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16 hrs ago | FindLaw

Supreme Court Issues Last-Minute Stay in Va. Gay Marriage Case

In an underwhelming one-paragraph order , the High Court imposed a stay on the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals' ruling, effectively putting Virginia gay marriage on "pause" until it can be appealed.

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Related Topix: US News, Gay/Lesbian, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Sonia Sotomayor, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals

22 hrs ago | The Atlantic

The Twilight of Antonin Scalia

When the Supreme Court reassembles in October, the same nine justices will gather in the robing room, but the Court itself will be different.

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Related Topix: US News, Anthony Kennedy, New York, Samuel Alito, Virginia, Drama Movies, Short

Thu Aug 14, 2014

ThinkProgress

Why You Can't Trust The Judiciary, In One Statistic

It's hardly a secret that the best predictor of how a judge will rule in a case seeking to undermine the Affordable Care Act is whether that judge was appointed by a Democratic president or by a Republican , but the Washington Times crunches the numbers and finds a particularly stark divide.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Orrin Hatch, US Senate, Republican, Liberal Political News

Mon Aug 11, 2014

FindLaw

Summer Vacation: Supreme Court Justices Edition

Everybody needs a little R&R, even our Supreme Court Justices. While the most exciting thing that has happened to our Justices is their fashioning into comic book heroes , they are actually traveling the country on speaking engagements.

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Related Topix: US News, us Travel, Travel, John G. Roberts, Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Recordpub.com

Judges, remember: Cross is a Christian symbol

There has been a disturbing willingness on the part of some judges in recent years to treat the Christian cross as a symbol that isn't, well, just Christian.

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Related Topix: US News, Opinion

Sat Aug 09, 2014

World Magazine

Memo to House Republicans readying to sue Obama: Read The Federalist

House Speaker John Boehner's idea to sue President Barack Obama gained steam last week as the House passed, largely along party lines, a resolution authorizing a suit charging the president with failing to uphold his constitutional duties by unilaterally delaying the implementation of the Obamacare employer mandate.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Accuracy In Academia

Dear House GOP: Don't Sue Obama

House Speaker John Boehner's idea to sue the president gained steam last week as the House passed, largely along party lines, a resolution authorizing a suit charging the president with failing to uphold his constitutional duties by unilaterally delaying the implementation of the Obamacare employer mandate.

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Related Topix: US News

Law.com

Christopher Dunn

In his Civil Rights and Civil Liberties column, Christopher Dunn writes: The role that colonial practices should play in constitutional jurisprudence has long been debated, with Justice Scalia serving as the most prominent supporter of the view that the guarantees of the Bill of Rights must be grounded in the original intentions of the "Founding ... (more)

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Wave

Erwin Chemerinsky: House lacks standing to sue Obama

The vote last week by House Republicans to authorize a lawsuit against President Barack Obama is little more than a high publicity attempt to use the legal system to express Republican disagreement with the White House.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Law.com

Midweek Recess: The Rolling Stones, Haunted Houses and the Best Firms for Women

Welcome to Law.com's Midweek Recess, in which we round up some tasty tidbits from the week's legal news cycle.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Mick Jagger, The Rolling Stones, US News, US Supreme Court

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

National Briefs: Redistricting on the docket

About 10 years ago, the justices of the Supreme Court took a good, hard look at the way politicians bend, tweak and manipulate electoral boundaries to protect themselves and punish their enemies - and threw in the towel.

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Related Topix: US News, Alabama Government, Alabama

ABA Journal

Chemerinsky: First impressions of this term's SCOTUS decisions were misleading

First impressions can be deceiving and, with the benefit of a month of hindsight after the completion of the Supreme Court term, it is apparent than many of those impressions were misleading.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Clarence Thomas, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer

McClatchy

Judges, remember: Cross is a Christian symbol

There has been a disturbing willingness on the part of some judges in recent years to treat the Christian cross as a symbol that isn't, well, just Christian.

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Related Topix: US News

Sun Aug 03, 2014

The Washington Post

High Court: Justices get another shot at gerrymandering

About 10 years ago, the justices of the Supreme Court took a good, hard look at the way politicians bend, tweak and manipulate electoral boundaries in order to protect themselves and punish their enemies - and threw in the towel.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Daniel Webster, Republican, US House of Representatives, Corrine Brown, Democrat, Florida

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Forbes.com

Federal Jurists a Utilitarian Philosopher Jeremy Bentham

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, sitting as an en banc panel of 11 judges, sent shock waves through the world of First Amendment enthusiasts on July 29 with its opinion in American Meat Institute v.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

ABA Journal

Supreme Court justices regularly seek to change the errors of their ways

Changes occur far more frequently in Supreme Court opinions than most people realize, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: US News, Creative Commons, Flickr, Social Software, Elena Kagan

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Daily Kos

Results or Process: How Should We Evaluate Judges?

Re-posted from The Politicus : If you would like to leave a comment the author gawilliams will see please add a comment directly to the original article page A few days ago I was asked which of the Justices on the US Supreme Court I admire the most.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Stephen Breyer, Liberal Political News

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Switched

'Supreme Court: No Girls Allowed' Perfectly Parodies The Hobby Lobby Ruling

You've probably heard the Supreme Court referred to as an "old boys' club," but did you know about the blanket forts, secret passwords and the stash of Playboy magazines? Probably not.

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Related Topix: US News, Stephen Breyer, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Elena Kagan

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Switched

Federal Appeals Court Trolls Scalia In Virginia Gay Marriage Case

A dissent authored by Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was cited by a federal appeals court that on Monday struck down Virginia's gay marriage ban.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Texas, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals

ABA Journal

Supreme Court justices regularly seek to change the errors of their ways

Changes occur far more frequently in Supreme Court opinions than most people realize, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: US News, Creative Commons, Flickr, Social Software, Elena Kagan

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