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A federal judge Thursday granted a Minnesota auto dealer the right to exclude emergency contraceptives and I.U.D.’s from his company’s employee health plan.
U.S. District Judge Frank Magnuson issued an injunction against the federal government, enabling Hastings Automotive’s primary owner Doug Erickson to remove contraceptives from his company’s plan without facing penalties.
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Mississippi law students, attorneys, and judges alike had a wonderful opportunity today as Justice Elena Kagan and Justice Antonin Scalia shared their thoughts on law school, legal philosophy, and the inner-workings of the Court this morning at the University of Mississippi in Oxford. 35 more words
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Joins the Torture Debate...Once Again Claiming That Nothing in the Constitution Prohibits It
By Elaine Magliaro
Mark Sherman of the Associated Press reported today that Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was “joining the debate over the Senate’s torture report by saying it’s hard to rule out the use of extreme measures to extract information if millions of lives were threatened.” Sherman said that Scalia “told a Swiss broadcast network that American and European liberals who say such tactics may never be used are being self-righteous.” Scalia added that he doesn’t “‘think it’s so clear at all,’ especially if interrogators were trying to find a ticking nuclear bomb.” 592 more words