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Politics Sep 19How Supreme Court justices could avoid issuing a verdict on Trump’s travel ban
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s travel ban offers the Supreme Court the chance to make a major pronouncement on the president’s power over immigration. But the case also could vanish into the legal ether, and that may be what a…
Nation Sep 12Supreme Court will allow Trump administration ban on most refugees
The order was not the court's last word on the travel policy that President Donald Trump first rolled out in January. The justices are scheduled to hear arguments on Oct. 10 on the legality of the bans on travelers from…
Nation Sep 11Supreme Court agrees to temporary enforcement of Trump’s travel ban
Justice Anthony Kennedy issued a brief order Monday that will keep the ruling on hold for the time being, at least until the ban's challengers submit written arguments by midday Tuesday and the full court has a chance to act.
Politics Jul 19Justices allow stricter enforcement of Trump’s refugee ban
The Supreme Court is granting the Trump administration's request to more strictly enforce its ban on refugees, at least until a federal appeals court weighs in.
Politics Jun 26Supreme Court partly reinstates Trump’s travel ban
The action Monday is a victory for President Donald Trump in the biggest legal controversy of his young presidency.
Politics Jun 26On the Supreme Court’s last day of session, travel ban case awaits action
But something could overshadow rulings in those high-profile cases: If Justice Anthony Kennedy were to use the court's last public session on Monday to announce his retirement.
Nation Jun 24Big cases, retirement rumors as Supreme Court nears finish
Supreme Court action is expected on the Trump administration's travel ban and in a separation of church and state case that arises from a Missouri church playground.
Nation Jun 19Supreme Court could decide if gerrymandering can be too political
The justices could say as early as Monday whether they will intervene.
Politics Jun 18Justices could take up high-stakes fight over electoral maps
In an era of deep partisan division, the Supreme Court could soon decide whether the drawing of electoral districts can be too political.
Politics Jun 12Hawaii urges Supreme Court to keep hold on Trump travel ban
The state urged the justices Monday to deny an administration plea to reinstate the policy after lower courts blocked it.