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Supreme Court rules in case watched for impact on Trump pardons

June 18, 2019
Josh Gerstein, Natasha Bertrand | POLITICO
The Supreme Court ruled Monday in a closely watched “double jeopardy” case, issuing a decision that preserves states’ power to limit the impact of future pardons by President Donald Trump or his successors.
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Why Supreme Court ruling on Ind. abortion law reflects deep division

May 29, 2019
Lisa Desjardins | PBS NewsHour
For all of the recent attention on this issue, there is one key question that looms over the debate over abortion rights and access: What will the Supreme Court do?
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With abortion measures, states see chance to challenge Roe v. Wade

May 16, 2019
Amna Nawaz | PBS NewsHour
With the Supreme Court's conservative makeup, more states are implementing legislation that tests the limits of Roe v. Wade. Alabama's governor has signed the most restrictive abortion law in the country, while Vermont aims to preserve abortion rights into the future.
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Abortion battle: Could Supreme Court overturn Roe v. Wade?

May 15, 2019
Pete Williams | NBC News
Alabama lawmakers passed a near total abortion ban, a move designed to get the Supreme Court to revisit Roe v. Wade. NBC’s Pete Williams says the court would need five votes to overturn the ruling and likely has three votes for now.
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The case for taking Trump to the Supreme Court over his Yemen war veto

May 13, 2019
Jonathan Swan, Sam Baker | Axios
The U.S. still backs Saudi Arabia's fight in Yemen, even though Congress voted to end that support. Now, progressive Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) is pushing Democratic leaders to turn to the Supreme Court to help enforce Congress' will.
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Supreme Court Takes Up Citizenship Question On 2020 Census

April 24, 2019
Kimberly Atkins, Callum Borchers, Paris Alston | WBUR
The Census Bureau itself estimates that millions of people would not respond to the census, if asked about their citizenship status. Opponents of the question say many non-citizens fear they could be targeted by immigration authorities.
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Supreme Court to decide if administration can ask about citizenship in 2020 census

April 23, 2019
Pete Williams | NBC News
The Supreme Court hears its highest profile case of the term Tuesday — a battle over the Trump administration's plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census form that goes to every U.S. household.
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House lawyer to argue at SCOTUS census case

April 13, 2019
Josh Gerstein | POLITICO
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear from a lawyer for the Democrat-led House when the justices take up a case later this month challenging the Trump administration’s decision to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 census.
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What’s at stake in Supreme Court consideration of redistricting

March 27, 2019
Amna Nawaz | The PBS NewsHour
In a pair of cases that could prove to be the most consequential of the term, justices heard challenges to congressional maps drawn by North Carolina Republicans and Maryland Democrats to maximize their chances of winning.
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