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  1. The people v the constitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Economist

    ... Samuel Alito and the Chief Justice, John Roberts, were also sceptical of Mr Waxman's argument. Justice Stephen Breyer had tough questions for both lawyers. Only three justices, the court's female members, seemed like sure bets to uphold the ...

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  2. Will SCOTUS Say Our Vote Doesn't Matter?By Linda KillianRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

    ... democracy-in its tenuous grasp. The more liberal justices on the court, including Sonia Sotomayor and Stephen Breyer, seemed to indicate through their questioning that they believe voters when they pass initiatives are part of the legislative ...

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  3. Twenty Years Down the Road: a Q&a With Paul Goldstein, Author of Copyright's HighwayRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | JD Supra

    ... relief that the Court got the law right. The second was surprise that the majority opinion was authored by Stephen Breyer who, from his 1970 tenure article in the Harvard Law Review , "The Uneasy Case for Copyright," on through his first sale ...

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  4. SCOTUS Rules No Felony for Throwing the Little Ones OverboardRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | JD Supra

    This week, the United States Supreme Court resolved some fishy matters on which prosecutors sought to base a federal felony conviction. The case, Yates v.

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  5. Supreme Court Seems Divided Over Independent Redistricting CommissionsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... talking about here," said Kennedy. Kennedy's questions are key, because it appeared that he and Justice Stephen Breyer may well be the deciding votes in Monday's case. Kennedy seemed to turn the tables in the second part of the argument, however, ...

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  6. Working the Ref: Law Prof Randy Barnett Details How Media's Lobbying John RobertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsBusters.org

    Georgetown Law professor Randy Barnett has an excellent piece today at the Volokh Conspiracy blog detailing the lengths to which the liberal media is going to not-too-subtly lobby Chief Justice John Roberts on the upcoming ObamaCare subsidy case King v. Burwell .

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  7. Will The Supreme Court Kill Citizen Redistricting Commissions?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Crooks and Liars

    ... likely to vote along party lines, Republican Justice Anthony Kennedy and, at times, Democratic Justice Stephen Breyer asked questions indicating that their votes may be in play. One thing that did emerge from Monday's oral argument, however, is that ...

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  8. Former Arkansas AG Pens Op-ed Against 'Conscience Protection Act'Read the original story

    Monday | PressReleasePoint

    ... and respect and lifting up one another. It hasn't always been that way. When U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer came to Little Rock in 2011 to discuss his latest book, he noted that the Cherokee who died on the Trail of Tears are buried ...

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  9. Why Republicans May Come To Regret The Gerrymandering Lawsuit They Took To The Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | ThinkProgress

    ... likely to vote along party lines, Republican Justice Anthony Kennedy and, at times, Democratic Justice Stephen Breyer asked questions indicating that their votes may be in play. One thing that did emerge from Monday's oral argument, however, is that ...

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  10. How Each Justice Is Likely To Vote In The Case Against ObamacareRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | ThinkProgress

    ... therefore be unconstitutional . In NFIB v. Sebelius , the last lawsuit seeking to destroy Obamacare, Justices Stephen Breyer and Kagan joined the Court's Republicans in making the law's Medicaid expansion optional. Though those of us who were not a ...

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  11. A wrong messageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | NWAonline

    ... and respect and lifting up one another. It hasn't always been that way. When U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer came to Little Rock in 2011 to discuss his latest book, he noted that the Cherokee who died on the Trail of Tears are buried ...

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  12. Aereo Goes DarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Reason Magazine

    On June 25, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court delivered a devastating blow to Aereo, a New York-based startup that sought to let consumers "watch live TV online" without the need for a costly cable subscription. According to the 6-3 majority opinion, written by Justice Stephen Breyer, Aereo was in violation of federal copyright law because it failed to secure the appropriate permissions and pay the necessary fees before showing programs.

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  13. How Dr. Seuss, Justice Kagan can save ObamacareRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Bangor Daily News

    ... gained meaning from its context. All this would be normal enough in a Ginsburg opinion joined by Justices Stephen Breyer and Sonia Sotomayer. Led by Breyer, the liberals have emphasized the importance of statutory purpose and context over literal ...

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  14. What Dr. Seuss has to do with Obamacare: Bloomberg opinionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | OregonLive.com

    ... gained meaning from its context. All of this would be normal enough in a Ginsburg opinion joined by Justices Stephen Breyer and Sonia Sotomayer. Led by Breyer, the liberals have emphasized the importance of statutory purpose and context over literal ...

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  15. 13th Juror in 'Boston Marathon' case: Fishy case could silence accused bomber's palsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    ... the 2002 Sarbanes-Oxley Act. It was a split decision, 5-4, with Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor and Samuel Alito in agreement. As Ginsburg noted in her opinion, the law makes it a felony to "knowingly alter, ...

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  16. Obamacare could end John Robertsa s nonpartisan dream for the CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Washington Post

    The first time the Affordable Care Act came before the Supreme Court, its constitutional foundation under attack, John G. Roberts Jr. was its unlikely savior. In a spectacular display of spot-welding , the chief justice joined fellow conservatives on some points and brought liberals on board for others.

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  17. Justices: Fisherman is off the hook in grouper-tossing caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Gleaner

    ... the bench. In an unusual line-up of justices, Ginsburg was joined by Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Stephen Breyer and Sonia Sotomayor. Justice Samuel Alito wrote a separate opinion agreeing with the result. In dissent, Justice Elena Kagan ...

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  18. Supreme Court to decide who can draw maps for CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | USA Today

    ... Antonin Scalia, writing for the majority, said an "excessive injection of politics is unlawful." Justice Stephen Breyer, in dissent, said, "The democratic harm of unjustified entrenchment is obvious." Justice Anthony Kennedy, who provided the ...

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  19. Supreme Court Sides With Fisherman In Case Of The Missing FishRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... from a summary of her opinion from the bench. She was joined by Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Stephen Breyer and Sonia Sotomayor. Also in agreement was Justice Samuel Alito who wrote a separate opinion. "A fisherman like John Yates, who ...

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  20. Lawyers Aren't WaifsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | American Thinker

    On January 20, 2015, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Yulee v. The Florida Bar , a First Amendment challenge to Florida's prohibition on contributions to judicial candidates.

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