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  1. The Supreme Court may be taking a left turn on issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | St. Cloud Times

    ... designed to stamp out religious objectors," Alito wrote in his dissent, joined by Roberts and Justice Clarence Thomas. In his final footnote, Alito invited another legal challenge. a Kristen Waggoner, who represented the pharmacy through a federal ...

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  2. "A step in a long staircase toward equal access to...Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Salon

    ... Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan. Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. and Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel A. Alito Jr. dissented. Dismissing the claim that HB2 protects women's health, Justice Breyer wrote in his decision, "We ...

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  3. Circumstantial evidence enough to convict in child porn cases, Supreme Court rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Canada.com

    In a decision Friday, the high court ruled unanimously that the Crown does not have to disprove any other possible explanation for how child pornography ends up on a computer owned by an accused. "'Other plausible theories' or 'other reasonable possibilities' must be based on logic and experience applied to the evidence or the absence of evidence, not on speculation," Supreme Court Justice Thomas Cromwell wrote in the 32-page decision.

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  4. Supreme Court says circumstantial evidence can be enough for child porn casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Chronicle Herald

    In a decision Friday, the high court ruled unanimously that the Crown does not have to disprove any other possible explanation for how child pornography ends up on a computer owned by an accused. "'Other plausible theories' or 'other reasonable possibilities' must be based on logic and experience applied to the evidence or the absence of evidence, not on speculation," Supreme Court Justice Thomas Cromwell wrote in the 32-page decision.

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  5. Extremism in the defense of libertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Lakeland Times

    ... and constitutional equivalent of slavery? It is the same position as that of U.S. Supreme Court justice Clarence Thomas, whom Kelly quoted. As Kelly points out, both affirmative action and slavery are both race-based and race-determinative, that is ...

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  6. Ballot issue dispute validRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 | The Times-Tribune

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  7. 'Dark money' opponents: Disclosure for thee, but not for meRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Washington Examiner

    In a recent report subtly titled "Secret Spending in the States," the Brennan Center for Justice argues that "exceptionally tough disclosure requirements and [an] active enforcement culture" can help extirpate the scourge of "dark money" in state and local politics. This is either Pollyannish naivete that underestimates the threat of harassment and its chilling effect on speech, or fully ripened duplicity that counts on it.

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  8. GOP leaders oppose challenge to referendum on judicial retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Post-gazette.com

    A suit by two former state Supreme Court justices and a prominent lawyer challenging the wording of a referendum on judicial retirement ages is "flawed" and presumes that voters are "uneducated," two top GOP senators contend in a legal brief. Retired Justices Ronald D. Castille and Stephen Zappala Sr. and Philadelphia attorney Richard A. Sprague last week filed an emergency lawsuit in Commonwealth Court against the state's top election official, Pedro Cortes, seeking to block the wording of the ballot question, calling it "deceitful."

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  9. Incoming Supreme Court Clerks List Dominated by Yale LawRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | JD Journal

    ... opposed to 13 women. According to Law 360, Justice Anthony M. Kennedy chose an all-male staff, and Justice Clarence Thomas and Justice Samuel Alito chose predominately male clerk staffs. Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest ...

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  10. "The Death Penalty and the Fifth Amendment"Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Sentencing Law and Policy

    The title of this post is the title of this essay authored by Joseph Blocker and just published online by the Northwestern Law Review . Here is part of the introduction: Can the Supreme Court find unconstitutional something that the text of the Constitution "contemplates"? If the Bill of Rights mentions a punishment, does that make it a "permissible legislative choice" immune to independent constitutional challenges? The dueling opinions in Glossip v.

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  11. Is the Constitution at stake in this year's election?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Switched

    ... Powell in 1972. It was consolidated by President George H. W. Bush's replacement of Thurgood Marshall with Clarence Thomas in 1990. Replacing the archconservative Antonin Scalia with almost any Democratic nominee is anathema to Republicans, as it ...

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  12. Justice minister disputes claim N.L. can't fill Supreme Court vacancyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | CBC News

    Newfoundland and Labrador Justice Minister Andrew Parsons says the province has bilingual candidates who can fill an upcoming Supreme Court vacancy. Newfoundland and Labrador's justice minister says the province has bilingual judges who should be considered for the Supreme Court of Canada.

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  13. New warning rule for users of generic drugs left in limboRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Los Angeles Times

    ... blinded after she had a severe reaction to sulindac, a pill she took to relieve her shoulder pain. Justice Clarence Thomas conceded these women had been dealt an "unfortunate hand" by a ruling that appears to "make little sense," because their ...

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  14. Trudeau faces diversity challenge in Supreme Court judge selectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Globe and Mail

    Liberal government wants to find a well-qualified candidate who is a woman, a visible minority and/or indigenous, but several factors mean the list of qualified candidates is limited. Liberal government wants to find a well-qualified candidate who is a woman, a visible minority and/or indigenous, but several factors mean the list of qualified candidates is limited.

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  15. No French? No room on the bench as N.L. loses chance at seat on Supreme Court of CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | CBC News

    Lawyer and former provincial Justice Minister Jerome Kennedy says bilingualism should not be the main consideration for Supreme Court justices. A former Newfoundland and Labrador justice minister says the federal government should look at more than bilingualism when searching for a new appointment to the Supreme Court of Canada.

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  16. Liberals to allow self-nominations for Supreme Court vacancyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Globe and Mail

    The Liberal government is acting on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's commitment to greater transparency, allowing people to nominate themselves for vacancies in the Supreme Court. The Liberal government is acting on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's commitment to greater transparency, allowing people to nominate themselves for vacancies in the Supreme Court.

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  17. Here's the shortlist of 11 conservative judges Trump said he could nominate to the Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Los Angeles Times

    ... Court justice since 2006 and former solicitor general for the state of Colorado who clerked for Justice Clarence Thomas . Raymond Gruender - Appointed in 2004 to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit in Missouri by President George W. ...

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  18. Newfoundland to remain without judge on Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Globe and Mail

    The Liberals have decided that none of Newfoundland and Labrador's judges meet the government's qualifications to sit on the Supreme Court, which includes functional bilingualism. The Liberals have decided that none of Newfoundland and Labrador's judges meet the government's qualifications to sit on the Supreme Court, which includes functional bilingualism.

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  19. Affirmative action vs. immigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Washington Examiner

    ... to the promise." In effect, all of liberal society rests on this universalist approach. This is why Justice Clarence Thomas argued in his dissent from the Fisher case that that the Constitution "abhors classifications based on race," and that "does ...

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  20. Egerton Chang | 'The Talk', amazing ancestry and Olympic oddsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | The Gleaner

    ... court if the officers also found an outstanding arrest warrant along the way. Writing for the court, Justice Clarence Thomas said, "The warrant was valid, it predated the officer's investigation, and it was entirely unconnected with the stop." He ...

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