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US Justice Department sues Texas over restrictive abortion law
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US Justice Department sues Texas over restrictive abortion law

Sep 9th 2021, 9:56 PM 13,360 Views 17 Comments

The Texas law bans abortion after six weeks of pregnancy.

Joe Biden condemns Supreme Court failure to block Texas abortion curb
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Joe Biden condemns Supreme Court failure to block Texas abortion curb

Updated Sep 2nd 2021, 8:24 PM 30,609 Views 63 Comments

The court voted 5-4 to deny an emergency appeal from abortion providers and others.

US Supreme Court upholds Obamacare, safeguarding health care for millions
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US Supreme Court upholds Obamacare, safeguarding health care for millions

Jun 17th 2021, 7:49 PM 10,913 Views 17 Comments

US President Joe Biden called the ruling ‘a big win for the American people’.

US Supreme Court allows release of Trump tax records to prosecutors
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US Supreme Court allows release of Trump tax records to prosecutors

Feb 22nd 2021, 3:53 PM 43,068 Views 48 Comments

The nation’s highest court denied the request filed by lawyers for the former president without comment.

US Supreme Court rejects appeal seeking to limit transgender students
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US Supreme Court rejects appeal seeking to limit transgender students

Dec 7th 2020, 7:27 PM 20,567 Views 0 Comments

Parents had wanted to prevent transgender students from using changing rooms and bathrooms of the gender with which they identify.

Trump's Supreme Court choice Amy Coney Barrett looks nailed on for Senate approval after tense week
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Trump's Supreme Court choice Amy Coney Barrett looks nailed on for Senate approval after tense week

Oct 17th 2020, 9:00 AM 22,110 Views 37 Comments

It’s very likely that Barrett will take her seat on the US Supreme Court prior to the 3 November election.

'Tough, brave, a fighter, a winner': Thousands to pay respects today to the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg
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'Tough, brave, a fighter, a winner': Thousands to pay respects today to the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Sep 23rd 2020, 5:55 PM 20,906 Views 23 Comments

Her colleague Chief Justice John Roberts paid tribute to Ginsberg today.

'An American hero': Tributes paid to women’s rights champion Ruth Bader Ginsburg
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'An American hero': Tributes paid to women’s rights champion Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Sep 19th 2020, 7:24 AM 31,346 Views 43 Comments

The US justice died from complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer.

US Supreme Court's Ruth Bader Ginsburg says her cancer has returned
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US Supreme Court's Ruth Bader Ginsburg says her cancer has returned

Jul 17th 2020, 7:35 PM 31,405 Views 42 Comments

The popular, liberal judge said that she wouldn’t retire.

US Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana state law on abortion clinics
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US Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana state law on abortion clinics

Jun 29th 2020, 5:11 PM 17,088 Views 42 Comments

The Louisiana law is virtually identical to one in Texas that the court struck down in 2016.

US Supreme Court to hear challenge to controversial Louisiana abortion law
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US Supreme Court to hear challenge to controversial Louisiana abortion law

Oct 4th 2019, 9:57 PM 9,863 Views 19 Comments

The case is seen as a test for two new judges appointed by Donald Trump.

US Supreme Court allows Trump administration to implement new asylum restrictions
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US Supreme Court allows Trump administration to implement new asylum restrictions

Sep 12th 2019, 7:19 AM 11,737 Views 18 Comments

Democrats have said the ruling puts people’s lives at risk.

Florida executes serial killer who targeted gay men along US east coast
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Florida executes serial killer who targeted gay men along US east coast

Aug 23rd 2019, 8:21 AM 23,560 Views 37 Comments

Gary Ray Bowles was captured in 1994.

Hundreds arrested at protest against nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to US Supreme Court
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Hundreds arrested at protest against nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to US Supreme Court

Oct 5th 2018, 7:23 AM 16,973 Views 72 Comments

Thousands of protesters marched against the expected appointment of Kavanaugh in Washington yesterday.

War of words in Washington after FBI probe finds 'no hint of misconduct' against Kavanaugh
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War of words in Washington after FBI probe finds 'no hint of misconduct' against Kavanaugh

Updated Oct 4th 2018, 9:07 PM 36,214 Views 107 Comments

A final vote on Kavanaugh’s nomination to the US Supreme Court is expected to take place on Saturday.

'He has not told the truth': Ex-classmate of Brett Kavanaugh contradicts his claims about his drinking habits
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'He has not told the truth': Ex-classmate of Brett Kavanaugh contradicts his claims about his drinking habits

Oct 2nd 2018, 7:12 AM 35,093 Views 71 Comments

It comes days after the FBI opened a probe into allegations against the Supreme Court nominee.

Abortion rights in the US on the line as Supreme Court loses moderate voice
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Abortion rights in the US on the line as Supreme Court loses moderate voice

Jun 30th 2018, 9:15 AM 12,298 Views 71 Comments

Abortion campaigners fear Trump will pick an ultra-conservative replacement for Judge Anthony Kennedy.

US Supreme Court judge Anthony Kennedy announces retirement
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US Supreme Court judge Anthony Kennedy announces retirement

Jun 27th 2018, 9:52 PM 15,357 Views 41 Comments

He has held the key vote on such high-profile issues as abortion, affirmative action, LGBT rights, guns, campaign finance and voting rights.

US Supreme Court upholds Trump's controversial travel ban
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US Supreme Court upholds Trump's controversial travel ban

Jun 26th 2018, 4:34 PM 9,785 Views 114 Comments

The court ruled five-four that the most recent version of the ban was valid.

US Supreme Court refuses to hear appeal by Brendan Dassey of Netflix's Making a Murderer
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US Supreme Court refuses to hear appeal by Brendan Dassey of Netflix's Making a Murderer

Jun 25th 2018, 5:52 PM 34,399 Views 37 Comments

Dassey was 16 years old when he confessed to authorities that he had joined his uncle in a murder.

The US Supreme Court is split on the 'most important abortion case in a generation'
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The US Supreme Court is split on the 'most important abortion case in a generation'

Mar 3rd 2016, 6:03 AM 14,680 Views 113 Comments

The case concerns whether or not a Texas law aims to protect women’s health, or to restrict access to abortions.

America will let this Muslim prisoner grow a beard
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America will let this Muslim prisoner grow a beard

Jan 20th 2015, 6:38 PM 10,493 Views 18 Comments

The nine justices acknowledged the validity of prison officials’ security concerns — that inmates could hide weapons or other contraband inside their whiskers.

In three months, gay marriage could be legal in all 50 US states
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In three months, gay marriage could be legal in all 50 US states

Jan 17th 2015, 7:49 AM 7,169 Views 64 Comments

The Supreme Court is being asked if a ban in four states is allowed under the constitution.

'Buffer zones' outside abortion clinics in the US have been ruled illegal
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'Buffer zones' outside abortion clinics in the US have been ruled illegal

Jun 26th 2014, 9:17 PM 12,573 Views 33 Comments

The ‘buffer zones’ meant anti-abortion protesters had to stay 35-feet from clinics.

US Supreme Court divided but the right to pray at Government meetings stays
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US Supreme Court divided but the right to pray at Government meetings stays

May 5th 2014, 6:29 PM 7,213 Views 40 Comments

At issue were town meetings in Greece, New York, where clergy had been invited to offer a prayer, which in the last eight years had been exclusively Christian.

Same-sex marriage in Utah put on hold by US Supreme Court
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Same-sex marriage in Utah put on hold by US Supreme Court

Jan 6th 2014, 4:19 PM 7,723 Views 82 Comments

Close to a thousand couples have married since same-sex marriage became legal last month.

Obama meets heads of Twitter, Facebook and Apple to discuss NSA spying
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Obama meets heads of Twitter, Facebook and Apple to discuss NSA spying

Dec 18th 2013, 11:45 AM 5,939 Views 15 Comments

The internet company bosses fear that NSA operations have crossed constitutional lines and infringe the privacy of their customers.

US businesses in dispute with White House over birth control cover for employees
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US businesses in dispute with White House over birth control cover for employees

Nov 26th 2013, 7:25 PM 8,537 Views 17 Comments

Two businesses will go to the Supreme Court to get exemptions given to religious organisations extended.

US Supreme Court to hear gay marriage arguments next year
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US Supreme Court to hear gay marriage arguments next year

Dec 8th 2012, 9:47 AM 3,043 Views 31 Comments

Same-sex marriage is legal in nine US states but barred in 30 other states. A Supreme Court ruling next year would have implications across the United States.

Why a Nike case could make retailers afraid to file trademark suits
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Why a Nike case could make retailers afraid to file trademark suits

Nov 10th 2012, 9:15 AM 9,706 Views 8 Comments

Big retailers might have pause for thought should Nike lose the case in the US Supreme Court as a smaller shoemaker fights on to invalidate trademark.

US Supreme Court to hear case of race discrimination by University of Texas
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US Supreme Court to hear case of race discrimination by University of Texas

Oct 10th 2012, 11:15 AM 3,104 Views 7 Comments

Abigail Fisher, who recently graduated from Louisiana State University, believes her failure to be accepted at the University of Texas was race-related.

US Supreme Court upholds most parts of Obama’s landmark healthcare law
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US Supreme Court upholds most parts of Obama’s landmark healthcare law

Jun 28th 2012, 6:30 PM 4,804 Views 23 Comments

The decision is seen as a big victory for the Obama administration and will theoretically allow healthcare coverage for more than 30 million Americans.

Californian ban on gay marriage set for Supreme Court hearing
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Californian ban on gay marriage set for Supreme Court hearing

Jun 6th 2012, 8:04 AM 1,492 Views 6 Comments

An appeals court has struck down an appeal in rehear the case – and supporters of the ban say they’re heading for D.C.

Proposition 8 gay marriage ban struck down by US court
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Proposition 8 gay marriage ban struck down by US court

Feb 7th 2012, 9:12 PM 4,163 Views 39 Comments

The ban on same-sex ban in California was ruled unconstitutional by a panel of three judges.

US Supreme Court blocks major sex action against Wal-Mart
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US Supreme Court blocks major sex action against Wal-Mart

Jun 20th 2011, 10:02 PM 778 Views 4 Comments

The court votes 5-4 to block a billion-dollar lawsuit, because there are simply too many women looking to take part in it.

Former cheerleader must pay school $45k after refusing to cheer alleged assaulter
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Former cheerleader must pay school $45k after refusing to cheer alleged assaulter

May 4th 2011, 9:55 AM 548 Views 0 Comments

Court ruled teenager was acting as a mouthpiece for her school while cheerleading and could not refuse order to cheer for her alleged assaulter.