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Exclusive: Supreme Court's Ginsburg vows to resist pressure to retire

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - At age 80, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, leader of the Supreme Court's liberal wing, says she is in excellent health, even lifting weights despite having cracked a pair of ribs again, and plans to stay several more years on the bench.Full story

U.S. top court backs Florida property owner in land-use case

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a victory for advocates of private property rights, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that governments may owe compensation to property owners who are denied permits to develop their land. Full story

Supreme Court rule against biological father over American Indian girl

(Reuters) - In a child custody case that one justice called heartbreaking, the U.S. Supreme Court said on Tuesday an American Indian girl now being raised by her biological father should not have been taken from a couple who had cared for her since just after birth under a law aimed at keeping Nativ Full story

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