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Op-Ed News
The Republican Supreme Court Gave Us The Police StateWhen the US Supreme Court consisted of civil libertarians such as William Dougl
Op-Ed News / Posted 11 hours ago
When the US Supreme Court consisted of civil libertarians such as William Douglas, William Brennan, and Thurgood Marshall, Republicans argued that the Supreme Court was coddling criminals and inventing rights. To prevent legislation from the bench,... Read more
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Mumbrella
From the crazy photographic memory of Rose Herceg...of AdNews from WPP’s chief strategy officer Rose Herceg. In the short article,
Mumbrella / Posted 13 hours ago
of AdNews from WPP’s chief strategy officer Rose Herceg. In the short article, Herceg makes something of a leap, linking a US Supreme Court Justice’s observations about pornography with the difficulties in defining trust: By an amazing... Read more
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CNET
Net neutrality allies are ready to fight. But can it be saved?that the FCC can classify broadband networks as a utility or not and then apply
CNET / Posted 14 hours ago
that the FCC can classify broadband networks as a utility or not and then apply the law based on that classification. The US Supreme Court upheld the FCC's authority to make this decision in its 2005 Brand X decision. The courts have also... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fraud, Irregularity and Illegality in Elections - How Much Is Too Much? a Comparison of Kenya and Liberiaaffect the outcome of a close election." Regardless of their spread or magnitud
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
affect the outcome of a close election." Regardless of their spread or magnitude, a single incident, in the opinion of the US Supreme Court, is sufficient to sway the outcome of the votes in a closely contested election. Equally important... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Supreme Court to hear appeal over Texas redistrictingUS Supreme Court to hear Texas... WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court agreed F
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted yesterday
US Supreme Court to hear Texas... WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court agreed Friday to hear Texas' appeal to preserve congressional and legislative districts that a lower court struck down as racially discriminatory. The justices said they will... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Power of the press: Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks discuss ’The Post’will serve as a much-needed reminder of that the role of the press “was to serv
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
will serve as a much-needed reminder of that the role of the press “was to serve the governed, not the governors”, as the US Supreme Court put it in 1971. The critical message is perhaps why Spielberg was able to attract Hollywood’s top names at... Read more
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dna
US Supreme Court rejects former New York lawmaker's appeal to avoid retrial on corruption chargesThe US Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected former New York state Assembly Speaker
dna / Posted yesterday
The US Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected former New York state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's bid to avoid a retrial on corruption charges after his 2015 conviction was thrown out by a lower court. Silver, a Democrat, had appealed a July 2017... Read more
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Missoulian
Western Montana students celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. with words, artlove. Even after receiving hostile death threats, he remained peaceful. Even wh
Missoulian / Posted 2 days ago
love. Even after receiving hostile death threats, he remained peaceful. Even when hateful racists threw a bomb at his house with his wife and ten-week old baby inside, he answered by marching peacefully. Even when the Governor of Arkansas... Read more
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Aljazeera
Strong quotes for Martin Luther King Jr Dayand social protest against the policy of racial segregation on public transit.
Aljazeera / Posted 3 days ago
and social protest against the policy of racial segregation on public transit. It ended on December 20, 1956, with the US Supreme Court ruling that segregation on public buses is unconstitutional.True peace is not merely the absence of tension:... Read more
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Herald Sun
No appeal on Jackson 'malfunction'THE US Supreme Court has decided not to consider reinstating the Government's $
Herald Sun / Posted 3 days ago
THE US Supreme Court has decided not to consider reinstating the Government's $550,000 fine on television group CBS for Janet Jackson's infamous breast-baring "wardrobe malfunction'' at the 2004 football Super Bowl. The high court refused to hear an... Read more
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News.com.au
Send them to ‘paedophile island’serial rapist, who was sent to McNeil Island in 1998, dropped the dispute a wee
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
serial rapist, who was sent to McNeil Island in 1998, dropped the dispute a week later without explanation. In 1997, the US Supreme Court ruled the facilities across the 20 states are legal. And as Mr Van Hook said, it doesn’t look like the... Read more
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WA Today
Who's who in Steven Spielberg's The Post: A guide to the players in a pivotal erainjunction granted June 15. Leaping into the gap, The Post's version began appe
WA Today / Posted 4 days ago
injunction granted June 15. Leaping into the gap, The Post's version began appearing on June 18. On June 30, the US Supreme Court voted 6-3 to lift the injunction against both papers, ruling that the government failed to justify prior... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC maps ruled unconstitutional gerrymanders – GOP lawyer wants them used again in 2018NC partisan gerrymander case: GOP lawmakers ask US Supreme Court for emergency
The News & Observer / Posted 5 days ago
NC partisan gerrymander case: GOP lawmakers ask US Supreme Court for emergency stay | News & Observer NC partisan gerrymander case: GOP lawmakers ask US Supreme Court for emergency stay | News & Observer Phil Strach, attorney for NC Republican... Read more
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Boston Globe
Emails suggest top level DOJ officials were involved in launching Harvard investigation, civil rights group saythe past, affirmative action cases have focused primarily on the admissions of
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
the past, affirmative action cases have focused primarily on the admissions of black and white students. In 2016, the US Supreme Court, in a 4-to-3 vote, ruled that college admissions officers could continue to use race as one of several... Read more
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DW
Spielberg's 'The Post': How 1970s politics resonate with today's era of 'fake news' |a proponent of the publication, US Senator Mike Gravel, entered the documents i
DW / Posted 6 days ago
a proponent of the publication, US Senator Mike Gravel, entered the documents into an unrelated subcommittee of his. The US Supreme Court then ruled that public interest and freedom of the press has more weight than the secrecy of state... Read more
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International Business Times
Transgender teen who was made to wear bracelet so teachers could recognise him wins $800k settlement through his attorneys, the Kenosha News reported. The settlement also challeng
International Business Times / Posted 7 days ago
through his attorneys, the Kenosha News reported. The settlement also challenges the district's petition filed to the US Supreme Court asking that it overturn a ruling which allowed Whitaker to use the boys' bathroom at the school. Now, the... Read more
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DW
Who are the Mercers, the wealthy backers of Breitbart? |family's influence seems to have grown suddenly in the wake of the so-called Ci
DW / Posted 7 days ago
family's influence seems to have grown suddenly in the wake of the so-called Citizens United verdict in 2010, when the US Supreme Court removed nearly all limits on corporations and individuals donating to politicians. By 2011, the Mercers... Read more
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BBC News
US court orders state to re-draw voting mapdrawn in 2011 after judges ruled the map was racially discriminatory. The new m
BBC News / Posted 7 days ago
drawn in 2011 after judges ruled the map was racially discriminatory. The new map prompted a new round of lawsuits. The US Supreme Court has yet to rule on partisan gerrymandering, but the high court is currently considering to two cases - one... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
Democratic Madison Mayor Paul Soglin enters governor's racewould provide for the general welfare – our health and safety through a fair sy
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 7 days ago
would provide for the general welfare – our health and safety through a fair system of taxation. On the façade of the US Supreme Court are carved the words, “equal justice under law.” Today we have a President and a Governor who do not believe... Read more
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Daily Mail
Democratic congresswomen will wear black to Trump's State of the Unionthe judicial branch is 'not immune' after a powerful appellate judge retired ov
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
the judicial branch is 'not immune' after a powerful appellate judge retired over misconduct allegations. The top US Supreme Court justice has already tasked Administrative Office of US Courts chief James Duff to review procedures to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Trans teen wins discrimination settlement against high schoolfor tweeting that state... Share this article Under the settlement, the distr
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
for tweeting that state... Share this article Under the settlement, the district will withdraw a petition it filed to the US Supreme Court asking that it overturn a ruling which allowed Whitaker to use the boys' bathroom during his senior year at... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
18 states may introduce sports betting bills this yearMinnesota; Louisiana; Mississippi; Oklahoma and California. Indiana and Kentuck
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
Minnesota; Louisiana; Mississippi; Oklahoma and California. Indiana and Kentucky already have introduced bills. A pending US Supreme Court case could open the floodgates for legal sports betting. Pennsylvania and Connecticut have already passed... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Madison Mayor Paul Soglin makes it official: He's running for Governorwould provide for the general welfare – our health and safety through a fair sy
WAOW Wausau / Posted 7 days ago
would provide for the general welfare – our health and safety through a fair system of taxation. On the façade of the US Supreme Court are carved the words, “equal justice under law.” Today we have a President and a Governor who do not believe... Read more
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CBS 5 Green Bay
Madison Mayor Paul Soglin announces bid for Governorwould provide for the general welfare – our health and safety through a fair sy
CBS 5 Green Bay / Posted 7 days ago
would provide for the general welfare – our health and safety through a fair system of taxation. On the façade of the US Supreme Court are carved the words, “equal justice under law.” Today we have a President and a Governor who do not believe... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Johnson Sirleaf's Joint Transition Team FiascoConstitution to mean it can pass laws affecting working conditions, which also
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Constitution to mean it can pass laws affecting working conditions, which also includes wages. While on the other hand, the US Supreme Court has the power to decide if Congress has interpreted the Constitution correctly. The Court's ruling is final... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Markets expect US to legalise gambling this yearfigures around major US sports events. Barclays also noted that New Jersey’s c
Irish Examiner / Posted 8 days ago
figures around major US sports events. Barclays also noted that New Jersey’s challenge to PASPA is being heard by the US Supreme Court. Nearly three-quarters of its appeal cases result in a change of law, it said. More From The Irish... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Judges order North Carolina congressional districts redrawn quicklygive North Carolina voters a voice." The case is not the only significant gerr
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 8 days ago
give North Carolina voters a voice." The case is not the only significant gerrymandering issue before the courts. The US Supreme Court is considering a legislative redistricting case from Wisconsin and later will hear a complaint from... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Judges order North Carolina congressional districts redrawn quicklygive North Carolina voters a voice." The case is not the only significant gerr
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 8 days ago
give North Carolina voters a voice." The case is not the only significant gerrymandering issue before the courts. The US Supreme Court is considering a legislative redistricting case from Wisconsin and later will hear a complaint from... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Judges order North Carolina congressional districts redrawn quicklygive North Carolina voters a voice." The case is not the only significant gerr
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 8 days ago
give North Carolina voters a voice." The case is not the only significant gerrymandering issue before the courts. The US Supreme Court is considering a legislative redistricting case from Wisconsin and later will hear a complaint from... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Judges order North Carolina congressional districts redrawn quicklygive North Carolina voters a voice." The case is not the only significant gerr
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 8 days ago
give North Carolina voters a voice." The case is not the only significant gerrymandering issue before the courts. The US Supreme Court is considering a legislative redistricting case from Wisconsin and later will hear a complaint from... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Judges order North Carolina congressional districts redrawn quicklygive North Carolina voters a voice." The case is not the only significant gerr
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 8 days ago
give North Carolina voters a voice." The case is not the only significant gerrymandering issue before the courts. The US Supreme Court is considering a legislative redistricting case from Wisconsin and later will hear a complaint from... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Judges order North Carolina congressional districts redrawn quicklygive North Carolina voters a voice." The case is not the only significant gerr
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 8 days ago
give North Carolina voters a voice." The case is not the only significant gerrymandering issue before the courts. The US Supreme Court is considering a legislative redistricting case from Wisconsin and later will hear a complaint from... Read more
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Boston Globe
Fresh of legal win, tribe could eye bigger prizelobby for a more lucrative prize — a casino on the mainland. On Monday, the tr
Boston Globe / Posted 8 days ago
lobby for a more lucrative prize — a casino on the mainland. On Monday, the tribe won a substantial legal victory when the US Supreme Court declined to hear a case challenging the proposed slot parlor, leaving in place a lower court decision that... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
President Winfrey? No way, says Trump: "I'll beat Oprah"state lawmaker from Idaho who was facing an investigation over allegations of s
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 8 days ago
state lawmaker from Idaho who was facing an investigation over allegations of sexual abuse shot and killed himself.More >> US Supreme Court won't hear prairie dog protections lawsuitUS Supreme Court won't hear prairie dog protections lawsuit The... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Christie: State much better off now than when he took officeis trying to determine why California correction officers have a high suicide r
KWWL Iowa / Posted 8 days ago
is trying to determine why California correction officers have a high suicide rate, and what to do about it.More >> US Supreme Court won't hear prairie dog protections lawsuitUS Supreme Court won't hear prairie dog protections lawsuit The... Read more
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Daily Mail
Judges clear convicted serial rapist of teens for releasesupervision with GPS monitoring in a halfway house, and will not be allowed to
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
supervision with GPS monitoring in a halfway house, and will not be allowed to leave unless accompanied by staff. The US Supreme Court last October declined to hear a major challenge to the constitutionality of Minnesota’s civil commitment... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
Trump orders more mental health care options for veterans>> Oprah Winfrey's best friend, Gayle King, is downplaying any suggestion that
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 8 days ago
>> Oprah Winfrey's best friend, Gayle King, is downplaying any suggestion that Winfrey could run for president.More >> US Supreme Court won't hear prairie dog protections lawsuitUS Supreme Court won't hear prairie dog protections lawsuit The... Read more
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Smyrna Clayton Sun Times
Biden wins award at 181st annual DSCC dinnerUS Senate Judiciary Committee from 1987 to 1995, and as chairman, presided over
Smyrna Clayton Sun Times / Posted 9 days ago
US Senate Judiciary Committee from 1987 to 1995, and as chairman, presided over contentious confirmation hearings for two US Supreme Court nominees – Robert Bork in 1987, and Clarence Thomas in 1991. ‘POLITICS IS PERSONAL’ During his keynote... Read more
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Dover Post
Biden wins award at 181st annual DSCC dinnerUS Senate Judiciary Committee from 1987 to 1995, and as chairman, presided over
Dover Post / Posted 9 days ago
US Senate Judiciary Committee from 1987 to 1995, and as chairman, presided over contentious confirmation hearings for two US Supreme Court nominees – Robert Bork in 1987, and Clarence Thomas in 1991. ‘POLITICS IS PERSONAL’ During his keynote... Read more
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BBC News
Death row inmate wins appeal over racismReports The Reporters Have Your Say Supreme Court cites juror's racist comme
BBC News / Posted 9 days ago
Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Supreme Court cites juror's racist comment in death penalty reprieve The US Supreme Court has ruled a death row inmate may have had his trial tainted by a juror who questioned whether African... Read more
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CNET
Hate your cable company? Superfast, wireless Internet is comingrod in the media industry, with broadcasters accusing it of pirating their sign
CNET / Posted 9 days ago
rod in the media industry, with broadcasters accusing it of pirating their signals. In 2014, the startup ended up in the US Supreme Court, which sided with broadcasters and ruled that Aereo's service was illegal. (Disclosure: CBS, CNET's parent... Read more
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dna
US top court rejects Mississippi's LGBT law challengeThe US Supreme Court on Monday ended the first legal challenge to a Republican-
dna / Posted 9 days ago
The US Supreme Court on Monday ended the first legal challenge to a Republican-backed Mississippi law that permits businesses and government employees to refuse to serve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people because of their religious... Read more
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DW
US Supreme Court rules in favor of black death row inmate |The US Supreme Court handed down decisions on several civil rights cases on Mon
DW / Posted 9 days ago
The US Supreme Court handed down decisions on several civil rights cases on Monday, including allowing a death row inmate in Georgia another chance at an appeal after he claimed to have been the victim of a racially-biased jury. The court's decision... Read more
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dna
US Supreme Court gives death row inmate new chance of appeal to lower courtsThe US Supreme Court on Monday paved the way for a black Georgia inmate to chal
dna / Posted 9 days ago
The US Supreme Court on Monday paved the way for a black Georgia inmate to challenge his 1991 death sentence for killing his sister-in-law after he argued the case was tainted by a racist white juror who questioned whether black people have... Read more
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Op-Ed News
How America Ended Up With Donald Trumpand pretty much everything else. Arguably, how did we get Ronald Reagan? And I
Op-Ed News / Posted 11 days ago
and pretty much everything else. Arguably, how did we get Ronald Reagan? And I would say it all goes back to 1976 in the US Supreme Court. In 1973 after Nixon resigned, Congress passed a whole series of really good laws to get money out of... Read more
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Al.com
Can Doug Jones actually be like Howell Heflin?and Trade (GATT). A close friend of President Reagan, who, it was said, would h
Al.com / Posted 11 days ago
and Trade (GATT). A close friend of President Reagan, who, it was said, would have appointed Heflin to a vacancy on the US Supreme Court but for Heflin's health issues. Reagan called on Heflin to help solidify Democratic votes on a variety of... Read more
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Aljazeera
US J20 defendants: 'Waiting is part of the punishment'and towns throughout the US.'Politically motivated and ludicrous' Now in its t
Aljazeera / Posted 11 days ago
and towns throughout the US.'Politically motivated and ludicrous' Now in its third version due to legal backlash, the US Supreme Court allowed a modified version of the ban to take effect in December while the courts consider its legality. In... Read more
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Canberra Times
Donald Trump's attempt to silence Steve Bannon in court will help free speechfree speech. Noah Feldman is a professor of constitutional and international l
Canberra Times / Posted 13 days ago
free speech. Noah Feldman is a professor of constitutional and international law at Harvard University and was a clerk to US Supreme Court Justice David Souter. His seven books include The Three Lives of James Madison: Genius, Partisan, President... Read more
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WA Today
Donald Trump's attempt to silence Steve Bannon will help free speechfree speech. Noah Feldman is a professor of constitutional and international l
WA Today / Posted 13 days ago
free speech. Noah Feldman is a professor of constitutional and international law at Harvard University and was a clerk to US Supreme Court Justice David Souter. His seven books include The Three Lives of James Madison: Genius, Partisan, President... Read more
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DW
US targets 10 countries over religious freedom violations |of the order, which Trump has called a "watered down, politically correct versi
DW / Posted 13 days ago
of the order, which Trump has called a "watered down, politically correct version," went into full effect in December. The US Supreme Court ruled that the ban should be fully enforced while legal challenges at lower courts continue. Critics see the... Read more
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