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What’s Next for the Supreme Court? Affirmative Action, 1st Amendment Rights, Wetlands Protection
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What’s Next for the Supreme Court? Affirmative Action, 1st Amendment Rights, Wetlands Protection
2022-07-02 17:56:14
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — With its ruling on Biden v. Texas, a case in which it allowed the Biden administration to terminate the controversial Trump-era asylum policy known as "remain in Mexico," the Supreme Court on Thursday concluded what was undoubtedly one... Read More

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Gorsuch Scorches Majority Over Ruling in Sovereign Authority Case
2022-06-29 20:27:10
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — It began with a simple question: Do the federal government and a state have concurrent jurisdiction to prosecute crimes committed by non-Native Americans against Native Americans in what the federal government continues to refer to as “Indian country”?... Read More

Medicare
Kagan Says Congress Must Fix Medicare Dialysis Rule ‘Broken’ by Her Colleagues
2022-06-21 23:06:53
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan on Tuesday called on Congress to “fix” the Medicare Secondary Payer Act after a majority of her colleagues ruled a group health plan did not violate the act by providing only limited benefits... Read More

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Man Arrested Near Justice Kavanaugh’s Home Faces Attempted Murder Charge
2022-06-08 15:48:12
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — A California man who had allegedly made threats against Justice Brett Kavanaugh and was arrested early Wednesday morning near the justice’s Maryland home, has been charged with attempted murder of a Supreme Court justice. Nicholas John Roske, age... Read More

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High Court Appears Inclined to Allow Providers to Challenge Texas Abortion Law
2021-11-01 23:39:04
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — After almost three hours of arguments Monday it appears a majority of the justices in the U.S. Supreme Court are inclined to allow abortion providers to challenge the state of Texas’s near total abortion ban. But they also... Read More

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Justice Kavanaugh Tests Positive for COVID on Eve of Barrett Investiture
2021-10-01 15:03:49
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON -- Supreme Court Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh has tested positive for the coronavirus, the court announced Friday.  In a brief statement, court spokeswoman Patricia McCabe said the 56-year-old justice has been fully vaccinated since January and that he was... Read More

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Supreme Court Appears Likely to Preserve Most of Affordable Care Act
2020-11-10 21:50:42
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON -- So much for the new conservative majority of the Supreme Court dismantling the Affordable Care Act. On Tuesday, during oral arguments for California v. Texas, one of this term's most anticipated cases, two members of that majority, suggested... Read More

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The Looming Supreme Court Confirmation Battle, Explained
2020-10-05 13:51:20
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - "What you're about to witness will be a kind of a Kabuki theatre," Ron Bonjean said the other day. The communications Sherpa during Justice Neil Gorsuch's confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court, he was reflecting on that experience... Read More

In The News
Schumer Apologizes for Attacks on Justices Gorsuch and Kavanaugh

WASHINGTON — Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer apologized on Thursday for his impassioned comments about two Supreme Court justices, saying he “should not have used the words.” Schumer, D-N.Y., derided Trump-appointed Justices Neil M. Gorsuch and Brett M. Kavanaugh... Read More

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Roberts May Cast Deciding Vote in First Major Abortion Case of Trump Era
2020-03-04 19:51:38
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — All eyes were on Chief Justice John Roberts Wednesday as the Supreme Court appeared to be sharply divided over issues raised during the first major abortion case of the Trump presidency. The case out of Louisiana could test... Read More

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