Justices Limit Restitution for Child Pornography Victims

A divided U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday limited the amount of restitution due to child pornography victims whose images are viewed by thousands over the Internet.

Practice

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Rulings

  • Court Upholds Voter-Approved Affirmative Action Ban

    By Marcia Coyle

    The U.S. Supreme Court, delivering its second major blow in less than a year to civil rights organizations, on Tuesday upheld Michigan’s voter-approved ban on the use of race preferences in admissions at the state's public universities.

  • Campaign Reform Advocates, Opponents Clash After McCutcheon Ruling

    By Tony Mauro

    Campaign reform advocates reacted angrily Wednesday to the U.S. Supreme Court's McCutcheon decision, attacking the justices for coming close to dismantling the long-standing legal structure for limiting the influence of money in political campaigns.

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Courtside

  • Like Justice, Like Law Clerk

    By Tony Mauro

    Today’s U.S. Supreme Court law clerks are more aligned with their bosses’ judicial ideologies, have more influence over the court’s work and are more likely to head into private practice than ever before..

  • Latest Roberts Recusal Highlights Past Legal Work at Hogan

    By Tony Mauro

    Eleven years after leaving private practice, Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. on Monday recused from a case almost certainly because of a long-ago law firm representation.

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