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Supreme Court Confronts Homeless Crisis and Whether There’s a Right to Sleep on the Sidewalk In The News
Supreme Court Confronts Homeless Crisis and Whether There’s a Right to Sleep on the Sidewalk

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court meets Friday to consider for the first time whether the Constitution gives homeless people a right to sleep on the sidewalk. The justices are weighing an appeal of a much-disputed ruling by the 9th Circuit... Read More

Supreme Court May Punt Rather Than Rule on Key Gun-Rights Case Supreme Court
Supreme Court May Punt Rather Than Rule on Key Gun-Rights Case

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court justices sounded uncertain Monday over whether to rule on a major gun-rights case, since New York City has repealed the disputed law at issue that restricted carrying a licensed weapon outside the city. The gun... Read More

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Discharged From Hospital, Court Says Supreme Court
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Discharged From Hospital, Court Says

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was discharged from a Baltimore hospital Sunday and is “home and doing well,” the court said in a statement. The 86-year-old was hospitalized Friday night with chills and a fever, and her... Read More

Supreme Court Steps Into Google-Oracle Copyright Fight Supreme Court
Supreme Court Steps Into Google-Oracle Copyright Fight
2019-11-18 20:20:52
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court agreed Friday to decide a long-running copyright dispute between technology giants Oracle and Google. The case stems from Google’s development of its hugely popular Android operating system by using Oracle’s Java programming language. Oracle claims... Read More

Chief Justice Orders Delay in House Fight for Trump Records Supreme Court
Chief Justice Orders Delay in House Fight for Trump Records
2019-11-18 20:07:21
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON —  Chief Justice John Roberts on Monday imposed an indefinite delay in the House of Representatives’ demand for President Donald Trump’s financial records. Roberts’ order Monday provides no hint about how the Supreme Court ultimately will resolve the dispute.... Read More

Trump Asks Supreme Court to Bar Release of His Tax Returns Law
Trump Asks Supreme Court to Bar Release of His Tax Returns
2019-11-15 20:32:09
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump asked the Supreme Court on Thursday to bar his accounting firm from turning over eight years of his tax returns to prosecutors in New York. The case has significance far beyond Trump as it could... Read More

Trump Request Denied for Rehearing in House Tax-Records Case In The News
Trump Request Denied for Rehearing in House Tax-Records Case

WASHINGTON — A U.S. appeals court in Washington denied President Donald Trump’s request that it reconsider an earlier three-judge panel ruling refusing to quash a demand by House Democrats for records at Trump’s accountants Mazars USA LLP. Congress issued the... Read More

Showdown Over DACA Finally Has Its Day Before the Supreme Court Immigration
Showdown Over DACA Finally Has Its Day Before the Supreme Court
2019-11-12 21:13:22
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - A president has every right to undo a predecessor's policy he disagrees with, but if he does, he must do it the right way, the U.S. Supreme Court was told by immigrant advocates on Tuesday. That simple contention... Read More

Supreme Court Urged to Decide If Electoral College Voters Are Bound to State's Winner In The News
Supreme Court Urged to Decide If Electoral College Voters Are Bound to State's Winner
2019-11-08 21:22:32
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - In 2016, 10 Electoral College voters challenged the notion they were bound to vote for the winner of the presidential election in their state and at least tried to vote for somebody else. Seven electors actually cast that... Read More

Supreme Court to Decide Whether 'Booking.com' Too Generic for Trademark Protection Supreme Court
Supreme Court to Decide Whether 'Booking.com' Too Generic for Trademark Protection
2019-11-08 21:15:32
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a case in which the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office contends that Booking.com’s name is too generic for trademark protection. As is their custom, the justices did not explain their... Read More

Supreme Court Leans Toward Expanding Clean Water Act Supreme Court
Supreme Court Leans Toward Expanding Clean Water Act

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court justices, both conservative and liberal, appeared skeptical Wednesday of a Trump administration argument that the federal Clean Water Act should not apply to sewage plant wastewater that flows into the ground and eventually seeps into federally... Read More

Supreme Court Appears Ready to Rule for Police in Traffic-Stop Case Supreme Court
Supreme Court Appears Ready to Rule for Police in Traffic-Stop Case
2019-11-05 22:00:11
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Monday appeared to accept that it was reasonable for police to pull over a vehicle registered to someone with a suspended driver's license despite their not knowing who was driving the vehicle at the... Read More

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