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Pursuing Justice Through Faith-Based Impact Investing

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by Amanda Joseph, Director of Faith-Based Initiatives at Calvert Impact Capital 

eBay Files Supreme Court Amicus Brief on Internet Sales Tax

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Brief urges the Court to consider the consequences of taxing independent small businesses in states where they do not have facilities, employees or a voice in the local political process.

In Search of Gideon, 53 Years Later

Francis Zarro
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This month marks the 53rd anniversary of the United States Supreme Court’s decision in Gideon v. Wainwright, 372 U.S. 335 (1963).

Alex Camacho: Supreme Court Climate

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Remember the Paris Climate Agreement, when it looked for a moment like world leaders were actually going to address our shared global concern? Well, last week the US Supreme Court, in an unprecedented move, granted a stay to the utility companies and 27 states who had filed suit to halt the Obama Administration’s lynchpin environmental legislation – the EPA’s Clean Power Plan. The stay posed a threat to the recent Paris Climate Agreement. But then, over the weekend, things took a dramatic turn with the death of the Supreme Court’s arch-conservative, Antonin Scalia.

Statement from Mindy Lubber on SCOTUS Temporary Stay of EPA Clean Power Plan

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February 10, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Ceres strongly disagrees with the Supreme Court's decision to stay the Clean Power Plan while litigation proceeds.  We are confident that the EPA will prevail on the merits.

2016: The Year Ahead

An Insightful Look at the Economy and the Election
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(From the Economy to the Election how should careful investors proceed)

By Amy Domini, founder of Domini Social Investments and partner in The Sustainability Group

Waste and Recycling Industry Welcomes Supreme Court Decision on Greenhouse Emissions

Unanimous ruling prevents EPA regulation that would establish redundant permitting for landfills
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The National Waste & Recycling Association applauds the recent unanimous Supreme Court decision in Utility Air Regulatory Group v. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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The National Waste & Recycling Association applauds the recent unanimous Supreme Court decision in Utility Air Regulatory Group v. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

U.S. Supreme Court Declines to hear Alaska Climate Change Case

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By Lawrence Hurley | 20 May 2013

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an Alaskan village’s claim that it should be able to sue oil companies and utilities for damages attributed to climate change.

Lawyers for the village of Kivalina wanted various named defendants responsible for greenhouse emissions, including Exxon Mobil Corp, Chevron Corp and Duke Energy Corp , to pay damages for greater flooding and erosion that they say have caused by a reduction in sea ice.

Supreme Court Ruling Preserves Critical Patient Protections for Families Affected by Cancer

Statement of John R. Seffrin, PhD, Chief Executive Officer of the American Cancer Society and American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN)
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(3BL Media) Washington, DC - June 28, 2012 - “The U.S.

Reflections on Interviewing Sandra Day O’Connor

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Michael Koren interviewed Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, for the launch of the Thinkfinity Education Speaker Series, the online series that will bring some of the most inspiring voices in education to teachers and parents. 

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Michael Koren interviewed Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, for the launch of the Thinkfinity Education Speaker Series, the online series that will bring some of the most inspiring voices in education to teachers and parents. 

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