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Supreme Court Allows Trump Administration to Implement Transgender Restrictions in Military

January 23, 2019
Nancy Youssef, Brent Kendall | The Wall Street Journal
The Supreme Court intervened on one Trump administration priority Tuesday but sidestepped another, allowing restrictions on military service by transgender individuals to be put in place while avoiding for now the White House’s bid to cancel protections for some young illegal immigrants.
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Kavanaugh joins court, with few signs of bruising confirmation fight

October 10, 2018
Josh Gerstein | Politico
Newly minted Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh took part in his first oral argument session at the high court Tuesday, looking a bit skittish at the outset but soon wading into a lively discussion among the justices about how much force is needed to make a robbery violent under federal law.
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New justice on the bench: Kavanaugh's first Supreme Court cases

October 9, 2018
Pete Williams | NBC News
After the high drama of his confirmation, Brett Kavanaugh joins a U.S. Supreme Court term that is off to one of its least momentous starts in well over a decade, giving him an opportunity to settle in as the newest justice.
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‘Willing to go to the mat’: How Trump and Republicans carried Kavanaugh to the cusp of confirmation

October 6, 2018
Philip Rucker, Ashley Parker, Seung Min Kim, Sean Sullivan | The Washington Post
The three-week maelstrom — from when Ford first shared her story with The Washington Post to Saturday’s expected confirmation vote — fused the nation’s cultural reckoning over sexual assault with tribal politics, carrying ramifications not only for next month’s midterm elections but for the long-term identities of both political parties.
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Susan Collins, Standing Alone, Makes Her Case for Kavanaugh

October 6, 2018
Carl Hulse | The New York Times
She made perhaps the best Republican case so far for the embattled judge, one that essentially sealed his promotion to the high court, even though her vote will haunt her politically for the remainder of her career, and quickly drew the fury of the left as a betrayal of the #MeToo movement.
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Kagan fears Supreme Court losing swing justice

October 6, 2018
Josh Gerstein | POLITICO
With Washington still reeling from the most fractious Supreme Court confirmation battle in decades, Justice Elena Kagan warned Friday that the high court's credibility is at risk because it now appears to lack a justice whose swing vote made the court seem more unpredictable and less partisan.
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