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The CEO of the group’s state organization, Kathy Kneer, says private donations can’t cover the potential loss of federal money for reproductive health services....
From: Kaiser Health News | By: Anna Gorman | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Cases before the Supreme Court on Monday test whether lawmakers in Virginia and North Carolina weighed race too heavily in redrawing congressional districts following the 2010 census.
From: NPR | By: Nina Totenberg | Monday, December 5, 2016
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The High Court will hear two cases related to a crucial issue––how states draw their legislative districts.
From: The Atlantic | By: Garrett Epps | Monday, December 5, 2016
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He may die soon because he missed a court deadline by eight days. Confined to death row, he had no lawyer before his appeal.
From: New York Times | By: NORMAN S. FLETCHER | Monday, December 5, 2016
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A retrial of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny for embezzlement begins in the provincial city of Kirov after the original 2013 guilty verdict was overturned by the Supreme Court....
From: Fox News | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Many people believe it’s already against the law.
From: Reason | By: Steve Chapman | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Prime Minister Theresa May wants to start Britain's divorce from the European Union.
From: Fox News | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein’s effort to recount the vote in states Donald Trump closely won continued this weekend after a brief stutter-stop where Stein said she ended, but then resumed her efforts to push a recount in Pennsylvania....
From: The Root | By: Danielle Belton | Monday, December 5, 2016
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From man-boobs to Rachel Maddow controversies to the best (and yet most disappointing!) vote total in history, we followed the party’s historic year
From: Reason | By: Matt Welch | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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The GOP’s unprecedented anti-Obama obstructionism was a remarkable success. And then it handed the party to Donald Trump.
From: Politico | By: Michael Grunwald | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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A Chilean court rejected lawsuits filed in the South American country against three current or former Israeli Supreme Court justices for endorsing the construction of the West Bank separation barrier and the seizure of lands and the property on them...
From: Fox News | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Professor Michael McDonald of the University of Florida discusses two separate cases the Supreme Court will hear on Monday involving racial gerrymandering in North Carolina and Virginia.
From: NPR | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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New Mexico's grinding budget crisis is taking a toll in courtrooms where overburdened attorneys have denied legal counsel to poor defendants, at museums reeling from layoffs and admission hikes, and at state universities and colleges grappling with steep...
From: Denver Post | By: The Associated Press | Monday, December 5, 2016
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There have been hints of a thaw between Canada's uneasy neighbours, but any real rapprochement seems far off The post Why peace won’t come quickly for Quebec and Newfoundland and Labrador appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: The Canadian Press | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Democracy depends on a free and independent press, which is why all tyrants try to squelch it
From: Salon.com | By: Robert Reich | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Gerrymandering is a venerable American tradition. NPR's Ailsa Chang gets the latest on court challenges to this practice from Nicholas Stephanopoulos, a lawyer for a plaintiff in one of the cases.
From: NPR | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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The Emoluments Clause is clear; it all goes back to a diamond-encrusted snuffbox Ben Franklin got from Louis XVI
From: Salon.com | By: Richard Tofel, ProPublica | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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The Supreme Court may not strike down Roe v. Wade, but abortion foes have other ways to criminalize pregnancy
From: Salon.com | By: Eesha Pandit | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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The United States is entering a new age. What the impact is remains to be seen
From: Salon.com | By: Tom Engelhardt, TomDispatch.com | Friday, December 2, 2016
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“We are dedicating this memorial in honor of two young lives that have been snuffed out unjustly,” said Reverend Graylan Hagler of DC, dedicating a shrine in Aida refugee camp in Bethlehem to Tamir Rice, 12, and Abd al-Rahman Obeidallah, 13, killed...
From: Mondoweiss | By: Kate | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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Donald Trump’s victory has revived the idea of local control, but with a progressive twist.
From: New York Times | By: JEFFREY ROSEN | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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Hyperpartisan voting districts, created with the help of sophisticated software, subvert democracy and the will of voters.
From: New York Times | By: THE EDITORIAL BOARD | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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President-elect Trump’s reconfirmation recently on 60 Minutes that he will nominate “pro-life judges” has sparked some unprecedented media focus on what will happen when Roe v. Wade is overturned. This focus is long overdue. The notion of Supreme...
From: Free Republic | By: National Review | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (AP) — A decision on a proposed high-voltage power transmission line that would run through several Illinois counties is now heading to the state Supreme Court after an energy company decided to appeal a ruling against construction....
From: St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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Texas Rule Gets it Right *Warning – the following is at times graphic and may not be suitable for some readers. A new rule has been adopted to amend a Texas provision that regulates the treatment and disposition of fetal tissue. The amended code...
From: Red State | Friday, December 2, 2016
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is returning to the familiar intersection of race and politics, in a pair of cases examining redistricting in North Carolina and Virginia. The eight-justice court is hearing arguments Monday in two similar cases...
From: Salon.com | By: Mark Sherman, Associated Press | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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LONDON (Reuters) - The president of Britain's Supreme Court said on Monday a court battle on whether the government has to consult parliament before starting the process of leaving the European Union was about legal matters, not the wider politics of...
From: Reuters | Monday, December 5, 2016
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"The result today is about all of us. It's not about me or my team. It's about our United Kingdom and all our futures," Miller said after the judgement.
From: The Economic Times | Monday, December 5, 2016
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A landmark hearing will decide whether Parliament's consent is needed to trigger Article 50.
From: BBC | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Prime Minister Theresa May wants to start Britain's divorce from the European Union
From: U.S. News and World Report | Monday, December 5, 2016
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is taking up a pair of cases in which African-American voters maintain that Southern states discriminated against them in drawing electoral districts. The justices are hearing arguments Monday in redistricting disputes...
From: Seattle Times | By: MARK SHERMAN | Monday, December 5, 2016
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A retrial of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny for embezzlement opened on Monday in the provincial city of Kirov after the original 2013 guilty verdict was overturned by the Supreme Court.
From: Irish Independent | Monday, December 5, 2016
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MOSCOW (AP) — A retrial of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny for embezzlement begins in the provincial city of Kirov after the original 2013 guilty verdict was overturned by the Supreme Court. Lawyers for Navalny asked the court on Monday to...
From: Seattle Times | By: The Associated Press | Monday, December 5, 2016
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A retrial of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny for embezzlement begins in the provincial city of Kirov after the original 2013 guilty verdict was overturned by the Supreme Court
From: U.S. News and World Report | Monday, December 5, 2016
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A comprehensive review of the uncounted Florida ballots from last year's presidential election reveals that George W. Bush would have won even if the United States Supreme Court had allowed the statewide manual recount of the votes that the Florida Supreme...
From: Free Republic | By: New York Times | Monday, December 5, 2016
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A few weeks ago, Italy’s Prime Minister, Matteo Renzi, delivered a rousing speech in Treviso, a small business hub in the north of the country. “If you want this country to change—not for me, not for you, but for the sake of our children—if you...
From: New Yorker | By: E. P. Licursi | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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The most important case in a generation before the supreme court in Britain will begin in London Monday morning.
From: China.org.cn | Monday, December 5, 2016
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LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May wants to start Britain’s divorce from the European Union. Eleven judges may stand in her way. On Monday, May’s government will ask Supreme Court justices to overturn a ruling that Parliament must hold a...
From: Seattle Times | By: JILL LAWLESS | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Law Lords consider whether Brexit can be triggered without parliamentary vote
From: Financial Times | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Law Lords consider whether Brexit can be triggered without parliamentary vote
From: Financial Times | Monday, December 5, 2016
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The Supreme Court, which was scheduled to conduct a hearing regarding Lodha Panel's third status report on Monday, has adjourned it further till December 9.
From: Times of India | Monday, December 5, 2016
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A five-man panel of the Court of Appeal sitting at Owerri Division, has declined judgment on the appeal, CA/190/ 2016, filed by Sir Friday Nwosu against the July 8, 2016 judgment of the Federal High Court, Owerri, delivered by Justice Ambrose Allagoa,...
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: Okogba | Monday, December 5, 2016
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**Abraham Lincoln:** [State of the Union Address](http://www.infoplease.com/t/hist/state-of-the-union/73.html): "Fellow-Citizens of the Senate and House of Representatives... >In the midst of unprecedented political troubles we have cause of great...
From: Brad DeLong | By: J. Bradford DeLong | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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LAHORE: Qatari Prince Hamad Bin Jassim bin Jaber Al-Thani along with members of the royal family arrived here on Saturday. Hasan Nawaz, son of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, received the guests at the Lahore airport and took them to the Sharifs’ Jati...
From: Dawn | Monday, December 5, 2016
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The president-elect spoke with President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan over the phone on Friday.
From: The Atlantic | By: Candice Norwood | Friday, December 2, 2016
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North Carolina Republican Gov. Pat McCrory is not a big fan of democracy. First, McCrory signed and championed HB2, a vicious anti-LGBTQ law designed to overturn local nondiscrimination ordinances. Then, McCrory’s legislative allies attempted to censor...
From: Slate | By: Mark Joseph Stern | Friday, December 2, 2016
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