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Nina Totenberg

Nina Totenberg appears in the following:

Supreme Court To Hear Case Against Obamacare In 2015

Monday, December 29, 2014

There is another challenge to Obamacare. This one is not as high profile as the last one, but it has the power to gut the program. The high court may also decide to weigh in on the gay marriage issue.

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Supreme Court Refuses To Limit Abortion Drug's Use

Monday, December 15, 2014

An Arizona law aiming to limit prescription of RU-486 to the first seven weeks of pregnancy was blocked by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. On Monday, Supreme Court justices let that stand.

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Supreme Court Upholds North Carolina Traffic Stop

Monday, December 15, 2014

The court has upheld a cocaine conviction that began when police stopped a car with just one brake light, even though state law in North Carolina requires only one brake lamp.

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Supreme Court Rules Employers Are Not Required To Pay For Security Time

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

The decision is a major victory for retail enterprises and manufacturing businesses that could have been on the hook for billions of dollars in back pay for time spent in security screenings.

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Pregnancy Discrimination Act In The Spotlight At Supreme Court

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Driver Peggy Young sued UPS for suspending her job and health insurance during her pregnancy. She claims the company was required to accommodate her, but UPS says its policy was within the law.

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Did UPS Discriminate Against A Pregnant Worker By Letting Her Go?

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

When Peggy Young became pregnant, her doctor recommended not lifting more than 20 pounds and she lost her job. Now a federal law banning pregnancy discrimination faces a test before the Supreme Court.

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Justices Struggle To Find Line Between Threats, Free Speech Online

Monday, December 01, 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court struggled Monday with conflicting notions of where to draw the line between free speech and criminal threats in the Internet age.

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Is A Threat Posted On Facebook Really A Threat?

Monday, December 01, 2014

The Supreme Court is tackling a question of increasing importance in the age of social media and the Internet after a man was convicted of posting threats against his estranged wife and an FBI agent.

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Justice Ginsburg Expected Back On The Bench Soon After Surgery

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had surgery for a coronary blockage on Tuesday night and had a stent placed in an artery. The 81-year-old justice had felt discomfort while exercising.

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Justice Ginsburg Recovering After Heart Stent Implant

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

The 81-year-old justice had the procedure to clear a blocked right coronary artery. She was expected to be back on the bench when the Supreme Court reconvenes on Monday

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Court Rejects Challenge To Obamacare Rules On Contraceptives

Friday, November 14, 2014

At issue were regulations to accommodate religious nonprofits that object to including birth control in their health insurance plans. Catholic groups said the regulations don't go far enough.

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At The Supreme Court, Tracing A Fine Line Between Politics And Race

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

On Wednesday, the justices took up a redistricting case from Alabama that explores the question of which kinds of political gerrymandering are acceptable and which are not.

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Supreme Court Case Seeks Source Of Alabama Gerrymandering

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

The court is being asked to decide whether a 2010 state legislative redistricting in Alabama overloaded some districts with black Democrats on the basis of race or party.

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Supreme Court Agrees To Hear New Health Law Challenge

Friday, November 07, 2014

Health care experts say an adverse ruling would be catastrophic for the health insurance program that the president has fought so hard to enact and preserve.

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Federal Appeals Court Upholds State Gay Marriage Bans

Thursday, November 06, 2014

A federal appeals court in Ohio has decided that four states may ban gay marriage if they wish, splitting from the decision reached by other federal appeals courts in similar cases.

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How Does Destroying Fish Compare To Shredding Documents, Legally?

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

A Supreme Court case argued Wednesday is about obstruction of justice โ€” and fish. The prosecution says the law used to convict its client only bars document destruction. The justices aren't so sure.

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The Supreme Court Takes Up The Case Of The Missing Fish

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Prosecutors say that when undersized fish disappeared off of captain John Yates' boat, it constituted destruction of evidence. Business and civil liberties groups say the law only applies to papers.

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Supreme Court Case Tests Status Of Jerusalem

Monday, November 03, 2014

Can U.S. citizens born in Jerusalem list Israel as their place of birth on their passports? A 12-year-old boy is contesting the U.S. position that no one has sovereignty over the city.

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Supreme Court To Consider Case On Passports Of Jerusalem-Born Citizens

Monday, November 03, 2014

For the second time, the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in a case that combines Middle East policy with the dueling foreign policy roles of the president and Congress.

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A Violin Concerto Back From Beyond The Grave

Thursday, October 30, 2014

After composer Robert Schumann died, his Violin Concerto languished in a library โ€” until a grandniece of the man he wrote it for got out her Ouija board.

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