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#US Supreme Court

From TheJournal.ie US Supreme Court to hear challenge to controversial Louisiana abortion law Reproductive Rights

US Supreme Court to hear challenge to controversial Louisiana abortion law

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

From TheJournal.ie US Supreme Court allows Trump administration to implement new asylum restrictions Asylum

US Supreme Court allows Trump administration to implement new asylum restrictions

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

From TheJournal.ie Florida executes serial killer who targeted gay men along US east coast Gary Ray Bowles

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

Gary Ray Bowles was captured in 1994.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds arrested at protest against nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to US Supreme Court US Supreme Court

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

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

From TheJournal.ie War of words in Washington after FBI probe finds 'no hint of misconduct' against Kavanaugh US Supreme Court

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'He has not told the truth': Ex-classmate of Brett Kavanaugh contradicts his claims about his drinking habits US Supreme Court

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Abortion rights in the US on the line as Supreme Court loses moderate voice Trump Conservatism

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

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

From TheJournal.ie US Supreme Court judge Anthony Kennedy announces retirement Stepping Down

US Supreme Court judge Anthony Kennedy announces retirement

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

From TheJournal.ie US Supreme Court upholds Trump's controversial travel ban No Entry

US Supreme Court upholds Trump's controversial travel ban

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

From TheJournal.ie US Supreme Court refuses to hear appeal by Brendan Dassey of Netflix's Making a Murderer Wisconsin

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The US Supreme Court is split on the 'most important abortion case in a generation' Swing Vote

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

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

From TheJournal.ie America will let this Muslim prisoner grow a beard SCOTUS

America will let this Muslim prisoner grow a beard

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

From TheJournal.ie In three months, gay marriage could be legal in all 50 US states Coast To Coast

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Buffer zones' outside abortion clinics in the US have been ruled illegal Demilitarised Zone

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

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

From TheJournal.ie US Supreme Court divided but the right to pray at Government meetings stays Amen

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Same-sex marriage in Utah put on hold by US Supreme Court United States

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Obama meets heads of Twitter, Facebook and Apple to discuss NSA spying Data Mining

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

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

From TheJournal.ie US businesses in dispute with White House over birth control cover for employees Birth Control

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

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

From TheJournal.ie US Supreme Court to hear gay marriage arguments next year United States

US Supreme Court to hear gay marriage arguments next year

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.

From TheJournal.ie Why a Nike case could make retailers afraid to file trademark suits Trademark Wars

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie US Supreme Court to hear case of race discrimination by University of Texas Race

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

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

From TheJournal.ie US Supreme Court upholds most parts of Obama’s landmark healthcare law Obamacare This post contains videos This post contains images

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Californian ban on gay marriage set for Supreme Court hearing Proposition 8

Californian ban on gay marriage set for Supreme Court hearing

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

From TheJournal.ie Proposition 8 gay marriage ban struck down by US court Prop 8

Proposition 8 gay marriage ban struck down by US court

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

From TheJournal.ie US Supreme Court blocks major sex action against Wal-Mart Wal-Mart

US Supreme Court blocks major sex action against Wal-Mart

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 US

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

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