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Narrowing Federal Jurisdictional Rules in Lightfoot

Last Wednesday, the Court issued an opinion in Lightfoot v. Cendant Mortgage Corp.—a case about federal jurisdiction that serves as a useful illustration of a distinctive way of using and modifying precedent:  911 more words

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High court won't hear 'Sister Wives' appeal over bigamy law

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court won’t hear an appeal from the family on TV’s “Sister Wives” challenging Utah‘s law banning polygamy.

The justices on Monday left in place a… 93 more words


Supreme Court Won't Hear 'Sister Wives' Appeal Over Bigamy Law

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WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court won’t hear an appeal from the family on TV’s “Sister Wives” challenging Utah’s law banning polygamy. 117 more words


Supreme Court dismisses plea to delay annual budget

The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a petition to delay the annual federal budget, which Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is scheduled to deliver on Feb. 1, dismissing concerns about potential giveaways ahead of critical state polls. 230 more words

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Reservation in Promotion case will come up for hearing in Supreme Court tomorrow

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New Delhi: The appeal by the Madhya Pradesh Government against the Jabalpur High Court judgement on the issue of reservation in promotions (in government service) for the SC/ST category will come up for hearing in the Supreme Court Tomorrow (24 January, 2017). 785 more words

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SC to hear plea to postpone Union Budget

Latest News – The Supreme Court will on Monday hear a plea seeking postponement of Union Budget presentation ahead of the upcoming assembly polls in five states. 68 more words

On Its 50th Anniversary, What's Left of Keyishian?


Marjorie Heins is the author of Priests of Our Democracy: The Supreme Court, Academic Freedom, and the Anti-Communist Purge, a history of McCarthy era attacks on teachers and professors, of the Supreme Court’s initially acquiescent response, and of the Court’s eventual vindication of academic freedom in the 1967 Keyishian case. 1,281 more words

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