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Veteran Supreme Court Reporter Analyzes Roberts Court's Form Of 'Judicial Activism'
Posted on 7 Jul 2011 by Gregg Lawson

PHILADELPHIA - Does the U.S. Supreme Court under Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. engage in judicial activism? Yes, according to a reporter who has covered the high court for more than 50 years. But, he says, that's not a negative quality, or unusual... Read More

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

Brother Sues Over Sale Of Lee Harvey Oswald's Coffin
Posted on 20 Jan 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

FORT WORTH, Texas - (AP) Lee Harvey Oswald's brother is suing a Texas funeral home and California auction house after the presidential assassin's original coffin was sold at an auction. Robert Edward Lee Oswald said he thought the water-damaged... Read More

Cuba's Tobacco Company Sues Michigan Shop Over Name
Posted on 3 Jan 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PLYMOUTH, Mich. - (AP) A cigar lounge in suburban Detroit is decorated with paintings and photos of famous people with a stogie: John F. Kennedy, Winston Churchill, even the 1950s Cuban revolutionary Che Guevara. "We have only one thing in common... Read More

Group Sues CIA To Declassify Bay Of Pigs History
Posted on 19 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) A research group is demanding that the CIA declassify its five-volume, official history of the Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba. The National Security Archive filed a lawsuit Thursday in federal court in Washington, D.C., just in time... Read More