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18 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Impeach Scalia

With all the right wing blather about impeaching Obama I suggest we Progressives begin our own campaign to impeach Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

SFGate

Justice Kennedy says Constitution 'flawed document'

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy wasn't out to make news when he addressed the annual conference of the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and devoted most of his 50-minute speech to the Magna Carta, which turns 800 years old in 2015.

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Related Topix: US News, Anthony Kennedy

Sun Jul 20, 2014

WTVC

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.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Elena Kagan

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

The Flawed Progressive Scheme to 'Reclaim the Constitution'

"reclaim the Constitution." The modern right, Balkin contends, has hoodwinked much of the country into believing that the American constitutional tradition is the exclusive property of conservatives.

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Related Topix: US News, African-American

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Washington Post

On Obama lawsuit, Boehner needs to listen to Justice Scalia

Dana Milbank does his usual masterful job highlighting the ridiculousness of yesterday's House Rules Committee hearing on Speaker John Boehner's resolution seeking authorization to sue President Obama for allegedly failing to follow the Constitution in delaying the employer mandate of the health-care law.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, Florida International University, George Washington University, Duke University

WTVC

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.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Elena Kagan

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Energy Column: Supreme Court to Obama Administration: Congress writes laws, you don't

Now that the dust has settled on the Supreme Court's 2014 session, we can look at the decisions and conclude that the Obama Administration received a serious smack down.

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Related Topix: US News, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Opinion

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Court restores pro-lifers' rights

On June 26, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously in McCullen v. Coakley that the enforced buffer zones on the public sidewalk in front of Massachusetts abortion facilities are unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Massachusetts, Abortion, Clarence Thomas

The Plain Dealer

Atheist to give invocation after New York town wins court case on prayer at meetings

The Supreme Court in May ruled that the town of Greece, N.Y., could open its public meetings with prayer as long as it didn't discriminate against other faiths or non-believers.

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Related Topix: US News, Greece, NY

Sun Jul 13, 2014

The New Yorker

Paul Rudnick: "Hobby Lobbyist."

M any people have been wondering exactly what edged the Supreme Court toward its recent decision involving Hobby Lobby, the chain of crafts stores that has been allowed a religious exemption from funding birth control for its employees.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics

National Review Online

The Editors: Progressive Illiberalism

So Congress passed, with overwhelming bipartisan support and the signature of President Bill Clinton, the Religious Freedom Restoration Act , which requires that when the federal government significantly burdens the exercise of religious liberties, it must do so in the least intrusive fashion.

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Related Topix: US News, Bill Clinton, History in the News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Mark Udall, US House of Representatives

Sat Jul 12, 2014

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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Related Topix: US News, Clarence Thomas, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, John G. Roberts, Stephen Breyer, Opinion

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Villainous Company

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Clarence Thomas

Thu Jul 10, 2014

JD Supra

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.

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Related Topix: US News, Halliburton, Energy, Oil & Gas, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, Clarence Thomas

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.

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Related Topix: US News, Lafayette College, US Politics, Barack Obama, Opinion

JD Supra

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.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US News, US Supreme Court

Wed Jul 09, 2014

FindLaw

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 .

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Related Topix: US News, Samuel Alito

The Wave

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.

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Related Topix: Activism, US News, Wedding, Samuel Alito

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

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.

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Mother Jones

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.

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