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Anthony Kennedy's Retirement Is A Bad Sign For Fixing Gerrymandering
“I don’t think it’s a lost cause. We’re not giving up,” one lawyer said.
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Supreme Court Hands Conservatives Major Victories Under Trump
Republicans won big cases dealing with immigration, as well as voting and abortion rights.
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Supreme Court Condemns Ruling That Upheld Japanese-American Internment In WWII
Experts call it ironic that the court finally spoke out against decades-old bias in a case permitting current discrimination.
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Colbert Has A Big Problem With How The Supreme Court Reached Its Travel Ban Decision
The late-night host said we were "this close to be able to look our grandchildren in the eye."
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Donald Trump Responds To Supreme Court's Travel Ban Ruling
The Supreme Court approved Trump's controversial immigration policy that blocked people from certain Muslim-majority nations from entering the U.S.
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Will Democrats Back A Former Bush Official Who Hates Trump As Much As They Do?
Resistance icon Richard Painter seeks Minnesota's Democratic Senate nomination, despite having served a GOP president.
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Supreme Court Leans Toward Upholding Trump's Travel Ban
By Lawrence Hurley and Andrew Chung, Reuters
Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Anthony Kennedy indicated an unwillingness to second-guess the justifications offered for the policy.
Sen. Mazie Hirono Vows To Ask Court Nominees Under Oath About Sexual Assault History
"As you know, women and men all across the country have been speaking out about their experiences with sexual assault and harassment. And it started in Hollywood but we know that it occurs in many other settings."
Chief Justice John Roberts Vows To Re-Evaluate Protections From Sexual Harassment In Courts
The "judicial branch is not immune" to misconduct, he says in end-of-year report.
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Yesterday The Supreme Court Jolted LGBTQ People With A Frightening Reality
Many thought the 2015 marriage ruling brought full equality. But everything could quickly slide back.
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Justice Kennedy Grills Baker In Colorado Same-Sex Rights Case
By Lawrence Hurley, Reuters
Kennedy is a long-time champion of gay rights, but the court appeared closely divided after an intense oral argument.
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Supreme Court Hears Arguments In Major Privacy Rights Case
By Lawrence Hurley, Reuters
Justice Sonia Sotomayor noted that most Americans “want to avoid Big Brother.”
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Can We Save Democracy?
William S. Becker
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For all its prestige, the U.S. Supreme Court has issued some highly questionable rulings in recent years. Its 2010 decision
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The Very Real Threat Of Voter Suppression
Richard North Patterson
First published in The Boston Globe. At the request of Senate Democrats, the Government Accountability Office is investigating
Ohio Death Row Inmate Receives Pillow To Help Him Breathe During Execution
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Alva Campbell Jr. is sick. He is going to die very soon, but not of natural causes. Tomorrow morning, he will shuffle down
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It’s a Fact: Supreme Court Errors Aren’t Hard to Find
By Ryan Gabrielson, ProPublica
A ProPublica review adds fuel to a longstanding worry about the nation’s highest court: The justices can botch the truth, sometimes in cases of great import.
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The Supreme Court's Gerrymandering Case Is A Debate About Threats To American Democracy
Chief Justice John Roberts said the court's integrity could be harmed by getting involved in the case. Ruth Bader Ginsburg said there was a greater danger.
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Supreme Court Preview: The Judicial Roadmap For The Court Veers Right
Lawyer, retired judge, novelist, columnist @truthdig, and lect...
Get ready for a rocky ride.
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Looks Back On Her Career As ‘A Flaming Feminist Litigator’
At an event for first-year law students at Georgetown University, the Supreme Court justice also predicted that the upcoming term would be "momentous."
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