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Nina Totenberg

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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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Dentists Have No Right To Limit Who Can Whiten Your Teeth, Justices Say

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in a North Carolina case that a board made up largely of dentists may not regulate whitening services.

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High Court Leans Toward Religious Protection In Headscarf Case

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Did Abercrombie & Fitch violate a prohibition against religious discrimination by not hiring a woman who wears a hijab? The company contends it just has a neutral policy against wearing caps.

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At Supreme Court, Fashion Collides With Religion In Headscarf Case

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

On one side of the case is the retailer Abercrombie & Fitch, and on the other, a 17-year-old job applicant who was highly rated for hiring but then rejected because she wore a Muslim headscarf.

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Supreme Court Considers Visa Case For Foreign Spouses

Monday, February 23, 2015

Do Americans' constitutional rights include the right to a visa for a non-citizen spouse? The Supreme Court heard arguments on that issue Monday and appears to be headed for another close vote.

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Justice Ginsberg Admits To Being Tipsy During State Of The Union Nap

Friday, February 13, 2015

Why was Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg dozing at the State of the Union this year? "I wasn't 100 percent sober," Ginsberg admitted during at a forum at George Washington University.

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Supreme Court Won't Stop Gay Marriages In Alabama

Monday, February 09, 2015

The move sent the strongest signal to date that the justices are on the verge of legalizing gay marriage nationwide.

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Supreme Court Refuses To Let Alabama Bar Same-Sex Marriages

Monday, February 09, 2015

On Monday the Supreme Court refused to allow Alabama to bar same-sex unions while awaiting a national ruling on the issue by the high court this summer.

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