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  1. ObamaCare fallout? Supreme Court ruling sets up potential Obama, GOP battleRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Fox News

    ... But that sort of end-run might prompt lawsuits from opponents of the law. During arguments, Associate Justice Samuel Alito raised the possibility that the court might be able to delay the effective date of its decision. Even a delay through the end ...

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  2. Will: The withering of the death penaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Denver Post

    ... not to supply it. For this, Justice Antonin Scalia blamed a death penalty "abolitionist movement." Justice Samuel Alito asked, "Is it appropriate for the judiciary to countenance what amounts to a guerrilla war against the death penalty, which ...

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

    Thursday May 21 | 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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  4. High court: Police immune over arrest of mentally ill womanRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | NBC29

    ... under the Americans with Disabilities Act for suspects with mental illnesses. Writing for the court, Justice Samuel Alito said the justices wouldn't take up that question because it hadn't been fully considered by lower courts. Qualified immunity ...

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  5. The WilliesTHE Watchman ComethRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2012 | American Reporter

    ... Supreme Court. Instead, we ended up with reactionaries just like Bork - Clarence Thomas, Antonin Scalia, and Samuel Alito. And, with the passage of 25 years, we're closer to Kennedy's dystopian view of a Borkian America than most would care to ...

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  6. The Supreme Court Decided Its First Cop-Shooting Case Since Ferguson. Cops Won.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | New York Magazine

    ... her disability under the Americans With Disabilities Act. You might hope that, in writing the opinion, Justice Samuel Alito would use language that would place the decision in the context of Ferguson. Or at least recognize one of the many instances, ...

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  7. Court Decision Cuts Cecil County Future Tax Revenues $1.3 Million a...Read the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | The Cecil Times

    ... tax scheme is inherently discriminatory and operates as a tariff," according to the opinion written by Justice Samuel Alito in the court's 5-4 decision. Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot has been warning the General Assembly about the possible ...

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  8. Franklin Grahama s Facebook prayers target Supreme Court justices on gay marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Religion News Service

    ... of marriage," the post concludes. The Sotomayor post has received more than 34,900 "likes." The one for Justice Samuel Alito, who, Graham writes, seems to understand the consequences of a ruling for gay marriage, garnered more than 92,400 "likes." ...

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  9. Wynne Court Holds That Internal Consistency Lives, Applies to Taxation of ResidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | JD Supra

    ... to do so. The Court heard oral arguments on November 12, 2014. The majority opinion was authored by Justice Samuel Alito. He was joined by Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Anthony Kennedy, Stephen Breyer and Sonia Sotomayor. Dissenting ...

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  10. Supreme Court strikes down Maryland tax lawRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    ... money outside the state. The unusual split wasn't along ideological lines. Writing for the court, Justice Samuel Alito said the tax "is inherently discriminatory" under the Constitution's Commerce Clause. The court has interpreted that provision to ...

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  11. A 'bait and switch' cert petition? SCOTUS sidesteps...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | ABA Journal

    The U.S. Supreme Court knocked lawyers for the city of San Francisco when it ruled Monday on only one question in a case involving a mentally ill woman shot and wounded by police officers after they entered her room and she charged them with a kitchen knife. The majority opinion by Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. found that San Francisco police did not violate any of the woman's clearly established Fourth Amendment rights and they were entitled to qualified immunity.

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  12. Supreme Court: Two states can't tax the same incomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Stars and Stripes

    ... pay as much as their neighbors are getting the same services cheaper. The 5-4 opinion was written by Justice Samuel Alito, who said the tax scheme forces some residents to pay income taxes to different jurisdictions. "Today, the near-universal state ...

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  13. SCOTUS Grants Qualified Immunity to San Francisco Cops Who Shot Mentally Ill SuspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    ... is not rendered unreasonable because it provokes a violent reaction," declared the majority opinion of Justice Samuel Alito. "We conclude they are entitled to qualified immunity." According to Alito, the officers "knew that Sheehan had a weapon and ...

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  14. A 'bait and switch' cert petition? SCOTUS sidesteps question on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | ABA Journal

    The U.S. Supreme Court knocked lawyers for the city of San Francisco when it ruled Monday on only one question in a case involving a mentally ill woman shot and wounded by police officers after they entered her room and she charged them with a kitchen knife. The majority opinion by Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. found that San Francisco police did not violate any of the woman's clearly established Fourth Amendment rights and they were entitled to qualified immunity.

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  15. Marriage, Church & Tax-Exempt StatusRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Times-Union

    ... are not what I would consider mainstream. The problematic exchange I am writing about occurred between Justice Samuel Alito and Donald Verrilli, the solicitor general of the U.S. The solicitor general represents the Obama administration as its top ...

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  16. Supreme Court Hands Victory To Police Who Use Deadly ForceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | ThinkProgress

    ... for police to move quickly if delay 'would gravely endanger their lives or the lives of others.'," Justice Samuel Alito wrote for the six-justice majority, noting that they could not weigh in on the relevance of Sheehan's disability. The decision to ...

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  17. Supreme Court rules officers entitled to immunity for conduct towards mentally disabled womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Jurist

    ... Although it was alleged that the officers' conduct was contrary to their training, the opinion by Justice Samuel Alito concluded that, "even if Reynolds and Holder misjudged the situation, Sheehan cannot 'establish a Fourth Amendment violation based ...

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  18. Supreme Court Calls Maryland Income Tax Law 'A Tariff'Read the original story

    Monday May 18 | National Public Radio

    ... ruling, Chief Justice John Roberts was joined by Justices Anthony Kennedy, Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor, and Samuel Alito, who wrote the majority opinion. On the other side were Justices Antonin Scalia, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Clarence Thomas, and ...

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  19. Supreme Court rules against Maryland personal income tax schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Jurist

    ... of Appeals ruled [opinion] this practice unconstitutional, and the state appealed. In an opinion by Justice Samuel Alito, the Supreme Court affirmed: We have long held that States cannot subject corporate income to tax schemes similar to Maryland's, ...

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  20. Maryland Unfairly Double-Taxes Out-of-State Income, Court FindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Courthouse News Service

    ... the state tax regime violated the Commerce Clause of the U.S. Constitution. Writing for the majority, Justice Samuel Alito agreed with that assessment, observing that "the near-universal state practice is to provide credits against personal income ...

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