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  1. MomentumNUCLEAR FOLLIESRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2010 | American Reporter

    ... during elections. Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Anthony Kennedy, Clarence Thomas, Antonin Scalia and Samuel Alito were in the majority. Justices John Paul Stevens, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer and Sonia Sotomayor were in the ...

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  2. Editorial: Court decision an important stand on religious rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Deming Headlight

    In what is perhaps their least surprising decision in recent years, the justices of the Supreme Court ruled unanimously last week that an Arkansas prison violated a Muslim prisoner's rights by forbidding him to grow the half-inch beard he said was required by his religion. When the case was argued last fall, the justices were incredulous at the state's argument that Gregory Holt's beard would pose a threat to security.

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  3. The danger of RINO presidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | American Thinker

    ... nominated Harriet Miers, an ultimate nebbish, before conservative activism forced him to instead nominate Samuel Alito. Nixon created a host of federal regulatory agencies that plague us still and that Republicans in Congress were obliged to ...

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  4. MomentumNUCLEAR FOLLIESRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2010 | American Reporter

    ... during elections. Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Anthony Kennedy, Clarence Thomas, Antonin Scalia and Samuel Alito were in the majority. Justices John Paul Stevens, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer and Sonia Sotomayor were in the ...

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  5. Teachers Petition Supreme Court to Overturn Forced Collective Bargaining DuesRead the original story

    Monday | US News & World Report

    ... on forced union dues to eight part-time home health care workers in Illinois. In the majority opinion, Justice Samuel Alito said the court's prior analysis in Abood v. Detroit Board of Education was "questionable on several grounds." The precedent ...

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  6. Right Wing #Fail on 'Jihadi Hobby Lobby'By Jay MichaelsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | The Daily Beast

    ... contraband, and because an inmate might quickly shave to conceal his identity. Writing for the court , Justice Samuel Alito quickly dispatched with these justifications. Most state prison systems allow inmates to grow beards, he noted, and ...

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  7. Column: Conservatives rethink liberty vs. orderRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Gaston Gazette

    This week, the Supreme Court made a decision that was somewhat newsworthy: upholding the right of a prison inmate to do something the prison authorities prohibit. What made it really unusual is that the decision was unanimous, with all the conservative justices signing on, and that the opinion was written by one of the most conservative, Samuel Alito.

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  8. In our opinion: Supreme Court rules unanimously on religious liberty...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Deseret News

    In a unanimous ruling, the nine Supreme Court justices determined a Muslim inmate's religious liberty rights had been violated when the Arkansas Department of Corrections denied him being able to grow and wear a beard. Understandably, the majority of Tuesday's media attention in the nation's capital was directed at President Barack Obama and his State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress.

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  9. Will the Supreme Court recognize modern marriage, or stick with a version that's now obsolete?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Los Angeles Times

    Same-sex marriage cases in Supreme Court are about gay rights -- and the meaning of marriage for all of us By agreeing to hear four same-sex marriage cases this term, the U.S. Supreme Court probably will settle the issue once and for all by the end of June. The battles in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee - the four states from which the cases under review come - are not simply about the rights of gay couples.

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  10. Supreme Court Alters Claim Construction Review Standard in Patent LitigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | jdsupra.com

    ... of the patent claims. [13] The dissent, authored by Justice Clarence Thomas and joined by Justice Samuel Alito, argued that claim construction does not involve findings of fact, so Rule 52(a)(6) should not apply. [14] It noted that the subsidiary ...

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  11. Conservatives rethink liberty vs. orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Washington Examiner

    This week, the Supreme Court made a decision that was somewhat newsworthy: upholding the right of a prison inmate to do something the prison authorities prohibit. What made it really unusual is that the decision was unanimous, with all the conservative justices signing on, and that the opinion was written by one of the most conservative, Samuel Alito.

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  12. Citizens United: It's about free speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Washington Examiner

    ... was constitutional for the government to ban the airing of this political movie. During the argument, Justice Samuel Alito asked United States Deputy Solicitor General Malcolm Stewart, "What's your answer to [the] point that there isn't any ...

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  13. Feldman: Alito's over-the-top decision on religious beardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... Deep in the weeds of the decision, however, lurk signs of a much bigger project being pursued by Justice Samuel Alito and other members of the court. Step by step, the justices are expanding the logic of religious exemptions from otherwise neutral ...

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  14. Campaign finance protest, hidden camera disrupt high courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | NewsOK.com

    ... colleagues sat impassively in their customary places in the front rows of the House of Representatives. Justice Samuel Alito made headlines when he was captured on camera mouthing the words "not true" in response to some of Obama's criticism.

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  15. US top court affirms Muslim right to grow beard in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Big News Network.com

    ... for burglary and domestic battery. But the unanimous opinion of Supreme Court justices, written by Justice Samuel Alito, ruled that spirituality can overcome even prison security concerns. Growing a beard, they said, was a Muslim man's religious ...

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  16. Three U.S. Supreme Court Justices Missing At State Of The Union SpeechRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Examiner.com

    Three of the U.S. Supreme Court's current Justices failed to attend President Obama's State Of The Union address Tuesday night in Washington, D.C. Justices Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito chose not to attend the event. Those Justices also happen to be among the most conservative members of the High Court.

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  17. Scalia is surprisingly tough on Fair Housing Act challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Washington Post

    Civil rights activists who came to the Supreme Court on Wednesday expecting a conservative assault on a decades-old law used to fight housing discrimination left wondering whether they had found an unlikely defender. Although liberals and conservatives on the court squared off as expected, Justice Antonin Scalia was a surprise.

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  18. Muslim Beard Ban Ruling by High Court Sides With PrisonersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | News Max

    ... representation at the time, persuaded the court to hear his case by filing a handwritten petition. Justice Samuel Alito, writing on behalf of the court, said the state already searches clothing and hair and had not given a valid reason why it could ...

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  19. Disparate-Impact Theory Finally Gets Its Test At Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Forbes.com

    ... , before the Supreme Court could hear arguments.) "Should we be troubled by this chronology?" asked Justice Samuel Alito, since the rule might be seen as a way to insulate disparate impact from more searching judicial review since it was now a ...

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  20. Editorial: Vindication for whistleblower Robert MacLeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Denver Post

    ... the court's liberals and conservatives: Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, Samuel Alito and Elena Kagan. In an era of predictable 5-4 decisions on the court, it was refreshing to see such a diverse coalition of ...

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