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  • Supreme Court denies Teva stay in Copaxone patent fight

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts on Friday denied a request by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd to stay a lower-court ruling in a patent case that favored the developers of generic versions of Teva's top-selling...
  • Hypocrisy v. democracy [Letter]

    Hypocrisy v. democracy [Letter]
    How hypocritical we are to be teaching Third World countries to establish democratic governments while our own U.S. Supreme Court makes it easier than ever for the wealthy to buy political candidates even as it suddenly discovers that "corporations are...
  • Big-money donors usurp control of politics

    Recently our U.S. Supreme Court showed just how far money has gone in usurping control of our political process by allowing wealthy people, corporations, unions and other groups to get their lackeys elected. This is rampant in both political parties. I...
  • Union bosses threatened by homegrown freedom-fighters

    When executives at Volkswagen's plant in Chattanooga recently pressured employees to join the United Auto Workers, those workers had the help of the Beacon Center, a Tennessee think tank that not only provided much-needed research on the harms of...
  • Best tribute to Askew would be true campaign finance reform

    The late Florida Gov. Reubin Askew's most frustrating political campaign probably wasn't his 1984 run for president of the United States. More likely, it was his 1988 campaign for the U.S. Senate. Askew left that race almost as quickly as he entered. The...
  • For some, Tax Day an occasion for celebration

    Liz Bradbury was getting strange looks at her accountant's office from people wondering why she was so enthusiastically signing her 2013 federal tax return. Bradbury was "euphoric," she later said, as she checked the box for "married filing jointly"...
  • Looking at a playbook for state legislators to battle Obamacare

    Ran across an interesting piece from 2011 from the American Legislative Exchange Council, entitled “The State Legislators Guide to Repealing Obamacare.” Among other things, the report highlighted 2010 Virginia legislation meant to nullify...
  • Denver-based appeals court again takes on same-sex marriage

    For the second time in about a week, a federal appeals court in Denver wrestled Thursday with the question of same-sex marriage, this time in a case from Oklahoma. Last week, the same group of judges heard an appeal on a similar case from Utah. Though...
  • Ex-Goldman director Gupta starts prison term on June 17

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc director Rajat Gupta is expected to begin his two-year prison term on June 17 for insider trading. U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan directed Gupta to surrender by 2:00 p.m. EDT on that date...
  • Ford, IBM to face renewed U.S. lawsuit over apartheid-era abuses

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co and IBM Corp will again have to face a U.S. lawsuit claiming they encouraged race-based human rights abuses in apartheid-era South Africa, despite a series of recent court decisions limiting the right to pursue such...
  • Two justices say high court will likely rule on NSA programs

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two members of the Supreme Court indicated on Thursday night that the court will ultimately have to decide the legality of National Security Agency surveillance activities. The two justices, Antonin Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsburg,...