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Tag Archives: John G. Roberts

Health care ruling spurs employment action, tort reform debate

As lawyers, lawmakers and legal experts continue to digest the 193-page U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding most of the federal health care law, including its individual insurance coverage mandate, one thing is clear: the decision will make an indelible impact on the way lawmakers create law, the way many attorneys work and the legacy of Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr.’s Court.

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Court considers exclusionary rule

By Kimberly Atkins Lawyers USA The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court tussled Monday with the limits of the exclusionary rule when the police conduct a search in a way that is lawful at the time, but later deemed unconstitutional by the Court. Willie Gene Davis, the petitioner in Davis v. U.S., was a passenger during a traffic stop. After ...

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