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Supreme Silence In Longrunning Immigrant Abortion Controversy May be Coming to an End

by Kevin Daley   After six months, the U.S. Supreme Court has not acted on a Justice Department request to vacate a lower court order requiring President Donald Trump’s administration to facilitate an abortion for an illegal alien and punish ACLU lawyers for allegedly unethical behavior. The Court’s protracted silence…

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Spurious Lawsuit by Infamous ‘Patent Troll’ Against Adam Corolla Defeated in Court with Help from Digital Rights Group, Electronic Frontier Foundation

by Kyle Perisic   The Supreme Court dismissed a case on Monday involving an infamous patent troll that claimed to own podcasting and previously sued libertarian comedian Adam Carolla. Instead of producing its own goods or services, a patent troll profits off suing or threatening to sue companies or individuals for…

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Steve Gill Analysis: Does Justice Kennedy Control the Post Midterm Balance of Political Power in the US Senate?

In early March Nevada Senator Dean Heller reignited speculation about the long-rumored retirement of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, a somewhat conservative but often swing-vote on critical legal issues. The 81 year old Justice who will turn 82 in July is the second oldest serving on the Court, behind Ruth…

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Three Cases to Watch as the Supreme Court Begins to Wrap This Term

by Sarah Williams   This week marks the start of the Supreme Court’s final oral argument sessions of the current term. The justices will hear arguments in several important cases, including challenges to the constitutionality of administrative law judges, state sales taxes for out-of-state online retailers, and the infamous Trump…

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