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Final Week For Supreme Court?

The Court announced opinions in three more cases today, two of which are sketched below. I think that leaves eight, or nine if you count the two cell-phone search cases separately. More opinions on Wednesday and Thursday, and the possibility

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Justices Hear Arguments On EPA’s “Tailoring Rule”

Even before the Justices took the bench for what might have, mistakenly, seemed like a blockbuster argument on global warming – there was even a demonstrator in polar bear costume on the plaza – the spotlight shifted to the Court’s

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SCOTUS goes green

In one of two cases decided in favor of environmentalists yesterday the Supreme Court ruled that the EPA needs to start regulating greenhouse gas emissions. Justice Kennedy read the opinion for Justice Stevens who was absent. Washington Post story is

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Heated debate

The Supreme Court yesterday considered for the first time the issue of global warming and the EPA’s role in regulating greenhouse gases. The case, Massachusetts, et al. v. EPA, brought by twelve states, three cities and several environmental groups seeks

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