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Supreme Court rules: State law trumps biology

WASHINGTON – As the use of assisted reproductive technologies continues to increase, a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling has family and estate planning attorneys warning their clients of unforeseen consequences from decades-old federal and state laws governing children’s benefits.

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Book review: ‘In Chambers’ pulls back Supreme curtains

The playful subtitle of “In Chambers: Stories of Supreme Court Law Clerks and Their Justices,” which gives the clerks top billing, foretells a collection of essays by scholars and former Supreme Court law clerks about the personal aspects of the justice-clerk relationship, how clerks have historically been selected, and the sundry duties they have performed since becoming fixtures at the Court.

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Lawyers, lawmakers ponder limits of GPS tracking ruling

WASHINGTON – Months after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the police’s use of GPS tracking devices on suspects’ cars constitutes a search for Fourth Amendment purposes, law enforcement officials, defense lawyers and lawmakers are trying to define the limits ...

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