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Supreme Court weighs in on Obama's recess appointments

A US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled that presidents may make recess appointments only between Senate sessions not when the senators take a break.

Clint Eastwood joins fellow Republicans to support gay marriage

Eastwood's support for gay marriage comes as the Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments about the constitutionality of a ban on Proposition 8 in California.

President Obama's comments spark Marbury v. Madison debate

The President's comments sparked debate in the conservative political sphere on whether the President, who was a constitutional law professor, failed to take into account the precedent set in Marbury v. Madison.

Supreme Court allows strip searches for any offense

The Supreme Court ruled by a 5-4 vote allowing officials to strip-search people arrested for any offense, even if the officials had no reason to suspect the presence of contraband

Supreme Court will hear affirmative action case

The timing of the Supreme Court's schedule puts the case's hearings right before the presidential elections, making affirmative action a potential campaign issue.

Merkel and Sarkozy create a Europe the American right can do business with?

Proposals to save the euro agreed yesterday by the German Chancellor and French President focus on legally enforced balance budgets.
Perfectly balanced pair - Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Nicolas Sarkozy agree to a rescue plan for the euro zone centered on balanced budgets. (Julien M. Hekimian/AFP/Getty Images)
Merkel and Sarkozy call for legally enforced balanced budgets for euro states as the way out of the crisis. Congressional Republicans can only watch in envy.
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