U.S. Supreme Court

Study guide: Supreme Court confirmation hearing for Brett Kavanaugh delayed

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NewsHour Extra provides the latest classroom resources in the Supreme Court nomination of Justice Brett Kavanaugh. Continue reading

Trump’s Supreme Court pick is a lesson in the three branches of government

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On Monday, President Donald Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to become the next justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Continue reading

Study guide: Supreme Court ruling on the travel ban

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In a 5-4 decision last week, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected challenges to President Donald Trump’s third travel ban — aimed at mostly Muslim countries. Continue reading

Movie director hopes teens will see themselves in Justice Thurgood Marshall’s story

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The movie “Marshall” captures the iconic justice Thurgood Marshall in his youth before he became the first African American to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court. Continue reading

Neil Gorsuch confirmed to Supreme Court following rules change

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The Senate confirmed U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch Friday in a 54-45 vote, following a contentious week of opposition from Democrats prompted Republicans to change Senate rules in order to push the vote through. Continue reading

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