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Union pact case goes bust at the Supreme Court (access required)

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WASHINGTON — It was the major U.S. Supreme Court labor law decision that wasn’t. The case of Unite Here Local 355 v. Mulhall, No. 12-99, ended not with a decision impacting the way unions and employers — particularly those in ...

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Immigration case questions status of ‘aged-out’ child applicants (access required)

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WASHINGTON — At oral arguments on Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court scrutinized the language of federal immigration statutes to determine whether a visa applicant’s child who ages out of automatic eligibility while waiting in the queue for available visas must ...

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Justices air out issues in EPA pollution case (access required)

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WASHINGTON — During an expanded, 90-minute argument session on Tuesday, the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court wrangled over whether the Environmental Protection Agency has the authority to impose power plant emission rules upon states that contribute to the air ...

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Airline asks justices preemptively to ground passenger’s claim (access required)

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WASHINGTON — In the latest case asking the U.S. Supreme Court to consider the preemptive effect of a federal law on a plaintiff’s civil lawsuit, the justices considered Tuesday whether the Airline Deregulation Act prevents a disgruntled airline passenger from ...

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High court struggles over consent to search case (access required)

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WASHINGTON — During a lively Wednesday oral argument, the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court seemed torn over whether police can conduct a warrantless search of a home over the previous objection of a tenant when a co-tenant subsequently consents. ...

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SCOTUS blog seeks to be part of press corps

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WASHINGTON (AP)  One of the most influential news outlets covering the Supreme Court sets up shop on big decision days not in the pressroom with other reporters, but in the court’s cafeteria. The justices themselves read the award-winning SCOTUSblog, but ...

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