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6 hrs ago | 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, Antonin Scalia, Opinion

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Pam's House Blend

Aereo Quacks Like a Duck

We've been following the fortunes of tiny Aereo vs. the big broadcasters here at Over Easy.

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Related Topix: US News

JD Supra

Employment Law - July 2014

Why it matters: Striking a blow to the President and the National Labor Relations Board, the U.S. Supreme Court held that three recess appointments made by President Barack Obama in January 2012 were invalid.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, US Politics, Barack Obama

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, Clarence Thomas, Antonin Scalia

MediaPost

Aereo Maps Out New Legal Strategy: It's A Cabler

Shifting gears, online video service Aereo says it now plans to argue that it's a "cable system" and is entitled to stream television shows over the Internet, providing it pays fees to broadcasters.

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Related Topix: US News

Forbes.com

The Prudent Speculator Has Something To Say About Market Efficiency

It isn't every day that the Supreme Court of the United States chooses to weigh in on a principle of investing, but that was precisely the case when the court rendered an opinion in HALLIBURTON CO., ET AL., PETITIONERS v.

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Related Topix: US News, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Financial Markets, Business News

Wed Jul 09, 2014

JD Supra

Supreme Court Rejects "Presumption of Prudence," Adopts...

The Supreme Court of the United States has issued its highly anticipated decision in Fifth Third Bancorp v.

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Related Topix: US News, Banking, Financial Services, Fifth Third Bancorp, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Personal Finance, Retirement, Mortgage

Mashable

Life After Aereo: TV Startups Continue With Little Worry

The Supreme Court's Aereo decision didn't kill the online TV business, or even add a chilling effect.

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Related Topix: US News

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Slate Magazine

Active Liberty Lives

When a justice is in the minority on the Supreme Court, as Justice Stephen Breyer has long been, there aren't many opportunities to write truly landmark opinions.

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Related Topix: US News, Anthony Kennedy

The Daily Caller

A Disenchanted Nation Turns Its Lonely Eyes Toa The Supreme Court?

The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court gather for a group portrait in the East Conference Room at the Supreme Court Building in Washington, October 8, 2010.

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Related Topix: US News, John G. Roberts, US Supreme Court

NewsBusters.org

Text ANDREA for Bias: MSNBC's Mitchell Plugs Planned Parenthood Campaign On Air

Andrea Mitchell devoted three minutes of the July 7 edition of Andrea Mitchell Reports to assist Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards in promoting the abortion-clinic chain's latest publicity gimmick.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Motley Fool

Will the Aereo Ruling Cause Problems for Dish Network?

When the Supreme Court ruled that the Aereo TV-streaming service violated U.S. copyright law, it specifically addressed the idea that the decision could impact other technology.

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Related Topix: US News

Common Dreams

McCutcheon's Supreme Cynicism

One of the many outrageous aspects of the U.S. Supreme Court's McCutcheon v. FEC decision is how blatantly it served the interests of the very wealthiest.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, John G. Roberts, Liberal Political News

Daily Kos

Supreme Feud - Religion vs. Reality

Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? Caught in a landslide No escape from reality... Written by Freddie Mercury.

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Related Topix: US News, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Elena Kagan, Sonia Sotomayor

Real Clear Politics

Obama to Conservatives: Impeach Me, Please

For Americans who'd prefer a less invasive federal government, and an executive branch with more modest views of its own authority, several events leading up to Independence Day offered a welcome respite.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, John G. Roberts, US Politics, Barack Obama

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Tribune-Democrat

Court strikes down abortion clinic buffer zones

Last week, the Supreme Court unanimously struck down protest-free buffer zones around abortion clinics in Massachusetts as an unconstitutional infringement on free speech.

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Related Topix: US News, Abortion, Clarence Thomas, Anthony Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Sat Jul 05, 2014

New York Post

Eric Holdera s long losing record before the Supreme Court

If Eric Holder were a baseball player, he'd have been benched long ago - if not kicked off the team.

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Related Topix: US News, Abortion, Healthcare Law, Law, Criminal Defense Law

The Detroit News

The curse of judicial minimalism

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 week.

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Related Topix: US News, Clarence Thomas, Anthony Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, John G. Roberts

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Wall Street Journal

School's Relief on Contraception Coverage Could Embolden Others

Justice Sonia Sotomayor wrote in a dissent that the order 'will presumably entitle hundreds or thousands of other objectors to the same remedy.'

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Related Topix: US News, Sonia Sotomayor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Healthcare Law, Law, Retail, Hobby Lobby Stores

Daily Record

Supreme Court revives Lehman workers' ESOP suit

Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. employees who invested part of their incomes in the company's stock have had their lawsuit revived by the U.S. Supreme Court, although perhaps only temporarily.

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Related Topix: US News, Investment Banking, Lehman Brothers, Financial Services, US Supreme Court, Banking, Fifth Third Bancorp

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