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NH Supreme Court To Consider Voting Law
Tuesday, 10/02/12
The New Hampshire Supreme Court has agreed to hear a dispute over the state's new voter registration law.
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High Court Upholds Key Part Of Obama Health Law
Thursday, 06/28/12
In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court has upheld the individual insurance requirement at the heart of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
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Shumlin Will Pursue Single-Payer Health Care, Regardless Of Court Decision
Wednesday, 06/27/12
By Bob Kinzel
Governor Peter Shumlin says he'll continue to push for a single payer health care plan even if the U.S. Supreme Court strikes down the entire federal Affordable Care Act.
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Required By Law, Vt. And N.H. Attorneys General 'Perambulate' The Border
Monday, 05/14/12
By Charlotte Albright
For decades, state law has required attorneys general from both states to "perambulate" the border every seven years to make sure the markers remain visible and accurate.
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Evaluating The Impact Of The Supreme Court's Strip Search Ruling
Monday, 04/09/12
By Jane Lindholm
VPR's Jane Lindholm talks with Department of Corrections Commissioner Andy Pallito about a Supreme Court ruling allowing strip searches for people arrested and booked into jail, even for minor offenses.
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Voices In The Week's News: Dec. 9, 2011
Friday, 12/09/11
These were some of the voices in the news this week.
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Shumlin Appoints Chief Legal Counsel To Vt. Supreme Court
Tuesday, 10/18/11
By Ross Sneyd
Governor Peter Shumlin announced Tuesday that he's tapped Attorney Beth Robinson, who argued the state's civil union case, to fill a vacancy created when Justice Denise Johnson announced her retirement.
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Choosing Vermont's Next Justice
Tuesday, 08/02/11
By Jane Lindholm
Vermont will get a new Supreme Court justice in the coming year as Denise Johnson steps down. Vermont Law School Professor Cheryl Hanna explains the process of choosing the next justice, the timeline and some possible nominees.
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Court Rules In Favor Of Drug Companies
Thursday, 06/23/11
By Neal Charnoff
The country's highest court has overturned a Vermont law that aimed to curb how drug manufacturers could use information about the kinds of drugs doctors prefer to prescribe for their patients.
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Supreme Court To Review Vermont's Data Mining Law
Friday, 01/07/11
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to decide the constitutionality of a Vermont law aimed at the marketing of prescription drugs.
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Leahy In Spotlight As Kagan Hearing Gets Underway
Monday, 06/28/10
By Bob Kinzel
Senator Patrick Leahy is once again in the national spotlight as the chairman of the Senate Judiciary committee. The panel has just opened its confirmation hearings for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan.
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Senator Patrick Leahy
Friday, 06/04/10
By Bob Kinzel
As chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Senator Patrick Leahy will be at the forefront of the Elena Kagan confirmation hearings. He discusses the upcoming hearings and the Obama administration's response to the Gulf oil spil.
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Welch Optimistic On Campaign Finance Legislation
Thursday, 04/29/10
By Bob Kinzel
Congressman Peter Welch is supporting campaign finance reform legislation that would apply to the 2010 elections. He says the bill is needed to counteract the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that allows unlimited spending to influence a political campaign.
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Leahy Prepares For Starring Role In Court Confirmation
Thursday, 04/15/10
By Ross Sneyd
Senator Patrick Leahy will head to the White House next week with other Senate leaders to discuss the Supreme Court vacancy with President Obama.
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Leahy Calls For Restrictions On Corporate Campaign Spending
Wednesday, 02/03/10
By Bob Kinzel
Senator Patrick Leahy says there should be restrictions on corporations that want to spend money influencing a political campaign. Leahy says the U.S. Supreme Court decision that allows unlimited corporate spending on elections is a bad idea.
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Chief Justice Reiber says courts must be restructured
Friday, 09/18/09
By Bob Kinzel
Vermont Supreme Court Justice Paul Reiber says the state's judicial system needs to be restructured to ensure that Vermonters receive timely access to Vermont's legal system.
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Vt. Supreme Court takes up Yankee case
Tuesday, 09/15/09
By Susan Keese
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court justices heard a case that involved whether Entergy Vermont Yankee should be allowed to release warmer water into the Connecticut River.
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VT Edition: Senator Patrick Leahy
Wednesday, 07/22/09
By Jane Lindholm
VPR's Jane Lindholm talks with Senator Patrick Leahy about his role in the Supreme Court hearings and other current issues.
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Conboy sworn in as NH Supreme Court justice
Thursday, 07/09/09
The New Hampshire Supreme Court has a new member. Carol Ann Conboy of Bow is the second woman appointed to the state's highest court.
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Voices in the week's news: May 29, 2009
Friday, 05/29/09
Bennington's Southwestern Vermont Medical Center grappled with a shortfall, Vermonters weighed in on President Obama's Supreme Court nomination. These were some of the voices in the news this week:
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