Nina Totenberg

Nina Totenberg appears in the following:

Chief Justice Roberts Sends Kozinski Inquiry To Another Judicial Council

Friday, December 15, 2017

The 2nd Circuit will take over the inquiry of 9th Circuit Appeals Court Judge Alex Kozinski. Multiple former clerks and externs have accused Kozinski of sexual harassment.

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Supreme Court Seems Split In Case Of Baker Vs. Same-Sex Couple; Eyes Now On Kennedy

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

The justices' decision could have huge implications for all retailers and service providers. And it will very likely come down to Justice Anthony Kennedy.

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Odds Drop On Sports-Betting Ban As Supreme Court Hears New Jersey Case

Monday, December 04, 2017

Cash-starved states may prevail in nullifying a 1992 federal law prohibiting sports betting after Monday's arguments.

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A Supreme Court Clash Between Artistry And The Rights Of Gay Couples

Monday, December 04, 2017

A baker says being forced by Colorado law to make wedding cakes for same-sex couples would violate his First Amendment rights. The couple says the baker can't discriminate against them.

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New Jersey Takes On Major Professional Sports Leagues In Sports Betting Case

Sunday, December 03, 2017

A former NBA player who became a New Jersey senator sponsored a federal law banning sports gambling that New Jersey now says is unconstitutional.

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Supreme Court Hears Case On Cellphone Location Information

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

In politics it's usually conservatives who attack liberals for being soft on crime. Those roles seemed at least partially reversed today at the Supreme Court, where justices heard an important case examining whether police need a search warrant to get cell phone site location information from wireless carriers.

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Supreme Court Considers Cellphones And Digital Privacy

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

A Supreme Court case, a big one for cellphone users, examines whether police must obtain a warrant in order to get historical cell-site location information from cellphone providers.

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Supreme Court Hears Arguments In Case That Could Overturn Major Patent Reform

Monday, November 27, 2017

At the Supreme Court on Monday, the Justices heard arguments in a patent case about whether a federal agency review process impermissibly wields judicial power. The system, created by Congress in 2011 as part of the America Invents Act, determines if a patent has been correctly granted if there is a dispute.

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Celebrating 100 Years Of Bernstein With Gianandrea Noseda

Monday, November 27, 2017

Nina Totenberg speaks with the new musical director of The National Symphony Orchestra, as the ensemble gears up to mark the centennial of Leonard Bernstein.

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As Mueller Picks Up Pace, Capital Roils With Talk Of Pardons And Firing

Friday, November 03, 2017

Indictments and a plea agreement in Robert Mueller's investigation have led to reports that the president is considering firing him or disarming him by pardoning the targets of the investigation.

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Harvard At 200: Justices Look Back On Their Law School Days — And Beyond

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

One out of six U.S. Supreme Court justices attended Harvard Law. As the school celebrates its 200th anniversary, six of those justices attended a panel where they remembered their time as students.

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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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