Nina Totenberg

NPR legal correspondent

Nina Totenberg appears in the following:

As Concerns About Voting Build, The Supreme Court Refuses To Step In

Saturday, July 25, 2020

The court expressed a frosty attitude toward election lawsuits in four cases this year — from Wisconsin, Texas, Alabama and Florida.

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Has Cancer Again, Says She Will Remain On The Court

Friday, July 17, 2020

The Supreme Court justice revealed on Friday that she had begun a course of chemotherapy on May 19. In a statement, she said she is still able to do her job "full steam."

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Supreme Court Deals Major Blow To Felons' Right To Vote In Florida

Friday, July 17, 2020

The court's refusal to reverse a lower court order likely will prevent hundreds of thousands of people from voting in the November election.

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In Supreme Court Term, Liberals Stuck Together While Conservatives Appeared Fractured

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

The court's conservative justices wrote separately a lot, often just for themselves. Meanwhile, the court's liberals let their victories speak for themselves and dissented as a bloc.

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First Women To Hold Top Staff Jobs At Supreme Court Are Retiring

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Pamela Talkin was the court's marshal; Christine Luchok Fallon was its reporter of decisions.

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hospitalized Again

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

According to a press release from the court's press officer, the justice is "resting comfortably and will stay in the hospital for a few days to receive intravenous antibiotic treatment."

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2 Female Firsts At Supreme Court Are Stepping Down

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

The Supreme Court announced the first women to hold two prominent positions at the court are retiring. Pamela Talkin is the court's marshal; Christine Luchok Fallon is its reporter of decisions.

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A Powerful Chief And Unexpected Splits: 6 Takeaways From The Supreme Court Term

Saturday, July 11, 2020

From abortion to religion and immigration, the recent court term featured just about every flashpoint in American law. Here are the highlights, including the influence of Chief Justice John Roberts.

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Key Takeaways From Supreme Court Term

Friday, July 10, 2020

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with lawyer and SCOTUSblog publisher Tom Goldstein and NPR legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg about the decisions reached by the U.S. Supreme Court this term.

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Chief Justice John Roberts Rebuked Trump This Term. What's He Up To?

Friday, July 10, 2020

John Roberts has shaped rulings that upset conservatives but left room for those on the right to prevail in later cases.

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Supreme Court Says Trump Not 'Immune' From Records Release, But Hedges On House Case

Thursday, July 09, 2020

In two 7-2 rulings written by Chief Justice John Roberts, the court allowed a subpoena in a New York criminal case but told a lower court to consider separation of powers when it comes to Congress.

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Supreme Court Upholds Challenges To Access To Birth Control

Wednesday, July 08, 2020

The Supreme Court upheld exemptions from Obamacare's birth-control mandate for private employers with religious and moral objections.

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Supreme Court Undercuts Access To Birth Control Under Obamacare

Wednesday, July 08, 2020

The opinion upheld a Trump administration rule that significantly cut back on the Affordable Care Act requirement that insurers provide free birth control coverage under almost all health care plans.

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Justices Rule Teachers At Religious Schools Aren't Protected By Fair Employment Laws

Wednesday, July 08, 2020

The 7-2 decision carving out a religious exemption could potentially affect other employees of religious hospitals, universities and charities.

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Supreme Court Upholds State 'Faithless Elector' Laws

Monday, July 06, 2020

The U.S. Supreme Court upheld state laws that remove or fine Electoral College delegates who refuse to cast their votes for the presidential candidate they were pledged to support.

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Supreme Court Rules State 'Faithless Elector' Laws Constitutional

Monday, July 06, 2020

The decision could directly affect the election, which will take place in November amid a pandemic and a partial economic collapse.

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Supreme Court Acts To Postpone More Controversies, From Mueller Report To Abortion

Thursday, July 02, 2020

The decisions ensure none of these cases will be decided before the November election.

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Supreme Court Rules Montana Religious Schools Can Receive Funding

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Montana's exclusion of religious schools from a state scholarship program funded by tax credits violates the U.S. Constitution.

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Supreme Court: Montana Can't Exclude Religious Schools From Scholarship Program

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

The 5-4 decision, in which Chief Justice John Roberts joined the court's other conservatives, is a win for parents who wanted to use the state tax credit to help send children to religious schools.

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Supreme Court Strikes Down Louisiana Abortion Law

Monday, June 29, 2020

The U.S. Supreme Court stood by its most recent abortion precedent Monday, invalidating a Louisiana law requiring abortion clinic doctors to have admitting privileges at hospitals.

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