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  1. Viewpoints: Graying at The Temple: Ruling out senility on the Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | HeraldNet

    In a law review article I wrote 15 years ago about cognitive decline on the U.S. Supreme Court, I predicted that, in the coming years, no one would take action to mitigate the problem. Instead, another half-dozen mentally decrepit justices would join "the roster of jurists who harmed their court and hurt their own reputations by remaining on the bench too long."

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  2. On Native GroundTHE Supremes Keeps Alive the Fiction of Corporate PersonhoodRead 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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  3. Volkswagen scandal: legal assault lands in San Francisco courtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | SiliconValley.com

    ... Breyer, a veteran of some of the Bay Area's most high-profile cases and brother of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer. The U.S. Justice Department's lawsuit against Volkswagen, filed last month in Detroit, also has been shifted to Breyer's ...

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  4. Garrow: Federal judiciary falling into hands of 'old fogeys'Read the original story

    Thursday | Athens Banner-Herald

    In a law review article I wrote 15 years ago about cognitive decline on the U.S. Supreme Court, I predicted that, in the coming years, no one would take action to mitigate the problem. Instead, another half-dozen mentally decrepit justices would join "the roster of jurists who harmed their court and hurt their own reputations by remaining on the bench too long."

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  5. How the next president and the Supreme Court are intertwinedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... conservatives, Antonin Scalia (79) and Anthony Kennedy (79), and two liberals, Ruth Bader Ginsburg (82) and Stephen Breyer (77). There is a good chance that at least one conservative and one liberal will retire, giving the new president the ...

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  6. See the Issue Glenn Beck Says Will 'Fundamentally Change' ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | TheBlaze.com

    ... George H.W. Bush entered the White House that a president will inherit three justices that old. And Justice Stephen Breyer, who will be 78 by then, isn't far behind. As court seems to become more and more polarized on the issues - as shown in the ...

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  7. Are the Supreme Court justices too old?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Economist

    ... justices Samuel Alito and Clarence Thomas are 65 and 67. From there the bench turns decidedly geriatric. Stephen Breyer is now 77 and Anthony Kennedy is 79. The ideologically incompatible opera-loving buddies Antonin Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsburg ...

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  8. Possible conflict for Supreme Court judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... the money in government securities or certain kinds of mutual funds. Only three justices -- Samuel Alito, Stephen Breyer and Roberts -- even own individual stocks. Yet in the past few months, Alito has had to sit out a Supreme Court case and Breyer ...

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  9. Mario Cuomo: A Miscarriage of JusticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | New Yorker

    ... politicians (Bruce Babbitt, ex-governor of Arizona and Clinton's interior secretary); lower-court judges (Stephen Breyer, JosA Cabranes); even a First Lady (Hillary Rodham Clinton). Eventually he decided on Ruth Bader Ginsburg . But, before he ...

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  10. Roberts sold more than $250,000 in Microsoft stockRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... the money in government securities or certain kinds of mutual funds. Only three justices - Samuel Alito , Stephen Breyer and Roberts - even own individual stocks. Yet in the past few months, Alito has had to sit out a Supreme Court case and Breyer ...

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  11. Worrying about 'old fogey' justices still on the benchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Star Tribune

    Members of the U.S. Supreme Court, seated, from left are Clarence Thomas, 67; Antonin Scalia, 79; John Roberts, 61; Anthony Kennedy, 79, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 82, and standing are Sonia Sotomayor, 61; Stephen Breyer, 77; Samuel Alito, 65, and Elena Kagan, 55. In a law review article 15 years ago about cognitive decline on the U.S. Supreme Court, I predicted that no one would take action to mitigate the problem. Instead, another half a dozen mentally decrepit justices would join "the roster of jurists who harmed their court and hurt their own reputations by remaining on the bench too long."

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  12. Drug pay-for-delay deals declared fair game for FTC lawsuitsRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | American Medical Association

    ... in the introduction of a lower-cost generic alternative to the medication. Writing for the majority, Justice Stephen Breyer stated that the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals was wrong to uphold the agreement based on its stipulation that such ...

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  13. US state executes oldest prisonerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Iol.co.za

    ... row prisoners - spending decades in solitary confinement with no prospects but death. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer spoke out last year against "unconscionably long delays that undermine the death penalty's phenological purpose." Death ...

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  14. Polity: On tour with The BossRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Public Address

    ... one was based mainly on Andrew's personal interests - a really lively discussion with US Supreme Court Judge Stephen Breyer. The other 39 were all business. As a staffer in those meetings, I had it easy. If the subject matter was labyrinthine or ...

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  15. Supreme Court: Eye on the prizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Hill

    ... 82. The frequent swing vote, Anthony Kennedy and conservative anchor Antonin Scalia are 79. Liberal justice Stephen Breyer is 77. It seems likely that the next president will have multiple seats to fill on the court during his/her first term. ...

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  16. US executes 72-year-old prisonerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Nation

    ... row prisoners -- spending decades in solitary confinement with no prospects but death. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer spoke out last year against "unconscionably long delays that undermine the death penalty's penological purpose." Death ...

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  17. 'Superannuated' Supreme Court justices raise concerns of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | ABA Journal

    A law professor who once wrote a law review article about "mental decrepitude" on the U.S. Supreme Court says he is concerned about the possibility of impending cognitive decline among current justices. In an op-ed for the Los Angeles Times , University of Pittsburgh law professor David Garrow says he predicted in the article published 15 years ago that, in the next five decades, a half dozen justices would harm their reputations by remaining on the bench too long.

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  18. Georgia's oldest death row inmate executedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | ABC News

    ... who spend decades in solitary confinement with no prospects but death. Last year, Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer spoke out against "unconscionably long delays that undermine the death penalty's penological purpose". Death penalty opponents ...

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  19. US executes 72-year-old prisoner : February 03, 2016,Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Daily Times

    ... row prisoners spending decades in solitary confinement with no prospects but death. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer spoke out last year against unconscionably long delays that undermine the death penalty's penological purpose. Death penalty ...

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  20. Stalk Your Favorite Supreme Court Justices With This Handy MapRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | FindLaw

    Can't get enough of Justice Scalia ? Want to know when Justice Sotomayor makes a stop in your town? Figuring out how to stalk your favorite Supreme Court justice isn't as hard as it might seem, thanks to a handy map that lets you know where the justices have been, are, and will be. SCOTUS Map is a project of Victoria Kwan and Jay Pinho and regularly lists the public appearances of the Supreme Court nine.

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