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Teachers Get Up-Close Insight Into High Court Workings
Joel Hinrichs, center, a social studies teacher at Branford High School in Branford, Conn., presents arguments during a moot court case during a Supreme Court Summer Institute for Teachers earlier this summer at the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington.
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The Daily Beast
Why Women Should Forget the White HouseBy Keli Goff
Hillary! Warren! Kagan? A female president would be great, but the fact is we need more women on the bench.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
White House not worried about Ginsburg retirement chatter
The White House says it's not worried about a possible retirement by Ruth Bader Ginsburg or any other Supreme Court justice.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Americans should not be forced to back something they don't support
This summer, the Supreme Court decided two separate First Amendment cases by the narrow margin of five votes to four.
'Wait Wait Don't Tell Me' SF Shows Sell Out Fast
NPR's popular radio quiz show "Wait Wait Don't Tell Me!" has sold out all of its San Francisco appearances this month, reports The San Francisco Examiner : "Wait Wait Don't Tell Me!," the NPR quiz show, sold out its three San Francisco tapings in about six hours.
US News & World Report
Clinton-Era Memo Outlines Ruth Bader Ginsburg's 'Style Problems'
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, when she was simply a Supreme Court nominee, had a number of "performance problems," a newly released White House memo from 1993 notes.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Streaming Video Company FilmOn X Seeks Cable License
Online video startup FilmOn X is now arguing that it's entitled to a compulsory license to broadcast television shows.
Clinton papers: Iraq, bin Laden and Supreme Court
Misty Holt-Singh planned to be gone for just a few minutes when she stepped into her local bank.
Clinton Papers: Bin Laden, Haiti and Supreme Court
New records from the Clinton White House show former President Bill Clinton asking his advisers for details on Osama bin Laden after reading a New York Times story.
Clinton papers: Bin Laden, Haiti and Supreme Court
The National Archives released about 1,000 pages of previously restricted documents from Clinton's two terms, part of about 20,000 pages of Clinton records that have been released since February.
Rite Wing TechnoPagan
The Clarence Thomas Rules A Commentary Magazine
Yesterday's front page feature in the Sunday New York Times about Thomas and his various associations with rich people is the sort of thing that one simply cannot imagine being written or published about anyone else on the high court.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Copyright Office Sides Against Aereo, Refuses To Process License Application
Aereo's bid to be considered a cable system met with a chilly reaction from the U.S. Copyright Office, which says it won't process the company's application for a compulsory license to broadcast television shows.
National View: Crafting a Hobby Lobby doc fix
Martha Burk is the director of the Corporate Accountability Project for the National Council of Women's Organizations.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Sherlock Holmes copyright case goes to Supreme Court
The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court sit for their official photograph on October 8, 2010, at the Supreme Court.
What's an acceptable error rate in death penalty distributions? And...
The indispensable Doug "not that subway fugitive" Berman alerted me earlier today to the Jones v.
Gov't to release more Clinton White House records
About 1,000 pages of documents will be released Friday through the Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock, Ark., part of a months-long release of White House records.
Aereo Redefines Itself as a Cable System
NEW YORK Online video service Aereo says in new court papers that the Supreme Court's recent decision that Aereo infringed copyright supports the argument that it's actually a cable system and is therefore entitled to stream TV shows over the Internet, providing that it pays fees to broadcasters.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Little Sisterhood at Supreme Court
Women lawyers have argued before the U.S. Supreme Court since 1879, but in a forum where opposing counsel traditionally were called "brother," it took nearly a century for the female sex to gain third-person equality.
The Roberts court turns further rightward in service of the few
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor's polemic against the court's conservative majority decision in the Wheaton College case is as much a cry of frustration as it is a dissent.
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.