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Robert Schumann wrote his Violin Concerto in 1853. Josef Kriehuber/Wikimedia Commons hide caption

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A Violin Concerto Back From Beyond The Grave

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Can Authorities Cut Off Utilities And Pose As Repairmen To Search A Home?

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In her revised dissent, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg clarified that photo ID cards issued by the Veterans' Affairs are "an acceptable form of photo identification for voting in Texas." Cliff Owen/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court Hears Arguments In Teeth Whitening Case

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Employees pack copies of the new book Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows for shipment in July 2007 at an Amazon fulfillment center in Fernley, Nev. Workers at the center filed a suit in 2013, seeking compensation for time spent in a mandatory security line after their shifts. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Supreme Court Takes Up Case On Overtime For Standing In Line

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Attorney Douglas Laycock leaves the Supreme Court Tuesday after arguing before the court on behalf of Arkansas prison inmate Gregory Holt. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Justices Skeptical Of Beard Rule In Inmate Religious Rights Case

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Joan Biskupic, author of a new book about Justice Sonia Sotomayor, says she was "intrigued by the fact that ... the arc of her life was actually the same trajectory of the rise of Latinos in America." Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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How Justice Sotomayor Is 'Busting' The Supreme Court's Steady Rhythms

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Jennifer Hasler (left) and Karina Tittjung smile after picking up their marriage license at the Oklahoma County courthouse in Oklahoma City Monday. When the U.S. Supreme Court declined to take up the issue of gay marriage, it opened the door for gay men and women to marry in 11 states, including Virginia, Oklahoma, Utah, Wisconsin and Indiana. Nick Oxford/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Jennifer Melsop and Erika Turner, from Centreville, Va., embrace after they were officially pronounced married. Virginia began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples just hours after the Supreme Court's action. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Stunning SCOTUS Move Widens Same-Sex Marriage To 30 States

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The Supreme Court will take up the case of Gregory Holt, who argues that Arkansas prisoners like himself should be allowed to wear short beards. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Should Short Beards Be Allowed Behind Bars?

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Supreme Court Declines To Take Up Gay-Marriage Appeals

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Supreme Court To Weigh Facebook Threats, Religious Freedom, Discrimination

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