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America's battle over climate change

The Economist (blog) - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
AMERICA'S most ambitious effort to cut carbon-dioxide emissions from power plants is in danger. On February 9th the Supreme Court, divided 5-4 along partisan lines, put the brakes on the Clean Power Plan: a move that surprised many. Barack Obama's ...
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Kwikwetlem First Nation files Supreme Court challenge for traditional lands

Vancouver Sun - ‎15 hours ago‎
A small B.C. First Nation says it's been squeezed out of its traditional territory around the Coquitlam River watershed and forced to file an aboriginal title and rights charter claim with the Supreme Court of Canada because the province won't ...
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Kansas Supreme Court invalidates school funding law

Winnipeg Free Press - ‎51 minutes ago‎
TOPEKA, Kan. - The Kansas Supreme Court struck down a stopgap law for funding the state's public schools on Thursday, saying it left poor districts $54 million short.

What This New York Times Writer Got Wrong on Supreme Court Case Challenging Obama's Executive Actions

Daily Signal - ‎20 hours ago‎
Likewise, the Supreme Court didn't shy away from the Take Care Clause in a 1952 case informing President Truman that he couldn't seize the nation's steel mills to prevent a strike during wartime.
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Lawyers who challenged Harper's choice of Marc Nadon for Supreme Court denied costs - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Galati challenged the eligibility of the Federal Court of Appeal judge to fill one of three seats reserved for Quebec. He put his challenge on hold when the government referred the issue to the Supreme Court, which then scuttled Nadon's appointment.
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US can still hit climate goals despite Supreme Court pause, White House says

Reuters UK - ‎15 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON The White House vowed Wednesday that the United States would still meet international commitments to cut carbon emissions, seeking to allay concerns that the Supreme Court might take away one of its main weapons against climate ...
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What the Supreme Court's Decision to Halt Climate Regulation Means

New York Times - ‎14 hours ago‎
The Supreme Court has never before placed a stay on a regulation before there has even been review in a federal appeals court.

Governor can't take away Speaker's powers: Supreme Court

Economic Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today critically examined a decision of Arunachal Pradesh Governor J P Rajkhowa ordering maintenance of the party-wise position of MLAs in the assembly and said he had "no role to play" in it, as the anti-defection aspect ...

State Supreme Court Refuses to Rethink SeaTac's $15 Minimum Wage Law (blog) - ‎17 hours ago‎
They finally lost the case in an appeals court, but then filed a motion with the state Supreme Court for an emergency review.

Supreme Court Puts EPA Carbon Rule on Hold During Litigation

Wall Street Journal - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
WASHINGTON—A divided Supreme Court on Tuesday temporarily blocked the Obama administration's initiative to limit carbon emissions from power plants, dealing an early and potentially significant blow to a rule that is the cornerstone of President ...
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MADISON GESIOTTO: Decades of Supreme Court decisions may have been decided in New Hampshire

Washington Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
Assuming the Supreme Court remains unchanged throughout President Obama's term, the next president is sure to drastically shape the future of the high court for decades to come, potentially creating a solid conservative or liberal majority on the bench.
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Supreme Court dashes Mama Taraba's hopes, upholds Gov. Ishaku's election

Premium Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Supreme Court has upheld the election of Darius Ishaku as the governor of Taraba State, affirming an earlier decision of the Court of Appeal.

Supreme Court ruling suggests neuroscience could upend US legal system

ExtremeTech - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
At the heart of the Supreme Court decision was the scientific evidence that the human brain does not reach full maturation until well into one's early 20s.
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Supreme Court Puts Hold on Carbon Rule — Energy Journal

Wall Street Journal (blog) - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
The U.S. Supreme Court temporarily blocked President Barack Obama's plan to limit carbon emissions from power plants, Brent Kendall and Amy Harder report.

Herald case: Supreme Court to consider early hearing of Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi plea

Economic Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today said it will consider the pleas of Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi that their appeals against the Delhi High Court verdict, refusing to quash summons issued to them in the National Herald case, ...

Supreme Court Weighs Philippine …

The Asia Sentinel - ‎4 hours ago‎
In taking up the question of the presidential candidacy of Grace Poe, who now leads the public opinion sweepstakes for the election in May, the Philippine Supreme Court has assumed a crucial role deciding the country's future. It is effectively a five ...
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Case against Eddie Obeid draws 'a very long bow', Supreme Court hears

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎9 hours ago‎
Eddie Obeid's barrister has told jurors in the criminal trial of the former NSW Labor minister that the Crown case against his client draws "a very long bow".
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Victorian Supreme Court approves CSC's AU$427m UXC acquisition

ZDNet - ‎15 hours ago‎
Computer Sciences Corp (CSC) has been given the green light from the Supreme Court of Victoria to wholly acquire the shares of Australian-listed IT and business solutions firm UXC Limited.
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Victim's family moves Supreme Court against Salman Khan's acquittal

Daily News & Analysis - ‎15 hours ago‎
The widow and son of the victim mowed down allegedly by actor Salman Khan in 2002 hit-and-run case, moved the Supreme Court on Wednesday, seeking reversal of the Bombay High Court order acquitting the Bollywood superstar. Deceased Nuroolla ...

Supreme Court Blocks Clean Power Plan

Environmental Leader - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
The US Supreme Court yesterday delivered a major blow to President Obama's climate change policy by temporarily halting the implementation of the Clean Power Plan while an appeals court considers a legal challenge to the rule that aims to regulate ...