Supreme Court

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It will be the first abortion-related case heard by the court with Neil Gorsuch on the bench.
Ellen K. Boegel November 03, 2017
The president’s campaign to define—and enforce—patriotism poses constitutional questions for chief executives and football players alike.
Ayestas, an immigrant from Honduras, was sentenced to death for strangling a woman after an apparent burglary in her home in Houston.
Josh Gad, Chadwick Bosman and Sterling K. Brown in 'Marshall' (Open Road Films)
John Anderson October 12, 2017
He might get a shotgun escort when he leaves town, but Thurgood Marshall is the Lone Ranger of civil rights.
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Ellen K. Boegel September 19, 2017
The court is scheduled to hear cases relating to immigration, religious freedom, federalism, voting, employee rights and federal court jurisdiction over foreign governments and corporations.
The U.S. Supreme Court in Washington in January 2017. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)
Ellen K. Boegel July 27, 2017
Controversial decisions, such as Brown v. Board of Education (school desegregation), Roe v. Wade (abortion) and, most recently, Obergefell v. Hodges (same-sex marriage), often are challenged for decades by opponents seeking their reversal or limitation.