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  1. SCOTUS Interferes With Ohio Early-Voting PlanRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Courthouse News Service

    Though the 6th Circuit found that limits on early voting in Ohio unfairly burdened black voters, the Supreme Court reinstated them late Monday. Senate Bill 238 eliminates what is commonly known as the "Golden Week" of the five-week Ohio early-voting period during which citizens of Ohio can register and vote on the same day.

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  2. Federal Appeals Court Upholds District Court Order Barring...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | jdsupra.com

    This month, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit issued a decision to uphold the District Court of Northern Ohio's earlier ruling prohibiting the defendants from selling false mortgage assistance and debt relief programs through a telemarketing scheme. F.T.C. v.

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  3. Ohio Early Voting Blocked by U.S. Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | FindLaw

    After a district court blocked Ohio's attempts to limit early voting opportunities, and after the Sixth Circuit refused to issue a stay pending appeal, the state was down to a Hail Mary petition in the last few minutes of the game. With early voting set to commence, including the "Golden Week," which allows voters to register and vote on the same day , the U.S. Supreme Court stepped in Monday morning and voted 5-4 to issue a stay in the case, all but guaranteeing that the state will get its way this election, and early voting opportunities will be limited.

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  4. 5 Cases at SCOTUS' Big Fall Conference That We're Excited AboutRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | FindLaw

    Last week, we blogged about the Big Fall Conference at the U.S. Supreme Court. After a summer's worth of backlog clogs up the docket with around 2,000 certiorari petitions, the clerks of the Court sort through the chaff, the justices review their recommendations, and less than one percent are granted cert.

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  5. Supreme Court Allows Changes In Ohio Early Voting To Remain In EffectRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Outside the Beltway

    ... notwithstanding the fact that this law was no longer on the books. Last week, a panel of the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld this order, although it did not rule on the underlying merits of the case itself, and the state vowed to appeal that ...

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  6. U.S. Supreme Court sides with Husted, eliminates 'golden week'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Crescent-News.com

    ... a cost burden for already-strapped county offices. Federal Judge Peter Economus and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals sided with the NAACP in the suit and order the secretary of state to start early voting earlier and offer more evening and Sunday ...

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  7. Gay marriage news: Supreme Court convenes to consider gay marriage casesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    States, companies and religious organizations have petitioned the Supreme Court to consider taking one of seven cases pending before the high court of the hotly contested issue of same-sex marriage and whether states would have the constitutional right to uphold previous bans that were overturned. On Monday, the nine justices of the high court met behind closed doors to consider whether they will take on one of he cases.

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  8. Supreme Court's next same-sex marriage move: Sooner or later?Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | CBS News

    ... have issued conflicting rulings. Ginsburg pointed out that there is a case pending in the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals that could give the gay rights movement its first major setback on the issue of marriage. In August, a three-judge panel from ...

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  9. Supreme Court blocks order to restore Ohio early votingRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    The Supreme Court on Monday blocked an appeals court ruling that would have restored seven days of early voting in Ohio. The Supreme Court's order was three sentences long and contained no reasoning.

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  10. Supremes: Ohioans Have to Wait Until October 7 For Early Voting; World Doesn't EndRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | NewsBusters.org

    Early voting in Ohio was supposed to start tomorrow, a full 35 days before Election Day. But today, the U.S. Supreme Court, by a 5-4 majority allowed the state to carry out voting law as passed by the legislature instead of what a group of misnamed "civil rights" groups wanted.

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  11. U.S. Supreme Court sides with Husted, blocking early voting on Ohio until next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Tallmadge Express

    ... a cost burden for already-strapped county offices. Federal Judge Peter Economus and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals sided with the NAACP in the suit and order the secretary of state to start early voting earlier and offer more evening and Sunday ...

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  12. SCOTUS Cuts Short Early Voting In OhioRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Wash Park Prophet

    The U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-4 vote, had cut the early voting period in Ohio from five weeks to four, overruling an order of a District Court judge affirmed by a three judge panel of the 6th Circuit. The reasoning behind the decision was not announced.

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  13. EDITORIAL: The flawed rationale for early votingRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Washington Times

    Election Day was once the anticipated day when voters arrived at the polls eager to pull a lever for their favorite candidates. Now Election Day has become Election Season.

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  14. How a series of attacks by a breakaway Amish sect became a landmark hate-crimes caseRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | ABA Journal

    The Amish religion is a branch of Christianity that adheres to a doctrine of simplicity, nonviolence and forgiveness. How then did a breakaway group come to be implicated in the first federal trial to prosecute religiously motivated hate crimes within the same faith community? From September to November in 2011, there was series of five attacks against nine Amish victims in Ohio in which their beards or hair were shorn.

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  15. Supreme Court delays early voting in OhioRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    The U.S. Supreme Court, voting along party lines, delayed early voting in Ohio in a decision Monday that reversed a lower court's order. Under a ruling issued by U.S. District Court Judge Peter C. Economus earlier this month, voting for the November election had been scheduled to start Tuesday.

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  16. Supreme Court stays injunction against changes in Ohio voting rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Earlier today the U.S. Supreme Court put on hold a district court injunction against changes to Ohio's voting rules. Splitting 5-4, the Court granted the order sought by the state, overturning the judgment of a three judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit .

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  17. New early voting schedule released in wake of Supreme Court orderRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

    Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted said he will revert back to the early, in-person voting hours he set in June after the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday granted a last-minute stay of a lower court's order to expand early voting hours . In a statement released Monday afternoon, Husted said the hours were approved by the bipartisan Ohio Association of Elections Officials.

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  18. Judge Rules on Man Paralyzed for Cavity SearchRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Heaven 600

    A federal judge has ruled that police officers and a physician who medically paralyzed a man to conduct a cavity search for drugs in Tennessee are not immune from prosecution. The Knoxville News Sentinel reports that the 2010 cavity search at the Oak Ridge Methodist Medical Center did turn up cocaine, and Felix Booker was charged with a federal drug crime. 1 comment

  19. U.S. Supreme Court blocks Ohio early votingRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

    The U.S. Supreme Court divided 5-4 along partisan lines today to put a hold on Ohio early voting just hours before it was to begin. The court issued the stay requested by Republican Secretary of State Jon Husted that has the effect of delaying the start of absentee voting by mail and in person from Tuesday until Oct. 7. The move shelves an order that had been issued by U.S. District Court Judge Peter C. Economus and upheld by a three-judge panel of the Cincinnati-based 6th Circuit Court of Appeals.

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  20. SCOTUS Runs Out Clock On Expanded Early Voting in OhioRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2014 | The Washington Monthly

    In breaking news, by a 5-4 decision the U.S. Supreme Court set aside a 6th Circuit Court of Appeals order preventing Ohio from significantly reducing early voting opportunities. Worse yet, by refusing to make a substantive ruling while inviting the state to file a formal appeal to the 6th Circuit ruling, SCOTUS effectively ran out the clock since the disputed portion of early voting will have passed by the time the requisite procedures can be followed.

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