Nina Totenberg

NPR legal correspondent

Nina Totenberg appears in the following:

SCOTUS Heard Arguments On Whether Police Can Seize Guns Without A Warrant

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in a case testing whether police may enter a person's home and seize guns without a warrant in order to safeguard the homeowner from potential harm.

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SCOTUS Heard Arguments In Clash Between Large Agriculture Growers And Their Workers

Monday, March 22, 2021

The Supreme Court heard arguments in a case between California's agricultural growers and the farmworkers union over an old law limiting union organizers' access to farms to get workers' support.

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Supreme Court To Hear Appeal Of Boston Marathon Bomber's Vacated Death Sentences

Monday, March 22, 2021

An appeals court ruled last summer that the original trial judge did not secure an impartial jury for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. The U.S. has asked the Supreme Court to review the decision.

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High-Stakes Supreme Court Clash Between Growers, Farmworkers Could Blow Up Other Laws

Monday, March 22, 2021

At issue is a 1975 California law that allows union organizers limited access to farms so they can seek support from workers in forming a union.

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Roberts Accuses Supreme Court Justices Of 'Turning Judges Into Advice Columnists'

Monday, March 08, 2021

In an 8-1 vote, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of two former students blocked from expressing religious opinions on campus. But Roberts protested keeping the case alive after the college caved.

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Supreme Court Makes It Harder For Undocumented Immigrants To Fight Deportation

Thursday, March 04, 2021

The court's 5-to-3 ruling came in the case of a man who had lived in the U.S. for 25 years but who had used a fake Social Security card to get a job as a janitor.

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Supreme Court Seems Ready To Uphold Restrictive Voting Laws

Tuesday, March 02, 2021

The court heard arguments in a case that could allow state legislatures to make it more difficult for some to vote. The arguments centered on a key portion of the Voting Rights Act.

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Arizona Republicans Fight Before SCOTUS For 2 Voting Laws That Would Inhibit Voting

Tuesday, March 02, 2021

The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday in a voting rights case that could allow state legislatures to make it more difficult for some to vote. At issue are two Arizona laws.

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High Noon For The Future Of The Voting Rights Act At The Supreme Court

Tuesday, March 02, 2021

In 2013, the court gutted a key provision of the law, citing that Section 2 of the act still bars discrimination in voting nationwide. Now, Section 2 is in the conservative court's crosshairs.

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The Supreme Court Wrestles With 'Police Chase' That Wasn't

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

The Court Justices ponder What makes a hot pursuit, "hot?" Pursuing a suspect for a noise violation, a highway patrol officer entered a suspect's home without a warrant.

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SCOTUS Hears Case On Whether Police Can Enter Homes For Misdemeanors Without Warrants

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

The Supreme Court heard arguments in a case involving an officer who pursued a misdemeanor suspect into his home without a warrant. Civil liberties groups say the case could expand police powers.

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Supreme Court Paves Way For N.Y. Grand Jury To Get Trump's Financial Records

Monday, February 22, 2021

The U.S. Supreme Court paved the way for a New York grand jury to get former President Donald Trump's financial records. It also said it will hear a case involving a Trump-era rule on abortion.

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Supreme Court To Hear Challenge To Trump-Era Abortion Rules

Monday, February 22, 2021

The court on Monday also paved the way for a New York grand jury to obtain the former president's financial records.

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Biden Gets Two Vacancies To Fill On Influential D.C. Circuit Court

Friday, February 12, 2021

With Judge David Tatel stepping down, and Judge Merrick Garland set to become Attorney General, expect Katanji Brown Jackson to fill one of the slots. She's also a potential Supreme Court nominee.

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New Vacancy On D.C. Circuit Gives Biden Boost In Filling Judicial Nominations

Friday, February 12, 2021

Judge David Tatel's decision to take senior status opens a second vacancy on the D.C. circuit, giving President Biden a boost in filling judicial nominations.

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'I Said The Opposite': Criticism Of Trump's Impeachment Defense Intensifies

Tuesday, February 09, 2021

A constitutional law professor whose work is cited extensively by Trump lawyers in their impeachment defense brief says his work has been seriously misrepresented.

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Supreme Court Rules Against Calif., Doubles Down On Religious Rights Amid Pandemic

Saturday, February 06, 2021

The court sided with two churches that said a ban on indoor church services violated their rights to free exercise of religion. But the justices let stand restrictions that cap attendance at 25%.

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Supreme Court Says Germany Can't Be Sued In Nazi-Era Art Case

Wednesday, February 03, 2021

The justices unanimously found that federal law bars suits against foreign governments accused of seizing their own citizens' property. The case now goes back to the lower court.

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Impeachment Managers Argue Trump Is 'Singularly Responsible' For Capitol Attack

Tuesday, February 02, 2021

In a separate filing due ahead of next week's trial, former President Donald Trump's defense team calls the impeachment effort unconstitutional and denies he incited the crowd on Jan. 6.

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Biden Administration Asks Supreme Court To Delay Considering 2 Key Trump Policies

Monday, February 01, 2021

The Court is expected to postpone consideration of the cases, which involve funding for the border wall and the so-called "remain in Mexico" policy.

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