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UM alum overcame obstacles, heart attack, became Supreme Court clerk (access required)

WASHINGTON – On the way to the most important job interview of her life, Tiffany Wright took a detour, turning up Trinidad Avenue in Northeast Washington and slowing as a brown brick rowhouse came into view. She glanced out of ...

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High court ruling limits international reach of patent laws (access required)

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Wednesday sided with California-based Life Technologies Corp. in a patent infringement case that limits the international reach of U.S. patent laws. The justices ruled unanimously that the company’s shipment of a single part of ...

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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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Sotomayor criticizes prosecutor for racial remark

WASHINGTON — Justice Sonia Sotomayor on Monday publicly criticized a federal prosecutor for what she called “a racially charged remark” during a drug trial. The comment came as the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal of Bongani Charles ...

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