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Liberals lament 10 years of the Roberts court

The panel consisted of, from left, Jason Walta, senior counsel at the National Education Association; Judge Mary M. Schroeder, chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson, a Georgia Democrat who serves on the House Judiciary Committee; Thomas A. Saenz, president and general counsel of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund; and Nan Aron, president and founder of Alliance for Justice. Credit: Alliance for Justice

While liberals are cheering some of the final decisions to come out of the U.S. Supreme Court at the end of June, they are not giving high marks to the first 10 years of the court under Chief Justice John ...

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U.S. Supreme Court roundup

High court: OK to extend deadlines WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that federal appeals courts have authority to decide whether people facing deportation should be able to extend the deadlines in immigration proceedings. In an 8-1 ...

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U.S. Supreme Court roundup

Justices to review Tyson Foods appeal WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Monday to weigh new limits on the ability of workers to band together to dispute pay and workplace issues. The justices said they will review a ...

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Court: No voiding second mortgage

WASHINGTON (AP) — A unanimous U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that homeowners who declare bankruptcy can’t void a second mortgage even if the home isn’t worth what they owe on the primary mortgage. The justices ruled in two Florida cases ...

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Supreme Court strikes down tax law

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck down as unconstitutional a Maryland tax that has the effect of double-taxing income residents earn in other states. Maryland officials say the 5-4 ruling means the loss of hundreds of ...

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Court: Lawyer’s absence doesn’t merit retrial

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court says a Michigan man convicted of murder and armed robbery does not deserve a new trial even though his lawyer was absent for 10 minutes during the original trial. The justices ruled Monday ...

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