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Nadler Demands Records From Kavanaugh’s White House Tenure Political News
Nadler Demands Records From Kavanaugh’s White House Tenure

House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler demanded a trove of records Tuesday from Brett Kavanaugh’s tenure in the George W. Bush administration that Trump critics suspect could contain damaging and even incriminating information about the Supreme Court justice. Nadler, who pledged... Read More

High Court Weighs Second Amendment Showdown After Mass Shootings Supreme Court
High Court Weighs Second Amendment Showdown After Mass Shootings

WASHINGTON — As mass shootings revive the U.S. debate over gun policy, the Supreme Court is weighing whether to go forward with a Second Amendment showdown for the first time in a decade. The justices in January said they would... Read More

Ruling Will ‘Really Accelerate’ Wall Progress, DHS Chief Says Supreme Court
Ruling Will ‘Really Accelerate’ Wall Progress, DHS Chief Says

WASHINGTON — The ruling that cleared Donald Trump’s administration to start using disputed Pentagon funds for fencing on the U.S.-Mexico border will “really accelerate” progress on the president’s wall project, the top Department of Homeland Security official said. Meanwhile, segments... Read More

Justice Stevens Returns to Supreme Court for Final Time Supreme Court
Justice Stevens Returns to Supreme Court for Final Time
2019-07-22 20:57:15
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON -- Retired Justice John Paul Stevens returned to the U.S. Supreme Court one last time on Monday, his casket carried into the court's Great Hall passed as scores of his former clerks and family looked on. Stevens, who retired... Read More

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens Dead at 99 Supreme Court
Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens Dead at 99

WASHINGTON — Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, the independent-minded jurist whose bright bow ties and courteous manner symbolized an old-fashioned style of integrity, died Tuesday. He was 99. Although he joined the court as a centrist Republican, he... Read More

On an Often Unpredictable Supreme Court, Justice Gorsuch Is the Latest Wild Card Supreme Court
On an Often Unpredictable Supreme Court, Justice Gorsuch Is the Latest Wild Card

WASHINGTON — Justice Neil M. Gorsuch, President Donald Trump’s first appointee to the Supreme Court, is proving to be a different kind of conservative. He is a libertarian who is quick to oppose unchecked government power, even in the hands... Read More

Texas AG to High Court: Block Abortion Providers From Suing to Overturn Laws Supreme Court
Texas AG to High Court: Block Abortion Providers From Suing to Overturn Laws

AUSTIN, Texas — Hoping to make it harder to overturn abortion restrictions, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block abortion clinics and doctors from challenging state laws on behalf of their patients. Such legal... Read More

Supreme Court Agrees to Decide Whether White House Can End DACA Immigration
Supreme Court Agrees to Decide Whether White House Can End DACA
2019-06-28 20:41:50
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - A day after ending their current term with a pair of controversial opinions, the U.S. Supreme Court said Friday it will decide next year whether the Trump administration can shut down Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, a program... Read More

Supreme Court Rejects Bid to Restore Alabama Abortion Law Civil Rights
Supreme Court Rejects Bid to Restore Alabama Abortion Law
2019-06-28 20:35:23
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court will not revive Alabama's ban on second-trimester abortions, the justices announcing Friday they are content to have lower court orders blocking the law to remain in place. Though Alabama's Attorney General Steve Marshall regularly... Read More

Holder Vows to Shift Partisan Gerrymandering Fight to the States In The News
Holder Vows to Shift Partisan Gerrymandering Fight to the States
2019-06-28 20:27:14
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling Thursday that federal judges have no role in settling disputes over partisan gerrymandering appears likely only to intensify efforts in the states to end the practice that allows both political parties to put... Read More

Trump Administration Can't Add Citizenship Question to 2020 Census, For Now In The News
Trump Administration Can't Add Citizenship Question to 2020 Census, For Now
2019-06-27 21:46:30
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - In a blow to the Trump administration, the U.S. Supreme Court Thursday blocked the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census, holding that Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross failed to adequately explain his reason for wanting it.... Read More

Partisan Gerrymandering Beyond the Reach of Federal Courts Supreme Court
Partisan Gerrymandering Beyond the Reach of Federal Courts
2019-06-27 16:58:34
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Partisan gerrymandering claims present political questions beyond the reach of the federal courts, a divided U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The ruling, written by Chief Justice John Roberts, means that federal courts now will have no role in... Read More

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