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Conservative Victory: A Look at 5 Significant Supreme Court Cases of This Term

Kara Jones  The conservative movement experienced considerable achievements throughout the course of the Supreme Court’s October 2013 – June 2014 term. An overview of five key decisions that championed religious freedom, First Amendment rights, and more: 1. National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) v. Noel Canning Decided June 26, 2014 9 to 0 The Supreme Court

Supreme Court Slaps Down the Obama Administration

 Seldom in American history has the Supreme Court unanimously rejected positions advocated by presidents’ administrations. But in this respect at least, President Obama has produced the fundamental transformation he promised in his 2008 campaign. Over the last three years, the Court has rejected Obama administration positions repeatedly in unanimous 9-0 decisions.A review of these cases

10 big Supreme Court cases awaiting decisions

 Last week, the Supreme Court heard its final arguments for the current term. So what big decisions can we expect between now and late June? So far in 2014, two big decisions already have come down from the nine Justices in cases about affirmative action and campaign financing.   In Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative

Justice Scalia Calls Obama a “Self-Interested President

 Two years ago, while the Senate was not in recess, Obama took it upon himself to appoint staff members to the National Labor Relations Board — a violation of the Constitution. “I decide when you’re in recess,” Obama told the Senate according to Mitch McConnell, the Senate Minority Leader. The Supreme Court is finally hearing the

A Supreme Court Case That Could Take Away One Of Obama’s Biggest Powers

 The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments on Monday in a case with potentially dramatic long-term implications for the balance of power between the executive and legislative branches. The legal question is whether the president may temporarily appoint people to staff executive branch agencies when Congress is not conducting business but also not