases before the court. But an advocacy group says those justices - Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Stephen Breyer and Samuel Alito - should also sit out cases when companies in which they are invested sign on to friend of the court briefs, an avenue for third parties to weigh in on how they think the court should rule in a case.

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  7. U.S. Supreme Court: Belief in Patent's Invalidity Not a Defense to Induced InfringementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | JD Supra

    In a 6-2 decision , the U.S. Supreme Court held that a defendant's good-faith belief in the invalidity of a patent is not a defense to a claim for inducing infringement of the patent. Under 35 U.S.C. 271 , "[w]hoever actively induces infringement of a patent shall be liable as an infringer."

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  8. Supreme Court Decides Wellness International Network, Ltd. v. SharifRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | JD Supra

    On May 26, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Wellness International Network, Ltd. v. Sharif , , holding that Article III does not prevent bankruptcy judges from entering final judgment on claims that seek only to augment the bankruptcy estate and would exist outside of bankruptcy proceedings if the parties to the proceeding knowingly and voluntarily consent, but that consent need not be express.

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  9. Europe Cheers AG Lynch Over FIFARead the original story

    Thursday | US News & World Report

    Attorney General Loretta Lynch enters a press conference to announce the arrest of FIFA officials on corruption charges on Wednesday, in New York City. Welcome to Thursday, the 148th day of 2015 and the 51st year since the Supreme Court, led by Chief Justice Earl Warren, ruled on the principle of "one person, one vote," deciding that political representation should be based on actual population of a political district -- including ineligible voters such as immigrants in the U.S. illegally -- and not the more restrictive number of counting only eligible voters.

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  10. SCOTUS Approves Proposed FRCP AmendmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | JD Supra

    On April 29, 2015 amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure took another step forward in the process. In a letter to U.S. Senate and House of Representatives leadership, Chief Justice John Roberts submitted the proposed amendments to the FRCP for final congressional approval.

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  11. Springtime is Stern TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | JD Supra

    On May 26, 2015, continuing a springtime ritual for bankruptcy lawyers, the Supreme Court issued its latest "progeny of Stern" ruling on the adjudicative authority of the bankruptcy courts. In a 6-3 decision the Court held that "Our precedents make clear that litigants may validly consent to adjudication by the bankruptcy courts."

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  12. Make My DayTHE Reluctant Evolution of a Computer GeekRead the original story

    Wednesday | American Reporter

    It's easy to make the case that there is nothing that has done more to damage the proper functioning of our democracy than the system of legalized bribery and graft that now dominates the American political process. Over the past year in Congress, we've seen the big insurance companies disrupt the health care debate, the big banks opposing regulations to protect our economy, and the big oil companies slow efforts to address global warming.

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  13. Obamacare foes seek end to losing streak a...Read the original story

    Wednesday | Washington Times

    ... tend to have "idiosyncrasies" that emphasize certain rights or other aspects of jurisprudence. Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. devastated conservatives when he upheld Obamacare's individual mandate requiring Americans to hold insurance as ...

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  14. Gov. Kasich on Obamacare: 'I Want to Repeal It'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | News Max

    Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Wednesday that he wants to repeal Obamacare, even though his state received $14 billion in federal money under the Affordable Care Act to expand Medicaid coverage to low-income residents. "I don't support Obamacare," Kasich, who is contemplating a bid for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, told Jake Tapper on CNN.

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  15. Also Decided at SCOTUS: Bankruptcy and WhistleblowingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | FindLaw

    But there were two other opinions released yesterday, dealing with more the more prosaic topics of bankruptcy and whistleblowing. Anna Nicole Smith's bankruptcy case, Stern v.

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  16. Kasich on Obamacare: 'I Want to Repeal It'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | News Max

    Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Wednesday that he wants to repeal Obamacare, even though his state received $14 billion in federal money under the Affordable Care Act to expand Medicaid coverage to low-income residents. "I don't support Obamacare," Kasich, who is contemplating a bid for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, told Jake Tapper on CNN.

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  17. Cass Sunstein on 'Star Wars' and Constitutional LawRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | FindLaw

    Chief Justice John Roberts once famously criticized the irrelevancy of modern-day law review articles . Who cares about " the influence of Immanuel Kant on evidentiary approaches in 18th-century Bulgaria, or something "? There's one thing we can all agree on, though, and that's "Star Wars."

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  18. Will "Wellness" Make Us Better?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | JD Supra

    The United States Supreme Court will hand down its decision in the next few weeks in the case of Wellness Int'l Network, Ltd. v. Sharif , 727 F.3d 751 regarding bankruptcy courts' jurisdiction.

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  19. Republicans Find Yet Another Ingenious Way to Suppress Democratic VotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Mother Jones

    ... election law experts expressed surprise that the justices agreed to hear this one. But since Chief Justice John G. Roberts has led the court, it has been active in other voting cases. Over the past few decades we've seen pack-n-crack, photo ID laws, ...

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  20. Supreme Court agrees to settle 'one person one vote'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | TwinCities

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear a case that will answer a long-contested question about a bedrock principle of the U.S. political system: the meaning of "one person one vote." The court's ruling, expected in 2016, could be immensely consequential.

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