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  1. Legacy of Roe v. Wade endures after death of woman who suedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Las Vegas Sun

    ... in a quarter-century in a case that involved some of these restrictions. In a 5-3 decision written by Justice Stephen Breyer the court struck down Texas' widely replicated rules that required doctors who perform abortions to have admitting ...

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  2. Ginsburg Praises Women's March, Says She is Feeling 'Very Well'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Law.com

    ... she added, "which enables me to watch the [PBS] 'NewsHour'." Ginsburg also said Justices Elena Kagan and Stephen Breyer work with her trainer too. Then asked if she feels any obligation to retire during the presidency of a Democrat, Ginsburg ...

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  3. Punitive Damages and an Essential Jury InstructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | jdsupra.com

    In one of our recent posts we touched on punitive damages in the context of one of the Pinnacle Hip bellwether trials. In this post, we address another interesting aspect of punitive damages: whether they can be used to punish a defendant for harms to nonparties.

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  4. "The American Death Penalty Decline"Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Sentencing Law and Policy

    ... concentrated in a small group of counties. In his dissenting opinion in Glossip v. Gross in 2014, Justice Stephen Breyer argued today's death penalty is unconstitutional, noting that from 2004 to 2006, "just 29 counties (fewer than 1% of counties in ...

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  5. Texas anti-abortion efforts renew after Supreme Court defeatRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | CBS 3 Springfield

    ... to have admitting privileges. More than 20 abortion clinics in Texas closed after the law passed. Justice Stephen Breyer wrote in the majority opinion striking down that law that it failed to offer "medical benefits" sufficient to justify the ...

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  6. Supreme Court Justice Breyer talks art - in FrenchRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Berkshire Eagle

    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer has given a talk - entirely in French - about the artistry of courtroom sketches. Breyer spoke in French on Monday during the hour-long forum at the French Cultural Center in Boston.

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  7. Gorsuch Has Only Been Overturned Once By The Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | The Daily Caller

    ... by the Mandatory Victims Restitution Act. The decision affirming Gorsuch's ruling was written by Justice Stephen Breyer, and joined by Justices Clarence Thomas, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Samuel Alito, and Sonia Sotomayor. The second opinion, Burwell v. ...

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  8. Garrett et al. on The American Death Penalty DeclineRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | CrimProf Blog

    ... concentrated in a small group of counties. In his dissenting opinion in Glossip v. Gross in 2014, Justice Stephen Breyer argued today's death penalty is unconstitutional, noting that from 2004 to 2006, "just 29 counties (fewer than 1% of counties in ...

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  9. Supreme Court Justice Breyer talks art _ in FrenchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | The Gillette News-Record

    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer has given a talk - entirely in French - about the artistry of courtroom sketches. Holger Spamann, a Harvard Law School professor who attended the talk, says Breyer also made a case for the professionalism of judges and the importance of their detachment from politics.

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  10. Grassley expects another Supreme Court vacancy before 2020Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Washington Examiner

    ... of Trump's four-year term, three justices will be older than the life expectancy of U.S. residents. Justices Stephen Breyer and Anthony Kennedy would be older than 78, while Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg would be 87. Fresh off a lunch meeting with ...

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  11. Baker keeps distance from Trump claims about Massachusetts votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | WWLP

    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer has given a talk - entirely in French - about the artistry of courtroom sketches.

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  12. Former banker Steven Mnuchin sworn in as treasury secretaryRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 9 | Northern Michigan News

    ... they were safe. Then on Sunday afternoon, a few hours after on... BOSTON (AP) - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer has given a talk - entirely in French - about the artistry of courtroom sketches. Breyer spoke in French on Monday during the ...

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  13. 5 Ways Scalia's Death Changed the Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Law.com

    ... law clerks when he died, now an associate at McGuireWoods. The court became "a grayer place," as Justice Stephen Breyer predicted soon after Scalia's death. A year later, no other justice has claimed Scalia's chambers. His office belongings are ...

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  14. Gorsuch likely to be skeptical of environmental rules, but that could bite Trump, tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Grist Magazine

    ... a second vacancy on the Supreme Court over the next four years. Justices Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Stephen Breyer are all considered vulnerable for various reasons. Gorsuch clerked for Kennedy, who just turned 81. Kennedy will not want to ...

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  15. I served with Judge Gorsuch. This is my reflection on his character.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | The Hill

    ... fit in these crazy times. I actively worked in favor of the confirmation of Elena Kagan, wrote in support of Stephen Breyer, and testified in support of Robert Bork, so I do not think these comments will be read as one-sided or partisan. I first met ...

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  16. Intellectual Properties Owners Association Proposes Legislative Fix for s. 101Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | JD Supra

    On Wed., February 8, 2017, IPO released the report of its legislation task force. Unlike the hundreds of academic analyses of the legislative history of s.

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  17. U.S. court curbs solitary for Pennsylvania inmates no longer facing executionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Yahoo!

    ... the appeals court called its "dehumanizing effect," quoting a 2015 opinion from U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer. The more conservative Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote in a separate 2015 opinion with regard to solitary confinement that "years ...

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  18. Judges could seek a middle ground on Trump's travel ban by shielding only certain travelersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Los Angeles Times

    Opponents of President Trump's immigration ban on seven Muslim-majority nations protest outside a federal appeals court on Feb. 7, 2017, in San Francisco. Opponents of President Trump's immigration ban on seven Muslim-majority nations protest outside a federal appeals court on Feb. 7, 2017, in San Francisco.

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  19. How Trump can assure Gorsuch's confirmationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Boston.com

    ... the next four years - a distinct possibility, with Ruth Bader Ginsburg at age 83, Anthony Kennedy at 80, and Stephen Breyer at 78 - Trump would nominate, and the Senate would confirm, Merrick Garland. Garland, of course, is the highly credentialed ...

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  20. Trump Attacks and the State of China's Legal SystemRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 9 | China Digital Times

    To some observers, Beijing's recent efforts to professionalize the judiciary have suggested that China was moving toward enshrining the rule of law . Zhou's remarks, together with his comment last February that China would not match Western notions of judicial independence and the separation of powers, have demonstrated that Beijing's reform agenda is not quite so straightforward.

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