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Justice Kennedy Again A Dominant Figure On Roberts Supreme Court
Posted on 7 Jul 2011 by Gregg Lawson

PHILADELPHIA - The U.S. Supreme Court released 82 rulings in its 2010-2011 term ending in June, with Justice Anthony M. Kennedy once again the dominant figure on the court, making the majority in 14 of the 16 cases that were decided by a 5-4 vote, according... Read More

High Court To Hear U.S. Passport Dispute Over Jerusalem
Posted on 3 May 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) The Supreme Court agreed Monday to hear an appeal from an American born in Jerusalem over whether he can have Israel listed as his birthplace on his passport even though U.S. policy does not recognize the once-divided city as belonging... Read More

Florida Lawsuit: Can Doctors Ask Patients About Guns In The House?
Posted on 15 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MIAMI - (AP) Doctors in Florida are fighting a first-of-its-kind law requiring them to have a legitimate safety concern before they start asking a patient about guns. The physicians contend the new law is too broad and they should be free to ask patients... Read More

Job Bias Claims Set New Record On Disability Surge
Posted on 19 Jan 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) Federal job bias complaints climbed to record levels last year, led by a surge in workers claiming discrimination based on disability. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says charges of disability discrimination rose by... Read More

U.S. Government Suing More Abortion Activists
Posted on 5 May 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WICHITA, Kan. - (AP) The Justice Department under President Barack Obama has taken a harder line against anti-abortion activists accused of trying to block access to clinics, suing at least a half-dozen of them under a federal law that lay mostly dormant... Read More