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Some conservatives seek to amend Constitution

As the 2018 midterm elections fade from memory, some on the political right are working to cement change by amending the Constitution. And to the mounting alarm of others on all parts of the spectrum, they want to bypass the ...

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Some conservatives seek to amend Constitution

As the 2018 midterm elections fade from memory, some on the political right are working to cement change by amending the Constitution. And to the mounting alarm of others on all parts of the spectrum, they want to bypass the ...

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Women aren’t people under Scalia’s Constitution

I tend to think of myself as a person. I’d hazard a guess that most, maybe all, American women consider themselves to be actual human beings, too. The U.S. Supreme Court said that’s what we are, although it took the ...

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Enron official, fighting retrial, gets support at Supreme Court

U.S. Supreme Court justices questioned whether prosecutors can retry a former Enron Corp. official on charges stemming from the accounting fraud that caused the energy-trading company’s 2001 collapse. F. Scott Yeager, a onetime business strategist for Enron’s broadband unit, contends ...

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Massey case prompts High Court to weigh restrictions on judges

U.S. Supreme Court justices signaled they may use a case involving Massey Energy Co. Chairman Donald Blankenship to require that judges disqualify themselves from cases involving major campaign supporters. Hearing arguments Tuesday in Washington, the high court considered whether West ...

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