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Supreme Court: Who will replace Justice Stevens?

WASHINGTON - In a statement that sent ripples through the legal world, the Supreme Court's eldest jurist, Justice John Paul Stevens recently said that he will decide by sometime in April whether this term on the Supreme Court will be his last. Who might President Barack Obama select to replace Stevens should he get the chance?

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Fate of two-member NLRB rests with Supreme Court

WASHINGTON – Several justices of the U.S. Supreme Court seemed skeptical of the National Labor Relations Board’s claim that it had the power to issue opinions with only two members during oral arguments in a case challenging the board’s authority.

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Justices: Bankruptcy lawyers are ‘debt relief agencies’

Bankruptcy attorneys are "debt relief agencies" under the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005, and are therefore subject to its regulations, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in an opinion written by Justice Sonia Sotomayor.

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