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Trump travel ban is focus of Supreme Court's last arguments
by Mark Sherman - April 26, 2018 - 1:33am
President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from several mostly Muslim countries is the topic of arguments yesterday at the Supreme Court, with a Trump administration lawyer facing questions during the first half of...
Justices asked to rule that racial bias trumps jury secrecy
by Mark Sherman - April 2, 2016 - 3:19pm
A Supreme Court appeal from a Hispanic defendant in Colorado raises the prospect that a juror's comments during deliberations can be so offensive that they deprive a defendant of a fair trial.
US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia dead at 79
by Mark Sherman - February 13, 2016 - 7:01pm
Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died, leaving the high court without its conservative majority and setting up an ideological confrontation over...
U.S. Supreme Court sets stage for historic gay rights ruling
by Mark Sherman - January 17, 2015 - 3:34pm
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to hear arguments on whether same-sex couples have a right to marry everywhere in America sets the stage for a potentially historic ruling on one of the country's most sweeping social...
High court voids overall contribution limits
by Mark Sherman - April 3, 2014 - 3:13am
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court struck down limits yesterday in federal law on the overall campaign contributions the biggest individual donors may make to candidates, political parties and political action...
Health law birth control coverage before justices
by Mark Sherman - March 24, 2014 - 5:16am
The Obama administration and its opponents are renewing the Supreme Court battle over President Barack Obama's health care law in a case that pits the religious rights of employers against the rights of women to...
US high court strikes down marriage provision
by Mark Sherman - June 26, 2013 - 11:08pm
The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that legally married same-sex couples should get the same U.S. benefits as heterosexual couples.
High court gay marriage decisions due Wednesday
by Mark Sherman - June 26, 2013 - 5:42pm
The Supreme Court is meeting to deliver opinions in two cases that could dramatically alter the rights of gay people across the United States.
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