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Supreme Court questions use of FOIA exemption in Navy ammo-map case

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Wednesday questioned the government’s broad use of an exemption in the federal Freedom of Information Act to withhold documents from the public. The justices heard argument in an appeal from Glen Milner, a Washington ...

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Supreme Court considers ERISA reliance standard

WASHINGTON — If a summary of pension-plan benefits fails to notify employees of a benefit reduction, what relief can those employees seek? And must they prove detrimental reliance? Those were the issues the Supreme Court justices grappled with during Tuesday’s ...

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Supreme Court rejects McCrary case, others

The Supreme Court turned aside a host of petitioners Monday, including some of the defendants in retired Baltimore Raven Michael McCrary’s long-running insurance fraud case. Tamara J. “TJ” Fisher and two of her companies claimed the Baltimore City Circuit Court ...

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2 of 3 judges in Proposition 8 case appointed by Democrats

SAN FRANCISCO — A liberal jurist is among three judges randomly selected by a federal appeals court to decide if a lower court improperly struck down California’s same-sex marriage ban. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals announced Monday that ...

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