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Politics Mar 03Supreme Court debates presidential power to fire heads of agencies
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court wrestled Tuesday with whether to make it easier for the president to fire the head of the agency that enforces federal consumer financial laws, a decision that could ultimately impact a vast range of…
Politics Feb 07Appeals court dismisses Democrats’ lawsuit against Trump
The lawsuit the court dismissed was filed by Democratic members of Congress in 2017. The court was not ruling on whether Trump violated the law.
Nation Jan 30Will Chief Justice Roberts’ role expand in the impeachment trial?
Chief Justice John Roberts is the picture of judicial modesty at President Donald Trump's impeachment trial. he wears his unadorned black robe and wields an ivory gavel as he presides over the Senate. So far he's played a limited role.
Politics Jan 22Schiff takes conciliatory tone after Roberts’ admonishment
“I think it is appropriate at this point for me to admonish both the House managers and the president's counsel, in equal terms, to remember that they are addressing the world's greatest deliberative body," Roberts said.
Politics Jan 22WATCH: Roberts admonishes both sides in impeachment trial
It was just before 1 a.m., as tempers on the floor had started to wear thin, that he reminded senators, House impeachment managers and President Donald Trump's defense team who was in charge.
Politics Oct 11Appeals court rules House should be given Trump’s financial documents
The list of documents makes no mention of Trump's tax returns, which are the subject of separate legal disputes.
Nation Jul 17Stevens to be 13th Supreme Court justice buried at Arlington
Justice John Paul Stevens died Tuesday at age 99, a day after suffering a stroke.
Nation Jun 24Justices say scandalous trademarks law is unconstitutional
The justices struck down a federal law that prevented officials from registering "scandalous" or "immoral" trademarks—a victory to a Los Angeles-based fashion brand spelled F-U-C-T.
Nation Jun 17Supreme Court sides with Virginia in uranium mining ban case
The owners of a massive deposit of radioactive uranium, the largest known in the United States, tried to challenge a decades-old ban, but the court found nothing improper to overturn it.
Politics Jun 14Court rules against Trump’s abortion policy for immigrant teens in government shelters
A federal appeals court in Washington ruled against the Trump administration and kept in place an order blocking a policy it described as a "blanket ban" preventing immigrant teens in government custody from getting abortions.