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Thursday, June 28, 2012
The U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C. (AP)

The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the individual insurance requirement at the heart of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.

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Monday, June 25, 2012

The Supreme Court has ruled that it’s unconstitutional to mandate that juveniles convicted of murder be sentenced to life in prison without eligibility for parole.

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Monday, June 25, 2012
Activist Dulce Matuz. (Courtesy Just a Random Hero)

Dulce Matuz, president of the Arizona Dream Act Coalition, is disappointed the “show me your papers” part of Arizona’s law was upheld.

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Monday, June 25, 2012

The Supreme Court today struck down three parts of the Arizona immigration law, upholding one of the most controversial provisions. The court also ruled on a Montana case concerning campaign finance.

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Tuesday, March 27, 2012
A police officer stands in front of the Supreme Court on the eve of oral arguments on President Obama's health care legislation on Sunday. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)

On day two of legal arguments on the constitutionality of President Obama’s 2010 health care reform law, the nine justices of the U.S. Supreme Court will consider whether the law overreaches by requiring that everyone have or buy health insurance.

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Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Protesters who identified themselves as being with the Tea Party Patriots, demonstrate against the health care law outside of the Supreme Court in Washington on Monday. (AP)

Will the Supreme Court be willing to risk the blowback of negative public opinion that followed the Bush v. Gore and the Citizens United cases?

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Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Candidates for governor in California, Republican Meg Whitman, left, and Democrat Jerry Brown at a debate in Fresno, Calif. (AP)

High Court Hears Arguments On Vaccine Side Effects, Healthcare Reform Gets Mixed Marks, California Candidates Spar Over Name Calling, To Prevent Suicides, Movement Tells Gay Teens ‘It Gets Better’, Authors Spin Childhood Tales Of Writer Zora Neale Hurston

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Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Police officers stand by the Eiffel Tower in Paris after it was evacuated thanks to a bomb threat. (AP)

Europe Terror Attack Is Still A Threat, Supreme Court Will Review Free Speech, Discrimination Cases In New Term, Hopes Soar For Trapped Chilean Miners, Stargazers Point To The Stars With Laser Pens, Phil Collins Covers Motown

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Tuesday, June 29, 2010
Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan testifies confirmation hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee at the U. S. Capitol in Washington. (AP)

Kagan Faces Grilling In Day 2 of Confirmation Hearings, North Korean Defectors Tell Of Starvation, Big Brother-like Neighborhood Watch Groups, Ma. Rep. James McGovern Sees Opportunity For Lawmakers In McChrystal Departure

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Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Wartime Presidents, Chicago Youth Violence, The End of a Streak, Eminent Domain, ‘White House Crashers’, Anthony Horowitz

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Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Samoan Tsunami, Can Architecture Promote Civic Engagement?, Sex Offender Camp Closed, Supreme Court Preview

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Monday, July 13, 2009

CIA’s Secret Al Qaeda Plan, Sotomayor Hearings, Sherpa for Supreme Court Nominees, Turned onto Tap Water, Author Danzy Senna

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Monday, June 29, 2009

Supreme Court Discrimination Ruling, Are Iraq’s Cities Ready for American Pullout?, Advice for the Prison Bound CEO, Can you Teach Satisfaction?, The Low Anthem

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Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Supreme Court Nominee Sonia Sotomayor, North Korea Nukes–Again, From Cages to Conservation, Clowns for Haiti and Beyond

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Monday, March 23, 2009

TARP, Part 2, Lessons From a Massachusetts School, Medical Records, Supreme Court Considers ‘Hillary: The Movie’, Financial Planner Advises Adding to 401k Plans, Alaskan Volcano and the Death of a Reality TV Star

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Thursday, September 27, 2007

Crackdown in Myanmar; Supreme Court Preview; Full Court Press; Solar Surge; Little Car for the Big City; Favorite Miles

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