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  1. Judge lifts restrictions in Md. county prayerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2014 | Delaware Coast Press

    ... John Roberts and Justices Samuel Alito, Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas. Kagan was joined by Justices Stephen Breyer, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor. Of the four, three are Jewish and Sotomayor is Catholic. Senior counsel David Cortman ...

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  2. The Top Court Cases of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Forbes.com

    ... Congress has an "interest in maintaining the integrity of our public governmental institutions," Justice Stephen Breyer wrote, in which all citizens, not just those with deep pockets, can participate in the political process. Only such broad ...

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  3. Protesters chant as they rally outside Gracie Mansion in New York City on Dec. 15.Read the original story

    Thursday | Washington Times

    Last week's police shootings in New York City have rather predictably set off an epidemic of finger-pointing. In the 1990s, when Timothy McVey blew up the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, President Clinton hinted not very subtly that the real fault lay with the "militia" movement.

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

    Feb 4, 2010 | American Reporter

    ... Antonin Scalia and Samuel Alito were in the majority. Justices John Paul Stevens, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer and Sonia Sotomayor were in the minority. In his 90-page dissent denouncing the decision, Stevens said that "while American ...

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  5. Inventors need Congressional protectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | The Hill

    A legal loophole allowing companies to mount fraudulent attacks on patents without fear of punishment-and with no prospect of redress for the victims-has widened of late, a new study shows. Called the " integrity loophole " by outgoing Rep. Spencer Bachus , this lacuna was created in 2010, when a federal court of appeals seemingly removed all state law protections for inventors whose patents are subjected to " sham " litigation before the Patent and Trademark Office .

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  6. Judge Rejects Proposed Settlement in Lawsuit Over H-P's Autonomy DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Wall Street Journal

    Hewlett-Packard can't quite move past the legal messes from its 2011 acquisition of U.K. software firm Autonomy. A U.S. district court judge Friday rejected a proposed settlement of a lawsuit filed by a handful of the company's shareholders, claiming current and former H-P executives and directors, including CEO Meg Whitman , failed to heed warning signs about problems with Autonomy's business.

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  7. Judge lifts restrictions in Md. county prayerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2014 | Delaware Coast Press

    ... John Roberts and Justices Samuel Alito, Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas. Kagan was joined by Justices Stephen Breyer, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor. Of the four, three are Jewish and Sotomayor is Catholic. Senior counsel David Cortman ...

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  8. 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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  9. Hillary Clinton for Supreme Court JusticeRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Lucianne.com

    ... y made it to the U.S. Supreme Court. President Clinton almost appointed him to a vacancy in 1994 that went to Stephen Breyer -- and, according to some recent columns,

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  10. American Broadcasting Co. v. Aereo and its AftermathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | JD Supra

    The U.S. Copyright Act in 17 USC 106 specifically gives copyright owners the exclusive right to control "performances" of their works. 17 USC 101 defines public performance as including "transmission" of the work.

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  11. Hillary Clinton for Supreme Court JusticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Real Clear Politics

    ... made it to the U.S. Supreme Court. President Clinton almost appointed him to a vacancy in 1994 that went to Stephen Breyer -- and, according to some recent columns , the vacancy that Ruth Bader Ginsburg filled in 1993. I still wish someone with ...

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  12. Unusual SCOTUS lineup supports class-action defendant seeking to transfer case to federal courtRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | ABA Journal

    An unusual five-justice majority of the U.S. Supreme Court has sided with a defendant who sought to remove a class action from state to federal court. The court ruled that a defendant seeking to remove a class action does not need to introduce evidence with the notice of removal showing at least $5 million is at stake, the minimum amount needed to support federal jurisdiction when the parties are from different states and the class has more than 100 members.

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  13. The Legal Case for Publishing Sony EmailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... fall outside the scope of "public concern." In their concurrence in the 2001 Supreme Court decision, Justices Stephen Breyer and Sandra Day O'Connor, sided with the majority in the media's right to air illegally intercepted calls, but only by ...

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  14. Can Sony Get Around the First Amendment to Sue the Media Over the Hack?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... of the media," says Andy Sellars at Harvard University's Berkman Center for Internet & Society. by Justice Stephen Breyer , who emphasizes the unusual public concern of what was broadcast, that the "subject matter of the conversation at issue here ...

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  15. USPTO to Release Revised Subject Matter Eligibility GuidanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | JD Supra

    In a conference call this morning, Drew Hirshfeld, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Deputy Commissioner for Patent Examination Policy, announced that the USPTO would be releasing revised guidance on subject matter eligibility later today and that the guidance would be published in the Federal Register on Tuesday. In fact, the revised guidance was made available for public inspection in the Federal Register reading room during the conference call .

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  16. Supreme Court Sides With Police In 4th Amendment Case Arising from Officer's 'Mistake of Law'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    ... opinion was joined by Justices Antonin Scalia, Anthony Kennedy, Clarence Thomas, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, Samuel Alito, and Elena Kagan. Writing alone in dissent, Justice Sonia Sotomayor criticized her colleagues for giving the police ...

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  17. The Case for Justice Kennedy to RetireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Real Clear Politics

    ... declared this summer, "I will do this job as long as I can do it full steam." Her 76-year-old colleague Stephen Breyer, the only other Democratic appointee before Barack Obama's inauguration, has been mostly spared similar pressure. But the ...

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

    Feb 4, 2010 | American Reporter

    ... Antonin Scalia and Samuel Alito were in the majority. Justices John Paul Stevens, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer and Sonia Sotomayor were in the minority. In his 90-page dissent denouncing the decision, Stevens said that "while American ...

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  19. david_bernsteinRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The Washington Post

    As I've written before , "We need a Godwin's Law for constitutional litigation: the first side to raise Lochner , especially in a case not involving the Due Process Clause, automatically loses. Let's call it 'Bernstein's Law.'

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  20. Intellectual Property Alert: Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | JD Supra

    On December 2, 2014, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments in B&B Hardware, Inc. v. Hargis Industries, Inc., the first trademark case to reach the Court in nearly ten years.

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