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  1. Blow to affirmative action: Supreme Court OK's voter-approved ban for Michigan universitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

    ... oppress minority groups," said Sotomayor, who read her dissent aloud in the courtroom Tuesday. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg sided with Sotomayor. Michigan voters "changed the basic rules of the political process in that state in a manner that ...

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  2. Supreme Court Upholds Michigan Ban on Affirmative ActionRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | TalkLeft

    In a 6-2 vote, the Supreme Court has upheld Michigan's ban on affirmative action in college admissions.

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  3. Justice Sonia Sotomayor reads her scathing dissent from the bench in affirmative action rulingRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    ... ban on raced-based affirmative action admissions policies. Sotomayor, who is joined by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, dedicates 58 pages to the dissent and highlights one central theme: Race matters. It's the first time she has ever read a dissent ...

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  4. Supreme Court allows states to ban affirmative action at public collegesRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | TwinCities

    ... equal protection jurisprudence," Sotomayor wrote in her 58-page dissenting opinion, joined by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. "For members of historically marginalized groups, which rely on the federal courts to protect their constitutional rights, the ...

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  5. California's affirmative action ban bolstered by Supreme Court rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

    ... saying Michigan's approach to affirmative action is constitutional. Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg dissented. Justice Elena Kagan did not participate in the case. Legal experts had predicted that the conservative Supreme Court was ...

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  6. Schuette: Supreme Court 'made the right call' on affirmative actionRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Battle Creek Enquirer

    ... all filed concurring opinions. Justice Sonia Sotomayor filed a dissenting opinion joined by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Justice Elena Kagan recused herself from the case. 'The court isn't saying anything about whether a public university can have a ...

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  7. Supreme Court upholds Michigan's ban on affirmative action in college admissionsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Battle Creek Enquirer

    ... oppress minority groups,' said Sotomayor, who read her dissent aloud in the courtroom Tuesday. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg sided with Sotomayor in dissent. Judges 'ought not sit back and wish away, rather than confront, the racial inequality that ...

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  8. Aereo's online-TV service questioned by Supreme CourtRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Denver Post

    ... in retransmission fees each year to carry local programming. The broadcasters drew support from Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who told Aereo's lawyer, "you are the only player so far that doesn't pay any royalties at any stage." The threat posed by ...

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  9. On Your Mark, Get Set, Lie: Supreme Court Weighs Truth In PoliticsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Time

    ... groups about their members and operations. Democratic appointees Steven Breyer, Elena Kagan and Ruth Bader Ginsburg all peppered the resilient young lawyer for the State of Ohio, Eric Murphy, with questions about how the Ohio law potentially ...

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  10. Did SCOTUS kill affirmative action?Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | Politico

    ... based on race that the Nation seeks to put behind it." By contrast, Justices Sonya Sotomayor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg provided a full-throated defense of racial preferences policies, arguing that to address racism, we have to take account of race. ...

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  11. Supreme Court rules anonymous tip is enough to stop driverRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... come and go as we please without police interference," said Scalia, joined by the more liberal Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg , Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan . Thomas was joined by Chief Justice John Roberts and fellow conservatives Anthony Kennedy ...

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  12. Politicizing the high courtRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... writes a weekly column and contributes to the PostPartisan blog. I am referring, of course, to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who turned 81 last month, and the debate about whether she should retire, which seems fated to continue until she actually ...

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  13. At oral arguments, Supreme Court isn't sold on AereoRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Ars Technica

    It's impossible to know from today's oral arguments how the Supreme Court case about TV-over-Internet startup Aereo will turn out.

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  14. Supreme Court suspicious of Ohio law that criminalizes false speech about candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Washington Post

    ... the tight time frame of elections, the decision meant the law could never really be challenged. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg told Murphy that groups accused of lying do suffer harm even if they are not prosecuted. "They're brought before the ...

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  15. What's Scarier Than Truthiness in Politics?Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Slate Magazine

    ... and very credible threat of enforcement if we repeat those statements." Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg bat at Carvin a bit about whether the group really has a reason to believe that they will be dragged back before the elections ...

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  16. Supreme Court weighs truth in labeling in fruit juice caseRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... said, adding to general laughter that “I thought that this was pomegranate juice.” Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg similarly noted that “the consumer is able to buy the Coke product much cheaper, and the Pom product costs more (while) the ...

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  17. Broadcast TV, cloud computing collide at Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | USA Today

    ... of shows Aereo sends out at customers' requests. "You'll take anybody who can pay, right?" asked Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who appeared to side with broadcasters that claim their copyrighted material is being pilfered. Aereo charges $8 to $12 a ...

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  18. Supreme Court considers juice label disputeRead the original story

    Monday | The Campbell Reporter

    ... asserted that Congress believed the FDA was in the best position to enforce label requirements. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg noted that the FDA is a busy agency and doesn't have much time to police juice labels. Ginsburg questioned whether Congress ...

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  19. Supreme Court goes along with Michigan's college a...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    ... s a state constitution may be altered to remove race as a consideration for college admissions. Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor dissented.

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  20. Supreme Court upholds affirmative action banRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | KTSM-AM El Paso

    ... ban on affirmative action in public college admissions and state hiring, in a decisive 6-2 decision. Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor were the only dissenting votes, with Elena Kagan having recused herself, Politico reports. The case revolved ...

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