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The Supreme Court Expands FBI Hacking Powers

The Atlantic - ‎6 hours ago‎
The U.S. Supreme Court approved a new rule Thursday allowing federal judges to issue warrants that target computers outside their jurisdiction, setting the stage for a major expansion of surveillance and hacking powers by federal law-enforcement agencies.
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Supreme Court Lets Texas Continue Enforcing Voter-ID Law

Bloomberg - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Supreme Court is likely to see a wave of voting-related requests in the coming months, giving the justices a pivotal role in the November election.
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A Supreme Court Challenge for Democrats

Wall Street Journal - ‎18 hours ago‎
The relentless partisan warfare over Supreme Court appointments, including the latest manifestation involving Judge Merrick Garland, is disheartening, damaging to the court and corrosive to civil discourse.
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What missing a Supreme Court justice means for climate change

GreenBiz - ‎8 hours ago‎
As the Obama administration's Clean Power Plan gets set to wind its way through the federal court system, the passing of former Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia in February has made the future of this rule murky. While the debate about the Clean ...

Could a Grand Peace Pact End the Supreme Court Standoff?

Wall Street Journal (blog) - ‎2 hours ago‎
Stop, stop, stop is the refrain heard from many Supreme Court observers, including its most senior practitioners. The latest entreating entry comes from former Solicitor General Ted Olson who appears in Friday's opinion page of The Wall Street Journal ...
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Watch Stephen Colbert nominate Michael Jordan to the Supreme Court

Chicago Tribune - ‎2 hours ago‎
Colbert chose former Pets.com CEO Julie Wainwright as his running mate, Jordan as his Supreme Court nominee, Harry Potter as his Secretary of State and the remaining Beatles for other cabinet positions.
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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 ...
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Supreme Court protects World Bank from disclosing evidence in SNC Lavalin bribery case

iPolitics.ca (subscription) - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that the World Bank Group has immunity from being forced to produce documents or provide its own employees as witnesses in Canadian legal cases.
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Why 70, BCCI officials should quit at 60, questions Supreme Court

The Indian Express - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Supreme Court on Saturday pulled up the BCCI for resisting the Justice R M Lodha-led committee's recommendation on capping the age of its office bearers to 70 years , observing “when politicians now a days are retiring at that age then why can't ...

Dene National Chief says Métis groups not needed after Supreme Court ruling

CBC.ca - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Speaking at a meeting of Dene chiefs in Yellowknife, Dene National Chief Bill Erasmus said it's not clear if a Métis association is still needed following a landmark Supreme Court ruling. However, N.W.T. Métis Nation leader Garry Bailey said that ...
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NEET first phase will be held on May 1; Supreme Court declines Centre's plea, says let the exams go on

Zee News - ‎8 hours ago‎
New Delhi: In what may put to rest all doubts over the first phase of National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) scheduled for May 1, the Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain the Central government's plea seeking to delay the holding of the ...
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Supreme Court's plan to discourage frivolous litigation: Rs 50 lakh hearing fee

India Today - ‎3 hours ago‎
Days after Chief Justice of India TS Thakur, in an emotional appeal, pleaded with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to help upgrade judicial infrastructure and address shortage of judges in courts, the Supreme Court has come up with a plan to discourage ...
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When Smart Supreme Court Justices Play Dumb

New York Times - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
THERE are few sights more disconcerting during a Supreme Court argument than smart justices playing dumb. Any lawyer knows that a word that means one thing in ordinary conversation can be deployed as a term of art and assume a separate meaning in ...
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Supreme Court rules on political speech and the First Amendment

Constitution Daily (blog) - ‎8 hours ago‎
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court handed down its opinion in Heffernan v. City of Paterson, a case that involved the First Amendment, political speech, and the innocuous actions of a police officer helping his bedridden mother.

Drug Price Debate: Can An Obscure Supreme Court Patent Case Lead To Lower Prescription Prices?

International Business Times - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
The article discusses a case argued before the Supreme Court Monday that looks at the way patents are challenged, saying the case could “leave a big mark on medicine” and have “huge” consequences for the pharmaceutical industry.
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Nicolas Maduro to Remain President. Venezuela Supreme Court Amendment Shortening Presidential Term Not ...

Center for Research on Globalization - ‎5 hours ago‎
In its latest decision released Monday, the Venezuelan Supreme Court ruled that the new shortened presidential term will not take effect in the case of the current head of state, citing Article 24 of the Bolivarian Constitution's “absolute non ...

Now Even 60 Minutes Misstating Supreme Court's Citizens United Ruling

Mediaite - ‎21 hours ago‎
shutterstock_379352956(1) Back in 2012, I penned a piece excoriating the media for its regular misstatements about the U.S. Supreme Court's controversial Citizens United ruling. The opinion, which deemed certain portions of the McCain-Feingold campaign ...

Man Accused of Sexual Assault Called Back to Supreme Court

VOCM - ‎4 hours ago‎
A St. Lawrence man accused of sexually assaulting a minor was called back to Supreme Court today. Bradley Giovannini's trial has been set and delayed several times due to issues with counsel.

Letter: Supreme Court opening makes election vital

Tallahassee.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
With the loss of Justice Antonin Scalia, the Supreme Court has an open seat, and we are at risk of putting on a Justice who wishes to legislate through the court, and lose sight of what our constitution was truly meant to be.
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Prosecutors ask US Supreme Court to reopen Gov. Walker John Doe probe

WBAY - ‎18 hours ago‎
Wisconsin prosecutors are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overrule a Wisconsin Supreme Court ruling that shut down a 2012 John Doe investigation.
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