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After failed legislative attempts on DACA, fate of ‘Dreamers’ lies with Supreme Court

November 12, 2019
Amna Nawaz | The PBS NewsHour
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will hear arguments that could decide the fate of some 700,000 “Dreamers,” members of a younger generation of undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children. They are currently protected from deportation by an executive order that President Barack Obama put in place in 2012, but that President Donald Trump has sought to cancel.
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Senate impeachment trial to test chief justice who has tangled with Trump

November 6, 2019
Seung Min Kim, Robert Barnes | The Washington Post
If Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. is called upon to preside over a Senate impeachment trial of President Trump, it will be the most high-profile and likely unwelcome test of his skills as neutral arbiter. Roberts steps into a precarious spot after a spat with Trump last year over the president’s derogatory remarks about federal judges and sharp criticism from both Democrats and Republicans in the Senate about Supreme Court rulings.
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Supreme Court strikes down Michigan gerrymandering ruling

October 22, 2019
Hallie Jackson, Pete Williams | NBC News
The Supreme Court has tossed out a Michigan gerrymandering ruling that the court deemed too "partisan" because state voters would not be accurately represented.
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Supreme Court Weighs Labor Protections For LGBTQ Workers

October 9, 2019
Kimberly Atkins, Tiziana Dearing, Walter Wuthmann | WBUR
The Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday on a question with major implications for U.S. workers.
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Tense election year sets backdrop for new Supreme Court session

October 8, 2019
Pete Williams | NBC News
The Supreme Court begins its new fall term today and the justices will face controversial issues such as gun rights, immigration, and religious freedom.
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Inaction on Kavanaugh allegations reignites political rancor

September 17, 2019
Seung Min Kim | The Washington Post
Four days before Brett M. Kavanaugh was confirmed to the Supreme Court by the narrowest of margins, Sen. Christopher A. Coons (D-Del.) sent a letter to the FBI, urging “appropriate follow up” on new information he believed was relevant to sexual misconduct allegations made against the nominee. Then, apparently, not much happened.
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New Brett Kavanaugh sexual misconduct allegations spark calls for impeachment

September 16, 2019
Nancy Cordes | CBS News
At least five Democrats running for president say Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh should be impeached over the latest sexual misconduct allegations from his college years. A new book on Kavanaugh mentions a previously unreported claim. President Trump and other Republicans reject the allegations.
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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg treated for pancreatic cancer

August 24, 2019
Pete Williams | NBC News
Justice Ruther Bader Ginsburg, 86, intends to remain active after receiving three weeks of radiation treatment for a tumor on her pancreas, according to the Supreme Court.
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Supreme Court gives Trump go-ahead on border wall

July 27, 2019
Josh Gerstein | POLITICO
President Donald Trump scored a major victory at the Supreme Court on Friday, as the justices lifted a lower court order blocking a key part of his plan to expand the border wall with Mexico.
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