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  • A warning label warning

    It's hard to imagine a more sympathetic victim than Diana Levine, a guitarist who lost her arm to gangrene after she was negligently injected with Phenergan, an anti-nausea drug. Last week, the Supreme Court by a 6-3 vote upheld a Vermont jury's...
  • Justice and Gitmo

    ACCORDING TO Finley Peter Dunne's Mr. Dooley, "The Supreme Court follows th' ilection returns." The court may also follow the proceedings of Congress, which has yet to enact legislation restoring habeas corpus rights to detainees at Guantanamo Bay. There,...
  • Supreme Court Extends 2nd Amendment Protection To State, Local Levels

    Supreme Court Extends 2nd Amendment Protection To State, Local Levels
    The Supreme Court ruled Monday that cities and states must abide by the 2nd Amendment, strengthening the rights of gun owners and opening a new chapter in the national debate over gun control. In a 5-4 decision, the justices said the right to have a...
  • Newt Gingrich's strategy for another Republican Revolution; 2+2=4 -- full video

     
    Former GOP Speaker details plans to defeat Obama -- and a 2012 presidential candidacy?...
  • Baptist Group Praises Retiring Justice Stevens

     
    WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court will lose a friend of church-state separation when Associate Justice John Paul Stevens leaves the bench at the end of this term, according to the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty.  But, the Baptist...
  • Obama's Supreme Court selection starts

     
    by Michael Muskal President Obama will meet with senators from both parties on April 21 to discuss the upcoming vacancy on the Supreme Court, the White House announced today. Scheduled to appear are Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada,......
  • The once-and-never Justice Clinton

     
    Has there ever been a briefer boomlet than the speculation that President Obama would name Hillary Rodham Clinton to succeed John Paul Stevens on the Supreme Court? One wonders if Clinton wouldn't have liked to luxuriate in the scenario a bit before the...
  • No Protestant need apply?

     
    Almost 40 years ago, Peter Schrag wrote a book called "Decline of the WASP." Little did he know. Belatedly, pundits are speculating about the possibility that, once Justice John Paul Stevens is replaced, the Supreme Court will be not only WASPless but...
  • Google searches Twitter archive, eventually giving public access to billions of tweets

     
    Google is giving netizens access to the vast archive of billions of updates on Twitter, the Internet giant said Wednesday. It made the announcement right before Twitter's inaugural developers' conference Chirp taking place in San Francisco. Searching...
  • Michelle, Barack Obama: 'Best friends'

     
    by Mark Silva First Lady Michelle Obama, touring Mexico City on her first solo international trip in her position, was asked if her husband should nominate a woman to replace the retiring Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens. "I think......
  • Bill Clinton to ABC’s ‘This Week’: Barack Obama needs to appoint someone to the Supreme Court younger than Hillary and me

     
    Bill Clinton tells ABC's “This Week” that appointing him to the U.S. Supreme Court wouldn't be a good idea. “I'm already 63 years old. I hope I live to be 90,” Clinton tells Jake Tapper. “I hope I'm just as healthy as Justice...