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  1. Props To Chief Justice John RobertsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Wash Park Prophet

    Last week, Chief Justice of the United States John Roberts , the highest ranking judge in the land, showed up for jury duty. Unsurprisingly, the trial court judge and lawyers in the case did not select him to serve from the jury panel.

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  2. Johnson Argument on Vagueness-and Plea Bargaining?Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | PrawfsBlawg

    Today the Supreme Court held argument on whether the residual clause of the Armed Career Criminal Act is vague, not vague, or subject to a saving construction. Early on, Justice Alito asked a question that I think is at the heart of the case--namely, "whether the statute is unconstitutionally vague or whether this Court's interpretations of the statute create the basis for a vagueness argument?" Or, as I've put it before, Who made a vague law vague? In this post, I will set aside the main vagueness debate to highlight a surprising aspect of the argument: the Chief Justice's concern about prosecutorial overreaching during plea bargaining.

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  3. Supreme Court Signaling That Agencies May Have a Shorter Leash in the FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | jdsupra.com

    The automotive industry, as much as any industry operating in the United States, has a substantial federal regulatory burden, with an alphabet soup of agencies charged with regulating under the authority of an alphabet soup of statutes. Understanding whether a business is in compliance with the thicket of regulations covering the auto industry often requires considering regulatory interpretations issued by agencies - that is, not just the regulations themselves, but the agency's additional explanations for what those regulations mean.

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

    23 hrs ago | 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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  5. Voting Rights, by the NumbersRead the original story

    Sunday | Memeorandum

    Voting Rights, by the Numbers - When the Supreme Court struck down the heart of the Voting Rights Act in 2013, its main argument was that the law was outdated. - Discrimination against minority voters may have been pervasive in the 1960s when the law was passed, Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. wrote

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  6. Chief Justice called for jury dutyRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | Kiwiblog

    Most Americans often seek ways to avoid jury duty. But one potential juror in Maryland on Wednesday morning had quite the excuse.

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  7. Can the GOP Bring Down Obamacare Without Building Up Clinton?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | National Journal

    If the Supreme Court overturns a key part of the president's health care law, the GOP faces its own health care problem in 2016. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, Justice Anthony Kennedy, and their colleagues on the high court could put Republicans in a difficult political position with their upcoming ruling in King v.

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  8. Fla. Gov. Suing Administration for Trying to 'Force Our State Further Into Obamacare'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Cybercast News Service

    "It is appalling that President Obama would cut off federal healthcare dollars to Florida in an effort to force our state further into Obamacare," a furious Florida Gov. Rick Scott said Thursday as he announced that he plans to sue the Obama administration. "It's outrageous," Scott told Fox News Thursday night."

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  9. Supreme Court Notebook: Female justices honor O'ConnorRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | KRON 4

    All three female justices on the Supreme Court came together Wednesday to pay tribute to the life and continuing legacy of former Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, the first woman to serve on the high court. O'Connor, who was appointed in 1981 and retired in 2006, was lauded for her trailblazing success - both during her time on the bench and in her advocacy work since leaving the court to promote civic education for children and justice for women around the world.

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  10. Chief Justice John Roberts Was Not Picked for Jury DutyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | News Max

    Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., for instance, was summoned Wednesday to a Rockville, Maryland, court, where he was considered for the jury in a two-day civil trial involving a car crash, according to the Washington Post. The Montgomery County resident, who is the 17th person to head up the highest court in the land, was not selected.

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  11. Chief Justice Roberts reports for jury duty in a Maryland courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Washington Post

    ... on Wednesday morning could have brought a lot to the jury room. He's the chief justice of the United States. John G. Roberts Jr. showed up for jury duty in Rockville like other civic-minded citizens and was being considered for a civil trial in a ...

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  12. Supreme summoning: Chief Justice John Roberts called for jury dutyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | WAPI-AM Birmingham

    Most Americans often seek ways to avoid jury duty. But one potential juror in Maryland on Wednesday morning had quite the excuse.

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  13. Chief Justice Roberts not picked for jury dutyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | WUSA-TV Washington

    Chief Justice John Roberts was chosen not serve after he showed up for jury duty Wednesday in Rockville, Md., reported our editorial partners at The Washington Post. Chief Justice Roberts not picked for jury duty Chief Justice John Roberts was chosen not serve after he showed up for jury duty Wednesday in Rockville, Md., reported our editorial partners at The Washington Post.

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  14. Chief Justice Roberts shows up for jury duty, not pickedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | USA Today

    Chief Justice John Roberts showed up for jury duty in Rockville, Maryland, on Wednesday morning, but The Washington Post reported he was not chosen to serve and left without speaking. Chief Justice Roberts shows up for jury duty, not picked Chief Justice John Roberts showed up for jury duty in Rockville, Maryland, on Wednesday morning, but The Washington Post reported he was not chosen to serve and left without speaking.

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  15. Supreme Court Chief Justice reports for jury dutyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | New York Daily News

    Here comes the judge: Chief Justice John G. Roberts, seen here in a group portrait, showed up for jury duty in suburban Maryland on Wednesday. The highest member of the highest court of the land reported for jury duty in Rockville, Md., just like any regular citizen.

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  16. Chief justice called for jury duty in MarylandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Hill

    Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts got a first-hand look at life on the other side of the bench Wednesday, reporting for jury duty in Rockville, Md. The Washington Post reports that Roberts was not selected and did not answer questions about his job as head of the highest court in the land.

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  17. The Trials of John RobertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Atlantic

    When Chief Justice John Roberts prepared to decide the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act in 2012, he faced a moment of truth . In an interview for this magazine in 2007, he stressed the importance of maintaining the legitimacy of the Court by avoiding 5-4 decisions on party lines; now he had to decide whether to preside over a partisan divide in the most closely watched case of his tenure.

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  18. How to protect privacy in the digital age: a constitutional amendmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Seattle Times

    WE live under surveillance. In our homes. In our offices. In our public spaces. With the widespread deployment of GPS devices, digital networks and global satellites, our digital footprints are tracked and recorded to a degree we never anticipated and can't completely understand.

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  19. President predicts ObamaCare victory: Case 'pretty clear cut'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | The Hill

    President Obama said Monday expressed confidence that the Supreme Court will uphold a key portion of his healthcare law this summer. "I'm confident in the Supreme Court applying its own rules of interpreting laws [and] will uphold the law," Obama said in an interview with Portland, Maine, NBC affiliate WCSH.

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  20. With Bloomberg Contribution, Sierra Club Hopes to Shutter Coal PlantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Planetizen

    ... new power plant rules (as opposed to existing plants, the topic of the above litigation). "Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. and Justice Antonin Scalia joined the court's moderates and liberals in a 7-2 vote to uphold most of an Environmental ...

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