Solicitor General Donald Verrilli made a case before the Supreme Court last October based on information that he has discovered to be incorrect. Haraz N. Ghanbari/AP hide caption

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Government Takes A U-Turn On Warrantless Wiretaps
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Supreme Court Skeptical Of Affirmative Action Arguments
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People wait in line for the beginning of the Supreme Court's new term on Oct. 7. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court Returns To Affirmative Action In Michigan Case
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This artist rendering shows Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., seated (center) as attorney Bobby Burchfield argues during the Supreme Court's hearing on campaign finance Tuesday. Dana Verkouteren/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court Weighs Easing Limits On Campaign Contributions
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Shaun McCutcheon is challenging the aggregate limits on contributions to political candidates and parties. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court Hears Another Challenge To Campaign Finance Law
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Despite Shutdown, Supreme Court Opens Its Doors For New Term
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Scalia V. Ginsburg: Supreme Court Sparring, Put To Music
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Whose Term Was It? A Look Back At The Supreme Court
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Judge Vaughn Walker struck down California's proposition banning gay marriage in 2010. The Supreme Court kept that ruling intact on Wednesday. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption

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Judge Who Struck Down Proposition 8 Knew Case Would Go Far
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Supreme Court Expands Gay Rights In 2 Major Rulings
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One of the attorneys in the California Proposition 8 case, David Boies (center), speaks outside the Supreme Court as he's surrounded by plaintiffs in the case, couples Paul Katami (from left) and Jeff Zarrillo, and Sandy Stier and Kris Perry. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Supreme Court Extends Gay-Marriage Rights With Two Rulings
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