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July 11, 2019 - 5:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is abandoning his effort to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census. Instead, Trump says he's ordering every federal department and agency to provide the Commerce Department with all records it requests pertaining to the number of citizens and...
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FILE - This Oct. 4, 2018, file photo shows the U.S. Supreme Court at sunset in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
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July 02, 2019 - 1:08 pm
By DAVID CRARY AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) — More than 200 corporations, including many of America's best-known companies, are urging the U.S. Supreme Court to rule that federal civil rights law bans job discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. The corporations...
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June 28, 2019 - 12:49 pm
By MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Adding a high-stakes immigration case to its election-year agenda, the Supreme Court said Friday it will decide whether President Donald Trump can terminate an Obama-era program shielding young migrants from deportation. The justices' order sets...
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June 27, 2019 - 11:45 am
By MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — In two politically charged rulings, the Supreme Court dealt a huge blow Thursday to efforts to combat the drawing of electoral districts for partisan gain but also put a hold on the Trump administration's effort to add a citizenship question to...
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June 27, 2019 - 11:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is forbidding President Donald Trump's administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census for now. The court says the Trump administration's explanation for wanting to add the question was "more of a distraction" than an explanation. It's...
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June 21, 2019 - 1:54 pm
By MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Friday threw out the murder conviction and death sentence for a black man in Mississippi because of a prosecutor's efforts to keep African Americans off the jury. The defendant already has been tried six times and now could...
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June 20, 2019 - 3:52 pm
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled by a 7-2 margin that a 40-foot cross in Maryland -- which stands on public land -- is not in violation of the First Amendment and will remain standing. The cross was built by the American Legion in 1925 to honor soldiers killed in World War I and there is a plaque on...
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June 20, 2019 - 11:42 am
By JESSICA GRESKO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A World War I memorial in the shape of a 40-foot-tall cross can continue to stand on public land in Maryland, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The justices, in ruling 7-2 in favor of the cross' backers, concluded that the nearly 100-year-old...
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June 17, 2019 - 2:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is upholding a constitutional rule that allows state and federal governments to prosecute someone for the same crime. The court's 7-2 decision Monday preserves a long-standing rule that provides an exception to the Constitution's ban on trying someone twice for...
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June 17, 2019 - 1:16 pm
By MARK SHERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court decided Monday against a high-stakes, election-year case about the competing rights of gay and lesbian couples and merchants who refuse to provide services for same-sex weddings. The justices handed bakers in the Portland, Oregon...
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