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1st women on Supreme Court join Portrait Gallery

Photo of the Supreme Court Women Painting

WASHINGTON — The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery has installed a loaned painting of the first four female Supreme Court justices. The large-scale portrait of Sandra Day O’Connor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan was installed Monday. The museum ...

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Supreme statements at opening of UB’s new law center

Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan speaks with Ronald Weich, dean of the University of Baltimore School of Law (center) and Brit Kirwan, chancellor of the University System of Maryland, at the opening of the new law school building.

While U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan acknowledges the precarious state of legal education today, she believes there are law schools that will make it through these times even stronger.

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Health care law survives with Roberts’ help

WASHINGTON — In a momentous ruling touching virtually every American, the Supreme Court narrowly upheld President Barack Obama’s historic health care overhaul Thursday with the unlikely help of conservative Chief Justice John Roberts. But the decision also gave Republicans unexpected ...

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High court says no overtime pay for drug sales reps

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has ruled that sales representatives for pharmaceutical companies do not qualify for overtime pay under federal law, a big victory for the drug industry. In a 5-4 decision Monday, the court’s conservative majority concluded that ...

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Supreme Court to look at state immigration laws

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court agreed Monday to rule on Arizona’s controversial law targeting illegal immigrants. The justices said they will review a federal appeals court ruling that blocked several tough provisions in the Arizona law. One of those requires ...

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Supreme Court rules against Anna Nicole Smith’s estate

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled against the estate of Anna Nicole Smith in the latest chapter of the long-running saga over whether a Texas billionaire’s alleged promise to give millions from his $1.6 billion estate to his ...

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