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Senate Confirms Kagan As Fourth Woman Supreme Court Justice
Posted on 5 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Senate voted 63-37 today to confirm Elena Kagan as the 112th justice and fourth woman to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court. Five Republicans, the two Senate independents and all but one Democrat supported President Barack Obama's... Read More

Obama Warns Of A ‘Conservative’ Judicial Activism
Posted on 29 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. – (AP) President Barack Obama, preparing to make his second nominee to the Supreme Court, warned Wednesday of a "conservative" brand of judicial activism in which the courts are often not showing appropriate deference... Read More

Small Business Lobby To Go To Court On Health Law
Posted on 14 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. – (AP) Attorneys general and governors for 20 states won't be alone in their legal challenge to President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. The nation's most influential small business lobby is going to court with... Read More

Dem AGs Rebuff GOP Governors On Health Care Lawsuits
Posted on 31 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PHOENIX – (AP) Republican governors in two western states want to join in legal challenges to recent federal health care legislation, but each is meeting stiff resistance from the same obstacle: an attorney general from the rival party. Amid campaign... Read More

Kagan Should Have Quick Path To Supreme Court
Posted on 10 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. –(AP) A key Senate Democrat predicted a vote by early August to confirm Solicitor General Elena Kagan as the next Supreme Court justice, even as skeptical Republicans warned against a rush to judgment. Judiciary Committee Chairman... Read More

13 Attorneys General Sue Over Health Care Overhaul
Posted on 23 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – (AP) Attorneys general from 13 states sued the federal government Tuesday, claiming the landmark health care overhaul bill is unconstitutional just seven minutes after President Barack Obama signed it into law. The lawsuit... Read More

Elena Kagan Chosen By Obama For Supreme Court
Posted on 10 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- (AP) President Barack Obama nominated Solicitor General Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court on Monday, declaring the former Harvard Law School dean "one of the nation's foremost legal minds." She would be the court's... Read More

Judge: University Of Wyoming Must Allow Ayers Speech
Posted on 28 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CASPER, Wyo. – (AP) A judge who served as a Marine in Vietnam ruled Tuesday the University of Wyoming must allow William Ayers to speak on campus, but also expressed disdain for an anti-war group co-founded by the former radical that claimed responsibility... Read More