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Supreme Court grapples with NASA privacy questions

WASHINGTON — Weighing privacy vs. security after 9/11, the Supreme Court seemed unwilling Tuesday to stop federal investigations into the private lives of people who want to work at government installations — even those who don’t have security clearances and ...

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Supreme Court won’t hear appeal from Adelphia founders

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court won’t hear an appeal from a father and son who built Adelphia Communications into a cable television powerhouse and were convicted of fraud after it collapsed into bankruptcy. The high court refused on Monday to hear ...

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New Supreme Court term opens with new justice

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court  is starting its new term with a new justice, Elena Kagan, and bad news for hundreds of parties trying to get their cases heard at the nation’s highest court. The justices are expected to start ...

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Maryland Law hosts Supreme Court discussion

Emily Bazelon’s favorite Supreme Court decisions are ones where the liberal and conservative justices find common ground, where a Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg sides with a Justice Antonin Scalia. “It’s a relief when you have cases that don’t break 5-4 ...

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Obama to tap lawyer for D.C. circuit

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is nominating an attorney from New York County’s district attorney’s office to a vacancy on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals. A government official said Wednesday that Obama was nominating Caitlin Halligan, general counsel at ...

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Supreme Court ends same-day release of audio

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is broadening access to audio recordings of all its arguments, but ending its practice of same-day release of audio in high-profile cases. Beginning with the new term next week, the court will post audio files of ...

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Justices will hear dispute over Navy plane

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is getting involved in the longstanding dispute between the Pentagon and two contractors contesting the government’s demand for $3 billion over the Navy’s ill-fated A-12 Avenger attack plane. The justices on Tuesday agreed to hear ...

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