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An Extraordinary Winning Streak for Religion at the Supreme Court

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WASHINGTON — “For many today, religious liberty is not a cherished freedom,” Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. told the Federalist Society, the conservative legal group,...
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Supreme Court Arguments May Be Turning Point for N.C.A.A.

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“It would be easy for schools to label such internships ‘related to education,’ even if a star athlete was given, say, a six-month ‘internship’ at...
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Supreme Court to Consider Death Sentence in Boston Marathon Bombing Case

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WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court said on Monday that it would review an appeals court’s decision that threw out the death sentence of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev,...
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Does Requiring Only Men to Register for the Draft Violate the Constitution?

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“Since women are excluded from combat service by statute or military policy,” Justice William H. Rehnquist wrote for the majority, “men and women are simply...
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Supreme Court Seems Ready to Sustain Arizona Voting Limits

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WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court seemed poised on Tuesday to uphold two Arizona voting restrictions, one requiring election officials to discard ballots cast at the...
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Supreme Court Considers Whether Patent Judges Were Properly Appointed

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WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday took a hard look at whether more than 250 administrative judges who hear patent disputes, some of them...
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Durbin, New Judiciary Chair, Warns Republicans on Blocking Judges

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Should Congress add seats to the lower courts? There’s a process underway, bipartisan process, to make that evaluation. And I’m open to it; where we...