Stephen Breyer Newswire

Stephen Breyer Newswire

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  1. Visa Challenge Tied to Taliban Gutted in NinthRead the original story

    Wednesday | Courthouse News Service

    Heeding a U.S. Supreme Court reversal, the Ninth Circuit blocked the wife of a former Taliban associate from suing over his visa denial. Fauzia Din sought a visa for Afghan citizen Kanishka Berashk just a month after they married in 2006.

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  2. What's the Difference?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Slate Magazine

    ... her , the oral argument was inexplicably merry, to Ginsburg's way of thinking. While the ever-boyish Justice Stephen Breyer relished a walk down memory lane to happy naked days in the locker room and the justices had good fun joking about what he ...

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  3. Make My DayTHE Reluctant Evolution of a Computer GeekRead the original story

    Wednesday | American Reporter

    ... Antonin Scalia and Samuel Alito were in the majority. Justices John Paul Stevens, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer and Sonia Sotomayor were in the minority. In his 90-page dissent denouncing the decision, Stevens said that "while American ...

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  4. Federal court asks plaintiffs to draw Alabama legislative district planRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Alabama Live

    ... to assume there is going to be some remedy here." The U.S. Supreme Court, in an opinion an written by Justice Stephen Breyer, found there was strong evidence that race was the predominant factor used to draw Senate District 26 in Montgomery. Three ...

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  5. Scalia hasn't lived up to conservatives' high hopesRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | Boston Herald

    When Ronald Reagan nominated Antonin Scalia to the Supreme Court in 1986, conservatives rejoiced, confident they had someone who would seize the intellectual dominance of the high court away from William Brennan. That hope has shriveled and died.

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  6. Racial gerrymander claim against Alabama legislative districts back in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Alabama Live

    ... reconsideration, saying it erred on several points in its ruling. In the majority opinion written by Justice Stephen Breyer, the Supreme Court said the lower court used the wrong reasoning in concluding that race was not a predominant factor in ...

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  7. Scalia hasn't lived up to expectationsRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | Stars and Stripes

    ... of his dissents. The last few terms have seen the four liberal members of the court - Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan - apparently working well together, and successfully bringing the swing vote, Kennedy, to ...

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  8. Indian-American among 11 full time judges appointed by Barack ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | India.com

    ... Chhabria was confirmed last year year to a seat in San Francisco. He once clerked for US Supreme Court Judge Stephen Breyer, as well as his brother, San Francisco federal judge Charles Breyer. He has issued significant decisions allowing cases, ...

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  9. Medical Pot Pioneer Fighting to Reopen DispensaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | NBC Bay Area

    Mark Matthews reports. The Bay Area woman who opened the first licensed medical marijuana dispensary in the United States might finally be allowed to reopen her business.

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  10. Is it bad to have a bunch of old judges?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | The Economist

    ... Obama's presidency, is 82. Antonin Scalia, on the right, and Anthony Kennedy, in the centre, are both 79. Stephen Breyer is 77. Four justices-Clarence Thomas (67), Samuel Alito (66), Sonia Sotomayor (61) and the chief, John Roberts (60)-are ...

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  11. Immigration Article of the Day: Procedural Due Process Liberty Interests by Ann WoolhandlerRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | ImmigrationProf Blog

    Din, a United States citizen , claimed that she had been denied procedural due process when the State Department refused to grant an immigrant visa to her husband. Justice Scalia 's plurality opinion reasoned that Din had no liberty interest protected by procedural due process, while Justice Breyer 's dissent concluded that Din had such an interest based on fundamental rights involving marriage, the right of citizens to reside in the country, and statutory immigration preferences for spouses.

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  12. Former Law Dean Brings Federal Agency Back to LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Law.com

    ... experts, a bookish group that included Antonin Scalia-he was chairman of the conference from 1972 to 1974-and Stephen Breyer, who was a liaison from the judicial branch. Five years after the relaunch, Verkuil is wrapping up his tenure, but not ...

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  13. Changes can improve Supreme Court: Their TakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... Anthony M. Kennedy, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Standing, from left are Associate Justices Sonia Sotomayor, Stephen Breyer, Samuel Alito Jr., and Elena Kagan. FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2010, file photo, justices of the U.S. Supreme Court gather for a ...

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  14. Tsarnaev Attorneys Say Therea s No Way Jurors Avoided Trial Coverage...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | New York Magazine

    ... times, requests that were obviously denied. The court filing also cited a dissent from Supreme Court justice Stephen Breyer, who wrote in June that capital punishment "now likely constitutes a legally prohibited 'cruel and unusual punishment.'" ...

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  15. Tsarnaev team blames media in appeal for new venueRead the original story

    Monday Aug 17 | Boston Herald

    ... constitutionality of the death penalty on the basis of a dissent opinion issued by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer in 2015 that called it "cruel and unusual." Tsarnaev's lawyers, Judy Clarke, David Bruck and Miriam Conrad, spent much of ...

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  16. Celebrity odds and endsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | The Daily Record

    ... rights activist Vernon Jordan is 80. Actor Jim Dale is 80. Actress Pat Priest is 79. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer is 77. U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., is 77. Musician Pete York (Spencer Davis Group) is 73. Author-journalist Linda ...

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  17. Almanac for Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | UPI

    Those born on this date are under the sign of Leo. They include French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte in 1769; Scottish novelist Walter Scott in 1771; longtime Chicago White Sox owner Charles Comiskey in 1859; British composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor in 1875; actor Ethel Barrymore in 1879; novelist Edna Ferber in 1885; songwriter Charles Tobias in 1898; composer Ned Washington in 1901; bandleader Hugo Winterhalter in 1909; chef Julia Child in 1912 ; activist Archbishop Oscar Romero in 1917; actor Huntz Hall in 1920; actor Rose Marie in 1923 ; conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly in 1924 ; actor Mike Connors in 1925 ; actor Jim Dale in 1935 ; civil rights leader Vernon Jordan Jr. in 1935 ; U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer in 1938 ; journalist Linda Ellerbee in 1944 ; football Hall of Fame member/players' union leader Gene Upshaw in 1945; songwriter Jimmy Webb in 1946 ; Britain's ... (more)

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  18. Make My DayTHE Reluctant Evolution of a Computer GeekRead the original story

    Friday Aug 14 | American Reporter

    ... Antonin Scalia and Samuel Alito were in the majority. Justices John Paul Stevens, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer and Sonia Sotomayor were in the minority. In his 90-page dissent denouncing the decision, Stevens said that "while American ...

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  19. Connecticut Supreme Court shutters death rowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | USA Today

    ... penalty in a case that tested states' use of a controversial lethal injection method. In his dissent, Justice Stephen Breyer based his reasoning - in part - on the increasing number of states that have abandoned capital punishment. Seven states have ...

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  20. All-Purpose Order Denying Motion to SealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Lowering the Bar

    Sources report that Judge Charles Breyer recently issued an order refusing to seal certain documents on the grounds that they were already heavily redacted, and so who cares. Or, at least, we can infer from the order that this was part of his thinking: There is a little helpful guidance in the footnote at the end, suggesting that the defendant had not identified "compelling reasons" that "exceptionally sensitive information" needed protection.

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