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Roll Call
Supreme Court May Be Ready to Side With McDonnellor advocating on behalf of constituents, such as writing a letter to a housing
Supreme Court May Be Ready to Side With McDonnell
Roll Call / Posted 18 hours ago
or advocating on behalf of constituents, such as writing a letter to a housing department to look at a particular case. Breyer was the most vocal about his concerns, pointing out how a criminal law was a weapon to cure corruption when the law’s... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
National Day of Mourning on Manitoulin attracts small crowd – Manitoulin Expositormemory of her 22-year-old son, killed in 1999 while driving a truck across a le
National Day of Mourning on Manitoulin attracts small crowd – Manitoulin Expositor
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted yesterday
memory of her 22-year-old son, killed in 1999 while driving a truck across a level crossing with poor sightlines. photo by Michael Erskine AUNDECK OMNI KANING—A small but sombre crowd gathered in the Aundeck Omni Kaning community centre on April... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
Scalia's loss raises questions for Supreme Courtcase. They strongly suggested that the court eventually will set aside his crim
Scalia's loss raises questions for Supreme Court
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 3 days ago
case. They strongly suggested that the court eventually will set aside his criminal conviction.Liberal Justice Stephen Breyer, conservative Chief Justice John Roberts and the justice between them on the ideological spectrum, Anthony Kennedy,... Read more
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USA Today
Merrick Garland really is anti-gunto individuals and to states. We also know that Justices Elena Kagan, Sonia So
Merrick Garland really is anti-gun
USA Today / Posted 3 days ago
to individuals and to states. We also know that Justices Elena Kagan, Sonia Sotomayor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen Breyer have called for reconsideration of Heller — both from the bench in the McDonald dissent and, in the case of Kagan, in... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Merrick Garland really is anti-gunto individuals and to states. We also know that Justices Elena Kagan, Sonia So
Merrick Garland really is anti-gun
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 3 days ago
to individuals and to states. We also know that Justices Elena Kagan, Sonia Sotomayor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen Breyer have called for reconsideration of Heller — both from the bench in the McDonald dissent and, in the case of Kagan, in... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Merrick Garland really is anti-gunto individuals and to states. We also know that Justices Elena Kagan, Sonia So
Merrick Garland really is anti-gun
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 3 days ago
to individuals and to states. We also know that Justices Elena Kagan, Sonia Sotomayor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen Breyer have called for reconsideration of Heller — both from the bench in the McDonald dissent and, in the case of Kagan, in... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Merrick Garland really is anti-gunto individuals and to states. We also know that Justices Elena Kagan, Sonia So
Merrick Garland really is anti-gun
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 3 days ago
to individuals and to states. We also know that Justices Elena Kagan, Sonia Sotomayor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen Breyer have called for reconsideration of Heller — both from the bench in the McDonald dissent and, in the case of Kagan, in... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Merrick Garland really is anti-gunto individuals and to states. We also know that Justices Elena Kagan, Sonia So
Merrick Garland really is anti-gun
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 3 days ago
to individuals and to states. We also know that Justices Elena Kagan, Sonia Sotomayor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen Breyer have called for reconsideration of Heller — both from the bench in the McDonald dissent and, in the case of Kagan, in... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Merrick Garland really is anti-gun: Columnto individuals and to states. We also know that Justices Elena Kagan, Sonia So
Merrick Garland really is anti-gun: Column
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 3 days ago
to individuals and to states. We also know that Justices Elena Kagan, Sonia Sotomayor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen Breyer have called for reconsideration of Heller — both from the bench in the McDonald dissent and, in the case of Kagan, in... Read more
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First Coast News
Merrick Garland really is anti-gunto individuals and to states. We also know that Justices Elena Kagan, Sonia So
Merrick Garland really is anti-gun
First Coast News / Posted 3 days ago
to individuals and to states. We also know that Justices Elena Kagan, Sonia Sotomayor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen Breyer have called for reconsideration of Heller — both from the bench in the McDonald dissent and, in the case of Kagan, in... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Merrick Garland really is anti-gunto individuals and to states. We also know that Justices Elena Kagan, Sonia So
Merrick Garland really is anti-gun
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 3 days ago
to individuals and to states. We also know that Justices Elena Kagan, Sonia Sotomayor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen Breyer have called for reconsideration of Heller — both from the bench in the McDonald dissent and, in the case of Kagan, in... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Merrick Garland really is anti-gunto individuals and to states. We also know that Justices Elena Kagan, Sonia So
Merrick Garland really is anti-gun
KTVB Boise / Posted 3 days ago
to individuals and to states. We also know that Justices Elena Kagan, Sonia Sotomayor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen Breyer have called for reconsideration of Heller — both from the bench in the McDonald dissent and, in the case of Kagan, in... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Merrick Garland really is anti-gunto individuals and to states. We also know that Justices Elena Kagan, Sonia So
Merrick Garland really is anti-gun
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 3 days ago
to individuals and to states. We also know that Justices Elena Kagan, Sonia Sotomayor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen Breyer have called for reconsideration of Heller — both from the bench in the McDonald dissent and, in the case of Kagan, in... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Merrick Garland really is anti-gunto individuals and to states. We also know that Justices Elena Kagan, Sonia So
Merrick Garland really is anti-gun
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 3 days ago
to individuals and to states. We also know that Justices Elena Kagan, Sonia Sotomayor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen Breyer have called for reconsideration of Heller — both from the bench in the McDonald dissent and, in the case of Kagan, in... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Merrick Garland really is anti-gunto individuals and to states. We also know that Justices Elena Kagan, Sonia So
Merrick Garland really is anti-gun
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 3 days ago
to individuals and to states. We also know that Justices Elena Kagan, Sonia Sotomayor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen Breyer have called for reconsideration of Heller — both from the bench in the McDonald dissent and, in the case of Kagan, in... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Merrick Garland really is anti-gunto individuals and to states. We also know that Justices Elena Kagan, Sonia So
Merrick Garland really is anti-gun
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 3 days ago
to individuals and to states. We also know that Justices Elena Kagan, Sonia Sotomayor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen Breyer have called for reconsideration of Heller — both from the bench in the McDonald dissent and, in the case of Kagan, in... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Merrick Garland really is anti-gunto individuals and to states. We also know that Justices Elena Kagan, Sonia So
Merrick Garland really is anti-gun
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 3 days ago
to individuals and to states. We also know that Justices Elena Kagan, Sonia Sotomayor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen Breyer have called for reconsideration of Heller — both from the bench in the McDonald dissent and, in the case of Kagan, in... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Merrick Garland really is anti-gunto individuals and to states. We also know that Justices Elena Kagan, Sonia So
Merrick Garland really is anti-gun
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 3 days ago
to individuals and to states. We also know that Justices Elena Kagan, Sonia Sotomayor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen Breyer have called for reconsideration of Heller — both from the bench in the McDonald dissent and, in the case of Kagan, in... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Merrick Garland really is anti-gunto individuals and to states. We also know that Justices Elena Kagan, Sonia So
Merrick Garland really is anti-gun
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 3 days ago
to individuals and to states. We also know that Justices Elena Kagan, Sonia Sotomayor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen Breyer have called for reconsideration of Heller — both from the bench in the McDonald dissent and, in the case of Kagan, in... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Merrick Garland really is anti-gunto individuals and to states. We also know that Justices Elena Kagan, Sonia So
Merrick Garland really is anti-gun
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
to individuals and to states. We also know that Justices Elena Kagan, Sonia Sotomayor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen Breyer have called for reconsideration of Heller — both from the bench in the McDonald dissent and, in the case of Kagan, in... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Merrick Garland really is anti-gunto individuals and to states. We also know that Justices Elena Kagan, Sonia So
Merrick Garland really is anti-gun
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 3 days ago
to individuals and to states. We also know that Justices Elena Kagan, Sonia Sotomayor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen Breyer have called for reconsideration of Heller — both from the bench in the McDonald dissent and, in the case of Kagan, in... Read more
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11 News Houston
Merrick Garland really is anti-gunto individuals and to states. We also know that Justices Elena Kagan, Sonia So
Merrick Garland really is anti-gun
11 News Houston / Posted 3 days ago
to individuals and to states. We also know that Justices Elena Kagan, Sonia Sotomayor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen Breyer have called for reconsideration of Heller — both from the bench in the McDonald dissent and, in the case of Kagan, in... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Merrick Garland really is anti-gunto individuals and to states. We also know that Justices Elena Kagan, Sonia So
Merrick Garland really is anti-gun
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 3 days ago
to individuals and to states. We also know that Justices Elena Kagan, Sonia Sotomayor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen Breyer have called for reconsideration of Heller — both from the bench in the McDonald dissent and, in the case of Kagan, in... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Merrick Garland really is anti-gunto individuals and to states. We also know that Justices Elena Kagan, Sonia So
Merrick Garland really is anti-gun
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 3 days ago
to individuals and to states. We also know that Justices Elena Kagan, Sonia Sotomayor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen Breyer have called for reconsideration of Heller — both from the bench in the McDonald dissent and, in the case of Kagan, in... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Supreme Court's 8 justices finding ways to workstar. They strongly suggested that the court eventually will set aside his crim
Supreme Court's 8 justices finding ways to work
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
star. They strongly suggested that the court eventually will set aside his criminal conviction. Liberal Justice Stephen Breyer, conservative Chief Justice John Roberts and the justice between them on the ideological spectrum, Anthony Kennedy,... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Supreme Court trying to find its way after Scaliacase. They strongly suggested that the court eventually will set aside his crim
Supreme Court trying to find its way after Scalia
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
case. They strongly suggested that the court eventually will set aside his criminal conviction. Liberal Justice Stephen Breyer, conservative Chief Justice John Roberts and the justice between them on the ideological spectrum, Anthony Kennedy,... Read more
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The Columbian
Supreme Court trying to find its way after Scaliacase. They strongly suggested that the court eventually will set aside his crim
Supreme Court trying to find its way after Scalia
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
case. They strongly suggested that the court eventually will set aside his criminal conviction. Liberal Justice Stephen Breyer, conservative Chief Justice John Roberts and the justice between them on the ideological spectrum, Anthony Kennedy,... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Supreme Court trying to find its way after Scaliacase. They strongly suggested that the court eventually will set aside his crim
Supreme Court trying to find its way after Scalia
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 4 days ago
case. They strongly suggested that the court eventually will set aside his criminal conviction. Liberal Justice Stephen Breyer, conservative Chief Justice John Roberts and the justice between them on the ideological spectrum, Anthony Kennedy,... Read more
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The Signal
Supreme Court trying to find its way after Scaliacase. They strongly suggested that the court eventually will set aside his crim
Supreme Court trying to find its way after Scalia
The Signal / Posted 4 days ago
case. They strongly suggested that the court eventually will set aside his criminal conviction. Liberal Justice Stephen Breyer, conservative Chief Justice John Roberts and the justice between them on the ideological spectrum, Anthony Kennedy,... Read more
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Newsmax
Supreme Court Trying to Find Its Way After Scaliacase. They strongly suggested that the court eventually will set aside his crim
Supreme Court Trying to Find Its Way After Scalia
Newsmax / Posted 5 days ago
case. They strongly suggested that the court eventually will set aside his criminal conviction. Liberal Justice Stephen Breyer, conservative Chief Justice John Roberts and the justice between them on the ideological spectrum, Anthony Kennedy,... Read more
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Daily Herald
Supreme Court trying to find its way after Scaliacase. They strongly suggested that the court eventually will set aside his crim
Supreme Court trying to find its way after Scalia
Daily Herald / Posted 5 days ago
case. They strongly suggested that the court eventually will set aside his criminal conviction. Liberal Justice Stephen Breyer, conservative Chief Justice John Roberts and the justice between them on the ideological spectrum, Anthony Kennedy,... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Supreme Court releases audio from McDonnell hearingthe laws too broadly and didn’t properly instruct the jury on the definition of
Supreme Court releases audio from McDonnell hearing
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 5 days ago
the laws too broadly and didn’t properly instruct the jury on the definition of an official act. Justice Stephen Breyer was most vocal during the hearing saying the prosecution’s argument is too vague. “Political figures will not know... Read more
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Namibia Economist
The Supreme Court seems inclined to loosen bribery rules for politiciansgovernment official. “[S]imply making a referral” is not an official act that c
The Supreme Court seems inclined to loosen bribery rules for politicians
Namibia Economist / Posted 6 days ago
government official. “[S]imply making a referral” is not an official act that could serve as evidence of a bribe at work. Michael Dreeben, a deputy solicitor general presenting his 100th argument before the justices (he was recognised for the... Read more
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Orange County Register
Justices lean toward former governor in corruption casethat routine political favors amounted to corruption. “It puts at risk behavio
Justices lean toward former governor in corruption case
Orange County Register / Posted 7 days ago
that routine political favors amounted to corruption. “It puts at risk behavior that is common,” said Justice Stephen G. Breyer. “That is a recipe for giving the Justice Department and prosecutors enormous power over elected... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
governor argues law on corruption too broadroutine political favors into forbidden corruption. "It puts at risk behavior
governor argues law on corruption too broad
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
routine political favors into forbidden corruption. "It puts at risk behavior that is common," said Justice Stephen Breyer. "That is a recipe for giving the Justice Department and prosecutors enormous power over elected... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
High court seems poised to overturn McDonnell convictionthey represent. But the justices struggled over how to draw that line. Both Ch
High court seems poised to overturn McDonnell conviction
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 7 days ago
they represent. But the justices struggled over how to draw that line. Both Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Stephen Breyer suggested the bribery law could be considered unconstitutionally vague. Breyer said the law presents "a real... Read more
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Boston Globe
Justices Weigh Corruption Case of Ex-Governor of Virginiaroutine political favors into forbidden corruption. “It puts at risk behavior
Justices Weigh Corruption Case of Ex-Governor of Virginia
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
routine political favors into forbidden corruption. “It puts at risk behavior that is common,” said Justice Stephen G. Breyer. “That is a recipe for giving the Justice Department and prosecutors enormous power over elected... Read more
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Slate
SCOTUS Might Let Bob McDonnell Walk Because It Can’t Even Define Political Corruption Anymorethey must be correct. As Chief Justice John Roberts notes in one of his first q
SCOTUS Might Let Bob McDonnell Walk Because It Can’t Even Define Political Corruption Anymore
Slate / Posted 7 days ago
they must be correct. As Chief Justice John Roberts notes in one of his first questions to Deputy Solicitor General Michael Dreeben—arguing in favor of sending McDonnell to prison to serve his two-year sentence—an “extraordinary document was... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Bob McDonnell, convicted VA governor, gets boost from Supreme Courtall comes down to influence. Simply banning the exertion of influence “is too
Bob McDonnell, convicted VA governor, gets boost from Supreme Court
WWLP Springfield / Posted 7 days ago
all comes down to influence. Simply banning the exertion of influence “is too broad,” agreed left-leaning Justice Stephen Breyer. Leaving such definitions solely up to the feds “is a recipe for giving the Department of Justice and prosecutors... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
High court seems poised to overturn McDonnell convictionthey represent. But the justices struggled over how to draw that line. Both Ch
High court seems poised to overturn McDonnell conviction
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 7 days ago
they represent. But the justices struggled over how to draw that line. Both Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Stephen Breyer suggested the bribery law could be considered unconstitutionally vague. Breyer said the law presents "a real... Read more
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SCOTUSblog
A “view” from the Courtroom: Official actions and reactionsclear the Justices are looking for a limiting principle for when official actio
A “view” from the Courtroom: Official actions and reactions
SCOTUSblog / Posted 7 days ago
clear the Justices are looking for a limiting principle for when official action becomes a crime. Deputy Solicitor General Michael R. Dreeben takes to the lectern for the United States. He is quickly interrupted by Chief Justice John G. Roberts,... Read more
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FOX News
Supreme Court could overturn McDonnell corruption caseofficials to do their jobs. "I think it's extraordinary that those people agre
Supreme Court could overturn McDonnell corruption case
FOX News / Posted 7 days ago
officials to do their jobs. "I think it's extraordinary that those people agree on anything," Roberts said. Justice Breyer said the law presents "a real separation of powers problem" and "puts at risk behavior that is common." "That's a... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Court appears likely to ease public corruption rules in McDonnell casethat is common, particularly when the 'quid' is a lunch or a baseball ticket, t
Court appears likely to ease public corruption rules in McDonnell case
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 7 days ago
that is common, particularly when the 'quid' is a lunch or a baseball ticket, throughout this country," Justice Stephen Breyer told Deputy Solicitor General Michael Dreeben. The current laws, Breyer said, give the Justice Department "enormous... Read more
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SCOTUSblog
Anti-corruption law in trouble?his wife sat silently in the second row of spectators. With Chief Justice John
Anti-corruption law in trouble?
SCOTUSblog / Posted 7 days ago
his wife sat silently in the second row of spectators. With Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., and Justices Stephen G. Breyer and Anthony M. Kennedy energetically taking apart the verdict — and, with it, the laws used by the prosecution — the... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Convicted Gov. Bob McDonnell May Just Convince Supreme Court He's Innocentinstance of it? "Every day of the week, politicians write letters on behalf of
Convicted Gov. Bob McDonnell May Just Convince Supreme Court He's Innocent
The Huffington Post / Posted 7 days ago
instance of it? "Every day of the week, politicians write letters on behalf of citizens," said a concerned Justice Stephen Breyer. He took the lead in searching for a bright line between the kind of conduct that qualifies as true corruption -- and... Read more
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Newsmax
Justices Skeptical of Virginia Ex-Gov. McDonnell's Convictionofficials to do their jobs. "I think it's extraordinary that those people agre
Justices Skeptical of Virginia Ex-Gov. McDonnell's Conviction
Newsmax / Posted 7 days ago
officials to do their jobs. "I think it's extraordinary that those people agree on anything," Roberts said. Justice Breyer said the law presents "a real separation of powers problem" and "puts at risk behavior that is common." "That's a... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
High court seems poised to overturn McDonnell convictionofficials to do their jobs. "I think it's extraordinary that those people agre
High court seems poised to overturn McDonnell conviction
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 7 days ago
officials to do their jobs. "I think it's extraordinary that those people agree on anything," Roberts said. Justice Breyer said the law presents "a real separation of powers problem" and "puts at risk behavior that is common." "That's a... Read more
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The Hill
Supreme Court skeptical of McDonnell’s corruption convictiongoes trout finishing with a state businessman and they discuss the possibility
Supreme Court skeptical of McDonnell’s corruption conviction
The Hill / Posted 7 days ago
goes trout finishing with a state businessman and they discuss the possibility of tax credits while their lines are cast. Michael Dreeden, the attorney for the administration, pushed back on that argument. When the meeting changes from trout... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
High court seems poised to overturn McDonnell convictionofficials to do their jobs. "I think it's extraordinary that those people agre
High court seems poised to overturn McDonnell conviction
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 7 days ago
officials to do their jobs. "I think it's extraordinary that those people agree on anything," Roberts said. Justice Breyer said the law presents "a real separation of powers problem" and "puts at risk behavior that is common." "That's a... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
High court seems poised to overturn McDonnell convictionofficials to do their jobs. "I think it's extraordinary that those people agre
High court seems poised to overturn McDonnell conviction
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 7 days ago
officials to do their jobs. "I think it's extraordinary that those people agree on anything," Roberts said. Justice Breyer said the law presents "a real separation of powers problem" and "puts at risk behavior that is common." "That's a... Read more
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