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Supreme Court decision “removes last remaining legal impediment” to releasing $2BN to victims of Iran terror

THE TOWER Supreme Court Allows Victims of Iranian Terror to Collect $2 Billion in Frozen Assets by Staff April 20, 2016 The Supreme Court has upheld the constitutionality of a 2012 law that allows American victims of terrorism to collect damages … Continue reading

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The Jewish Left Loves Israel to Death

THE OBSERVER by Jonathan Greenberg July 7, 2015 Peter Beinart and other leftists believe American cultural tide is shifting against Israel, but there’s little evidence for that ….This has been the mantra of the Jewish Left for some time: If … Continue reading

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Welcome to John Roberts’ America, Where Words Mean Nothing

DAILY SIGNAL by Kim Holmes July 5, 2015 Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s lament last week that “words no longer have meaning” got me to thinking. I don’t claim to know Chief Justice John Roberts’ motivations in deciding in favor … Continue reading

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From Doubles Tennis to Internet Porn: My Year as a Supreme Court Clerk

Ted Cruz, while controversial, is considered by many to possess a brilliant legal mind. A graduate of Princeton University cum laude, Cruz also graduated Harvard Law School magna cum laude, was editor of Harvard Law Review. Referring to Cruz — the student … Continue reading

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Orthodox Jewish groups brace for consequences of gay-marriage ruling

JTA by Ron Kampeas July 1, 20125 The name that keeps coming up when Orthodox Jewish groups consider the consequences of last week’s U.S. Supreme Court decision extending same-sex marriage rights to all states has little to do with Jews … Continue reading

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Jerusalem Passport Case Could Yet Boomerang on Obama Administration

NEW YORK SUN by Rick Richman June 8, 2015 Those disappointed in the Supreme Court’s decision yesterday in Zivotofsky v. Kerry, which struck down a law allowing Jerusalem-born Americans to have “Israel” listed in their passports as their the place of … Continue reading

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Yesterday I was informed that I am not a resident of Israel

JERUSALEM POST by Jordana Brown June 9, 2015 Yesterday I was informed that I am not a resident of Israel, as I previously believed. Six Supreme Court Justices from the United States informed me that, as far as they were concerned, … Continue reading

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Jerusalem mayor urges Obama to recognize Israel’s capital

TIMES OF ISRAEL by Marissa Newman and AP June 8, 2015 Foreign Ministry refuses to comment after US Supreme Court strikes down law allowing Americans born in Jerusalem to list Israel as birthplace Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat on Monday urged … Continue reading

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‘Born in Jerusalem’ passport case divides justices

TIMES OF ISRAEL by Mark Sherman November 4, 2014 US Supreme Court appears split down he middle on whether to accept administration’s position or family’s plea Middle Eastern politics infused the Supreme Court’s arguments Monday over a disputed law that … Continue reading

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EMET’s Amicus Brief Asks the Supreme Court to Honor U.S. Law and Require the President to Recognize Jerusalem as Part of the State of Israel

EMET ONLINE News Release October 28, 2014 Today, the Endowment for Middle East Truth (EMET) asked the U.S. Supreme Court to honor the Foreign Relations Authorization Act of 2002 torecognize Jerusalem as a city governed by Israel.  Opening arguments in … Continue reading

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