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Supreme Court

The Takeaway

How the Supreme Court Became an 'Echo Chamber'

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

An new investigation finds that a small, elite group of attorneys are increasingly more likely to have their cases heard before the Supreme Court. 

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The Takeaway

How to Build Trust in the Justice System

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Thousands around the nation took to the streets to demand justice. What about our system needs to fundamentally change?

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The Takeaway

Obamacare Returns to the Supreme Court

Thursday, November 13, 2014

The Affordable Care Act will make its second appearance at the Supreme Court later this term, in a case that some say hinges on a drafting error in the law.

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Radiolab

Jurisdiction

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

From 'real' hip-hop to the Supreme Court, two stories about very different boundaries and how we patrol them. 

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On The Media

Not In The Supreme Court's Backyard

Friday, October 17, 2014

Bob speaks with New York Times Supreme Court correspondent, Adam Liptak, about the Supreme Court's commitment to keeping protesters off its plaza. 

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The Takeaway

Close Shave for the Constitution in Arkansas

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Today the Supreme Court hears Holt v. Hobbs, a case with potentially far-reaching consequences for the rights of inmates. 

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The Takeaway

We The People: When Corporations Trump Human Dignity

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

A new case is leading some to question who, under the current Supreme Court, qualifies for human rights and why corporations seem to be more protected than individuals. 

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The Takeaway

The Supreme Court Gets Back to Work

Monday, October 06, 2014

October's docket includes cases concerning the First Amendment protection for a Facebook post, religious facial hair and Abercrombie and Fitch's dress code - but not gay marriage.

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The Takeaway

SCOTUS Issues Blow to Early Voting

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

A 5-4 ruling on early voting in Ohio could have implications for early voting in other states, including North Carolina, Wisconsin, Texas, and Arkansas.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The Lasting Impact of the Roberts Court and the Changing Interpretations of the Constitution

Monday, September 01, 2014

Constitutional law expert Laurence Tribe looks at how the Roberts Court is revising the meaning of our Constitution and examines the court’s recent rulings.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Invisible By Poverty and Invisible By Profession

Monday, September 01, 2014

The Robert's Court and the Constitution. Bringing the stories of the world's poorest to light. War stories from a trauma surgeon. The hidden world of invisible professionals.

The Leonard Lopate Show

David Boies and Ted Olson Make the Case for Marriage Equality

Friday, August 29, 2014

The attorneys that argued in the Supreme Court that California's Proposition 8 was unconstitutional talk about the five-year struggle to win the right for gays to marry.

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Intelligence Squared US

Intelligence Squared: Unlimited Campaign Financing

Friday, August 01, 2014

Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission was a groundbreaking decision by the Supreme Court that removed limits on how much money organizations could donate to political campaigns. Years later, this ruling has become the subject of contentious debate: do we really have a constitutional right to unlimited spending on our own political speech.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Life Without Parole—At the Age of 15

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Kenneth Young was a teenager when he received four consecutive life sentences for committing a series of armed robberies. A new Supreme Court ruling could set him free.

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The Takeaway

The Ruling on Peyote that Helped Hobby Lobby Win

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

The basis of the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling comes from the 1993 Religious Freedom Restoration Act. The law was adopted after a 1990 Supreme Court decision denied unemployment benefits to two Native American men who used peyote in a religious ritual.

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WNYC News

Orthodox Jewish Groups Cheer Contraception Ruling

Monday, June 30, 2014

WNYC

Monday's Supreme Court ruling will give family-owned companies more freedom to challenge laws on religious grounds.

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WNYC News

High Court Ruling Puts New York Union in a Bind

Monday, June 30, 2014

A union must sign up members individually, following a setback in the Supreme Court.

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The Takeaway

SCOTUS Issues Major Rulings on Religion, Unions

Monday, June 30, 2014

Today was the last day of the Supreme Court's term, and the justices handed down two major decisions. The Court issued a partial blow to unions, and recognized for the first time the religious rights of business entities. 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Wins For Hobby Lobby and Non-Unionized Workers

Monday, June 30, 2014

In twin 5-4 rulings, the Supreme Court ruled that companies may refrain from providing contraception if they object on religious grounds; and that public sector unions may not collect dues from some non-unionized employees. 

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On The Media

Cellphone Searching, Tiny Antennas, and the High Court

Friday, June 27, 2014

This week, the Supreme Court ruled on two media technology cases, one that may save the bacon of Big Broadcast and Cable, and another that privacy advocates are heralding as a win. Bob talks with Slate's Dahlia Lithwick about the impact of these decisions.

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