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Nina Totenberg

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Record Number Of Amicus Briefs Filed In Same-Sex-Marriage Cases

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

This week's same-sex-marriage cases at the Supreme Court brought in a record number of friend-of-the–court briefs. But truth be told, the justices do not read all of these briefs.

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Legal Battle Over Gay Marriage Hits The Supreme Court Tuesday

Monday, April 27, 2015

People have been lining up for days hoping they will be among the lucky ones to get a seat for Tuesday's historic arguments. At issue: whether states can ban, and refuse to recognize, gay marriage.

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Same-Sex Marriage, In The Justices' Words

Monday, April 27, 2015

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will hear arguments on the question of same-sex marriage. In the meantime, we know a good deal about the justices' views already.

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Supreme Court: Police May Not Detain Traffic Violators Longer Than Necessary

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Writing for the majority, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said a traffic stop becomes "unlawful if it is prolonged beyond the time reasonably required to complete the mission of issuing a warning ticket."

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Meet The 'Accidental Activists' Of The Supreme Court's Same-Sex-Marriage Case

Monday, April 20, 2015

The legal battle over same-sex marriage hits the Supreme Court next week. It's an extraordinarily high-stakes clash, but the men and women at the center of it see themselves as incredibly ordinary.

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After Nazi Plunder, A Quest To Bring Home The 'Woman In Gold'

Thursday, April 02, 2015

A new movie tells the true story of Maria Altmann, who fought her way to the U.S. Supreme Court to force the Austrian government to return a painting of her aunt.

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Supreme Court Deals Medicaid Blow To Doctors And Health Companies

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

The court ruled Tuesday that private Medicaid providers cannot sue to force states to raise reimbursement rates in the face of rising medical costs.

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Obama Administration Emissions Rules Face Supreme Court Test

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

The rules are aimed at limiting the amount of hazardous pollutants coming from coal- and oil-fired utility plants. They're being challenged by industry groups and more than 20 states.

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Justices Debate Place Of Offensive Language On License Plates

Monday, March 23, 2015

On Monday, the Supreme Court heard arguments on whether to allow Texas to refuse a personalized license plate design featuring the Confederate flag.

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Is A Confederate Flag License Plate Free Speech?

Monday, March 23, 2015

Texas issues specialty license plates at the behest of private groups or individuals. At issue before the Supreme Court Monday is whether the state can reject messages that are offensive to some.

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Meet The Attorney Defending Confederate Flag License Plates

Monday, March 23, 2015

R. James George Jr. started his legal career as a clerk for the first African-American Supreme Court justice and once defended rapper Tupac Shakur. But he's also a staunch First Amendment defender.

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#NPRreads: From Supreme Court Justice To The Notorious R.B.G.

Friday, March 20, 2015

For your weekend, here are four recommendations: How Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg became an Internet meme, how The Great Wave went viral, a profile of Hugh Hewitt and why 4Chan's founder walked away.

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Justice Ginsburg Turns Her Pen To Exodus' 'Women Of Action'

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Famous for her legal pen, Ruth Bader Ginsburg has now written a short essay for a different reason: Passover.

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Supreme Court Sends Birth Control Case Back To Appeals Court

Monday, March 09, 2015

The court has ordered a federal appeals court to take a second look at Univeristy of Notre Dame's challenge to the birth control mandate in Obamacare, including opt-out rules for religious groups.

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Justices Roberts And Kennedy Hold Key Votes In Health Law Case

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

No telling yet which side will win. But did Justice Kennedy's mixed signals Wednesday hint that he was leaning toward the administration's view of federal subsidies for health insurance?

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Round 2: Health Care Law Faces The Supreme Court Again

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

In King v. Burwell, Obamacare's opponents are challenging the ACA again, this time contending that a section of the law doesn't authorize subsidies to make mandated insurance affordable in 34 states.

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Should Hotel Owners Be Forced To Hand Over Guest Records To Police?

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

Hypotheticals about hunting lodges and Motel 6 saved the oral argument at the Supreme Court Tuesday from being strangled by legal weeds.

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Supreme Court Seems Divided Over Independent Redistricting Commissions

Monday, March 02, 2015

Arizona voters approved a bipartisan commission to draw lines between congressional districts. Now the Supreme Court has been asked to put the legislators back in charge.

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Supreme Court To Weigh Power Of Redistricting Commissions

Monday, March 02, 2015

Although the court has viewed gerrymandering of legislative districts as a practice that deprives citizens of fair representation, it's also thrown up its hands when it comes to policing the practice.

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Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Fisherman In Missing Fish Case

Thursday, February 26, 2015

What's a tangible object? That question was at the crux of a case about whether a law aimed at preventing document shredding could be applied to other objects — including fish.

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