Nina Totenberg

Nina Totenberg appears in the following:

Supreme Court Case Asks: How Much Do Partygoers Need To Know About The Party House?

Saturday, October 07, 2017

Supreme Court justices this week looked at whether police can arrest people who they mistakenly believe are trespassing.

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Partisan Gerrymandering: How Much Is Too Much?

Tuesday, October 03, 2017

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments Tuesday in a gerrymandering case that could have sweeping political consequences.

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This Supreme Court Case Could Radically Reshape Politics

Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Wisconsin Republicans lost the 2012 election overall but won 60 percent of the legislative seats. They did it through extreme partisan gerrymandering. The court will weigh how far is too far.

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Supreme Court To Weigh In On Extreme Partisan Gerrymandering

Tuesday, October 03, 2017

At issue is drawing state legislative and congressional districts to maximize and perpetuate the power of the incumbent party. Is there any constitutional limit to leveraging that partisan advantage?

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Supreme Court Set To Consider Slate Of Divisive Issues In New Session

Monday, October 02, 2017

The Supreme Court is back to its full complement of nine justices and will consider issues of religion and discrimination, technology and political fairness, and the rights of unionized workers.

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Supreme Court Prepares To Hear Gerrymandering Case

Sunday, October 01, 2017

The Supreme Court will hear a case this week that could have repercussions on how politicians are elected throughout the country.

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Supreme Court To Open A Whirlwind Term

Sunday, October 01, 2017

In a term one justice predicts will be "monumental," the issues range from politics to privacy, and from same-sex anti-discrimination law to sports betting.

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Trump Administration Expected To Issue New Travel Restrictions

Friday, September 22, 2017

The Trump administration is considering new travel restrictions as its controversial travel ban on six Muslim-majority countries expires.

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Edith Windsor, Gay Rights Activist And Plaintiff In Landmark Supreme Court Case, Dies

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Edith Windsor, the plaintiff in the landmark Supreme Court case that required the federal government to recognize same-sex marriages, has died at 88.

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Trump Judicial Nominees Keep Mostly Mum In Confirmation Hearings

Thursday, September 07, 2017

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard from some of President Trump's judicial nominees Wednesday, including two controversial appeals court nominees.

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Could Trump Pardon Himself? Probably Not

Saturday, July 29, 2017

No president in history has done that, but some likely have contemplated it.

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The Presidential Pardon Power: What Are Its Limits?

Thursday, July 27, 2017

In a recent tweet, President Trump stated that he has the "complete power to pardon." NPR legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg explores what the possible limits of that power might be.

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Supreme Court Allows Grandparents, Relatives To Enter U.S. Despite Travel Ban

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

The Supreme Court refused to block a ruling by a U.S. district judge in Hawaii that allowed grandparents and other relatives of refugees to enter the U.S., exempting them from the Trump travel ban. The court said the matter must be decided by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, which the Trump administration was hoping to leapfrog.

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Could Donald Trump Jr. Be Charged With Treason? Short Answer: No

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

But he, and others in the Trump campaign, may have violated other laws.

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Justice Neil Gorsuch Votes 100 Percent Of The Time With Most Conservative Colleague

Saturday, July 01, 2017

Justices Neil Gorsuch and Clarence Thomas agreed on cases spanning several hotly contested issues, including same-sex marriage, gun rights, immigration and taxpayer aid to religious schools.

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Supreme Court Ends Term, Ready To Consider Some Divisive Issues

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

The Supreme Court ended its term Monday with a full bench, ready to weigh into some divisive issues in the fall. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with NPR legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg and SCOTUSblog publisher Tom Goldstein about the term and what's next for the court.

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Supreme Court Wraps Up Term With A Raft Of Opinions

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

The Supreme Court delivered a partial victory to President Trump over his travel ban. Among other cases, the court also set the stage for a major decision next term on gay rights.

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Supreme Court Reinstates Part Of Trump's Travel Ban, Agrees To Hear Case

Monday, June 26, 2017

The Supreme Court on Monday let a portion of President Trump's travel ban take effect and agreed to hear arguments about all the elements of the ban when the court reconvenes in October.

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Supreme Court Rules Religious School Can Use Taxpayer Funds For Playground

Monday, June 26, 2017

In a closely watched case about church and state, the Supreme Court ruled Monday that a religious school was entitled to state funding for playground resurfacing under a state program for nonprofits.

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