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September 12, 2019 - 9:44 am
By MARK SHERMAN Associated Press Eds: Updates with Customs and Border Protection head saying US wants migrants with valid claims to seek help in the 1st country they get to. Links audio. With AP Photos. AP Audio. WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is allowing nationwide enforcement of a new Trump...
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September 07, 2019 - 11:07 am
By MARK SHERMAN and JESSICA GRESKO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Neil Gorsuch is following the path of Supreme Court colleagues-turned-authors in a new book in which he laments the loss of civility in public discourse. The 52-year-old justice wrote "A Republic, If You Can Keep It"...
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Jeff Katz
September 06, 2019 - 10:40 am
During a Wednesday appearance on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert, former Vice President Joe Biden was asked by the host if he would consider appointing former President Barack Obama to the Supreme Court if Biden were elected president. This came after Colbert initially asked Biden a series of...
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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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Jeff Katz
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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