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Republicans won a nice victory in the Florida special congressional election yesterday, which the more gullible and/or excitable pundits are already overhyping.
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Supreme Court Ruled In Favor Of The Nation's Top Corporate...
So far this term, the Supreme Court handed down eight cases where the United States Chamber of Commerce filed a brief - and a majority of the justices sided with the Chamber in all but one of these decisions .
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The EPA Must Finally Take 'No' For An Answer
Federal agencies have many faults, but a lack of persistence is not among them. Twenty years ago, when I was counsel to President Bush, the EPA pushed hard to use the Clean Air Act to exert unprecedented power over major sectors of the economy.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Bernstein: Justices Ginsburg, Breyer Should Retire While Dems Still in Power
Republicans won a nice victory in the Florida special congressional election on Tuesday, which the more gullible and/or excitable pundits are already overhyping.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Sotomayor Earns Another Scolding As She Breaks From Majority In Railroad Case
Sonia Sotomayor has distinguished herself in her four years on the Supreme Court by writing well-reasoned opinions that have sometimes surprised her critics on the right with their understanding and sympathy for business interests.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
The Eastern Echo
More pieces of democracy go into the wastebasket
While we were away on winter recess, some more pieces of democracy have been trashed or made ready for disposal.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Private Company Employees Who Blow the Whistle on Public Company Fraud Are Protected from Retaliation
When it passed the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 , Congress established protections against retaliation for "employees" who report fraud at public companies.
New Media Journal
In the Case of My Brother's Keeper, Race Does Matter
President Obama announced last week a new race-based initiative, My Brother's Keeper.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Matthew T. Mangino: Supreme Court weakens Fourth Amendment
One of the bedrock principles of the U.S. Constitution is that a person should be secure from unlawful governmental intrusions into the home.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Babysitters at the Gate: The Supreme Court's Radical Expansion...
Yesterday, in Lawson v. FMR LLC , a divided U.S. Supreme Court decided its first case addressing the whistleblower protections of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act .
SCOTUS Holds SOX Whistleblower Law Protects Employees of Private...
On March 4, 2014, the United States Supreme Court held in Lawson v. FMR LLC , 571 U.S. __ , Case No.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Damon Root: SCOTUS Appears Ready to Rule for Police in Deadly Car Chase
At issue in Plumhoff v. Rickard was a 2004 high-speed car chase that started with a routine traffic stop and ended with the police firing 15 rounds into the fleeing vehicle, killing both the driver, Donald Rickard, and his passenger, Kelly Allen, both unarmed.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
National Review Online
Jonah Goldberg: Discrimination and My Brother's Keeper
According to the White House, the program will coordinate government agencies and private foundations to help young men and boys of color.
The Charlotte Observer
SCOTUS on YouTube: Now, maybe real cameras?
Surreptitiously recorded videos of Supreme Court proceedings that surfaced on YouTube last week aren't much of a viewing experience.
Canadian Business Magazine
Supreme Court says Sarbanes-Oxley law offers broad protection for whistleblowers
The Supreme Court ruled Monday that whistleblower protections in a federal law passed in response to the Enron financial scandal apply broadly to employees of publicly traded companies and contractors hired by the companies.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
The Miami Herald
Supreme Court scrutinizes Florida's death penalty law
Florida's death penalty came under fire from a key Supreme Court justice Monday, as a divided court confronted the role of low IQ scores in exempting convicted murderers from execution.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Court to reopen debate over executing mentally disabled
For more than half of his 68 years, Freddie Lee Hall has been awaiting execution in Florida for the brutal murder of a 21-year-old pregnant woman.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Courthouse News Service
9th Circuit Ends Daimler Worker's Dirty War Suit
Following a reversal by the Supreme Court, the 9th Circuit ruled Friday that former workers and their relatives cannot sue Daimler in California for its alleged complicity in Argentina's Dirty War.
Supreme Court weighs IQ test in Fla. death penalty case
On Monday, 36 years after the double murder that sent Hall to death row, the Supreme Court will consider whether Florida is right.
The Supreme Court Has Given Police Another Way to Search Your Home Without a Warrant
Make sure you're on good terms with your roommate or spouse - the Supreme Court now says just one occupant of a home can give consent to searches without a warrant, even if an individual has previously objected.