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  1. The Supreme Court is ignoring a huge wave in American politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... veto to repeal the death penalty. Many of those who oppose the death penalty, such as dissenting Justice Stephen Breyer , cite its arbitrary application and unrealiability. Breyer, along with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, revealed in their dissents ...

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  2. 'Activist' US Supreme Court a key issue in 2016 pollsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    ... retire during the next president's term in office. Of the nine justices, four are currently above 75. Justice Stephen Breyer is 76, Justices Anthony Kennedy and Antonin Scalia are 79 this year, and Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is 82. The next reason ...

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  3. 3 US Supreme Court justices have substantial stock holdingsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    " New personal financial disclosures from the Supreme Court show that Chief Justice John Roberts and two other justices are maintaining significant investments in individual companies' stock. The details of investments held by Roberts, Justice Samuel Alito and Justice Stephen Breyer are in annual financial reports released Thursday by the federal judiciary.

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  4. Supreme Court Justices Earn Free Trips and More on the SideRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | TIME.com

    ... School and Justice Elena Kagan was a visiting professor at Harvard Law School. Justices Antonin Scalia and Stephen Breyer both reported income from book royalties, though Scalia's books seem to be selling far better, earning more than $33,000 in ...

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  5. Supreme Court justices hold stock in tech vendors, other firmsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

    ... majority. Aereo was a start-up offering TV service to subscribers through specialized antenna farms. Justice Stephen Breyer owned up to $100,000 in IT services firm EMC and Roberts held up to $50,000 in Hewlett-Packard last year when both businesses ...

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  6. Supreme Court Blocks EPA Limits On Power Plant Mercury EmissionsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Chemical and Engineering News

    ... limits for power plants," Kagan wrote in a dissenting opinion joined by Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, and Sonia Sotomayor. The ruling was bad news for chemical companies that were gearing up to sell activated carbon and bromine to ...

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  7. 3 Supreme Court justices maintain substantial stock holdingsRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | KRON 4

    New personal financial disclosures from the Supreme Court show that Chief Justice John Roberts and two other justices are maintaining significant investments in individual companies' stock. The details of investments held by Roberts, Justice Samuel Alito and Justice Stephen Breyer are in annual financial reports released Thursday by the federal judiciary.

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  8. Poll: Should cameras be allowed in the Supreme Court?Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    The Justices of the US Supreme Court. Seen L-R: Justice Clarence Thomas, Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Justice Antonin Scalia, Justice Stephen Breyer, Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Justice Samuel Alito Jr., Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, Justice Elena Kagan and Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

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  9. Capitol Report: Supreme Court justices held stakes in companies who appeared before courtRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | MarketWatch

    ... The disclosures reveal that "in 2014 three justices - Chief Justice John Roberts and Associate Justices Stephen Breyer and Samuel Alito - maintained positions in publicly traded companies worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, with many of these ...

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  10. Column: How crime affects the SupremesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, never one to avoid a good fight, tried to undercut Justice Stephen Breyer by suggesting that federal judges don't face everyday violence. When Breyer, in a 41-page dissent in the court's 5-4 ruling Monday about whether a controversial drug could be used in executions, argued that executions were unconstitutional, Scalia felt obliged to respond.

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  11. Scalia, Sotomayor most outspoken justices inside, outside courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | USA Today

    ... this year, following the completion of the 2014 term on Monday. Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Stephen Breyer were in London, Sotomayor and Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in Florence, Scalia in Galway, Ireland and Kennedy in Salzburg, Austria. ...

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  12. Noah Feldman: Supreme Court reaches the end of a political eraRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Contra Costa Times

    ... enge in the lower courts to the president's unilateral executive action on immigration. What's next? Justices Stephen Breyer and Ruth

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  13. On the way out-with grisly exceptionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Economist

    ... by providing a chance to rehearse their case. The death penalty, argued one of the four dissenting judges, Stephen Breyer, is "highly likely" to violate the constitution. Evidence suggested that innocent people, he wrote, had been executed. People ...

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  14. Marriage for EveryoneTravis County "overjoyed" to comply with Supreme Court decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Austin Chronicle

    ... to deny them this right," wrote Justice Anthony Kennedy, joined by Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Elena Kagan, Stephen Breyer, and Sonia Sotomayor. Chief Justice John Roberts dissented, along with other conservative-leaning Justices Clarence Thomas, ...

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  15. The Good News Buried in the Supreme Court's Lethal Injection DecisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Nation

    ... Sometime in the not-so-distant future this case may be assessed as a turning point. That's because Justice Stephen Breyer, joined by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, used the occasion to issue a careful but unambiguous dissent not just from Oklahoma's ...

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

    Yesterday | 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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  17. Point AustinRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Austin Chronicle

    ... current death-drug methods are unreliable and amount to torture. That decision was mainly notable for Justice Stephen Breyer 's illuminating dissent condemning capital punishment outright, and the growing sense that the ideological polarization of ...

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  18. Anthony Kennedy: The Insufferable WeathervaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Caller

    ... Supreme Court justice on the bench right now. The out-and-out liberal justices like Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen Breyer are not nearly as bad as Kennedy simply because they make decisions based on their own principles. On the other hand, Kennedy ...

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  19. Despite Glossip, hope for judicial abolition of the death penalty enduresRead the original story

    Yesterday | Sentencing Law and Policy

    ... question. This case may become an example of winning a battle while losing the war. In a dissent, Justices Stephen Breyer and Ruth Bader Ginsburg concluded that it is "highly likely" that the death penalty violates the Eighth Amendment's prohibition ...

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  20. POM Wonderful plays offense and defense in legal fightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bellingham Herald

    ... 0.3 percent pomegranate juice and 0.2 blueberry juice. An 8-0 Supreme Court decision last year, with Justice Stephen Breyer recusing himself for reasons that have not been made public, enabled POM Wonderful to continue its lawsuit against Coca-Cola ...

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