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US Supreme Court puts Obama climate regulations on hold - ‎6 hours ago‎
The US Supreme Court on 9 February blocked President Barack Obama's plan to regulate carbon dioxide emissions from power plants, pending the outcome of a legal challenge by more than two dozen states.

How Much Care Do Presidents Have to Take?

The Atlantic - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
As Hill's lawyer, Terry was, to say the least, zealous—after Sharon died, Terry married Hill, who was three decades younger, and pursued the case against Sharon's estate.

Supreme Court ruling suggests neuroscience could upend US legal system

ExtremeTech - ‎4 hours ago‎
If one wants to go hunting for fossilized remains, they need not look further than the United States legal system. Based upon what amounts to medieval precedents from English common law, our present legal code is so out of step with decades of ...
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Tennessee county lawsuit: SCOTUS gay 'marriage' ruling invalid

Lifesite - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
"The Supreme Court of the United States ... purported to do two things that are mutually exclusive: rule a law invalid, and then rule that everyone has a right to get married under [that] invalid[ated] law," Fowler explained.

United States Supreme Court Puts President Barack Obama's Clean Power Plan on Hold

Wheeling Intelligencer - ‎16 hours ago‎
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Morning briefing: Supreme Court race: 'Nobody here but us nonpartisans' - ‎7 hours ago‎
'Nobody here but us nonpartisans': Bill Leuders of Isthmus writes: "There are actually quite a few substantive differences between the three candidates for Wisconsin Supreme Court on the Feb. 16 primary ballot (which will narrow the field to two for ...

U.S. Supreme Court blocks Obama carbon emissions plan

Thomson Reuters Foundation - ‎22 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON, Feb 9 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday delivered a major blow to President Barack Obama by putting on hold federal regulations to curb carbon dioxide emissions mainly from coal-fired power plants, the centerpiece of his ...
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The Great Underdiscussed Campaign Issue of 2016: The Future of the Supreme Court

New York Magazine - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
So long as big-money interests control the United States Congress, it is gonna be very hard to do what has to be done for working families.
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Supreme Court Ruling Has Florida Scrambling to Fix Death Penalty Law

New York Times - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
MIAMI - In the wake of a United States Supreme Court decision that struck down part of Florida's capital punishment law, the State Legislature and courts are grappling with proposals that could significantly change sentencing in a state with one of ...
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Apple Says US Supreme Court Should Reject Samsung's Appeal Request

Mac Rumors - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
In December, Samsung asked the United States Supreme Court to hear a final appeal in its ongoing patent battle with Apple, which would potentially nullify a $548 million settlement awarded to Apple.
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The Supreme Court vs. the President

New York Times - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
The message from such progressive organizations as America's Voice, an immigration advocacy group, seems to be that it's just as well that the Supreme Court will address the Take Care Clause because the issue might otherwise re-emerge, after a narrow ...

Getting By With A Little Help From Friends: United States Supreme Court To Clarify Insider Trading Liability In ...

Mondaq News Alerts (registration) - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
On January 19, 2016, the United States Supreme Court granted certiorari in United States v. Salman, in which the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that the government may prove a "personal benefit" to a tipper of inside information—a necessary ...

U.S. Supreme Court Upholds FERC Order No. 745

Mondaq News Alerts (registration) - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
On January 25, 2016, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that FERC had not exceeded its legal authority under the Federal Power Act ("FPA") in promulgating a rule—Order No.

Lawyers for Texas Talk Strategy on SCOTUS Immigration Hearing

Texas Tribune - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
As he prepares to make his fifth trip to argue before the U.S. Supreme Court in perhaps his most high-profile case to date, Texas Solicitor General Scott Keller is confident he and his team will prevail and stop President Obama's immigration plan from ...

Supreme Court reaffirms supremacy over state courts, and why that matters now

The Hill (blog) - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
Last week, the Supreme Court in James v. City of Boise unanimously and summarily reversed a decision by the Idaho Supreme Court wherein the state high court asserted that the U.S. Supreme Court lacked the power to limit state court power to award ...
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American Samoa Citizenship Case Arrives at Supreme Court - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
The case for birthright citizenship for individuals born in U.S. territories, Tuaua v. United States, could be decided by the Supreme Court. Attorneys filed a Petition for Writ of Certiorari Monday requesting that the Supreme Court review the decision ...
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Donald Trump: Supreme Court should have left gay marriage to the states

Washington Times - ‎Jan 31, 2016‎
Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump said Sunday he wished the U.S. Supreme Court had left the issue of gay marriage to the states instead of making it legal across the board in its landmark ruling last year.
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Supreme Court halts Obama's climate-change plans - ‎22 hours ago‎
“This wasn't a rule so much as it was a reimagining of the entire electricity system of the United States,” Michael McKenna, a GOP energy strategist, told the Washington Times.
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NEWT GINGRICH: Supreme Court Justice Obama?

Washington Times - ‎Jan 28, 2016‎
... it seems there is a chance she would appoint the most anti-constitutional president in American history to the Supreme Court of the United States, where he could remain for decades as the most anti-constitutional Supreme Court justice in American ...

Briefing For The Big Bucks: CRST Asks U.S. Supreme Court For Attorneys' Fees From The EEOC

Mondaq News Alerts (registration) - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
Now it has reached the U.S. Supreme Court on the issue of whether attorneys' fees are appropriate in instances where the EEOC failed to satisfy its pre-suit investigation duties under Title VII, but the employer was not victorious "on the merits.