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FOX 5 San Diego StaffThe Supreme Court today overturned a century-old restriction on corporations using their money to sway federal elections and ruled that companies have a free-speech right to spend as much as they wish to persuade voters to elect or defeat candidates for...
Supreme Court shuts its (front) door as security claims another symbol of democracy (text of Breyer dissent)Top of the TicketIt was the last symbol of a free society. Now it is the latest victim of terrorist threats. For generations, Americans looking to the U.S. Supreme Court as their last judicial appeal could climb the 44 marble steps leading to......
The SwampSolicitor General Elena Kagan speaks at a forum in Washington in January. (AP/Jose Luis Magana) by Christi Parsons and David G. Savage This morning, President Obama will name Solicitor General Elena Kagan to fill the opening on the U.S.......
Top of the TicketIn her debut as solicitor general for the Obama administration, Solicitor General Elena Kagan lost the first big case on the docket. On a 5-4 vote in January, the Supreme Court overturned 100 years of jurisprudence that had banned corporate......
The Hartford Courant2001 March 12: Plaintiffs in 23 lawsuits against the Bridgeport diocese -- alleging sexual abuse by priests -- withdraw their lawsuits, in exchange for settlements totaling about $12 million. 2002 March 26: The New York Times files an ``emergency...
Kagan's conundrum: How will she avoid answering specific, probing questions at confirmation when she's on record favoring them?Change of SubjectJonathan H. Adler notes: As is traditional, Senators will seek to ask probing questions, all of which the nominee will evade. But then Senators will point out that (new U.S. Supreme Court nominee Elena) Kagan is on record calling upon......
Change of SubjectIn 1995, Yale University law professor Stephen Carter wrote a pro snooze-fest book titled "The Confirmation Mess" in which he supported the idea that U.S. Supreme Court nominees should be vague and elliptical when coming before the Senate for...
Culture Monster"Good morning, Solicitor General Kagan. Before we begin this hearing's inquiry into your substantive judicial views, I'd like to begin with another important question. It's about the genuine power of meaningful symbolism. "Eight days ago, the front...
Michelle Triola Marvin dies at 75; her legal fight with ex-lover Lee Marvin added 'palimony' to the languageMichelle Triola Marvin, a former nightclub singer whose claims as the onetime live-in girlfriend of actor Lee Marvin led to a landmark ruling that established the legal concept of palimony, has died. She was 75. Marvin, who had fought lung cancer for the...
The Religion WorldThis comes from the Religion News Service: By Adelle M. Banks As Solicitor General Elena Kagan prepares for confirmation hearings to make her the newest member of the U.S. Supreme Court, her nomination changes the religious makeup of the nation’s...
The Swampby David G. Savage A few weeks after President Nixon selected G. Harrold Carswell for the Supreme Court, the White House learned, via newspaper stories, that the Florida judge had given speeches endorsing racial segregation and had worked to keep......
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Top of the TicketObama's newest Supreme Court nominee now faces a week of questioning....
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