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March 16 (Bloomberg) -- The change sweeping Washington has been slow to show up in President Barack Obama’s legal stances on issues such as terrorism and racial preferences.
The debate over the Constitution's meaning takes a surprising turn; a pivotal gun-rights case
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The nation's founders in 'The Signing of the Constitution,' a 1940 painting by Howard Chandler Christy. A debate is building over how to interpret the document.
Federal pre-emption — a widely used and often effective defense by big business against state tort lawsuits — will be a much harder argument to win because of a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling, and not just in suits against the pharmaceutical industry, but in a broad swath of suits involving regulated industries — from railroad cars to pesticides to consumer products, according to plaintiffs' and defense attorneys.