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Associated Press
January 07, 2019 - 10:21 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is missing arguments for the first time in more than 25 years as she recuperates from cancer surgery last month. Court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg said Monday the 85-year-old Ginsburg is continuing to recuperate and work from home...
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December 21, 2018 - 12:53 pm
By MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had surgery Friday to remove two malignant growths in her left lung, the Supreme Court said. It is the 85-year-old Ginsburg's third bout with cancer since joining the court in 1993. Doctors at Memorial Sloan Kettering...
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Virginia court sets policy for cellphones in courthouses. (Dreamstime)
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December 17, 2018 - 11:25 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia's Supreme Court says cellphones should be allowed in courthouses, but with some restrictions. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports the court announced the model policy in a news release Friday. It's meant to be a guide for courthouses statewide. The policy acknowledges...
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December 03, 2018 - 12:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is rejecting an appeal from environmental groups trying to stop President Donald Trump from building a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, even as other legal action against the wall is ongoing. The justices on Monday left in place a ruling by a federal judge in San...
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 The Supreme Court will hear an appeal by Virginia Republicans who are trying to preserve state legislative districts that have been struck down by a lower court as racially discriminatory. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
November 13, 2018 - 11:49 am
By MARK SHERMAN , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to hear an appeal by Virginia Republicans who are trying to preserve state legislative districts that have been struck down by a lower court as racially discriminatory. The case involves 11 districts in the...
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October 18, 2018 - 12:51 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Lawyers for a U.S. student who was denied entry to Israel because of alleged support for a boycott campaign say the Supreme Court has accepted her appeal and will allow her to study in the country. The lawyers say that under Thursday's ruling, Lara Alqasem will be released from...
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Associated Press
October 08, 2018 - 8:16 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The moment conservatives have dreamed about for decades has arrived with Brett Kavanaugh joining the Supreme Court. But with it comes the shadow of a bitter confirmation fight that is likely to hang over the court as it takes on divisive issues, especially those dealing with...
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(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
October 06, 2018 - 6:51 am
By MATTHEW DALY and KEN THOMAS , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski turned against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh quietly, uttering a single word: "No." Sen. Susan Collins of Maine, her longtime friend and fellow moderate Republican, spoke on the Senate floor for...
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(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
October 05, 2018 - 2:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge is rejecting an Oregon senator's attempt to force disclosure of more details on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh before a confirmation vote. U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson on Friday turned down an emergency request by Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley...
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Associated Press
October 04, 2018 - 10:39 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 10:15 a.m. The chairman of the Senate Judiciary says the FBI found "no hint of misconduct" in its background investigation of sexual misconduct claims against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Sen. Chuck...
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