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  1. Supreme Court Leaves Door Open to Class Action Settlement Offer Pick-Off DefenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | JD Supra

    Recently, the U.S. Supreme Court held in Campbell-Ewald Co. v. Gomez , 577 U.S. --- , that a lawsuit is not moot after a plaintiff declines to accept an offer of judgment made by the defendant pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 68. On January 20, 2016, Justice Bader Ginsberg, in a 6-3 majority opinion, explained that a district court retains jurisdiction over a case even after a plaintiff rejects a Rule 68 offer of judgment for complete relief because, since the claim has not been paid or settled, the plaintiff maintains a concrete interest in the lawsuit.

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  2. Confessions of a white professorRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | University Business

    Amid the celebrations of Martin Luther King Day at colleges across the land, it was easy to forget that classroom diversity is still some way from being accepted as a universal good. In Fisher v.

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  3. Will The Supreme Court Kill The Republican Party In King v. Burwell?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | Extreme Liberal

    As most politically informed people know, the Supreme Court is taking up the King v. Burwell case which could unravel provisions in the Affordable Care Act as they relate to state exchanges.

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  4. National Rural Electric Cooperative Association NRECA to Supreme...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Electric Energy Online

    The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association joined utilities and other allies in telling the U.S. Supreme Court that the Environmental Protection Agency continues to mischaracterize the Clean Power Plan's true impacts on electric co-ops and other power producers. NRECA and industry partners filed the brief in response to EPA's claims to the court yesterday that the contentious rule would have no immediate and harmful impact on America's electric co-ops.

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  5. Roberts: Partisan confirmation fights hurt court's imageRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Cybercast News Service

    Chief Justice John Roberts says he is concerned that partisan political battles over Supreme Court nominations have led to a widespread misunderstanding about the role of the court. Roberts told an audience at New England Law School in Boston late Wednesday that the heated confirmation process - along with misleading attacks on the court's opinions - lea the public to believe the court is just as politically motivated as other branches of government.

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  6. Mike Huckabee is wrong about Dred Scott decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2015 | Wiredpen

    "Michael, the Dred Scott decision of 1857 still remains to this day the law of the land, which says that black people aren't fully human," [Presidential Candidate and Former Arkansas Governor Mike] Huckabee told radio show host Michael Medved. That Supreme Court ruled that Negros had no right to sue in federal court because they were not and could not be citizens, and that Congress could not prohibit slavery .

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  7. Chief Justice Roberts complains that the public perceives his court to be politicizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Daily Kos

    Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. said late Wednesday that partisan extremism is damaging the public's perception of the role of the Supreme Court, recasting the justices as players in the political process rather than its referees. [...] "It's usually discussed as, 'Oh, you're in favor of this or you're in favor of that,' " Roberts said in response to questions from law dean John F. O'Brien.

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  8. On Native GroundTHE Supremes Keeps Alive the Fiction of Corporate PersonhoodRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | American Reporter

    It's easy to make the case that there is nothing that has done more to damage the proper functioning of our democracy than the system of legalized bribery and graft that now dominates the American political process. Over the past year in Congress, we've seen the big insurance companies disrupt the health care debate, the big banks opposing regulations to protect our economy, and the big oil companies slow efforts to address global warming.

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  9. 8 Top Alito Posts for the Justice's 10th Supreme Court AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | FindLaw

    Happy Birthday, Justice Alito! No, Samuel Alito doesn't turn ten today . Instead, this week saw Justice Alito celebrating his tenth anniversary as a Supreme Court justice.

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  10. States fire back at EPA in Supreme Court climate caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Washington Examiner

    More than two dozen states fired back at the Obama administration Friday in a Supreme Court case that could decide the fate of the president's climate change agenda. The 29 states opposing President Obama's far-reaching climate rules on power plants, called the Clean Power Plan, sent their response to arguments made by the Environmental Protection Agency Thursday for Chief Justice John Roberts not to give in to the states' Jan. 26 motion for the high court to stay the plan.

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  11. Roberts' Rules of DisorderRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | Family Research Council

    Chief Justice John Roberts said he isn't bothered "at all" by the criticism of the Supreme Court -- which is good, because there's plenty of it. Heading into the 2015-16 term, public disapproval of the Court had never been higher.

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  12. Extreme GOP Federal Budget Hypocrisy Early In 2014Read the original story

    Jan 21, 2014 | Capital Gains and Games

    It's a very snowy day in and around the beltway, so what better time than to demonstrate the extreme hypocrisy these days that exists when it comes to the federal budget. All of these seemingly unrelated events and announcements took place over the past four weeks.

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  13. EPA slams states' request to Supreme Court to halt climate ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Fox News

    The Environmental Protection Agency blasted more than two dozen states' attempt to have the Supreme Court halt its landmark climate rules for power plants, saying the arguments they make will not hold up in a lower court, let alone the highest. Under a Thursday deadline set by Chief Justice John Roberts, the agency filed its response to last week's motion by 29 states to stay the Obama administration's far-reaching climate rules, called the Clean Power Plan.

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  14. States seek delay in Clean Power Plan enforcementRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | Coal Valley News

    A coalition of 25 states opposing President Obama's plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions asked the Supreme Court on Tuesday to stop the new regulations from taking effect until after their legal challenge is resolved. West Virginia and Texas led the group of mostly Republican states that asked Chief Justice John Roberts to immediately bar the Environmental Protection Agency from enforcing the Clean Power Plan.

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  15. Trump: Ted Cruz gave us ObamacareRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Dallas Morning News

    Trump shot back at Cruz's recent claims that Trump supports the Affordable Care Act, and proposes a single payer system. Trump has dismissed the claims, calling to repeal and replace the legislation.

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  16. SCOTUS justices 'don't work as Democrats or Republicans,' Roberts saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | ABA Journal

    Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. said on Wednesday that he is concerned the public wrongly perceives Supreme Court justices as making policy rather than making legal decisions. People "don't have a good understanding of how we're different from other branches of government," Roberts said.

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  17. Trump lies while accusing Cruz of lyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Examiner.com

    When Donald Trump held a campaign rally in Little Rock, AR, the day after the Iowa Caucuses, Mr. Trump made a provocative statement. That statement turned out to be true.

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  18. Moving MountainsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | Pulse of the Twin Cities

    Free Expression and Bush's Court by LYDIA HOWELL A poll a few months back found that more people could name all the characters on the animated TV show 'The Simpsons' and all three 'American Idol' judges, than could name all five freedoms protected by the First Amendment of our Constitution.

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  19. Roberts: Partisan fights hurt Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Toledo Blade

    Chief Justice John Roberts says he is concerned that partisan political battles over Supreme Court nominations have led to a widespread misunderstanding about the role of the court. Roberts told an audience at New England Law School in Boston late Wednesday that the heated confirmation process - along with misleading attacks on the court's opinions - lead the public to believe the court is just as politically motivated as other branches of government.

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  20. Chief Justice John Roberts says he is concerned that partisan...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    Chief Justice John Roberts says he is concerned that partisan political battles over Supreme Court nominations have led to a widespread misunderstanding about the role of the court. Roberts told an audience at New England Law School in Boston late Wednesday that the heated confirmation process - along with misleading attacks on the court's opinions - lea the public to believe the court is just as politically motivated as other branches of government.

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