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SHAPIRO: How Scalia played with fire

In Food and Drug Administration v. Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corp., for example, the Supreme Court decided 5-4 that the FDA did not have the authority to regulate tobacco... a pure textual analysis might well have required allowing the regulation. Ironic
CNN
added Feb 27, 2016 16:26
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The death of Antonin Scalia: Chaos, confusion and conflicting reports

Guevara acknowledged that she pronounced Scalia dead by phone, without seeing his body. Instead, she spoke to law enforcement...and Scalia’s physician...who said that the 79-year-old justice suffered from a host of chronic conditions. “He was having hea
Washington Post
added Feb 15, 2016 14:03
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Mitch McConnell’s Stance in Confirmation Fight Could Help and Hurt G.O.P.

The death of Justice Antonin Scalia has energized a right flank that has been long suspicious of Mr. McConnell and forced him into a fight that is likely to derail his smooth-functioning Senate. The tactic could alienate moderate voters and imperil incum
New York Times
added Feb 15, 2016 13:56
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Official: Scalia died of heart attack

The death certificate for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia will list myocardial infarction — a heart attack — as the official cause of death, Presidio County Judge Cinderela Guevara told WFAA on Sunday.
USA Today
added Feb 15, 2016 14:06
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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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