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President Obama Expected to Nominate 3 to U.S. Court of Appeals

Tuesday, June 04, 2013

President Obama is expected to announce today his three nominations to fill vacancies on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. The court, which is often believed to be the second most important in the country, has been stalled and stymied by congressional gridlock over judicial appointments of all kinds. The president has chosen a law professor, a lawyer and a federal judge.

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WNYC News

NY Top Court Won't Hear Gay Marriage Challenge

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

New York's top court will not hear a challenge to the state's 2011 law legalizing same-sex marriage, ending the most prominent objection to the law.

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WNYC News

Top Court Rules State Can Compel Polluters to Restore Superfund Sites

Friday, December 16, 2011

New York's top court says the state can require major polluters to restore Superfund sites to the condition they were in before they were contaminated.

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