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Baltimore, Big Oil wage Supreme Court battle over climate change lawsuit

Anti-scaling fencing has been placed in front of the Supreme Court, which stands across the street from the U.S. Capitol, Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alan Fram)

An attorney for about two dozen fossil fuel companies urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to have Baltimore’s climate change lawsuit against Big Oil litigated in federal rather than state court. Kannon K. Shanmugam pressed the justices to rule ...

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Roberts’ Supreme Court defies easy political labels

FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2018, file photo, Chief Justice of the United States, John Roberts, sits with fellow Supreme Court justices for a group portrait at the Supreme Court Building in Washington. Just hours after Chief Justice John Roberts handed Republicans a huge victory that protects even the most extreme partisan electoral districts from federal court challenge, critics blasted him as worthy of being impeached, a politician who should run for office and a traitor. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

WASHINGTON — Just hours after Chief Justice John Roberts handed Republicans a huge victory that protects even the most extreme partisan electoral districts from federal court challenge, critics blasted him as worthy of being impeached, a politician who should run ...

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ABA’s civic literacy survey yields ‘troubling’ results

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John Roberts might need a better press agent. Less than half of the American public knows Roberts is chief justice of the United States, a position he has held since 2005. The 49 percent of the population in the know ...

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Roberts’ 1980s views on racial remedies remain unchanged: biography

In this Sept. 19, 2014, file photo, U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts speaks at the University of Nebraska Lincoln, in Lincoln, Neb. The Supreme Court's recent decision to step into a relatively unimportant case involving Microsoft's Xbox 360 gaming system revealed that Roberts has sold between $250,000 and $500,000 in Microsoft stock in the past year. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, file)

In her stirring biography The Chief, veteran Supreme Court journalist Joan Biskupic makes a compelling case that the past is prologue when interpreting the jurisprudence of Chief Justice John Roberts. Biskupic delves into Roberts’ early career as special assistant to ...

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Weich advised Democratic senators on O’Connor succession, new book says

University of Baltimore School of Law Dean Ronald Weich. (File photo)

University of Baltimore School of Law Dean Ronald Weich assisted Senate Democrats as they prepared in July 2005 to advise President George W. Bush on whom he should name to succeed U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, journalist Joan ...

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