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Mark Sherman - Associated PressJune 29, 2020
The executions would mark the first use of the death penalty on the federal level since 2003.
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Mark Sherman - Associated PressJune 18, 2020
The justices rejected administration arguments that the 8-year-old Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program is illegal.
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Mark Sherman - Associated PressFebruary 24, 2020
With the addition of two appointees of President Donald Trump, Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh, the court seems poised to extend protections for religious objections to anti-discrimination laws.
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Mark Sherman - Associated PressOctober 07, 2019
The Supreme Court is about to commence on another highly contentious term, with many controversial items on its docket, from abortion to LGBT rights to immigration.
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Mark Sherman - Associated PressJuly 17, 2019
From his appointment by President Gerald Ford in 1975 through his retirement in June 2010, he shaped decisions that touched countless aspects of American life.
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Mark Sherman - Associated PressJune 27, 2018
The 5-4 decision fulfills a longtime wish of conservatives to get rid of the so-called fair share fees that non-members pay to unions in roughly two dozen states. The court ruled that the laws violate the First Amendment by compelling workers to support unions they may disagree with.
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Mark Sherman - Associated PressJune 26, 2018
The Supreme Court says a California law that forces anti-abortion crisis pregnancy centers to provide information about abortion probably violates the Constitution. The 5-4 ruling Tuesday also casts doubts on similar laws in Hawaii and Illinois.
In this photo taken on Jan. 26, 2016, the empty playground at Trinity Lutheran Church in Columbia, Mo. (Annaliese Nurnberg/Missourian via AP)
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Mark Sherman - Associated PressApril 18, 2017
The outcome of the court case could make it easier to use state money to pay for private, religious schooling in many states.
Activists demonstrate in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, Monday, June 27, 2016, as the justices close out the term with decisions on abortion, guns, and public corruption are expected. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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Mark Sherman - Associated PressJune 27, 2016
The justices voted 5-3 in the court's biggest abortion case in nearly a quarter century.
Demonstrators gather outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington April 18 as the justices hear oral arguments in a challenge by several states to President Barack Obama's deferred deportation programs. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)
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Mark Sherman - Associated PressJune 23, 2016
The justices' one-sentence opinion on Thursday effectively kills the plan for the rest of Obama's presidency.