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Panel asks: Is the House even allowed to sue President Obama?

Panel asks: Is the House even allowed to sue President Obama?

WASHINGTON, July 16 (UPI) --A House panel got deep into the constitutional weeds Wednesday on the merits of Speaker John Boehner's lawsuit against President Obama.
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Next president can reshape high court

Next president can reshape high court

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- The next U.S. president will have a nearly unprecedented opportunity to reshape the United States Supreme Court, analysts say.

Exxon fights damages in high court

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- A lawyer for Exxon Mobil told the U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday it should not have to pay $2.5 billion in punitive damages for the Exxon Valdez spill in Alaska.

NARAL's anti-Roberts ad called 'unfair'

WASHINGTON, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- A former Clinton administration solicitor general termed "unfair" an ad by an abortion rights group against the U.S. Supreme Court nomination of John Roberts.

Martha Stewart to remain on tether longer

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Martha Stewart's home confinement has been extended for three more weeks, her attorney announced, but the reason why remains a cause for speculation. Attorney Walter Dellinger released a single sentence statement Wednesday saying: "Martha Stewart has agre

Martha microwaves chow in the klink

NEW YORK, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Home diva Martha Stewart reportedly is working on recipes using fare from the commissary of the West Virginia prison where she is incarcerated.

Martha Stewart may head to jail early

NEW YORK, July 27 (UPI) -- Martha Stewart, in appeals court limbo since her sentencing, reportedly has considered heading to prison early so her U.S. company can begin rebuilding.

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Court tests famous trademark protection

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- The Supreme Court heard argument Tuesday on the scope of the Federal Trademark Dilution Act.
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Experts spar over Court's federalism

WASHINGTON, July 10 (UPI) -- Throughout its recently completed term, the Supreme Court consistently handed down opinions that generally favored constitutional limits to federal power. Never
CHRISTIAN BOURGE, UPI think tanks correspondent

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Olson: 'Actual enumeration' not head count

WASHINGTON, March 27 (UPI) -- The Bush administration's top lawyer argued forcefully before the Supreme Court Wednesday that in requiring an "actual enumeration" for the census, the Constitu
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Washington D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty (C) speaks alongside Attorney Walter Dellinger (R), attorney Paul Clement (L) and D.C. Chief of Police Cathy L. Lanier (3rd-R) after the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in the District of Columbia v. Heller case, regarding the city's ban on handguns, in Washington on March 18, 2008. The high court today heard arguments on whether the District of Columbia's band on handguns violates the U.S. Constitution. (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch)
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Walter Estes Dellinger, III (born May 15,1941 in Charlotte, North Carolina) is the Douglas B. Maggs Professor of Law at Duke University and head of the appellate practice at O’Melveny & Myers in Washington, D.C. He also currently leads Harvard Law School's Supreme Court and Appellate Litigation Clinic. He served as the acting United States Solicitor General for the 1996-1997 Term of the Supreme Court. Prior to his appointment as acting Solicitor General, Dellinger was an Assistant Attorney General and head of the Office of Legal Counsel under President Bill Clinton. He has also appeared as a commentator on This Week, the ABC News Sunday morning program hosted by George Stephanopoulos. Dellinger is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Yale Law School.

He is the father of lawyer and political candidate Hampton Dellinger.

On March 18, 2008, he unsuccessfully represented the District of Columbia before the United States Supreme Court in District of Columbia v. Heller. The District argued that its Firearms Control Regulations Act of 1975 should not be restricted by the Second Amendment. The ban was overturned by the Supreme Court.

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