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Nina Totenberg

Nina Totenberg appears in the following:

Former FBI Director Louis Freeh Returns To Surgery Following Crash

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Freeh, who issued a scorching report in the Penn State University sex abuse scandal, apparently drove his SUV off the road in Vermont.

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Supreme Court Steps In To Put Hold On Va. Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

The Supreme Court has stayed a Virginia court's ruling which ended the state's ban on same-sex marriages.

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Same-Sex Marriages On Hold In Virginia After Supreme Court Weighs In

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court has blocked an appeals court ruling that would have allowed gay marriages to begin in Virginia tomorrow.

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Why Vegetables Get Freakish In The Land Of The Midnight Sun

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Long summer days in Alaska help cabbages, turnips and other vegetables grow to gargantuan sizes. These "giants" are celebrated at the annual state fair, which kicks off on Thursday.

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When Did Companies Become People? Excavating The Legal Evolution

Monday, July 28, 2014

The Supreme Court has been granting more rights to corporations, including some regarded as those solely for individuals. But Nina Totenberg finds the company-to-person shift has a long history.

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The Death Clerk, And Other Details Of Last-Minute Execution Appeals

Thursday, July 24, 2014

An hour into Wednesday's botched execution in Arizona, an attorney for the inmate reached out to Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy seeking his intervention. How do such appeals work? And how often do they happen?

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Conflicting Obamacare Rulings Set Stage For Supreme Court Face-Off

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Two federal appeals courts issued conflicting views of the subsidies available under Obamacare. The problem is the language in one subsection of the 950-page law โ€” boiling down to just three words.

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Obama's Health Care Law Has A Confusing Day In Court

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

One U.S. appeals court panel tossed out federal subsidies for low-income insurance buyers, while another three-judge panel affirmed them. The issue has the potential to gut the health care overhaul.

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Rare Unanimity In Supreme Court Term, With Plenty Of Fireworks

Sunday, July 06, 2014

Even when the justices ruled together on cases, there was clear disagreement between them. Meanwhile, high-profile decisions in which they split 5-4 seemed particularly partisan.

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Supreme Court Wraps Up Term Issuing 2 Major Decisions

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

One order issued by the court is a major setback for President Obama's Affordable Care Act, and a victory for for-profit corporations. The other is a major defeat for public employee unions.

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Supreme Court Deals A Blow To Public Employee Unions

Monday, June 30, 2014

The justices ruled 5-4 to allow workers who don't join the union and don't pay any fees to get the same benefits as those who do pay union dues.

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High Court Allows Some Companies To Opt Out Of Contraceptives Mandate

Monday, June 30, 2014

In a 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court ruled that closely held companies can defy the Affordable Care Act mandate to cover some forms of contraception if they object on religious grounds.

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Supreme Court Ruling Affirms Hobby Lobby Victory

Monday, June 30, 2014

The court ruled Monday in a case asking whether family-owned businesses that offer employees health insurance must include contraception in their plans if they object to some forms of it.

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High Court Strikes Down Abortion Clinic 'Buffer Zone' Law

Friday, June 27, 2014

The Supreme Court eased restrictions on protesters at clinics that perform abortions. The court invalidated a Massachusetts law that created a 35 foot buffer outside abortion clinics in the state.

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Takeaways From Supreme Court Rulings On Buffer Zones, Recess Picks

Thursday, June 26, 2014

The court limited presidential power to make appointments when the Senate isn't in session and narrowed a state's power to have protest-free zones outside abortion clinics. Here are the implications.

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Supreme Court Rules On Obama Appointments, Abortion Protests

Thursday, June 26, 2014

The court ruled on cases involving some of President Obama's recess appointments and a Massachusetts law that created a buffer zone to keep protesters a certain distance away from abortion clinics.

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Federal Court Rules Against Utah's Ban On Gay Marriage

Thursday, June 26, 2014

A federal appeals court in Denver struck down Utah's ban on gay marriage. It's the first appeals court decision in the nation to date, and paves the way for a U.S. Supreme Court decision on the issue.

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Strike Against Utah Gay-Marriage Ban Paves Way For Supreme Court Ruling

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals called marriage a fundamental right that shouldn't be determined at the ballot box. It marks the first time that a federal appeals court has ruled on the issue.

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High Court Ruling On Search Warrants Is Broader Than Cellphones

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

The justices unanimously ruled that police must obtain a warrant before searching electronic devices at the time of arrest. The decision has been called "a bold endorsement of digital privacy."

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Supreme Court Rules On Aereo, Cellphone Searches

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

The court ruled against the technology company Aereo's practice of streaming broadcast TV. It also decided a case involving police searches of individuals' cellphones.

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