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Cunning or crazy?

Supreme Court | Conservative legal minds split on Chief Justice John Roberts' healthcare opinion
by Emily Belz
Posted 6/29/12, 08:59 pm

WASHINGTON-Conservative legal scholars can't seem to agree: Is Chief Justice John Roberts crazy, or crazy like a fox?

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The decision

Supreme Court | High court upholds most of healthcare law, ruling the individual mandate penalty a tax
by Emily Belz
Posted 6/28/12, 07:31 pm

WASHINGTON-Outside the U.S. Supreme Court on the healthcare decision day, it was all sweat from 100-degree temperatures and noise from drums, shouting, megaphones, and music. Inside the courtroom Thursday, for five minutes before the nine justices entered, there was a tense silence as the audience waited.

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Supreme Court | The high court affirms its <em>Citizens United</em> decision in the midst of an election year
by Emily Belz
Posted 6/27/12, 01:56 pm

WASHINGTON-The Supreme Court's Monday decision on Arizona's immigration law overshadowed another meaningful, shorter ruling. In a two-paragraph opinion, the high court reversed the Montana Supreme Court's ruling that preserved a century-old ban on direct corporate spending in state elections.

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