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Historic Moment: 3 Women to Serve Together on Supreme Court as Senate Confirms Elena Kagan
Posted on 5 Aug 2010 by Gregg Lawson

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

Jay Shapiro: The Supreme Court Takes Another Look At Consent Searches & Georgia v. Randolph
Posted on 2 Dec 2013 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

By Jay Shapiro This Term, the Court will have the opportunity to state whether its rule in Georgia v. Randolph is restricted to the very specific facts of that case or if there is a broader application of that holding. In Fernandez v. California ,... Read More

High Court Ruling Recognizing 'Ministerial Exemption' A 'Resounding Victory' For Religious Organizations
Posted on 8 Feb 2012 by Darrell VanDeusen

By Darrell VanDeusen In a decision that many are calling a resounding victory for religious organizations, the Supreme Court has unanimously decided that the First Amendment's establishment and free exercise clauses create a "ministerial exception"... Read More

Supreme Court Accepts Recommendations On Interstate Radioactive Waste Agreement
Posted on 2 Jun 2010 by Samantha Drake

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court on June 1 adopted recommendations by a court-appointed special master in litigation brought by four states and an interstate commission challenging North Carolina's alleged breach of a radioactive... Read More