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Both parties recognize the Democrats' scam
Topic - Stephen G. Breyer
The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that President Obama overstepped his bounds when he tried to circumvent the Senate and install his nominees to key positions — but the justices left the heart of the executive's recess appointment powers intact.
Japanese architect Toyo Ito, whose buildings have been praised for their fluid beauty and balance between the physical and virtual world, has won the 2013 Pritzker Architecture Prize, the prize's jury announced Sunday.
Jailers may perform invasive strip searches on people arrested even for minor offenses, a sharply divided Supreme Court ruled Monday, with the conservative majority declaring that security trumps privacy in an often dangerous environment.
Kicking off three days of highly anticipated oral arguments over President Obama's health care law, zealous demonstrators on Monday swarmed the streets outside the Supreme Court while inside the justices considered whether they have the power to decide the case at all.
The Supreme Court said Tuesday investigators don't have to read Miranda rights to inmates during jailhouse interrogations about crimes unrelated to their current incarceration.
The Supreme Court invoked visions of an all-seeing Big Brother and satellites watching us from above. Then things got personal Tuesday when the justices were told police could slap GPS devices on their cars and track their movements, without asking a judge for advance approval.
Partially lifting the veil that usually guards their actions, two Supreme Court justices on Wednesday painted the court as a bulwark for the Constitution and said some of today's cynicism about government stems from the public's scanty understanding of the founding document.
With Justice Elena Kagan taking no part in the case, it appears unlikely the Supreme Court will strike down an Arizona law imposing severe punishment on businesses that hire illegal immigrants.
The Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday in a case about prison overcrowding in California that pitted public safety worries against the constitutional rights of the state's inmates.
The Supreme Court took on the year's most emotionally charged case Wednesday and, while the justices sharply questioned both sides, they gave little indication of whether they would decide if a fringe group of protesters could be sued for wielding inflammatory, anti-military signs at the funerals of troops.
Perhaps the most startling aspect of the Supreme Court opinions in McDonald v. Chicago was the dissenters' assault on District of Columbia v. Heller.
Not only did Justice Stephen G. Breyer vote against extending the Second Amendment to state and local governments, he also argued forcefully and at length for overturning Heller and, therefore, for turning the Second Amendment into a practical nullity.
Justice Stephen G. Breyer wrote the court's opinion.