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McConnell: Don't replace Scalia until after election

Since McConnell sets the Senate's schedule, his remarks signal the GOP's intent to not confirm any nominee offered by President Obama. “The American people‎ should have a voice in the selection of their next Supreme Court Justice," he said in a stateme
The Hill
added Feb 13, 2016 23:50
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UPDATE: Scalia's death sets up ideological showdown

Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died. He was 79...A smoker of cigarettes and pipes, Scalia enjoyed baseball, poker, hunting and the piano.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 13, 2016 23:42
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Republican Candidates Set Target on Supreme Court

Graham also underscored the importance of the high court as an election issue. “We have to win this election. The court’s at stake. It is the most important reason for us to turn out, to make sure we don't lose the judiciary for decades to come.”
National Law Journal
added Sep 21, 2015 14:26
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Justices' Financial Reports Shed Light on Alito 'Unrecusal'

The federal judiciary on Thursday afternoon released all nine justices’ latest financial reports, which cover their financial activity in 2014. The reports include details on the justices’ income, travel and investments, as well as any gifts they receive
National Law Journal
added Jul 7, 2015 15:00
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[North Carolina] Pension suit could be nearing end

Supreme Court declined Tuesday to hear a petition filed by a unit of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., meaning there could be a resolution this year to a 13-year-old lawsuit led by Richard Tatum of Winston-Salem against the RJR Pension Investment committee. Tatu
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 2, 2015 08:19
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Initiative Urges Voluntary Term Limits for Future Justices

with the aim of urging any would-be nominee to pledge to serve a single 18-year term. The initiative, called Come to Terms, asserts that term limits are needed to increase accountability and reduce the politicization of the court, especially in the confir
National Law Journal
added May 28, 2015 08:03
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FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE REPORT FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2014 / I. Person Reporting (last name, first, middle initial) Scalia, Antonin

Schwab US TIPS ETF (SCHP) J T Buy 12/11/14 J / 71. Vanguard Short-Term Inflation-Pro tected Secs ETF (VTIP) A Dividend J T Buy
American Lawyer
added Jul 7, 2015 15:13
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WILLIAMS-YULEE v. FLORIDA BAR / CERTIORARI TO THE SUPREME COURT OF FLORIDA (PDF)

States have a compelling interest in preserving public confidence in their judiciaries. When the State adopts a narrowly tailored restriction like the one at issue here, those principles do not conflict. A State’s decision to elect judges does not comp
Supreme Court of the United States
added Apr 30, 2015 07:42
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High Court Hands Win to Cuban Firm Over Use of Cohiba Brand Name in U.S.

The high court refused to hear an appeal by U.S. firm General Cigar seeking to overturn a ruling issued last June by a federal appeals court that found in favor of Cubatabaco.
Latin American Herald Tribune (ve)
added Feb 24, 2015 15:55
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[Denmark, UK] Danish Supreme Court clears tobacco firms in case filed by ex-smoker

that two tobacco companies were not responsible for health problems suffered by a longtime smoker. Allan Lykke Jensen, 67, smoked for almost 50 years and had sought damages of 53,000 kroner (8,900 dollars) for health issues that included heart problems.
Deutsche Presse-Agentur GmbH (dpa) (de)
added Nov 21, 2014 01:07
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