Obama Administration Brief Doesn't Call For End To Bans On Gay Marriage

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Obama Administration To File Brief Urging Supreme Court To Strike Down Prop. 8

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Conservative Justices Skeptical Of Key Part Of Voting Law

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The Supreme Court on Wednesday weighs the future of a key provision of the landmark Voting Rights Act. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court Weighs Future Of Voting Rights Act

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Supreme Court Makes It Harder To Challenge Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act

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On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in a case about the collection of DNA evidence, and whether the Fourth Amendment prohibits police from obtaining DNA samples before conviction without a warrant. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Supreme Court Considers If Warrantless DNA Swab Violates Constitution

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President Lyndon Johnson and civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. discuss the Voting Rights Act in 1965. On Wednesday, the Supreme Court hears arguments on whether a key part of the law is still needed nearly a half century after its passage. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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A Miami-Dade narcotics detector canine gives a demonstration in 2011. The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that courts should generally consider a drug dog's sniff as reliable if the dog has passed a certified training program that includes controlled performance tests. Alan Diaz/AP hide caption

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High Court Rules On Detaining Suspects, Sniffer Dogs

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Prisoner's Handwritten Petition Prompts Justices To Weigh Government Immunity

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People wait in line to enter the Supreme Court as the term began in October. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Obama Team To Make Important, If Symbolic, Choice On Gay Marriage

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Barack Obama takes the oath of office beside his wife Michelle and daughters Sasha, right, and Malia, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Jan. 20, 2009. Chuck Kennedy/AP hide caption

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The Presidential Oath: Not Always Perfect, But It Gets The Job Done

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For Justice Sotomayor, Books Unlocked Imagination

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Obama's First Oath Of Office Remembered As Less Than Smooth

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Fane Lozman's floating home is docked at a marina in Riviera Beach, Fla., in this undated photo from court documents. Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Supreme Court: Floating Home Still A Man's Castle

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