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1 hr ago | Lifestyles

Aereo CEO speaks on future of company, challenge by broadcasters in Supreme Court

Television broadcasters face off at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday with Aereo, a company that offers live TV over the Internet.

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Related Topix: US News, Digital Video Recorders, Electronics

5 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Federal Judge To Hear Oregon Gay Marriage Case

A federal judge in Oregon is ready to hear arguments about the state's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, but no one will be in court to defend the measure.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US News

Tue Apr 22, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

California bill reignites affirmative action fight

Nearly 20 years after California became the first state to ban the use of race and ethnicity in college admissions, a proposal to reinstate affirmative action has sparked a backlash that is forging a new divide in the state's powerful Democratic Party and creating opportunity for conservatives.

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Related Topix: California, California Government, US News, Asian-American

Sunherald.com

California bill reignites affirmative action fight

The debate is unfolding in the nation's most populous and most ethnically diverse state as an unrelated U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholds voters' rights to decide whether racial considerations should factor into university selections.

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Patch.com

U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Michigan Ban on Affirmative Action in College Admissions

The ruling overturns a 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision, The Detroit Free Press reports .

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Related Topix: Michigan, US News, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, Anthony Kennedy

Reuters

Missouri plans execution after Oklahoma stay over drug secrecy

The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to stay the execution of a death row inmate in Missouri whose attorneys had argued that Missouri's secrecy around its lethal injection drugs could result in undue suffering.

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Related Topix: Prison, US News

The Mississippi Press

Death row inmate convicted of Harrison County rape, murder seeks federal review of sentence

Mississippi death row inmate Leslie "Bo" Galloway III, convicted of raping and killing a Harrison Central High senior in 2008, is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear his appeal.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Harrison County, MS, US News, Gulfport, MS

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Michigan affirmative action ban upheld

Michigan's law banning the use of affirmative action in college admissions was upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday, in a case that raised thorny questions over race and remedies.

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Related Topix: US News, Clarence Thomas, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, John G. Roberts, Samuel Alito

SanLuisObispo.com

Retired justice proposes changes to Constitution

In this May 30, 2012, file photo, former U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens speaks at a lecture presented by the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Ark.

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Related Topix: US News, Death Penalty, Guns

KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

Supreme Court to Decide If POM Can Sue Coke over Labeling

One juice maker is trying to put the squeeze on another before the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Related Topix: US News, Beverages, CocaCola

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Sunherald.com

Court rejects Arizona's appeal in immigration case

In this Feb. 26, 2014 file photo, Arizona Republican Gov. Jan Brewer speaks at a news conference at the Arizona Capitol in Phoenix.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Immigration Reform, Jan Brewer, Phoenix, AZ, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News, Prison

USA Today

Rieder: Supreme Court blog deserves credentials

It simply makes no sense. Scotusblog is a web destination that exists solely to cover the U.S. Supreme Court.

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The Times

Louisiana will remain one of a dozen states that continue to prohibit ...

Louisiana will remain one of a dozen states that continue to prohibit sodomy, though a U.S. Supreme Court ruling struck down such laws a decade ago.

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WINK-TV Fort Myers

Supreme Court won't review Florida drug testing rule

The U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to hear an appeal by Florida Gov. Rick Scott on his 2011 executive order that would have required random drug tests for as many as 85,000 state workers.

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Related Topix: Drug Testing, Florida, Florida Government, Rick Scott, US Governors, US News, ACLU

ABC News

12 States Ban Sodomy a Decade After Court Ruling

A dozen states still have anti-sodomy laws on the books 10 years after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled they are unconstitutional.

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KCRA-TV Sacramento

Supreme Court case could change how you watch TV

A two-year-long legal battle between the country's biggest broadcasters and a startup called Aereo is about to culminate at the U.S. Supreme Court.

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ABC News

US Justices Seek Middle Ground in Argentina Case

The U.S. Supreme Court appeared to be searching for a middle ground Monday in the decade-long battle between Argentina and holders of its defaulted bonds.

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Russia Taday

US Supreme Court to rule on Jerusalem birthplace law

A general view shows the Western Wall , the Dome of the Rock and al-Asqa mosque in Jerusalem's Old City.

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Related Topix: US News, Israel, World News, Middle East, George Bush, US Politics, Barack Obama

EDGE

Federal Court To Hear Challenge to Oregon's Same-Sex Marriage Ban

The future of Oregon's ban on same-sex marriage goes before a federal judge this week, and while critics will argue that it unconstitutionally discriminates against gays and lesbians, there appears to be little support for it to be upheld.

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The Columbus Dispatch

Ohio election-ad fight to be heard by U.S. Supreme Court

You've probably never heard of Edna Davis. But the 80-year Republican from northeastern Ohio will have a role on Tuesday when the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments about an Ohio law that bans false speech in election campaigns.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Steve Chabot, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike DeWine, Ohio, US Senate, Ohio Government, Representative Steve Driehaus, Democrat

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