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Politics May 29Supreme Court justices allow Arkansas to enforce abortion restrictions
The Supreme Court is allowing Arkansas to put in effect restrictions on how abortion pills are administered. Critics of a challenged state law say it could effectively end medication abortions in the state.
Politics May 21A divided Supreme Court upholds forced arbitration agreements, a win for businesses
The Supreme Court says employers can prohibit their workers from banding together to complain about pay and conditions in the workplace.
Politics May 15Sanctuary cities could get boost from sports betting ruling
There is a direct link between the court's decision in the sports betting case and the administration's effort to punish local governments that resist Trump's immigration enforcement policies, several legal commentators said.
Politics May 14Supreme Court says lawyer cannot override client’s wish to maintain innocence
"Even when a criminal defendant is assisted by counsel, some decisions are reserved for the client," Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said in a summary of her opinion. The Louisiana death row inmate at the heart of the decision will be…
Politics Apr 30Supreme Court to review case of Missouri death row inmate with rare medical condition
The court blocked the inmate's execution in March after he argued that a tumor in his throat is likely to rupture and bleed during the execution.
Politics Apr 25LISTEN: Supreme Court hears arguments over Trump’s travel ban
President Donald Trump appears likely to win his travel ban case at the Supreme Court.
Politics Apr 23The travel ban case will be the Supreme Court’s first dive into Trump policy
The Supreme Court has so far had little to say about Donald Trump's time as president, even as the nation has moved from one Trump controversy to another. That's about to change.
Politics Apr 01Trump administration backs PLO in victims’ high court appeal
The Trump administration is siding with the Palestine Liberation Organization in urging the Supreme Court to reject an appeal from American victims of terrorist attacks in the Middle East more than a decade ago.
Politics Mar 28Maryland redistricting case comes before Supreme Court
The Supreme Court is taking up its second big partisan redistricting case of the term amid signs the justices could place limits on drawing maps for political gain.
Politics Mar 11U.S. officials say no added conditions for North Korea talks
Trump administration officials said Sunday there will be no more conditions imposed on North Korea before a first-ever meeting of the two nation's leaders.