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Nina Totenberg

Nina Totenberg appears in the following:

Supreme Court Upholds Hurricane Katrina Fraud Verdict Against State Farm

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

After the storm hit in 2005, the insurance company ordered claims adjusters to misclassify wind damage as flood damage to shift liability to the U.S. government and spare State Farm's coffers.

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Supreme Court Considers Race, Politics And Redistricting In 2 Cases

Monday, December 05, 2016

The high court heard arguments Monday in cases testing whether lawmakers in Virginia and North Carolina weighed race too heavily when redrawing state legislative districts.

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Questions Of Race And Redistricting Return To The Supreme Court

Monday, December 05, 2016

Cases before the Supreme Court on Monday test whether lawmakers in Virginia and North Carolina weighed race too heavily in redrawing congressional districts following the 2010 census.

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Supreme Court Tests Whether Detained Immigrants Have Right To Hearing

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

The Supreme Court tests whether immigrants facing deportation are entitled to a hearing, with possibility of release within the U.S., if they have been held for six months or longer.

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Supreme Court To Consider How Long Immigrants May Be Detained Without Bond Hearing

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

The legal issue before the court tests whether people who are detained for more than six months have a right to a bond hearing. This involves permanent U.S. residents or people seeking asylum.

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Supreme Court Tests Role Of Intellectual Disability In Death Penalty Case

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

The Supreme Court tests how states may determine whether a capital defendant is intellectually disabled and thus cannot be executed.

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Texas Death Case Tests Standards For Defining Intellectual Disability

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

A case before the Supreme Court next week questions how states may determine whether a capital defendant is intellectually disabled and thus cannot be executed.

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Racially Charged Remarks Derailed Trump's Attorney General Nominee 30 Years Ago

Friday, November 18, 2016

Thirty years ago, Jeff Sessions' history of racial comments derailed him from a job as a federal judge. Now, President-elect Trump has nominated the Alabama senator to run the Justice Department.

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Trump's Election Raises Host Of Issues For Supreme Court

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Statements from President-elect Donald Trump raise questions about the incoming administration, big issues before the Supreme Court and progress toward nominating a ninth Supreme Court justice.

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Republicans' Senate Tactics Leave Trump Wide Sway Over Nation's Courts

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Even beyond an open spot on the Supreme Court — preserved by stalling Obama's nominee — the president-elect will get to pick appointees for an eighth of the seats on federal benches.

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As President, Trump Will Likely Nominate Supreme Court Justices

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Tuesday's election decided that the Republican Party would control the executive and legislative branches of government. What do the election results mean for nominations to the Supreme Court?

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Supreme Court Revisits 2008's Housing Collapse With Banking Test Cases

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Miami claims bank foreclosures in 2008 targeted black and Latino homeowners. When they defaulted, property values fell, which meant a drop in taxes. The city wants the right to sue the banks.

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Janet Reno, First Female U.S. Attorney General, Dies At 78

Monday, November 07, 2016

Reno's tenure was marked by tragedy and controversy. But she left office widely respected for her independence and accomplishments.

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My Husband's Hat Helped The Cubs Win The World Series

Thursday, November 03, 2016

Nina Totenberg knows what broke the curse against the Chicago Cubs and she's ready to share it. (It worked for the Red Sox, too.)

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If Clinton Wins, Republicans Suggest Shrinking Size of Supreme Court

Thursday, November 03, 2016

Having gone eight months without considering President Obama's nominee to fill the vacant seat on the Supreme Court, Senate Republicans are now talking about stiffing any nominee.

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The Transatlantic Collaboration Behind Wynton Marsalis' New Violin Concerto

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

The jazz trumpeter wrote his Concerto in D for, and with, the Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti. The two say the process was "fascinating" — but painstakingly slow.

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Service Dog Case Draws Skepticism From Both Sides At The Supreme Court

Monday, October 31, 2016

"Suppose this girl wanted to go to a public library ... and the library said, 'You can't take your dog here; we're going to just provide you with a librarian,' " Justice Elena Kagan said.

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A Girl And Her Service Dog Head To The Supreme Court

Monday, October 31, 2016

The Supreme Court will hear Fry v. Napoleon Community Schools on Monday to decide if disabled children prevented from having qualified service animals at school can go directly to federal court.

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The Case For Republicans To Consider Merrick Garland's Nomination

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Senate GOP leadership has refused to hold hearings or a vote on the moderate judge's nomination. Yet, with the prospect of a Clinton presidency, might conservatives be having second thoughts?

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Justice Ginsburg Will Make Her Operatic Debut — Sort Of

Friday, October 21, 2016

The Supreme Court justice is set to play a nonsinging role on opening night of the Donizetti opera "The Daughter of the Regiment" at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.

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