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Supreme Court takes health care case behind closed doors

WASHINGTON — The survival of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul rests with a Supreme Court seemingly split over ideology and, more particularly, in the hands of two Republican-appointed justices. Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Anthony Kennedy put tough ...

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The power of five on the Supreme Court

The justices on the Supreme Court still have a few more opinions to issue this term, even if their minds are drifting toward their summer vacation plans. The final batch of opinions might include a 5-4 decision decided by the ...

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Supreme Court justices head for enviable destinations on summer recess

WASHINGTON — The pay isn’t the best, but, oh, the travel opportunities that come with being a Supreme Court justice. Geneva, Rome, Lake Tahoe — and that’s only Justice Antonin Scalia’s summer itinerary. The justices often take full advantage of ...

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Justices impose limits on class actions

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Wednesday limited the ability of people to combine forces and fight corporations together when they want to dispute contracts for cell phones, cable television and other services, a move consumer advocates called a crushing ...

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