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Nation Feb 25Supreme Court rules parents of slain Mexican teenager cannot sue border agent
The court's five conservative justices held that the parents could not use American courts to sue Border Patrol Agent Jesus Mesa Jr., who killed their unarmed 15-year-old son in 2010.
Politics Jan 27Supreme Court order allows Trump’s new green card rule to take effect
The new policy can be used to deny green cards to immigrants over their use of public benefits including Medicaid, food stamps and housing vouchers, as well as other factors.
Politics Jan 17High court to consider whether electors must support state’s popular vote winner
Under the Constitution, the country elects the president indirectly, with voters choosing people who actually cast an Electoral College ballot for president.
Politics Jan 17Court to look anew at birth control rules in health care law
The justices agreed Friday to yet another case stemming from President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, this time about cost-free birth control.
Politics Jan 03LISTEN: Appeals court wrestles with subpoena for ex-White House aide McGahn
A panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit heard arguments Friday over the House Judiciary Committee's effort to compel former White House counsel Don McGahn's testimony.
Politics Dec 24Chief Justice Roberts faces political quagmire presiding over impeachment trial
Chief Justice John Roberts will preside over President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, putting him in the national spotlight.
Politics Dec 06Supreme Court keeps federal executions on hold
The Supreme Court on Friday blocked the Trump administration from re-starting federal executions next week after a 16-year break.
Politics Nov 14Trump wants Supreme Court to block subpoena for his taxes
The filing Thursday sets the stage for a high court showdown over the tax returns President Donald Trump has refused to release, unlike every other modern president.
Nation Jul 022020 Census will not include citizenship question
Days after the U.S. Supreme Court halted the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, the U.S. Census Bureau on Tuesday started the process of printing the questionnaire without the controversial query.
Politics Jun 28Supreme Court to decide on Trump bid to end DACA
The Supreme Court will decide whether President Donald Trump can end an Obama-era program shielding young immigrants from deportation.