Nina Totenberg

NPR legal correspondent

Nina Totenberg appears in the following:

Snapchat Post Takes Teen Off Cheerleading Squad — And To The Supreme Court

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in a First Amendment case that involved a teenager suspended from her cheerleading squad for using profanities on Snapchat.

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At Supreme Court, Mean Girls Meet 1st Amendment

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

At issue is whether schools can punish students for off-campus speech. At the center of the case is a teenager suspended from her cheerleading team after using a vulgarity on Snapchat.

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High Court To Hear 1st Major Gun Rights Case In More Than A Decade

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

The Supreme Court says it will hear arguments next term in a major gun rights case. It will be the first time it has waded into the issue in more than 10 years.

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The U.S. Supreme Court Seems Headed For A Major Decision On Gun Rights

Monday, April 26, 2021

The Supreme Court heard arguments in a case involving the anonymity of big-money donors to nonprofits. The justices also agreed to hear a major gun-rights case next term.

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Supreme Court To Take Up 1st Major Gun Rights Case In More Than A Decade

Monday, April 26, 2021

At issue is how much the Second Amendment protects the right of individuals to carry concealed weapons outside their home for self-defense. The case will likely be argued in the fall.

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Supreme Court Eyes Rich Activists, Their Anonymous Donations And Tax Breaks

Monday, April 26, 2021

At issue is a California law that requires tax-exempt charities to file with the state a list of their large donors — a copy, in fact, of the list they file annually with the IRS.

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Supreme Court Rejects Restrictions On Life Without Parole For Juveniles

Thursday, April 22, 2021

The court's conservatives said that a judge need not make a finding of "permanent incorrigibility" before sentencing a juvenile offender to life without parole.

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Democrats Ask Justice Barrett To Recuse In Case Involving Nonprofit Donor Privacy

Thursday, April 22, 2021

The case involves a conservative nonprofit with ties to a Koch brothers-founded group that gave at least $1 million to fund a campaign to win Senate confirmation of her Supreme Court nomination.

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First Amendment Groups Press Supreme Court For Access To Surveillance Court Opinions

Monday, April 19, 2021

Their filing is the culmination of more than a decade of litigation. The justices must now decide whether to grant review in the case.

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Democrats Unveil Long-Shot Plan To Expand Size Of Supreme Court From 9 To 13

Thursday, April 15, 2021

Republicans were scathing in their response to the measure, but the bill has a grim future even without their opposition. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she has no plans to bring it to the floor.

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Supreme Court Rules For Worshippers And Against California COVID Restrictions

Saturday, April 10, 2021

The court's unsigned order came on a 5-4 vote, preventing the state from enforcing a rule that limits at-home gatherings to no more than three households.

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Biden Sets Up Commission To Study Supreme Court Reform

Friday, April 09, 2021

Friday's announcement comes amid a debate over the composition of the nine-member court that now has a 6-3 conservative majority.

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Supreme Court Hands Google A Win Over Oracle In Multibillion-Dollar Case

Monday, April 05, 2021

By a 6-to-2 vote, the justices said Google's use of Oracle code did not infringe copyright laws.

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Supreme Court Weighs Whether NCAA Is Illegally 'Fixing' Athlete Compensation

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Players contend the NCAA is operating a classic conspiracy to fix prices in the labor market. The NCAA maintains that expanding benefits would threaten "amateurism."

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SCOTUS Heard Arguments Today On Legality Of Unpaid NCAA Student-Athletes

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in a case testing whether the NCAA's limits on compensation for student athletes violate the nation's antitrust laws.

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Take To The Court: Justices Will Hear Case On Student Athlete Compensation

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

The case tests whether the NCAA's limits on compensation for student athletes violate antitrust law. Its outcome could have enormous consequences for college sports.

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Biden's D.C. Appeals Court Nominee Viewed As Potential Supreme Court Justice

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

The president nominated Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to take the place of Merrick Garland, who resigned when he was confirmed as U.S. attorney general.

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Biden Makes 1st Judicial Nominations, Including A Supreme Court Contender

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

With the lesson of former President Barack Obama's difficulty in filling vacancies "imprinted on his brain," his staff says, the president sees filling judicial seats as a top priority.

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Supreme Court Dips Gingerly Into Roiling Police Misconduct Waters

Thursday, March 25, 2021

Justices ruled 5-3 that when officers fired 13 shots at a fleeing suspect, their actions were a seizure under the Constitution, entitling the suspect to sue for damages.

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Supreme Court Mulls Whether Police Can Enter Home Without Warrant To Save A Life

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

At issue in the case was whether police may enter a person's home in order to safeguard the homeowner from potential harm.

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