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Opening Arguments Archive: Docket

Court Plans to Quickly Release Audio of Argument in FEC Case

Associated Press The Supreme Court said Friday that it will release audio tapes soon after Wednesday’s argument in a much-anticipated case, dealing with limits on campaign spending by corporations and labor unions. The case, Citizens United v. FEC, involves a...

By Post Editor  |  September 4, 2009; 2:02 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Docket , Supreme Court  
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Ricci Decision Provides Rallying Point for Opposition

By Jerry Markon and Michael D. Shear Conservatives are jumping all over today’s Supreme Court decision that white firefighters in New Haven, Conn., were unfairly denied promotions because of their race, using it to attack high court nominee Sonia Sotomayor’s...

By Paul Volpe  |  June 29, 2009; 12:04 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (83)
Categories:  Docket , Supreme Court  
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An Asterisk for Sotomayor?

By Robert Barnes For those keeping track of Judge Sonia Sotomayor's success record at the Supreme Court, she might receive a half-point -- or maybe it's just an asterisk -- for the court's ruling yesterday in a case called Forest...

By Paul Volpe  |  June 23, 2009; 1:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Docket , Supreme Court  
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Ginsburg Backs Sotomayor, Discusses End of Session

By Bob Barnes The confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor is a bit of a foregone conclusion to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who this weekend endorsed Sotomayor as a judge "well-equipped to handle the challenges our work presents." Speaking...

By Paul Volpe  |  June 15, 2009; 2:52 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Current Justices , Docket , Supreme Court  
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Sotomayor Gets Cover on Gun Rights Case

By Robert Barnes Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor got some cover today for one of her decisions that has enraged gun rights activists: a ruling that the Second Amendment does not apply to state and local governments. Today, conservative luminaries...

By Paul Volpe  |  June 2, 2009; 3:35 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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