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SCOTUSblog
The Court after Scalia: The future of voting rightscases since each one will be factually distinct. Nonetheless, a new conservativ
The Court after Scalia: The future of voting rights
SCOTUSblog / Posted an hour ago
cases since each one will be factually distinct. Nonetheless, a new conservative-leaning Justice may, like Justice Anthony Kennedy did in an earlier voting rights case (Chisom v. Roemer), express skepticism about the constitutionality of... Read more
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Times News
Why it matters: Issues at stake in electionfour Democratic-appointed, liberal justices and four conservatives who were app
Why it matters: Issues at stake in election
Times News / Posted an hour ago
four Democratic-appointed, liberal justices and four conservatives who were appointed by Republicans — although Justice Anthony Kennedy has sided with the liberals on abortion, same-sex marriage and affirmative action in the past two years. The... Read more
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SCOTUSblog
The Court after Scalia: Standing at the crossroads on voting rightsheavier burdens on a smaller class of voters. The narrower plurality opinion (C
The Court after Scalia: Standing at the crossroads on voting rights
SCOTUSblog / Posted 2 hours ago
heavier burdens on a smaller class of voters. The narrower plurality opinion (Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Anthony Kennedy and John Paul Stevens) agreed the law was constitutional because it appeared to burden most voters only... Read more
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Tax-News.com
US Retailers Welcome Online Sales Tax Legislationfor a seller in one state to know how much tax to collect from a buyer in anoth
US Retailers Welcome Online Sales Tax Legislation
Tax-News.com / Posted yesterday
for a seller in one state to know how much tax to collect from a buyer in another state, the NRF said modern computer software makes that argument obsolete. It highlighted that Justice Anthony Kennedy said last year that the court made a... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
George Curry was inspiration for young journalistswas running for president. The House had rejected President Ronald Reagan’s ple
George Curry was inspiration for young journalists
Detroit Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
was running for president. The House had rejected President Ronald Reagan’s plea for money to support Nicaraguan Contras. Anthony Kennedy had been appointed to the Supreme Court. And I’d been an editor at the Washington Post for about five... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
WHY IT MATTERS: Issues at stake in electionfour Democratic-appointed, liberal justices and four conservatives who were app
WHY IT MATTERS: Issues at stake in election
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 3 days ago
four Democratic-appointed, liberal justices and four conservatives who were appointed by Republicans, although Justice Anthony Kennedy has sided with the liberals on abortion, same-sex marriage and affirmative action in the past two years. (AP... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Issues at stake in electionfour Democratic-appointed, liberal justices and four conservatives who were app
Issues at stake in election
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 3 days ago
four Democratic-appointed, liberal justices and four conservatives who were appointed by Republicans — although Justice Anthony Kennedy has sided with the liberals on abortion, same-sex marriage and affirmative action in the past two years. The... Read more
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Salon.com
WHY IT MATTERS: Issues at stake in electionfour Democratic-appointed, liberal justices and four conservatives who were app
WHY IT MATTERS: Issues at stake in election
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
four Democratic-appointed, liberal justices and four conservatives who were appointed by Republicans — although Justice Anthony Kennedy has sided with the liberals on abortion, same-sex marriage and affirmative action in the past two years. The... Read more
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Darien News-Review
WHY IT MATTERS: Issues at stake in electionfour Democratic-appointed, liberal justices and four conservatives who were app
WHY IT MATTERS: Issues at stake in election
Darien News-Review / Posted 3 days ago
four Democratic-appointed, liberal justices and four conservatives who were appointed by Republicans, although Justice Anthony Kennedy has sided with the liberals on abortion, same-sex marriage and affirmative action in the past two years.... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
WHY IT MATTERS: Issues at stake in electionfour Democratic-appointed, liberal justices and four conservatives who were app
WHY IT MATTERS: Issues at stake in election
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 3 days ago
four Democratic-appointed, liberal justices and four conservatives who were appointed by Republicans, although Justice Anthony Kennedy has sided with the liberals on abortion, same-sex marriage and affirmative action in the past two years.... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
WHY IT MATTERS: Issues at stake in electionfour Democratic-appointed, liberal justices and four conservatives who were app
WHY IT MATTERS: Issues at stake in election
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
four Democratic-appointed, liberal justices and four conservatives who were appointed by Republicans, although Justice Anthony Kennedy has sided with the liberals on abortion, same-sex marriage and affirmative action in the past two years.... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
WHY IT MATTERS: Issues at stake in electionfour Democratic-appointed, liberal justices and four conservatives who were app
WHY IT MATTERS: Issues at stake in election
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 3 days ago
four Democratic-appointed, liberal justices and four conservatives who were appointed by Republicans, although Justice Anthony Kennedy has sided with the liberals on abortion, same-sex marriage and affirmative action in the past two years.... Read more
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The New Canaan News
WHY IT MATTERS: Issues at stake in electionfour Democratic-appointed, liberal justices and four conservatives who were app
WHY IT MATTERS: Issues at stake in election
The New Canaan News / Posted 3 days ago
four Democratic-appointed, liberal justices and four conservatives who were appointed by Republicans, although Justice Anthony Kennedy has sided with the liberals on abortion, same-sex marriage and affirmative action in the past two years.... Read more
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Connecticut Post
WHY IT MATTERS: Issues at stake in electionfour Democratic-appointed, liberal justices and four conservatives who were app
WHY IT MATTERS: Issues at stake in election
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 days ago
four Democratic-appointed, liberal justices and four conservatives who were appointed by Republicans, although Justice Anthony Kennedy has sided with the liberals on abortion, same-sex marriage and affirmative action in the past two years.... Read more
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MLive.com
Michigan prosecutors defying U.S. Supreme Court on 'juvenile lifers'Elena Kagan states that mandatory life without parole for juveniles constitutes
Michigan prosecutors defying U.S. Supreme Court on 'juvenile lifers'
MLive.com / Posted 4 days ago
Elena Kagan states that mandatory life without parole for juveniles constitutes "cruel and unusual punishment." Justice Anthony Kennedy swings the decision, by joining the court's four liberal members. The decision leaves open the question of... Read more
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Business Wire
Retailers Welcome Release of Goodlatte Online Sales Tax Billbuyer in another state. But NRF and other opponents say modern computer softwar
Retailers Welcome Release of Goodlatte Online Sales Tax Bill
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
buyer in another state. But NRF and other opponents say modern computer software makes that argument obsolete. And Justice Anthony Kennedy said last year that the court made a mistake. NRF is the world’s largest retail trade association,... Read more
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KECI Missoula
August 25the Court while also earning a reputation as a potential swing vote due to his
August 25
KECI Missoula / Posted 5 days ago
the Court while also earning a reputation as a potential swing vote due to his willingness to compromise, was succeeded by Anthony Kennedy following his 1987 retirement. 1991: Finnish student Linus Torvalds announces the first version of what will... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
August 25the Court while also earning a reputation as a potential swing vote due to his
August 25
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 5 days ago
the Court while also earning a reputation as a potential swing vote due to his willingness to compromise, was succeeded by Anthony Kennedy following his 1987 retirement. 1991: Finnish student Linus Torvalds announces the first version of what will... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
August 25the Court while also earning a reputation as a potential swing vote due to his
August 25
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 5 days ago
the Court while also earning a reputation as a potential swing vote due to his willingness to compromise, was succeeded by Anthony Kennedy following his 1987 retirement. 1991: Finnish student Linus Torvalds announces the first version of what will... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
WHY IT MATTERS: Supreme Courtfour Democratic-appointed, liberal justices and four conservatives who were app
WHY IT MATTERS: Supreme Court
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 6 days ago
four Democratic-appointed, liberal justices and four conservatives who were appointed by Republicans, although Justice Anthony Kennedy has sided with the liberals on abortion, same-sex marriage and affirmative action in the past two years. (AP... Read more
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USA Today
Even Trump and Clinton need big-money donors— amounts to criminal activity or even what we might term corruption. In the Su
Even Trump and Clinton need big-money donors
USA Today / Posted 6 days ago
— amounts to criminal activity or even what we might term corruption. In the Supreme Court’s Citizens United case, Justice Anthony Kennedy, writing for the Court, declared that “ingratiation and access are not corruption.” But there’s still... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Supreme Courtthat could cement conservative or liberal domination of the court for decades.
Supreme Court
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 6 days ago
that could cement conservative or liberal domination of the court for decades. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is 83, Justice Anthony Kennedy is 80, and Justice Stephen Breyer is 78. Justices tend to retire when their replacement is likely to be of... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
WHY IT MATTERS: Supreme Courtthat could cement conservative or liberal domination of the court for decades.
WHY IT MATTERS: Supreme Court
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 6 days ago
that could cement conservative or liberal domination of the court for decades. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is 83, Justice Anthony Kennedy is 80, and Justice Stephen Breyer is 78. Justices tend to retire when their replacement is likely to be of... Read more
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Darien News-Review
WHY IT MATTERS: Supreme Courtfour Democratic-appointed, liberal justices and four conservatives who were app
WHY IT MATTERS: Supreme Court
Darien News-Review / Posted 6 days ago
four Democratic-appointed, liberal justices and four conservatives who were appointed by Republicans, although Justice Anthony Kennedy has sided with the liberals on abortion, same-sex marriage and affirmative action in the past two years.... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
WHY IT MATTERS: Supreme Courtfour Democratic-appointed, liberal justices and four conservatives who were app
WHY IT MATTERS: Supreme Court
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 6 days ago
four Democratic-appointed, liberal justices and four conservatives who were appointed by Republicans, although Justice Anthony Kennedy has sided with the liberals on abortion, same-sex marriage and affirmative action in the past two years.... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Supreme Courtthat could cement conservative or liberal domination of the court for decades.
Supreme Court
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 6 days ago
that could cement conservative or liberal domination of the court for decades. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is 83, Justice Anthony Kennedy is 80, and Justice Stephen Breyer is 78. Justices tend to retire when their replacement is likely to be of... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
WHY IT MATTERS: Supreme Courtfour Democratic-appointed, liberal justices and four conservatives who were app
WHY IT MATTERS: Supreme Court
Stamford Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
four Democratic-appointed, liberal justices and four conservatives who were appointed by Republicans, although Justice Anthony Kennedy has sided with the liberals on abortion, same-sex marriage and affirmative action in the past two years.... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
WHY IT MATTERS: Supreme Courtfour Democratic-appointed, liberal justices and four conservatives who were app
WHY IT MATTERS: Supreme Court
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 6 days ago
four Democratic-appointed, liberal justices and four conservatives who were appointed by Republicans, although Justice Anthony Kennedy has sided with the liberals on abortion, same-sex marriage and affirmative action in the past two years.... Read more
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The New Canaan News
WHY IT MATTERS: Supreme Courtfour Democratic-appointed, liberal justices and four conservatives who were app
WHY IT MATTERS: Supreme Court
The New Canaan News / Posted 6 days ago
four Democratic-appointed, liberal justices and four conservatives who were appointed by Republicans, although Justice Anthony Kennedy has sided with the liberals on abortion, same-sex marriage and affirmative action in the past two years.... Read more
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Connecticut Post
WHY IT MATTERS: Supreme Courtfour Democratic-appointed, liberal justices and four conservatives who were app
WHY IT MATTERS: Supreme Court
Connecticut Post / Posted 6 days ago
four Democratic-appointed, liberal justices and four conservatives who were appointed by Republicans, although Justice Anthony Kennedy has sided with the liberals on abortion, same-sex marriage and affirmative action in the past two years.... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
WHY IT MATTERS: Supreme Courtthat could cement conservative or liberal domination of the court for decades.
WHY IT MATTERS: Supreme Court
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 6 days ago
that could cement conservative or liberal domination of the court for decades. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is 83, Justice Anthony Kennedy is 80, and Justice Stephen Breyer is 78. Justices tend to retire when their replacement is likely to be of... Read more
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Investopedia
How Did Peter Thiel Get Rich? (PYPL, FB)on a federal appeals court for about one year before he was invited to intervie
How Did Peter Thiel Get Rich? (PYPL, FB)
Investopedia / Posted 8 days ago
on a federal appeals court for about one year before he was invited to interview for clerkships with Supreme Court Justices Anthony Kennedy and Antonin Scalia. Though Thiel says the interviews went well, he was turned down for the positions. At that... Read more
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The Atlantic
How Did Antonin Scalia Shape American Policing?other vacancies to fill on the Court.” Chemerinsky included on his list Breyer,
How Did Antonin Scalia Shape American Policing?
The Atlantic / Posted 10 days ago
other vacancies to fill on the Court.” Chemerinsky included on his list Breyer, as well as Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Anthony Kennedy. With those positions to fill, a new president could change the constitutional law of policing more... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
The summer of Sandra Day O'Connor, then and nowof a tough Texas abortion regulation relied on and reinforced a milestone decis
The summer of Sandra Day O'Connor, then and now
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 10 days ago
of a tough Texas abortion regulation relied on and reinforced a milestone decision O'Connor wrote in 1992 with Justices Anthony Kennedy and David Souter. Especially striking was how much Kennedy, who authored the opinion upholding the Texas... Read more
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The Atlantic
Does the First Amendment Protect Deliberate Lies?the prestige of the real medal winners and thus of the military generally. Writ
Does the First Amendment Protect Deliberate Lies?
The Atlantic / Posted 14 days ago
the prestige of the real medal winners and thus of the military generally. Writing for a four-justice plurality, Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote: Permitting the government to decree this speech to be a criminal offense, whether shouted from the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Courts urged to strike down election maps that lock in the winnershave said they were troubled by partisan gerrymandering, but stopped short of f
Courts urged to strike down election maps that lock in the winners
Chicago Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
have said they were troubled by partisan gerrymandering, but stopped short of finding a plan unconstitutional. Justice Anthony Kennedy cast the fifth vote in 2004 to reject a gerrymandering claim from Pennsylvania, but said a state would cross... Read more
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Kenosha News
City Council backs Bradford name for stadiumon a petition. ... I’ve got a ton of emails from people thanking me for what I’
City Council backs Bradford name for stadium
Kenosha News / Posted 14 days ago
on a petition. ... I’ve got a ton of emails from people thanking me for what I’m doing.” All council members except Ald. Anthony Kennedy voted for the resolution. Ald. Daniel Prozanski Jr. recused himself because he works for the school... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Is it constitutional to draw a congressional district that only one party can win?the justices might be open to considering the constitutionality of boundaries d
Is it constitutional to draw a congressional district that only one party can win?
Baltimore Sun / Posted 15 days ago
the justices might be open to considering the constitutionality of boundaries drawn for political purposes. Justice Anthony Kennedy cast the fifth vote in 2004 to reject a gerrymandering claim from Pennsylvania, but said a state would cross... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Courts urged to strike down election maps that lock in the winnershave said they were troubled by partisan gerrymandering, but stopped short of f
Courts urged to strike down election maps that lock in the winners
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
have said they were troubled by partisan gerrymandering, but stopped short of finding a plan unconstitutional. Justice Anthony Kennedy cast the fifth vote in 2004 to reject a gerrymandering claim from Pennsylvania, but said a state would cross... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Gov. Haslam determined to get out-of-state retailers to collect Tennessee sales taxeswhich are at odds with the Senate's approach. In a somewhat related interstate
Gov. Haslam determined to get out-of-state retailers to collect Tennessee sales taxes
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 15 days ago
which are at odds with the Senate's approach. In a somewhat related interstate tax ruling in 2015, Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy cited the rise of interstate commerce and openly invited states to push a new challenge. Emboldened by... Read more
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Breitbart
Khizr Khan No Constitutional ‘Expert’; Passed Bar at Age 60immigrant only recently obtained a license to practice law. On August 1, Chris
Khizr Khan No Constitutional ‘Expert’; Passed Bar at Age 60
Breitbart / Posted 18 days ago
immigrant only recently obtained a license to practice law. On August 1, Chris Matthews of MSNBC likened Khan to Justice Anthony Kennedy (emphasis added): MATTHEWS: When you pulled out that Constitution the other night and said, Here, read it,... Read more
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SCOTUSblog
Gay rights, religious liberty and … tire scraps? The inclusive Fourteenth Amendment path in Trinity LutheranAnd in the plurality opinion in Mitchell v. Helms, Chief Justice William Rehnqu
Gay rights, religious liberty and … tire scraps? The inclusive Fourteenth Amendment path in Trinity Lutheran
SCOTUSblog / Posted 18 days ago
And in the plurality opinion in Mitchell v. Helms, Chief Justice William Rehnquist and Justices Clarence Thomas, Anthony Kennedy, and Antonin Scalia likewise observed that Blaine Amendments arose from anti-Catholic animus and represent a... Read more
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The Hill
Our Common Cause: End partisan gerrymanderingis so clearly partisan and so egregious that the high court will put its foot d
Our Common Cause: End partisan gerrymandering
The Hill / Posted 19 days ago
is so clearly partisan and so egregious that the high court will put its foot down. They point to a 2004 opinion by Justice Anthony Kennedy, arguing that partisan gerrymandering is subject to the court’s oversight if proper standards for measuring... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Small businesses in Tennessee object to state's online sales tax planof the United States that says internet sellers can sell without tax," Roberts
Small businesses in Tennessee object to state's online sales tax plan
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 19 days ago
of the United States that says internet sellers can sell without tax," Roberts said. Last year, Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, writing in a ruling involving legal jurisdiction of state sales-tax cases, openly invited states to... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
The purpose of odd numbers and the obligation to appoint judgesSenate’s refusal to move forward with Judge Garland’s nomination were less dire
The purpose of odd numbers and the obligation to appoint judges
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 20 days ago
Senate’s refusal to move forward with Judge Garland’s nomination were less dire than many predicted, mostly due to Justice Anthony Kennedy joining the more consistently “liberal” justices in major decisions involving abortion and affirmative... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Why the Senate may continue to resist Merrick Garland if Clinton winsnaming four justices. Yes, three of the justices are getting up there: Ruth Bad
Why the Senate may continue to resist Merrick Garland if Clinton wins
Namibia Economist / Posted 20 days ago
naming four justices. Yes, three of the justices are getting up there: Ruth Bader Ginsburg is 84, while Stephen Breyer and Anthony Kennedy are close behind at 78 (next week) and 80, respectively. (The fourth-oldest justice, Clarence Thomas, is only... Read more
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Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal
Supreme Court grants Gloucester School Board’s stay requestboard’s request for the stay. Breyer sided with Chief Justice John Roberts and
Supreme Court grants Gloucester School Board’s stay request
Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal / Posted 20 days ago
board’s request for the stay. Breyer sided with Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Samuel Alito, Clarence Thomas and Anthony Kennedy. Grimm was born a female but identifies as a male and, represented by the ACLU, has filed a federal lawsuit... Read more
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SCOTUSblog
Confronting a nativist past; protecting school-choice’s futureof duties, penalties, privileges or benefits.” But again: Justice Scalia is no
Confronting a nativist past; protecting school-choice’s future
SCOTUSblog / Posted 20 days ago
of duties, penalties, privileges or benefits.” But again: Justice Scalia is no longer on the Court. Even if Justice Anthony Kennedy, who voted with the majority in Locke but whose record in nearly thirty years’ worth of aid-to-religion cases... Read more
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SCOTUSblog
A soft landing at the Supreme Courtof course, state constitutional provisions can’t trump the federal constitution
A soft landing at the Supreme Court
SCOTUSblog / Posted 21 days ago
of course, state constitutional provisions can’t trump the federal constitution. And at least three current Justices (Anthony Kennedy, Clarence Thomas, and Stephen Breyer) have recognized the anti-Catholic roots of Blaine Amendments. Two of... Read more
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USA Today
Fill Supreme Court vacancysee it. The next president is likely to get to replace one or more Supreme Cour
Fill Supreme Court vacancy
USA Today / Posted 21 days ago
see it. The next president is likely to get to replace one or more Supreme Court justices. Ruth Bader Ginsburg is 83. Anthony Kennedy is 80. Stephen Breyer turns 78 this month. But Scalia died on Obama's watch. To the winner goes the spoils,... Read more
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