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Nina Totenberg

Nina Totenberg appears in the following:

Justice Ginsburg Revises Texas Voter ID Dissent, Then Announces It

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court is correcting its own record. That's not exactly rare, but Ruth Bader Ginsburg is the first justice to call the public's attention to her own mistake.

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Supreme Court Hears Arguments In Teeth Whitening Case

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday in a case with potential repercussions for thousands of state licensing boards. The subject: teeth whitening.

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Justices Will Decide Whether Workers Must Endure Unpaid Inconvenience

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Some employees who worked for an Amazon fulfillment warehouse in Nevada had to wait nearly 25 minutes after each shift to be screened by security. They want to be compensated for that time.

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Supreme Court Takes Up Case On Overtime For Standing In Line

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

The court heard oral arguments on Wednesday in a case testing whether a staffing agency for Amazon can require employees to stay after work without pay while they wait to be searched for stolen goods.

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Justices Skeptical Of Beard Rule In Inmate Religious Rights Case

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

The Supreme Court heard arguments in the case of an Arkansas prisoner who says he must be allowed to wear a beard as part of his religious practice.

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How Justice Sotomayor Is 'Busting' The Supreme Court's Steady Rhythms

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Longtime Supreme Court reporter Joan Biskupic's new book on Justice Sonia Sotomayor reflects on the nation's first Latina justice.

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5 Questions About The Supreme Court And Gay Marriage In The U.S.

Monday, October 06, 2014

The Supreme Court surprised many by refusing to weigh in on gay marriage Monday. And it prompted a question: What does this mean for same-sex couples in 20 states that still have a ban?

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Stunning SCOTUS Move Widens Same-Sex Marriage To 30 States

Monday, October 06, 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court Monday stepped out of the gay-marriage debate — at least for now. But the court's decision not to decide will have an immediate and dramatic effect.

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Should Short Beards Be Allowed Behind Bars?

Monday, October 06, 2014

Arkansas prisoner Gregory Holt hand-wrote a 15-page petition without the help of lawyers, arguing that he be permitted to wear a beard as part of his religion. The Supreme Court will hear the case.

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Supreme Court Declines To Take Up Gay-Marriage Appeals

Monday, October 06, 2014

On Monday, on the first day of its new term, the court stunned the legal world, refusing to take any of the appeals pending on lower court rulings allowing gay marriage.

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Supreme Court To Weigh Facebook Threats, Religious Freedom, Discrimination

Monday, October 06, 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court opens a new term Monday. The issues on the docket range from whether threats on Facebook count as threats to whether prisoners should be allowed to wear short beards.

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Supreme Court Declines To Hear Gay-Marriage Cases ... For Now

Thursday, October 02, 2014

Although there are seven same-sex-marriage cases pending before the court, the justices like to thoroughly vet a big issue like this before they choose which cases to hear and when.

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Appeals Court Strikes Wisconsin And Indiana Same-Sex-Marriage Bans

Thursday, September 04, 2014

The judge said that the states had given the court "no reasonable basis" for forbidding same-sex marriage.

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Federal Judge Upholds Louisiana's Same-Sex-Marriage Ban

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

The decision is the first break in a string of more than two dozen federal court rulings that have struck down same-sex-marriage bans in other states over the past year.

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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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