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  • Lamberth

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U.S. District Chief Judge Royce C. Lamberth last month temporarily halted federal funding for stem cell research on grounds that the Obama administration's rules likely violate the law.

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  • In this May 1, 2008 file photo, U.S. District Judge Judge Royce C. Lamberth is seen during a ceremony at the federal courthouse in Washington. Judge Lamberth on Monday, Aug. 23, 2010, temporarily blocked Obama administration regulations expanding stem cell research. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

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  • **FILE** In this file photo originally made available by Advanced Cell Technology in 2006, a single cell is removed from a human embryo to be used in generating embryonic stem cells for scientific research.

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