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Rescue the Supreme Court From Limbo

New York Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
Eight justices heard oral arguments in the final case of the Supreme Court's term on Wednesday. When will the court return to full strength?
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A “Wayne's World” Argument at the Supreme Court

The New Yorker - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
As I read the transcript of Wednesday's Supreme Court oral arguments in the corruption case of the former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell, I thought of the movie “Wayne's World.

The Supreme Court May Have Just Derailed Europe's Safe Harbor Agreement

Fast Company - ‎9 hours ago‎
The Supreme Court's rule change will take effect on December 1 unless Congress decides to pass a law countermanding the court's decision.

Supreme Court Lets Texas Voter ID Law Stand — For Now

NPR - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Supreme Court on Friday left intact a strict voter identification law in Texas, while leaving open the possibility that it would consider challenges to the law.
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SC turns down last minute plea to stop NEET

The Hindu - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Supreme Court on Saturday refused to press the pause button on the first phase of the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for medical and dental admissions scheduled for May 1. A three-judge Bench led by Chief Justice of India T.S.
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Obama hammers GOP over Supreme Court vacancy

The Hill - ‎12 hours ago‎
President Obama is pressing Senate Republicans to hold a hearing for his Supreme Court pick Merrick Garland more than a month after he nominated the judge.
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No diesel cabs on Delhi roads from tomorrow, says Supreme Court

Hindustan Times - ‎14 hours ago‎
The Supreme Court refused on Saturday to give more time to taxi operators in the National Capital Region (NCR) to switch from diesel to Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), even as they pleaded there is no technology available in the market to convert them to ...

Supreme Court rules on strangest First Amendment case in recent history

Hot Air - ‎4 hours ago‎
You may recall back in January when we talked about the case of Jeffrey Heffernan. He was the cop in Paterson, New Jersey who was demoted because of “overt involvement in a political campaign.

Edinburg mother's immigrant story reaches the Supreme Court

Monitor - ‎1 hour ago‎
Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill. speaks to supporters of fair immigration reform at the Supreme Court in Washington, Monday, April 18, 2016.

Supreme Court wonders why odd-even scheme not working in Delhi

Economic Times - ‎9 hours ago‎
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today wondered why Arvind Kejriwal-led government's much hyped Odd-Even scheme has not been able to reduce pollution level and steps taken to achieve ambient air quality standards seemed not to be working.

Supreme Court rejects appeal in Prince Albert murder case

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The Supreme Court of Canada has dismissed the appeal of a man convicted of first-degree murder in a Prince Albert killing. John Thomas Shaoulle, 33, received an automatic right to a hearing at the country's top court after the Saskatchewan Court of ...

Centre's plea to Supreme Court on NEET goes in vain

Deccan Chronicle - ‎1 hour ago‎
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Saturday refused to entertain requests from a batch of students seeking cancellation of Neet on May 1 and permitted the exam to go on as scheduled.

Jagmohan Dalmiya's widow hurt by Supreme Court observations on late BCCI president

Economic Times - ‎10 hours ago‎
KOLKATA: Former BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya's widow Chandralekha today said she has been "deeply hurt" by the Supreme Court's observations on her late husband during the hearing on Justice R M Lodha-led committee recommendations to ...
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Kansas House narrowly rejects changes in Supreme Court selection process

Kansas City Star - ‎5 hours ago‎
The House of Representatives on Saturday narrowly rejected a bill to expand Gov. Sam Brownback's authority over the Supreme Court Nominating Commission. The bill would also have given Secretary of State Kris Kobach authority over the list of Kansas ...
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Dennis Oland asks Supreme Court to hear his bid for bail

Toronto Star - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
SAINT JOHN, N.B.—Lawyers for convicted murderer Dennis Oland are asking Canada's highest court to hear the New Brunswick man's bid to be granted bail.

Heeding Supreme Court, Facebook makes it harder to remove offensive content

Economic Times - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The Supreme Court last year read down Section 79 of the Information Technology Act, 2000, to say that a non-government request for taking down online content should be accompanied by a court order.
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Could a Grand Peace Pact End the Supreme Court Standoff?

Wall Street Journal (blog) - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Much of the reaction to the Supreme Court standoff in Washington is the opposite of the “Fight! Fight! Fight” chants of classmates egging on a schoolyard scuffle.
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Quid pro quo

The Economist (blog) - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
After being slapped with a two-year prison sentence that was upheld last July by the Fourth Circuit court of appeals, Mr McDonnell earned some relief from the Supreme Court. No bars for the former governor, the justices said, before they had a chance ...