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Nina Totenberg

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Liberal Minority Won Over Conservatives In Historic Supreme Court Term

Monday, July 06, 2015

The latest session made history on several fronts, and accepted cases for next year that will likely make still more. This year the liberals won a lot — but that doesn't mean they will in the future.

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Supreme Court Concludes Term With Death Penalty Ruling, Looks Ahead

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The court wrapped up on Monday, supporting the use of a controversial drug for executions by lethal injection. The justices also set up cases to be heard next term on affirmative action and abortion.

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Lethal Injection Ruling Draws Out Justices' Passionate Opinions

Monday, June 29, 2015

The Supreme Court allowed the use of a controversial drug for lethal injection. Justice Sonia Sotomayor's dissent called the requirement of proof of a more humane method "patently absurd."

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In Same-Sex Marriage Decision, Supreme Court Bitterly Divided

Saturday, June 27, 2015

In a 5-4 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court has once again changed the social fabric of America, for the first time declaring a right to marry for same sex couples.

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Supreme Court Changes Face Of Marriage In Historic Ruling

Friday, June 26, 2015

The court ruled in a 5-4 decision that same-sex marriage is legal in all 50 states, setting off celebrations nationwide. Opponents — and justices' incensed dissents — suggest the fight isn't over.

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Supreme Court's Same-Sex Marriage Ruling: A Reaction

Friday, June 26, 2015

Same-sex marriage is now legal nationwide in the U.S. For a look at what lay behind the Supreme Court's decision, and its ramifications, David Greene speaks with NPR's Mara Liasson and Nina Totenberg.

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Supreme Court Vindicates President; Upholds Obamacare Subsidies

Friday, June 26, 2015

The high court preserved a key provision in Obama's signature health care law. Chief Justice John Roberts' written opinion seems to shut the door on further legal challenges to the law.

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Supreme Court Thwarts Efforts To Put Obamacare On Life Support

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Thursday's court ruling upheld subsidies nationwide under the Affordable Care Act. And unlike the court's previous Obamacare ruling, the majority was unified and the tone was broad.

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Breaking Down The Supreme Court Ruling On Obamacare Subsidies

Thursday, June 25, 2015

On Thursday, the Supreme Court upheld the nationwide availability of tax subsidies under the Affordable Care Act. For details on the ruling, Renee Montagne speaks with Nina Totenberg and Mara Liasson.

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This California Raisin Grower Just Got His Day In The Sun

Monday, June 22, 2015

The Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of a group of California raisin growers who objected to being forced to participate in a crop set-aside program.

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Justices: Governments Get More Say On License Plates, Less On Road Signs

Friday, June 19, 2015

The Supreme Court has made it much more difficult for governments at every level to regulate signs. And in a separate decision, the court gave states free rein over what may be put on license plates.

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Justices Give Officials More Say On Cars' Plates, Less On Roadside Signs

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Justices on Thursday upheld the right of Texas to ban the Confederate battle flag from official license plates, but struck down the regulations an Arizona town imposed on churches' road signs.

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High Court Sides With Government On Spousal Visa Denial

Monday, June 15, 2015

The justices divided 5-to-4, concluding that a consular officer's citation of unspecified "terrorist activities" was enough to justify barring a spouse without further explanation.

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U.S. Appeals Court Upholds Texas Abortion Restrictions

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

A U.S. appeals court upheld sweeping abortion restrictions in Texas on Tuesday, putting many of the state's clinics at risk of closure.

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High Court Sides With White House On Jerusalem Passport Dispute

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

Supporters of Israel were critical of Monday's Supreme Court ruling that struck down a law allowing U.S. citizens to list Israel as their birthplace if they were born in Jerusalem.

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Court Sides With President Over Congress In 'Jerusalem' Passport Dispute

Monday, June 08, 2015

In a 6-3 decision, the high court sided with the White House over Congress on the thorny foreign policy issue.

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Supreme Court Strikes Down Jerusalem Passport Law

Monday, June 08, 2015

The Supreme Court has struck down a law that allowed American citizens born in Jerusalem to list Israel as their country of birth on passports or other documents.

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Religious Groups, Businesses Review Supreme Court's Headscarf Ruling

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that retailer Abercrombie & Fitch violated the nation's ban on religious discrimination when it refused to hire a Muslim teenager who wore a headscarf known as a hijab.

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Threatened Online? Supreme Court Says Prosecutors Must Prove Intent

Monday, June 01, 2015

Justices declined to delineate exactly what sort of evidence could prove that an online post — such as "took all the strength I had not to ... slit her throat" — was intended to spark fear.

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Justices: Retailer Can't Refuse To Hire Someone Because She Wears Hijab

Monday, June 01, 2015

Samantha Elauf wore a headscarf to a job interview at an Abercrombie & Fitch store and was denied a position because of it. On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled that that was clearly wrong.

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