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...Calif., at age 59, after a battle with AIDS. In 1990, the Senate voted 90-9 to confirm the nomination of Judge David H. Souter to the Supreme Court. In the world In 1941, German armies began Operation "Typhoon" - an all-out drive against...
Government vs. NextWave

...that FCC rules allow the agency to cancel licenses owned by a company that is reorganizing its finances. Justice David H. Souter said the commission let NextWave keep its licenses for months without making payments, then seized and resold them...
Outside editorial: Bong goes the court in free-speech ruling on which to limit students' right to political speech. The court's dissenters - Justices John Paul Stevens, David H. Souter and Ruth Bader Ginsburg - go further. Stevens, penning the dissent, called the student's banner "nonsense...
Obama needs a neutral Supreme Court justice

Justice David H. Souter's retirement from the Supreme Court will open a window into whether President Obama is truly a coolheaded, moderate technocrat...
This was no case of harmless teasing

...said Justice Sandra Day O'Connor. ``Boys tease girls because they are girls, and vice versa,'' Justice David H. Souter agreed. You might have thought that the sexual harassment case before them was about a boy sticking a girl's pigtail...
Supreme Court got it right on Bible class ruling the school may not endorse the subject matter of nonreligious groups that also meet on school property. Justice David H. Souter, among three dissenters, charged that the court glossed over the Good News Club's intense focus on religious conversion...
For court nominees, justice is rough

...empyrean realm in which ideology can't be discussed and doesn't matter. (Of course, when a justice resigns, as David H. Souter has done, his or her legacy is routinely toted up in ideological terms.) Over four decades, the ideology taboo...
Outside column: Fewer copy editors, more errors

...about plans to fire a federal employee said he had "spitted" (instead of spat) on his boss. Supreme Court Justice David H. Souter was described as a "ferocious" (instead of voracious) reader. A photo caption mistakenly referred to a boy with...
Court dismisses tax charge against Clinton friend Webster Hubbell

...records.'' Stevens' opinion was joined by Justices Sandra Day O'Connor, Antonin Scalia, Anthony M. Kennedy, David H. Souter, Clarence Thomas, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen G. Breyer. Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist dissented, saying...
Supreme Court ruling could affect Alaska primaries

...opinion was joined by Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist and Justices Sandra Day O'Connor, Anthony M. Kennedy, David H. Souter, Clarence Thomas and Stephen G. Breyer. Dissenting were Justices John Paul Stevens and Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Four...


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