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Politics Apr 23Supreme Court rejects EPA’s narrow view of Clean Water Act
The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that sewage plants and other industries cannot avoid environmental requirements under landmark clean-water protections when they send dirty water on an indirect route.
Nation Apr 20U.S. Supreme Court rules criminal juries must be unanimous to convict
The outcome will affect defendants who are still appealing their convictions.
Politics Mar 16Supreme Court postpones arguments because of virus outbreak
The Supreme Court announced Monday that it is postponing arguments for late March and early April because of the coronavirus, including fights over subpoenas for President Donald Trump's financial records.
Politics Mar 11Supreme Court allows ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy to continue
The justices' order comes Wednesday over a dissenting vote by Justice Sonia Sotomayor.
Nation Mar 04Supreme Court takes up first big abortion case of Trump era
On Wednesday the justices are examining a Louisiana law requiring doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital. A federal judge found just one of Louisiana's three abortion clinics would remain open if the law took…
Nation Feb 20Trump ally Roger Stone sentenced to 40 months in prison
Stone was the sixth Trump aide or adviser to be convicted of charges brought as part of special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation…
Nation Jan 30Dershowitz says his impeachment argument was misinterpreted
Alan Dershowitz delivered a stunning defense of President Donald Trump in the Senate that would essentially make it impossible to impeach a president for anything he might do to boost his reelection prospects. His remarks drew widespread criticism from legal…
Politics Jan 24Tweets urge calls to Supreme Court for fair Senate trial
The messages seem to be mainly from people who support the impeachment and removal from office of President Donald Trump.
Nation Dec 18Federal appeals court rules Obamacare ‘individual mandate’ is unconstitutional
A federal appeals court says the “individual mandate" of former President Barack Obama’s health care law is invalid, but other parts of the law need further review.
Nation Dec 13Supreme Court to take up dispute over subpoenas for Trump records
The Supreme Court says it will hear President Donald Trump's pleas to keep his tax, bank and financial records private. The justices' decision Friday to hear cases involving demands for records from Trump's banks and accounting firm means the court…