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  1. Supreme Court Opens The Floodgates To Pregnancy Discrimination CasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | JD Supra

    This week, in Young v. United Parcel Service, Inc . , the United States Supreme Court found that, under Title VII, employers must provide pregnant employees with the same accommodations that they provide to employees in similar positions who are "similar in their ability or inability to work."

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  2. Ala. may have improperly redistricted black votersRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Columbia Daily Herald

    In a rare Supreme Court victory for the voting rights of minorities, the justices ruled 5-4 Wednesday that a lower court must reassess whether Alabama improperly packed too many black voters into certain districts, diluting their voting strength in other districts. Justice Stephen Breyer said there was "strong, perhaps overwhelming evidence" that in the one state Senate district examined closely in the court record, race had been used impermissibly as a criteria, and that other districts had apparently been drawn in a similar manner.

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  3. Supreme Court Decides Alabama Legislative Black Caucus v. AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | JD Supra

    On March 25, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Alabama Legislative Black Caucus v. Alabama , No.

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  4. Will the Supreme Court kill the EPA's efforts to crack down on mercury pollution?Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Grist Magazine

    Leading up to Wednesday's oral arguments at the U.S. Supreme Court over the Environmental Protection Agency's new rule limiting mercury emissions from power plants, a big question was how Chief Justice John Roberts would rule. It's well known that the Roberts court has been the most pro-business court since the 1940s, and two of the parties challenging EPA's Mercury and Air Toxics Rule are among the nation's largest industries - mining and electric utilities.

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  5. U.S. Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments on EPA's Mercury and Air Toxics StandardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | JD Supra

    Wednesday the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Michigan v. EPA , a Clean Air Act case involving hazardous air pollutant regulations, with implications for fossil fuel-fired power plant owners and operators in California and across the country.

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  6. MATS in the Supreme Court-Toxic to EPA?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | JD Supra

    The Supreme Court heard oral arguments yesterday on whether the Environmental Protection Agency unreasonably decided not to consider the cost of regulation when the EPA determined it was "appropriate and necessary" to regulate such emissions in the 2012 mercury and air toxics standards . Michigan v.

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  7. US Supreme Court Weighs Need For Specialty PlatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | TheNewspaper

    The US Supreme Court will decide whether states have the right to decide what gets printed on a license plate. In oral arguments Monday, the justices wrestled with the question of whether the expression on a license plate -- in this case, a Confederate flag -- is the government's speech, or the motorist's speech, which is protected by the First Amendment.

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  8. Omnicare Decision Clarifies Grounds for Section 11 LiabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | JD Supra

    The Supreme Court holds that section 11 liability does not attach to a statement of opinion merely because the opinion is objectively false. On March 24, the US Supreme Court issued its highly anticipated decision in Omnicare Inc. v.

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  9. Chief Justice Roberts to visit Japan after term endsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. will visit Japan in July at the invitation of his counterpart Chief Justice Itsuro Terada, the courts announced today. Roberts will give a lecture at the University of Tokyo and teach a class at Kyoto University, the court said.

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  10. Editorial: License plate slogans: Allow any or noneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Evening Sun

    ... Qaeda messages simply because it offered a license plate that said "Fight Terrorism." To which Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. replied, "Well, but there is an easy answer to that, which is they don't have to get in the business of selling space on ...

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  11. Feldman: Roberts, Alito deliver a win for pregnant workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Denver Post

    Peggy Young, a Virginia woman who lost her UPS job because she became pregnant, speaks to reporters outside the Supreme Court in Washington in December. The Supreme Court is giving the former UPS driver another chance to prove her claim of discrimination after the company did not offer her lighter duty when she was pregnant.

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  12. Free Speech Served on a PlateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Examiner.com

    Swastikas on Texas license plates? Yes, said the lawyer. A message promoting Jihad? Again, yes.

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  13. What The Supreme Really May Be Determining In The Obamacare CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Kos

    Revisiting the pending Supreme Court Obamacare challenge has been interesting, and it is important to do so generally because - as the last challenge showed - a swing Justice or two often may keep reading and deciding late into the game. It is no mystery that Supreme Court cases are often determined as much, if not more, by politics than "the Law."

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  14. Ghosts in the CourtroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Daily Kos

    The late gay rights pioneer Frank Kameny's exhortations ring in my ears as I anticipate arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court on whether the Fourteenth Amendment requires states to license same-sex marriages. Chief Justice John Roberts , in his dissent in the 2013 Windsor case, dismissed as "snippets of legislative history" the evidence for decades of anti-gay animus by the U.S. government.

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  15. Pregnant workers backed by U.S. Supreme Court in UPS caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Philly.com

    ... Stephen G. Breyer in the majority, as did two Republican appointees, Samuel A. Alito Jr. and Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. Writing for the court, Breyer said the lower court that threw out the suit should have scrutinized UPS's justification for ...

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  16. License plate slogans: Allow any or noneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Logan Banner

    ... Qaeda messages simply because it offered a license plate that said "Fight Terrorism." To which Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. replied, "Well, but there is an easy answer to that, which is they don't have to get in the business of selling space on ...

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  17. High court rules against Alabama redistricting planRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | TwinCities

    The Supreme Court sided with black challengers Wednesday and told a lower court to reconsider whether a redistricting plan drawn by Alabama's Republican legislature packed minority voters into districts in order to dilute their influence. The court voted 5-4 to send the plan back for further judicial review.

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  18. Supreme Court's conservative justices question cost of EPA emissions ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Los Angeles Times

    ... the EPA agreed - that the costs were not carefully weighed when the regulation was put forth. Chief Justice John G. Roberts pointed to the "fairly dramatic disparity" between the estimated $9.6 billion a year cost for the rule, and an estimated $6 ...

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  19. Supreme Court sends Alabama redistricting case back to lower courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | CNN

    The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court sit for their official photograph on October 8, 2010, at the Supreme Court. Front row, from left: Clarence Thomas, Antonin Scalia, Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Anthony M. Kennedy and Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

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  20. Supreme Court Decides Omnicare, Inc. v. Laborers District Council Construction Industry Pension FundRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | JD Supra

    On March 24, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court held that a pure statement of opinion in a securities registration statement is not an "untrue statement of a material fact" under Section 11 of the Securities Act of 1933 just because the opinion is later proven incorrect, but the opinion can create liability if the opinion was not sincerely held at the time, or if the registration statement omitted material facts about the issuer's inquiry into, or knowledge concerning, the opinion, and those facts conflict with what a reasonable investor would understand from the statement itself. Omnicare filed a registration statement in connection with a public offering of its stock.

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