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Supreme Court Weighs Into Copyright Issues Involving Tech, New Media
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Supreme Court Weighs Into Copyright Issues Involving Tech, New Media
2019-03-04 19:50:43
by Dan McCue

The Supreme Court on Monday sided with a third-party software maintenance provider in its quest to recoup the nearly $13 million it paid to Oracle Corp. to cover the litigation costs of a copyright dispute. Writing for a unanimous court,... Read More

Supreme Court Bolsters Right of Owners to Fight Against Police Seizures of Vehicles
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Supreme Court Bolsters Right of Owners to Fight Against Police Seizures of Vehicles

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Wednesday strengthened the rights of Americans to fight police seizures of vehicles and property, ruling the Eighth Amendment’s ban on “excessive fines” applies to states and localities, not just the federal government. Read More

How Clarence Thomas Used a Civil Case Against Bill Cosby to Call for a Re-Examination of Libel Laws
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How Clarence Thomas Used a Civil Case Against Bill Cosby to Call for a Re-Examination of Libel Laws

PHILADELPHIA — The U.S. Supreme Court announced said Tuesday that it would not consider a defamation case involving Bill Cosby. But the announcement came with a twist: Justice Clarence Thomas used the appeal... Read More

Supreme Court Weighs Census Question That Could Undercut California’s Power
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Supreme Court Weighs Census Question That Could Undercut California’s Power

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court meets behind closed doors Friday to weigh a question that could shape the political power of California for the decade ahead. Read More

Supreme Court Blocks Louisiana from Enforcing Restrictive Abortion Law
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Supreme Court Blocks Louisiana from Enforcing Restrictive Abortion Law

WASHINGTON — A divided U.S. Supreme Court blocked Louisiana from requiring abortion doctors to get admitting privileges at a local hospital, giving a reprieve to clinics as the justices consider whether to take up an appeal. Read More

Trump Administration to Appeal to Supreme Court in Census Case
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Trump Administration to Appeal to Supreme Court in Census Case

President Donald Trump’s administration said it will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to allow a question about citizenship in the 2020 census, promising to file a quick appeal in the hope of resolving the issue in time to start ... Read More

Supreme Court Hints It Won’t Hear Trump’s DACA Appeal This Term
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Supreme Court Hints It Won’t Hear Trump’s DACA Appeal This Term

The U.S. Supreme Court took no action Friday on President Donald Trump’s bid to end deportation protections for hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants, suggesting the program may stay in place at least until the end of ... Read More

Supreme Court Refuses to Shield Mystery Foreign Company From Mueller’s Investigation
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Supreme Court Refuses to Shield Mystery Foreign Company From Mueller’s Investigation

The Supreme Court refused Tuesday to block a subpoena issued to an unnamed corporation, owned by a foreign government, ending a mystery dispute in the courts reportedly involving the investigation into Russian election meddling. Read More

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Recovering From Surgery
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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Recovering From Surgery

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, recovering from lung cancer surgery last month, on Monday missed her first oral arguments since joining the Supreme Court 25 years ago. She is recovering at home, a court spokeswoman said. Read More

Chief Justice Roberts Denounces Trump’s Criticism of Federal Jurist as ‘Obama Judge’
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Chief Justice Roberts Denounces Trump’s Criticism of Federal Jurist as ‘Obama Judge’

In an exceedingly rare personal rebuke of a president by the Supreme Court, Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. on Wednesday denounced President Donald Trump’s attack denigrating a California federal judge who had recently... Read More

Supreme Court Will Hear Fast-Track Arguments in Census Case
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Supreme Court Will Hear Fast-Track Arguments in Census Case

The Supreme Court agreed to hear arguments early next year on lawsuits challenging the addition of a question about citizenship to the 2020 census, acting with unusual speed in a politically charged case. The justices will consider the Trump administration’s ... Read More

Supreme Court Weighs Whether to Hear Its First Abortion-Related Case Since Kavanaugh Joined the Bench
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Supreme Court Weighs Whether to Hear Its First Abortion-Related Case Since Kavanaugh Joined the Bench

The Supreme Court could announce as early as Friday whether it will hear its first abortion-related appeal with newly seated Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh. The case involves whether conservative states may exclude Planned... Read More

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