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1 hr ago | State Press

To the left, to the left: Ginsburg remains Supreme Court's finest mind

Despite ever-increasing number of people calling on her to resign, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg remains one of the U.S. Supreme Court's best jurists and one of the country's finest legal minds.

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Related Topix: US News, Anthony Kennedy, US Supreme Court, Stephen Breyer, Elena Kagan

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Iol.co.za

US: Judges get the pip over fruit

Coca-Cola was taken to task by the US Supreme Court on Monday, with judges questioning whether a drink sold as fruit juice was the real thing.

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Related Topix: Beverages, CocaCola, Life, Fruits, Food, US News, US Supreme Court, World News, Rwanda, Africa

Tue Apr 22, 2014

West Australian

Top US court wrestles with TV, copyright and 'cloud'

A startup that threatens to shake up the television industry with mini antennas for Internet viewing and recording was the object of heated debate Tuesday at the US Supreme Court.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science, The National, Entertainment, Television

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

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, US Supreme Court, John G. Roberts

Hollywood Reporter

Aereo Backstory: One Supreme Court Case, Three Recusals, One 'Unrecusal,' Much Uncertainty

As Aereo and the broadcasters face off Tuesday in a one-hour oral argument at the Supreme Court, one noteworthy aspect of the case is likely to go unaddressed: the presence -- and absence -- of several key players.

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Related Topix: Elena Kagan, Washington College, American University, Second Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Entertainment

Fri Apr 18, 2014

FindLaw

Alito Unrecuses From Aereo and Pom Wonderful; Unrecusal Tax Break

We've discussed Justice Samuel Alito's truancy in the past, with the Justice sitting out of dozens of certiorari denials and initially recusing himself from this term's Limelight, Pom Wonderful, and Aereo cases, all likely due to conflicts presented by his stock portfolio.

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Related Topix: US News

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Hartford Courant

U.S. Supreme Court's Alito ends recusal in Aereo TV case

Justice Samuel Alito is no longer recusing himself from two upcoming U.S. Supreme Court business cases, including a challenge by broadcast networks to online TV startup Aereo Inc. In two online docket entries that were updated on Wednesday, the court said Alito would allow himself to participate in the Aereo case and a product-labeling dispute ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Second Circuit Court of Appeals, Ansonia, CT

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Black Voice News

Memories of LBJ, Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton

Covering the three-day celebration of the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act at the University of Texas last week brought back a string of memories - some fond, some bitter.

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton, History in the News, African-American, George Bush, US News

Hollywood Reporter

Aereo to Face Uphill Battle in Supreme Court, Experts Say

With broadcasters on one side and the cloud computing business on the other, the stakes are high - and the case could go either way.

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Related Topix: US News, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Watches, Antonin Scalia

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Noozhawk

Joe Conason: On Highest Court, a Former Lobbyist Guts Campaign Finance Reform

For a large and bipartisan majority of Americans, the increasing power of money in politics is deeply troubling.

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Related Topix: US News, Clarence Thomas, Anthony Kennedy, US Supreme Court

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Dan K. Thomasson: Government for sale to highest bidder

"For sale at auction: 535 Seats in the U.S. Congress - 100 in Upper House and 435 in Lower Chamber.

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Related Topix: US News, Home Listing, Home, US Supreme Court, Clarence Thomas

Sun Apr 06, 2014

2008 Democratic Convention Watch

Campaign Finance Laws -- What's Left and Where Do We Go from Here

This past week, the United States Supreme Court, by a 5-4 vote in McCutcheon vs. Federal Election Com mission , struck down the law imposing an "aggregate" limit on the amount that one individual can give to all candidates and party committees in a single election.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Financial Services, Federal Election Commission, John G. Roberts

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Truthdig

On Our Highest Court, a Former Lobbyist Guts Campaign Finance Reform

For a large and bipartisan majority of Americans, the increasing power of money in politics is deeply troubling.

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Related Topix: US News, Anthony Kennedy, US Supreme Court, Liberal Political News

Daily Texan

Issues of marriage equality, public school integration rise to prominence during Bush administration

During the years George W. Bush was president, socially conservative state and national policies related to same-sex marriage and public school integration drove most on-campus discussions of civil rights.

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Related Topix: George Bush, Education Etc., US News

Thu Apr 03, 2014

World Magazine

Conscience at the court

The Green family, owners of craft retailer Hobby Lobby, and the Hahn family, owners of cabinet maker Conestoga Wood Specialties, have a common cause but are very different.

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Related Topix: Religion, Mennonites, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Third Circuit Court of Appeals

Merced Sun-Star

As if we don't have enough money in politics already

Thank you, Supreme Court. Before your decision Wednesday in McCutcheon v. FEC, Americans were confined to giving a measly total of $48,600 in campaign contributions to federal candidates and a total of $74,600 to political action committees.

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Salt Lake Tribune

Commentary: Collins: Surprise! The rich guys won a...

Today, we are going to discuss the Supreme Court decision on political donations.

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Related Topix: US News, Clarence Thomas, Anthony Kennedy, John G. Roberts, Charlie Brown, Country, Opinion

New York Daily News

Supreme Court grounds rabbi's claim that airline dumped him over complaints

A lawyer for S. Binyomin Ginsberg says the court's ruling 'gives airlines greater freedom to act in bad faith in performing their contracts with consumers.'

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court

Wed Apr 02, 2014

WGBH

Supreme Court Strikes Down Overall Limits On Political Contributions

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down an overall cap on the amount that large campaign donors can give to parties and candidates in a two-year election cycle.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court

Times Herald

Supreme Court says airline can drop frequent flier

WASHINGTON a?? The Supreme Court decided unanimously Wednesday that an airline had the right to dump a frequent flier who complained too much.

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Related Topix: Northwest Airlines, Transportation, Airlines

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