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Farmington Daily Times
Column: Unanimous Supreme Court comes at a cost
Even when Supreme Court decisions are unanimous, the justices can be fiercely divided about fundamental matters, as was demonstrated by two 9-0 rulings last month.
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Fri Jul 11, 2014
Five Angry White Men
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid vowed on Tuesday to take action this month to try to combat the recent "Hobby Lobby" ruling from the Supreme Court.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
The Impact of Halliburton on Directors and Officers Insurance
Over the past year, directors and officers have been anticipating the Supreme Court's ruling in Halliburton Co.
US News & World Report
Antonin Scalia Is the Supreme Court's Lone Wolf
Justice Antonin Scalia hasn't been the justice President Ronald Reagan thought he was appointing in 1986.
U.S. Supreme Court Restricts EPA Regulation of Greenhouse Gas Emissions
On June 23, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its widely anticipated decision in Utility Air Regulatory Group v.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
The Fallout: Abortion Buffer Zones, Hobby Lobby, Goodbye Ginsburg?
For example, who would've thought that last year's decision in Windsor would, within one year, lead to more than twenty court decisions in favor of gay marriage .
Erwin Chemerinsky: No restraint on conservative judicial activism
The just-completed Supreme Court term reveals a profound shift in the conservative justices' approach to constitutional law.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
The Supreme Court Now Leans Libertarian
What's more, Justice Antonin Scalia's dissent in the case effectively accused the majority of engaging in a bout of libertarian judicial activism.
Did You Know That Antonin Scalia's Son Is Sabotaging Wall Street Reform?
He's not just Scalia's son. Eugene Scalia is quietly freeing Wall Street from the rules meant to keep it from crashing the economy again.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
The Supreme Court is not as unified as it looks
Out of 69 decisions the U.S. Supreme Court issued in its latest term, 44 were unanimous.
SCOTUS issues second ding to contraceptive mandate; dissenters claim order rewrites Hobby Lobby
The U.S. Supreme Court issued an injunction on Thursday allowing a Christian college in Illinois to bypass regulations requiring it to fill out a form noting its religious objections to providing birth control coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Rare Unanimity In Supreme Court Term, With Plenty Of Fireworks
The recent Supreme Court term resulted in an unusual number of unanimous decisions but that doesn't mean there wasn't disagreement.
U.S. Supreme Court Rules on "Straw Gun Purchaser" Ban
A divided Supreme Court sided with gun control groups and the Obama administration Monday, ruling that the federal ban on "straw" purchases of guns can be enforced even if the ultimate buyer is legally allowed to own a gun.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Cape Cod Times
Gun ruling ignores 'militia clause'
Daniel Shores takes state Sen. Daniel Wolf to task for claiming that the Second Amendment right to bear arms is a collective right, not an individual right.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Don't blame Justice Ginsburg
SO MUCH for the Supreme Court's summer recess. Not 72 hours after they wrapped things up for the year, the justices had an emergency application to contend with.
SCOTUS Issues Another Order On Contraception Mandate - But It's Not What You Think
It's been quite a week for the Supreme Court, which issued opinions on a number of matters, including two high-profile cases, Burwell v.
Boehner lawsuit likely to miss mark with focus on Obama's domestic actions
Last week, Speaker John Boehner announced plans for Congress to sue President Obama over unspecified failures to "faithfully execute the laws of our country."
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Supreme Court legalizes ammosexual marriage
On the final day of its current session, in what amounts to one of its most unexpected rulings in quite some time, the U.S. Supreme Court has struck a serious blow against traditional marriage laws by overturning a lower circuit court's decision that effectively annulled the marriage between a Butte, Montana man and his AK-47, opening the door to ... (more)
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Silicon Alley Insider
The Story Of Why One Of America's Most Renowned Judges Is Feuding With Antonin Scalia
A federal appeals judge harshly criticized U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia during a recent interview with lawyer and author Joel Cohen, published by the American Bar Association.
The Impudent Observer
The Original Intention Of Our Founding Fathers
I have spent my life in the study of American history, and at one point even wrote a history of the United States of America.