Nina Totenberg

Nina Totenberg appears in the following:

Kavanaugh Hailed At Federalist Society As Protesters Attempt Disruption

Friday, November 15, 2019

One year after his contentious confirmation battle, protesters outside Justice Brett Kavanaugh's speech played Christine Blasey Ford's testimony on a large video screen.

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Supreme Court May Side With Trump On 'DREAMers'

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

At issue is the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which granted temporary protection from deportation to roughly 700,000 young people.

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Supreme Court Hears Arguments Over DACA Program

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

The Supreme Court heard arguments over the constitutionality of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. At issue is the fate of some 700,000 young immigrants, often called DREAMers.

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DACA Recipients Look To Supreme Court For Hope

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

The Trump administration is asking the court to invalidate the program that temporarily protects from deportation some 700,000 DREAMers who were brought to the country illegally as children.

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The Harvard Law Student And DREAMer Whose Fate Could Be Decided By Supreme Court

Monday, November 11, 2019

Mitchell Santos Toledo was brought to the U.S. when he was 2. "This is our home," he says.

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DACA At The Supreme Court

Sunday, November 10, 2019

Mitchell Santos Toledo was brought to the U.S. from Mexico when he was 2 years old. He's one of the 700,000 DREAMers whose case will be heard Tuesday before the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Supreme Court Justices Searching For A Compromise In Major Environmental Case

Wednesday, November 06, 2019

The Supreme Court heard arguments that could limit the scope of the Clean Water Act. At issue is whether a Maui wastewater plant needs a federal permit because effluents end up in the ocean.

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Supreme Court Hears Police Traffic-Stop Case From Kansas

Tuesday, November 05, 2019

The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Monday in a case testing whether a police officer may make a traffic stop on the assumption that the driver of a car is also the owner.

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A Look At The Court Cases Where The Trump Administration Is Fighting Subpoenas

Thursday, October 24, 2019

There are a half dozen cases involving Trump subpoenas making their way up to the Supreme Court. But one before the 2nd Circuit is headed to the court like a rocket ship.

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D.C. Sniper Case At Supreme Court

Thursday, October 17, 2019

The Supreme Court is considering a case involving one of the D.C. snipers, Lee Boyd Malvo. At issue is whether a previous court ruling can be applied retroactively.

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Trump Loses Round 2 Of Congressional Subpoena Battle In Court — For Now

Friday, October 11, 2019

A federal appeals court in Washington ruled that the president's financial records must be turned over to the House Oversight Committee.

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Trump Appointee Gorsuch Plays Coy In LGBTQ Employment Rights Case

Wednesday, October 09, 2019

At issue is whether Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, which bars sex discrimination, covers gay and transgender workers.

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Supreme Court Hears Arguments On LGBTQ Employment Rights Case

Tuesday, October 08, 2019

The Supreme Court heard arguments on Tuesday over whether employers can fire workers for being gay or transgender. At issue is whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act covers these individuals.

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Showdown Over LGBTQ Employment Rights Hits Supreme Court

Tuesday, October 08, 2019

The high court heard cases testing whether employers are free to fire employees because they are gay or transgender.

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Supreme Court Term Opens With Case Involving The Insanity Defense

Monday, October 07, 2019

Monday marks the first day of the new Supreme Court term. The justices heard arguments in a case that examines whether Kansas' lack of an insanity defense is unconstitutional.

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Abortion, Guns And Gay Rights On The Docket For Supreme Court's New Term

Monday, October 07, 2019

Separation of church and state, immigration and questions about impeachment could be on the table this term, which starts Monday and will almost surely be a march to the right on flashpoint issues.

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Supreme Court Revisits Abortion With Louisiana Case

Friday, October 04, 2019

At issue is a Louisiana law that mirrors a Texas law the court struck down. What's different, however, is that Justice Anthony Kennedy, who cast the decisive fifth vote in the 2016 case, has retired.

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The Supreme Court And Code Of Ethics

Friday, September 20, 2019

A new sexual misconduct allegation against Justice Brett Kavanugh raises questions about why the Supreme Court doesn't have a code of conduct. Ari Shapiro talks to NPR's Nina Totenberg.

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'The Personification Of Human Decency': Nina Totenberg Remembers Cokie Roberts

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Journalist Cokie Roberts died on Tuesday. Fellow NPR "Founding Mother" Nina Totenberg says Roberts was an "always polite political reporter, willing to ask the impolitic question if necessary."

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Treated Again For Cancer

Friday, August 23, 2019

The 86-year-old justice just wrapped up weeks of treatment after a new cancerous tumor was found on her pancreas. Doctors say there's no evidence of cancer elsewhere.

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