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Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Texas Abortion Law Case

Friday, November 13, 2015

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a challenge to a Texas law that requires abortion providers to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital and requires abortion clinics to hav...

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Supreme Court Weighs Whether The Government Can Freeze A Defendant's Assets

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Sila Luis could not hire a lawyer to defend her in court because her adversaries had succeeded in having her financial assets frozen.

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Supreme Court To Take Up Another Challenge To Obamacare

Friday, November 06, 2015

The justices said Friday they would hear a challenge brought by faith-based groups that contend the government's exemptions on birth control do not go far enough to accommodate them.

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Supreme Court Weighs 1987 Conviction By All-White Jury

Monday, November 02, 2015

The defense showed the names of the black jurors circled, highlighted in green, labeled with the letter "B." But lawyers for the state of Georgia said there's a reasonable explanation.

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Supreme Court Takes On Racial Discrimination In Jury Selection

Monday, November 02, 2015

Timothy Foster's lawyers argue that black jurors were systematically excluded from the jury at his trial in 1987, while judges at all levels looked the other way for nearly three decades thereafter.

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Notorious RBG: The Supreme Court Justice Turned Cultural Icon

Monday, October 26, 2015

Ruth Bader Ginsburg became a cultural icon about the time she turned 80 and became known as "Notorious RBG" — a most unusual identity for a member of the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Supreme Court Hears Arguments On Resentencing For Juvenile Lifers

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Three years ago, the court struck down mandatory life sentences in cases involving juvenile defendants. Should that ruling be applied retroactively to those sentenced to life long ago?

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Supreme Court To Consider Resentencing For Juvenile Lifers

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

In 2012, the court barred mandatory life sentences for juveniles convicted of murder. Now justices will consider whether that ruling should apply retroactively to more than 2,000 convicted offenders.

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Will Supreme Court Allow Juvenile Life Sentence Ruling To Be Retroactive?

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

In 2012 the U.S. Supreme Court limited life sentences without parole for juveniles who commit murder. On Tuesday the panel will hear arguments on whether the ruling should apply retroactively.

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Cameras In The Court (feat. The Justices)

Friday, October 09, 2015

Supreme Court justices refuse to allow filming in the court during oral arguments and on decision days. We consider the arguments for and against -- and the justices sing a song. 

Breaking News Consumer's Handbook: SCOTUS Edition

Friday, October 09, 2015

With the expertise of seasoned SCOTUS reporters, we've put together a handy guide for the discerning news consumer to make sense of the court, its decisions, and its coverage.

Death Penalty Back At The Supreme Court In New Term

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

The Supreme Court heard its first death penalty case of the new term Wednesday. There seems to be a certain detente on the court but more death cases loom on the horizon.

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Supreme Court To Lawyers: Hold Your Own Place In Line

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

Rich lobbyists, lawyers and contractors will no longer be able to pay someone to hold a place in line to get a much-in-demand seat at a Supreme Court argument or a congressional hearing.

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Supreme Court Faces Controversial Docket As New Term Opens

Monday, October 05, 2015

The Supreme Court returned for its new year Monday with its traditional first Monday ceremony and a new docket of high profile controversies to address.

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The Supreme Court's New Term: Here's What To Watch

Monday, October 05, 2015

The Supreme Court returns Monday for its new session, with cases pending that could limit access to abortion, restrict unionizing among public employees and alter voter participation.

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Law Beyond Our Borders: Justice Breyer Is On A Mission

Monday, September 14, 2015

In his new book, Stephen Breyer details cases involving the interdependence of law in the U.S. and other countries. No branch of government can avoid dealing with global issues any more, he said.

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg And Sandra Day O'Connor, 'Sisters In Law'

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

A new book explains that the women were not personal friends, but they were strong allies on the Supreme Court bench, especially in the legal fight for women's equality.

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Coda To A Cold Case: The Mystery Of The Stolen Stradivarius, Resolved

Thursday, August 06, 2015

A Stradivarius violin, which was stolen and hidden for 35 years, has now been found. It belonged to the late virtuoso Roman Totenberg — the father of NPR's Nina Totenberg. Nina tells the story.

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A Rarity Reclaimed: Stolen Stradivarius Recovered After 35 Years

Thursday, August 06, 2015

For decades, virtuoso violinist Roman Totenberg played his prized Stradivarius around the world. Then one day in 1980 it was snatched. Gone. But in June, the FBI called his daughter with news.

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How To Hack Béarnaise, A Mother Of A French Sauce

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Béarnaise is a classic French sauce typically served with steak. But it's tricky for a home chef to keep the raw egg and the butter in it from separating. A chef reveals his secret weapon.

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