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  1. Supreme Court unanimous, but wrongRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Wave

    In the flurry surrounding the end of the Supreme Court's term, too little attention was paid to an important case that will make it far harder to prosecute government corruption. In McDonnell v.

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  2. Commentary: Too much money in politics? YesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Philly.com

    Our campaign-finance system is badly broken and is deforming our democracy. The problem is the Supreme Court, not the Constitution.

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  3. Transgender student asks Supreme Court to keep out of bathroom caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Yahoo!

    Lawyers for a transgender high school student in Virginia asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to keep out of a legal dispute about bathroom rights, an issue that has emerged as an increasingly divisive one in the United States. In court papers, lawyers for the student, Gavin Grimm, urged the Supreme Court to leave in place a lower court's order in favor of Grimm while the litigation goes on.

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  4. Va. transgender student's lawyers tell high court it need not take on bathroom caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Washington Post

    ... restrooms from all of his peers." The school board's request for an injunction is filed with Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., the court member assigned to hear emergency matters from the 4th Circuit in Richmond. But after the board has a chance to ...

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  5. Fact Checking Trump's Claims About Tim Kaine's GiftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | ABC News

    Donald Trump assailed Hillary Clinton 's running mate Sen. Tim Kaine , D-Virginia, for allegedly accepting thousands of dollars of gifts while serving in the Virginia statehouse, suggesting there was a double standard for former Gov. Bob McDonnell , who was prosecuted for his acceptance of gifts while serving in the same job. Is it the same Kaine that took hundreds of thousands of dollars in gifts while Governor of Virginia and didn't get indicted while Bob M did? But McDonnell came under scrutiny not because he accepted gifts or because he failed to disclose a significant portion of them, but rather, prosecutors asserted, because he and his wife gave official preferential treatment in exchange to more than $175,000 from one gift-giver.

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  6. Ira Stoll: Bloomberg Should Keep Quiet on Hillary EndorsementRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | News Max

    If Michael Bloomberg really wants Hillary Clinton to beat Donald Trump in November, the former mayor of New York may want to rethink his plan to endorse her in a prime-time speech at the Democratic National Convention. Clinton's chances of winning would be better if Bloomberg kept his mouth shut and stayed at one of his many homes rather than traveling to the convention in Philadelphia.

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  7. Bloomberg Backing Clinton Could Well Give a Boost To One Donald J. TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | New York Sun

    If Michael Bloomberg really wants Hillary Clinton to beat Donald Trump in November, the former mayor of New York might want to rethink his plan to endorse her in a prime-time speech at the Democratic National Convention. Mrs. Clinton's chances of winning would be better if Mr. Bloomberg kept his mouth shut and stayed at one of his many homes rather than traveling to the convention in Philadelphia.

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  8. Supreme Court Reinvigorates Effectiveness of Obtaining an Opinion of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | JD Supra

    On June 13, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court again reversed a decision of the Federal Circuit - the Circuit specially designated to hear all patent appeals - this time, in articulating the test for determining whether to award enhanced damages for willful patent infringement in Halo Electronics, Inc. v. Pulse Electronics, Inc .

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  9. How the Judiciary Contributes to the Growth of GovernmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | American Thinker

    Conservatives frequently say we must appoint "conservative judges" who don't make law, but interpret the law. This sounds great, but a close analysis shows why it doesn't work out the way we want.

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  10. Supreme Court decision could affect Mass. corruption casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Boston.com

    ... contact other officials on their behalf and include them in events all the time," Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. wrote in the court's opinion. The court referred to McDonnell's conduct as "tawdry" and "distasteful," but said its greater concern ...

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  11. Supreme Court Poised to Weigh in on Transgender RightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | JD Supra

    In recent years, state and federal courts have consistently ruled in favor of those seeking to define their gender identity. However, the Supreme Court has yet to weigh in - a situation that is about to change as the accelerating national discussion of transgender rights finally makes its way to the Supreme Court.

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  12. Fifth Circuit affirms voter ID rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Off the Kuff

    Texas' voter identification law violates the U.S. law prohibiting racial discrimination in elections, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday. The U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed previous rulings that the 2011 voter ID law - which stipulates the types of photo identification election officials can and cannot accept at the polls - does not comply with the Voting Rights Act.

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  13. Mercury Rule Moves ForwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | JD Supra

    The federal lawsuit filed by twenty-three states challenging EPA's Mercury and Air Toxics Standards is in the 8th inning, and things are not looking good for the challengers. Some background is appropriate.

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  14. We're Losing Our Republic Because We Lack the Will to Restrain...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | National Review Online

    No single person - or group of persons - could be fully trusted with power. As John Adams noted, "My opinion is, and always has been, that absolute power intoxicates alike despots, monarchs, aristocrats, and democrats."

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  15. New Book: Is the Roberts Court Pro-Business? Not NecessarilyRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Newswise

    At first glance, the new book Business and the Roberts Court is a valuable read for lawyers practicing business law, and for the academics who teach it. Digging deeper, it's a captivating mystery.

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  16. Ginsburg not only outspoken Supreme Court justiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    I have just finished reading your editorial in which you express mock surprise and incredulity that a Supreme Court Justice would display any sign of a political leaning. Granted, the good justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg went overboard in her direct language, but surely it came as no surprise that she has enlightened, progressive leanings.

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  17. Hey, Ginsburg critics, the Supreme Court is already politicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Los Angeles Times

    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said she regretted her "ill-advised" comments about Donald Trump. To the editor: Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr.'s "efforts to keep the court separate from the poisonous partisan politics of Washington" have a long way to go if he wants the Supreme Court to move on after it voted along political lines in favor of George W. Bush in Bush vs. Gore, which decided the 2000 election.

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  18. Point/Counterpoint: Money, corruption and politics not the Framers' intentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Our system of campaign finance is badly broken and is deforming our democracy. The problem is the Supreme Court, not the Constitution.

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  19. Rubin: Ginsburg hasn't lost her mind - or her wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Detroit News

    Veteran justice shouldn't have taken swipe at Donald Trump, but in true Supreme Court style, there's plenty of precedent Rubin: Ginsburg hasn't lost her mind - or her way Veteran justice shouldn't have taken swipe at Donald Trump, but in true Supreme Court style, there's plenty of precedent Check out this story on detroitnews.com: http://detne.ws/29Ngi8s Judge Susan Moiseev of Southfield just saw her old pal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and she can assure you that despite what Donald Trump suggested, Ginsburg remains sharp as a jab from an elbow. Technically, it should be noted, Moiseev saw her from a distance at the International Association of Women Judges conference.

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  20. The Supreme Court and political world are more entangled than either acknowledgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Washington Post

    ... Trump. None of the current Supreme Court justices has run for political office. But - despite Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr.'s assertion earlier this year that "we don't work as Democrats or Republicans" - the justices' backgrounds are hardly ...

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