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Stephen Breyer

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    Supreme Court Allows Trump Restrictions on Obamacare Contraception CoverageUp to 126,000 women could lose no-cost contraception coverage. The Court also expanded the “ministerial exception” to employee protections.
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    Roberts Rejoins Supreme Court Conservatives to Boost Religious SchoolsIt was a relatively narrow decision but it showed where a future Supreme Court committed to expanding religious privileges might go.
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    Supreme Court Rejects Louisiana Abortion RestrictionsIn the end, Chief Justice Roberts couldn’t go along with a quick reversal of a recent precedent.
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    Supreme Court Vacancy in 2020 Would Change EverythingRuth Bader Ginsburg’s latest cancer scare offers a reminder of how vulnerable the Supreme Court is to a radical conservative revolution.
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    Trump Gets Two Border-Wall WinsWhile he should be pleased with a budget deal and a favorable SCOTUS ruling, Trump could still provoke a fight over border-wall appropriations.
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    Despite Merrick Garland, Trump Would Certainly Fill a 2020 Supreme Court VacancyThough the GOP refused to fill the last election-year opening, Trump says he’d appoint a justice even if he only had three days left in his term.
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    Another SCOTUS Precedent Falls. Could Roe Be Next?For the second time this term, the court’s conservative majority has reversed a major Supreme Court precedent. Could Roe v. Wade be far behind?
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    SCOTUS Splits on Church-State Separation in Peace Cross CaseWhile in the minority in the “Peace Cross” decision, Ruth Bader Ginsburg offered an eloquent testimonial for the “wall of separation.”
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    As Abortion Cases Loom, Breyer Warns Supreme Court May Overturn Major PrecedentWith a Roe v. Wade challenge easily available in the smorgasbord of state abortion restrictions, Breyer raised fears about conservatives’ next move.
  10. vision 2020
    Why a Second Loss to Trump Would Be an Existential Crisis for DemocratsHellscape 2021.
  11. Amy Coney Barrett Looks Like a Future Trump SCOTUS PickBarrett made a strong impression on Donald Trump, who can just see her and her large family at a photo op announcing a future SCOTUS nomination.
  12. The Supreme Court Is Showing Where It Might Go on AbortionA 5-4 decision protecting pro-life counseling centers from disclosure laws gives clues on the conservative majority’s thinking.
  13. Supreme Court Opens Door to More Red-State Voter PurgesIn a 5-4 decision, SCOTUS finds a rationale for policing voting rolls in ways that disproportionately affect minorities.
  14. The Clock Is Ticking on SCOTUS’s Decision about Partisan GerrymanderingThe second major partisan gerrymandering case before SCOTUS isn’t clearing up the Court’s future direction.
  15. Are Republicans Violating Your Right Not to Vote?Maintaining the right to vote may depend on keeping people who don’t always vote on the rolls, as a Ohio case before the Supreme Court shows.
  16. A 2018 Anthony Kennedy Retirement Would Light Up a Fiery Battle for the SenateThe 2018 electoral landscape is currently focused on the House. But a postelection SCOTUS-confirmation fight could make every Senate seat matter.
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    The First Amendment Won Big at the Supreme Court TodayThe court handed down rulings that could make the Washington Redskins and anyone blocked on Twitter by Donald Trump very happy.
  18. kim kardashian robbery
    A Supreme Court Justice Just Talked About Kim Kardashian’s Robbery in CourtIt’s now part of the official Supreme Court record.
  19. After Charleston, SCOTUS Rules on Stars and BarsThe decision hinged on an unusual break from his conservative colleagues by Clarence Thomas.
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    Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer’s Bad Luck Returns He fell off his bike again.
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    Stephen Breyer Will Be Burgled for Rest of LifeIt happened again!
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    Stephen Breyer Robbed by Intruder With Machete“You are out of order!” Breyer said to the intruder, according to our imagination.
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    Supreme Court Crushes Video-Game Ban to a Bloody PulpSorry, that headline came from a lifetime of exposure to violent imagery.
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    Rest of Supreme Court Probably Bewildered by Scalia and Kagan’s Electronic Reading RectanglesOtherwise known as an iPad and a Kindle.
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    Justice Breyer Confounded by Watching The Social NetworkIt’s okay because none of the justices understand technology either.
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    Justice Breyer Explains to Justice Scalia Why Flogging Is No Longer AppropriateBreyer goes after Scalia in his new book.
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    These Guys Can’t Agree on AnythingThe latest official portrait of the Supreme Court is hilarious.
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    Hey, HR! Lauren Conrad Needs a New Magazine ‘Job’FASHION • Stella McCartney just had baby number three: Beckett Robert Lee Willis. [WWD] • Mulberry’s new shoe line is set to debut on Valentine’s Day. [British Vogue] • The Hills girls will no longer “work” at Teen Vogue. [WWD]
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    But Does Jerry Like Laura Bush’s Corn?Laura Bush and the First Twins saw Grey Gardens (the twins laughed; mom did not). Paula Abdul was caught on tape sobbing and complaining about her former publicist, Howard Bragman. (She also claimed she doesn’t get drunk or do drugs). Hedge-fund manager Scott Bessent bought the late Pat Kennedy Lawford’s co-op for $12 million. Lindsay Lohan is set to lose hundreds of thousands of dollars in 21st-birthday-party sponsorships because of her DUI arrest. A waiter head-butted a hostess at Alison in Bridgehampton. Mischa Barton called Cisco Adler after being rushed to the hospital for an allergic reaction, much to the dismay of her dad. A bunch of female celebrities, including Gabrielle Union and Erika Christensen, posed naked for a book. Michael Bublé tried hooking up with Emily Blunt at a hotel but failed. Red Eye contributor Rachel Marsden had to be escorted out of Fox News headquarters for “bizarre and erratic behavior.”