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Supreme Court to rule on release of Trump tax records

December 14, 2019
Pete Williams | Supreme Court to rule on release of Trump tax records
By granting review of these cases now, the justices made it possible for them to be heard during the current court term.
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How John Roberts might oversee a Senate impeachment trial

December 2, 2019
Joan Biskupic | CNN
As the Democratic-led US House moves toward an impeachment vote on President Donald Trump, attention is turning to the likely Senate trial and how forcefully Chief Justice John Roberts might operate as he presides over the chamber.
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Hearings over, all eyes on Supreme Court showdowns over Trump's financial records

November 22, 2019
Joan Biskupic | CNN
The US Supreme Court now stands at the precipice of a constitutional clash that could determine whether Donald Trump or any future President may elude an investigation and defy requests for documents. Depending on the extent of the court's moves, it could influence Congress' oversight authority for the ages.
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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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