Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and his wife, Virginia, listen as he is introduced prior to speaking at the Federalist Society in Washington on Nov. 15, 2007. The Thomases drew criticism for Virginia's role as co-founder, president and CEO of Liberty Central, a political group that advertises itself as linked to the Tea Party movement. She later stepped down. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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California has lost its argument that the government should protect children from the effects of violent video games. The Supreme Court says the First Amendment protects their sale. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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