Nina Totenberg

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Clarence Thomas: From 'Black Panther Type' To Supreme Court's Conservative Beacon

Sunday, July 14, 2019

The longest-serving member of the current court is also its furthest to the right, least traditional and most controversial — and with a new conservative majority, he may be having a moment.

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Justice Clarence Thomas Will Enter His 29th Term In The Fall

Friday, July 12, 2019

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is the longest serving member of the current court. He had 18 dissenting and concurring opinions in the court's last term.

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Fear And Loathing At The Supreme Court — What Is Chief Justice John Roberts Up To?

Monday, July 08, 2019

The Supreme Court's nominal leader can make a huge difference — and did this term. But where is he headed and why?

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Ginsburg Passing The Liberal Torch: Takeaways From A Big Supreme Court Term

Tuesday, July 02, 2019

The new swing vote on the court is the conservative chief justice; Trump's appointees are going different directions; and Justice Ginsburg appears to be handing off the liberal torch to Justice Kagan.

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A Recap Of The Supreme Court Term

Friday, June 28, 2019

NPR's Nina Totenberg and Tom Goldstein of SCOTUSblog recap the Supreme Court term. It's the first with Justice Brett Kavanaugh and without Anthony Kennedy.

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Supreme Court Takes Up DACA Appeal

Friday, June 28, 2019

The high court agrees to review the Trump administration's elimination of a program designed to help children brought to the country illegally.

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Chief Justice John Roberts Becomes Supreme Court's Swingman

Friday, June 28, 2019

In two major 5-to-4 Supreme Court decisions Thursday, Chief Justice John Roberts wrote for the conservatives in one, and then for the liberals in another.

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Supreme Court Delivers 2 Major 5-4 Decisions

Thursday, June 27, 2019

It was a big day at the Supreme Court. For now, it blocked a citizenship question from being on the Census. Separately, it said political redistricting is a question beyond the reach of the courts.

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Supreme Court Rules On Citizenship Question, Partisan Gerrymandering

Thursday, June 27, 2019

The Supreme Court is blocking a citizenship question from the 2020 census for now. Also, it ruled that partisan redistricting is a political question that federal courts cannot weigh in on.

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Trump Threatens Census Delay After Supreme Court Leaves Citizenship Question Blocked

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Trump's tweets came hours after the Court decided to keep a question about citizenship off the form to be used for the head count.

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Supreme Court Affirms Police Can Order Blood Drawn From Unconscious DUI Suspects

Thursday, June 27, 2019

In a 5-4 vote, the court upheld a Wisconsin law that says motorists have given implied consent to having blood drawn. There were two dissents — including one from Justice Neil Gorsuch.

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Supreme Court Rules Partisan Gerrymandering Is Beyond The Reach Of Federal Courts

Thursday, June 27, 2019

The U.S. Supreme Court says partisan redistricting is a political question, not one that federal courts can weigh in on.

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Supreme Court Justices Continue To Struggle With Precedent

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

The Supreme Court is struggling with precedent — and that could have big implications for future cases, with liberals on the side of holding the line and conservatives on the other.

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Supreme Court Hands Total Wine, Other Out-Of-State Liquor Retailers A Big Win

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

The court struck down a Tennessee alcohol licensing residency requirement, opening up the pathway for big-box stores to enter the market.

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High Court Strikes Down Law That Barred Trademarking 'Immoral' Words

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

The Supreme Court threw out a ban on trademarks with "immoral" or "scandalous" content. That clears the path for a clothing line with a four-letter brand to win a trademark, but what about others?

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Supreme Court Orders Documents Unsealed In Death Penalty Case

Monday, June 24, 2019

The blacked-out material involves the drugs used in an Alabama execution. The release of the material was ordered after a motion filed by the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and NPR.

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Supreme Court Strikes Down Ban On Trademarking 'Immoral,' 'Scandalous' Words, Symbols

Monday, June 24, 2019

The decision paves the way for a clothing line, FUCT, to get its trademark. But the justices were split on how far is too far and which words they would find to be the most vulgar and profane.

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Supreme Court Overturns Precedent In Property Rights Case — A Sign Of Things To Come?

Saturday, June 22, 2019

For the second time in weeks, the court's five conservatives teamed up to overturn decades of precedent, to the consternation of the court's four liberals.

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Supreme Court Strikes Down Conviction Of Man On Death Row In Mississippi

Friday, June 21, 2019

The Supreme Court struck down the conviction of a Mississippi man, who has been on death row for 22 years, citing overt bias in jury selection. The court also decided a key eminent domain case Friday.

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Supreme Court Strikes Down Conviction Of Mississippi Man On Death Row For 22 Years

Friday, June 21, 2019

Curtis Flowers was tried six times for the same crime, and the court said it made its decision because of bias in jury selection. Now it's up to Mississippi whether to try him again.

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