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Tuesday | Deseret News

In our opinion: U.S. Supreme Court delivers its second marriage message

For the second time in seven months, the Supreme Court of the United States has been forced to weigh in, procedurally, on the legal contest surrounding the definition of marriage.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, US Governors, Gary Herbert, Opinion

Mon Jul 21, 2014

News Max

Clinton Papers: Advisers Worried About Ginsburg's 'Liberal Views'

Former President Bill Clinton's advisers were concerned Ruth Bader Ginsburg's defense of "some rather extreme liberal views" could damage her nomination to the Supreme Court, according to documents released July 18 by the William Jefferson Clinton Presidential Library.

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Related Topix: US News, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Bill Clinton, History in the News, ACLU

Sat Jul 19, 2014

KTVU Oakland

Top 6 takeaways from the Clinton document dump

This week, Bill Clinton's Presidential library released the latest block of formerly restricted documents to the public.

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton, History in the News, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Supreme Court delays benefits for Utah gay couples

In this June 25, 2014, file photo, Jolene Mewing, left, and her spouse Collen Mewing gather with about 300 people gathered in a downtown park in Salt Lake City, to celebrate the gay marriage ruling.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, US News, Gay/Lesbian, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, US Supreme Court

The Wall Street Journal

In Clinton Papers, Worries About Sotomayor's Next Step

After President Bill Clinton nominated Sonia Sotomayor to serve on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, administration officials noted that her legal work and writings could spur strong Republican opposition if she were ever nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Towleroad

Utah Files Emergency SCOTUS Request Over Gay Marriage Recognition

Utah has filed an emergency request with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor asking her for a stay of the order forcing Utah to recognize nearly 1200 gay marriages performed there, FOX13Now's Ben Winslow reports : In the filing, special assistant attorney general Gene Schaerr refers to the marriages as "interim marriages" and writes that the ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Supreme Court, US News, Gay/Lesbian

The Wall Street Journal

Clinton Library Plans More Document Releases Friday

The National Archives said it will release a new round of previously restricted records from the Clinton White House on Supreme Court nominations, Osama bin Laden and Vice President Al Gore 's 2000 presidential campaign.

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Related Topix: US News, Stephen Breyer, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, US Politics, Al Gore

Mon Jul 14, 2014

KSL-TV

Stay not automatic in Utah marriage recognition case

Utah will have to recognize same-sex marriages performed in the state starting next Monday unless the U.S. Supreme Court steps in.

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Related Topix: Wedding, US News, US Supreme Court, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals

The Washington Post

Is the Supreme Court too conservative or too liberal? Americans cana t decide.

The Supreme Court has had the same nine members since 2010. And Americans still can't decide whether those nine justices are too conservative or too liberal.

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Related Topix: US News, Sports

Lucianne.com

Obamacare's Biggest Legal Threat

The legal positions of President Obama's Justice Department have been slapped down unanimously a remarkable 13 times in the Supreme Court in the last two years.

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Related Topix: US News

Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Republic

Letter: - Betrayed' by court in Hobby Lobby case

Note: The statements, views, and opinions contained in this letter to the editor are those of the author and are not endorsed by, nor do they necessarily reflect, the opinions of The Republic.

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

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Advocate

Utah Marriage Recognition Possible by July 21

Michael Adam Ferguson and J. Seth Anderson, one of the first Utah same-sex couples to have their marriage application accepted back in December.

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Related Topix: Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, US Supreme Court

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Catholic World News

Will the next benchmark case be Supreme Court v. reality?

"Let me be absolutely clear," wrote Justice Sonia Sotomayor, in her vigorous dissent from the Supreme Court's ruling in the Wheaton College case .

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Related Topix: US News, Anthony Kennedy, Gay/Lesbian

World Magazine

Nonprofits win contraceptive mandate reprieve

Right before the July 4 holiday weekend, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a significant order that escaped much notice: It granted Wheaton College, the best known evangelical Christian university, an emergency injunction against the contraceptive mandate.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court

Mon Jul 07, 2014

National Public Radio

Rare Unanimity In Supreme Court Term, With Plenty Of Fireworks

The recent Supreme Court term resulted in an unusual number of unanimous decisions - but that doesn't mean there wasn't disagreement.

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Related Topix: US News, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, US Supreme Court, Elena Kagan, John G. Roberts

KIII

Supreme Court women lash out at birth control decision

It was a disappointing week for the women of the Supreme Court. All three -- Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor -- were on the losing side of rulings involving women's reproductive health.

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Related Topix: US News, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Elena Kagan, Healthcare Law, Law

GPB.org

Rare Unanimity In Supreme Court Term, With Plenty Of Fireworks

The recent Supreme Court term resulted in an unusual number of unanimous decisions but that doesn't mean there wasn't disagreement.

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Related Topix: US News, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, US Supreme Court, Elena Kagan, Antonin Scalia

Sun Jul 06, 2014

National Public Radio

Rare Unanimity In Supreme Court Term, With Plenty Of Fireworks

The recent Supreme Court term resulted in an unusual number of unanimous decisions - but that doesn't mean there wasn't disagreement.

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Related Topix: US News, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, US Supreme Court, Elena Kagan, John G. Roberts

Sat Jul 05, 2014

WHAS11

Supreme Court women lash out at birth control decision

It was a disappointing week for the women of the Supreme Court. All three -- Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor -- were on the losing side of rulings involving women's reproductive health.

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Related Topix: US News, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Elena Kagan, Healthcare Law, Law

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Daily Kos

Supreme Court splits on gender lines in first post-Hobby Lobby case on contraception

The U.S. Supreme Court men have done it again , temporarily barring the government from enforcing the contraception mandate in Obamacare, granting an injunction for Wheaton College, a Christian college in Illinois.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Illinois, Healthcare Law, Law

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