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  1. Two More Cases that Could Overturn ObamacareRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Townhall

    Why not? He has a penchant for shocking us almost daily. But since this is the season of hope, how about a little good news about Obamacare? There is a real possibility that the Supreme Court might actually make up for its earlier error and find key elements of it unconstitutional next June.

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  2. How does your firm mark the winter holidays?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | ABA Journal

    The end of the year brings a flurry of holidays, bonuses and festivities-and many annual holiday letters which give law firms the opportunity to reach out to current and potential clients to build business or support their professional causes. We received one such imaginative card from Fix the Court , a group devoted to advocating for more transparency from the U.S. Supreme Court.

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  3. Enforcing Medicaid Against Recalcitrant States: The Former HHS Officials' Amicus Brief in ArmstrongRead the original story

    Tuesday | PrawfsBlawg

    Back in October, I wrote a post, titled " Is Ex parte Young Doomed? ," about the Supreme Court's grant of certiorari in Armstrong v. Exceptional Child Center, Inc. , which the Justices limited to the following question: Does the Supremacy Clause give Medicaid providers a private right of action toenforce A 1396a against a state where Congress chose not to create enforceablerights under that statute? As I wrote back then, this is the exact question that the Court ducked in its 2012 decision in Douglas v.

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  4. 'Fix the Court' Group Sends Faux SCOTUS Holiday CardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Law.com

    Amid the scores of email holiday cards that the Daily Report has received, one actual print card sent via the U.S. Postal Service caught our attention . It appeared to be from U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts.

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  5. Trademark Trends: Back-to-Back Arguments in Trademark Cases at SCOTUSRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | JD Supra

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in trademark cases on consecutive days this month. On December 2, 2014, the issue of whether a finding by the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board of likelihood of confusion precludes the issue from being re-litigated in a trademark infringement action was presented in B&B Hardware, Inc. v.

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  6. Sotomayor Is Right: SCOTUS Gave Too Much Leeway to the Police in Heien v. North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    Last week the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 8-1 in favor of the police in a Fourth Amendment case in which the arresting officer's "mistake of law" led him to conduct an erroneous traffic stop based on a non-existent legal offense. Put simply, the officer in Heien v.

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  7. Parody holiday card takes jab at court'saRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    A parody holiday card from the advocacy group Fix the Court was mailed out and contains a so-called redacted greeting from the Supreme Court of the United States. Fix the Court, a national grassroots organization that advocates for accountability and transparency in the Supreme Court, mailed out parody holiday greeting cards that claimed to be signed by Chief Justice John Roberts.

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  8. Supreme Court rules cops can search your car and seize evidence even if the stop was unlawfulRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | NewsTarget.com

    Police officers are able to use evidence in court that they seized during a traffic stop even if turns out that the cops pulled a car over initially based on their misunderstanding of the law, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled. In an overwhelmingly lopsided 8-1 decision written by Chief Justice John Roberts, justices said that such stops do not violate the Constitution's Fourth Amendment protections against unreasonable searches and seizures.

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  9. Two more chances to overturn ObamacareRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 21 | Washington Times

    Why not? He has a penchant for shocking us almost daily. But since this is the season of hope, how about a little good news about Obamacare? There is a real possibility that the Supreme Court might actually make up for its earlier error and find key elements of it unconstitutional next June.

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  10. By Letting Weddings Start In Florida, The Supreme Court Just Made It...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Queerty

    On the surface, it seems like just one more piece of really good news. On Friday night, the Supreme Court refused to stop marriage equality in Florida , which means that weddings can start on Jan. 6. That's a big deal for a lot of reasons: Florida is one of the most populous states without marriage equality, same-sex marriage is now officially in place in the South .

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

    Feb 4, 2010 | 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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  12. Supreme Court Corner: Q4 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | jdsupra.com

    Issue : Whether the Supreme Court should overrule Brulotte v. Thys Co ., which held "a patentee's use of a royalty agreement that projects beyond the expiration date of the patent is unlawful per se ."

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  13. SCOTUS Resolves Circuit Split in CAFA Amount in Controversy BurdenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | jdsupra.com

    This installment of the Hoosier Litigation Blog looks at the Class Action Fairness Act's amount in controversy requirement and this week's Supreme Court decision in Dart Cherokee Basin Operating Company, LLC v. Owens in which the Court resolved a circuit split, but not without controversy.

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  14. The Supreme Court Is Tackling Facebook, Rap Lyrics, and the First AmendmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Boston.com

    ... for musicians and rappers who have garnered praise and awards for lyrics like these for years. Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. even quoted Eminem's "'97 Bonnie and Clyde" during the debate. The Supreme Court seems hung up on whether there's a ...

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  15. Rewrite Outdated Traffic Laws Anyway?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | National Conference of State Legislatures

    When the U.S. Supreme Court accepted Heien v. North Carolina , I recommended that state legislatures take a look at outdated traffic laws.

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  16. Why Cuba, Why Now?Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | In These Times

    Even as a lowly state legislator in Illinois with no stake in Cuba, Obama called U.S. policy toward the island a failure. And unlike on so many other policy positions, he hasn't wavered on this one.

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  17. Supreme Court rules that cops don't need to know the lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Examiner.com

    Ignorance is no excuse for the law . Unless you're a police officer, that is. The Supreme Court ruled on Monday in Heien v.

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  18. "Ignorance of the Law Is No Excuse"a .Except for Cops?Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | DUIblog

    ... required only a single working "stop lamp," which the car in question had. In an opinion by Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., the Supreme Court ruled that the officer's mistake was reasonable and so did not run afoul of the Fourth Amendment's ban ...

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

    Wednesday Dec 17 | 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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  20. Reasonable Mistake of Law Isn't Ground for Suppressing Search: SCOTUSRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | FindLaw

    When can a police officer's mistake of law be overlooked in a motion to suppress? Whenever it's a reasonable mistake, Chief Justice John Roberts explained in an 8-1 decision in Heien v. North Carolina .

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