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Nina Totenberg

Nina Totenberg appears in the following:

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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EPA Gets A Win From Supreme Court On Global Warming Emissions — Mostly

Monday, June 23, 2014

The court's 7-2 decision gave the EPA the right to regulate greenhouse gases. But in a separate 5-4 vote, the justices curbed the agency's attempt to rework one section of the Clean Air Act.

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High Court Ruling Supports Employees In Retaliation Cases

Friday, June 20, 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that public employees cannot be fired in retaliation for testifying truthfully on matters of public corruption or public concern.

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From Supreme Court, Firm Support For Employee In Retaliation Case

Thursday, June 19, 2014

The justices unanimously ruled that a public employee who testified about corruption should not have been punished for doing so. Going forward, though, some tricky questions are still undecided.

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Supreme Court Rules Against Gun 'Straw Purchases'

Monday, June 16, 2014

In a major victory for gun control groups, the justices upheld by a 5-4 vote a federal ban on one person buying a gun for another.

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By Slim Margin, Supreme Court Preserves Key Gun Control Law

Monday, June 16, 2014

In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court ruled that federal law may prohibit someone from buying a gun for another person — whether or not the other person is legally allowed to purchase a gun.

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Supreme Court: Inherited IRAs Not Protected From Bankruptcy

Thursday, June 12, 2014

The court agreed with a bankruptcy court's ruling that an inherited IRA represented "an opportunity for current consumption, not a fund of retirement savings."

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POM Wonderful Wins A Round In Food Fight With Coca-Cola

Thursday, June 12, 2014

By a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court ruled that POM Wonderful's lawsuit against the Coca-Cola Co. may go on. The repercussions of the case for the food and beverage industry are unclear.

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