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The Supreme Court said Monday that it will hear a challenge to a New York City law banning residents from transporting a handgun to a second... [Read More]
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The Supreme Court on Tuesday took no action on whether it will hear disputes over the Trump administration's decision to wind down the Obama-era Deferred... [Read More]
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The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it will allow an appeal to be filed in a dispute over a mystery grand jury subpoena.The case, with... [Read More]
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The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to hear a case challenging whether teachers and coaches retain any first amendment right to freedom of speech and... [Read More]
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The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted the Trump administration's request to allow it to temporarily enforce its restrictions on transgender people serving in the military.The... [Read More]
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Equal rights for women could soon be enshrined in the Constitution.Congress passed the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) almost 47 years ago to establish gender equality... [Read More]
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Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Wednesday said President Trump's nominee for attorney general, William Barr, refused in a private meeting to unequivocally say... [Read More]
The political fury surrounding Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation process could prompt the Supreme Court to hold off on tackling high-profile cases on issues like abortion and... [Read More]
The political fury surrounding Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation process could prompt the Supreme Court to hold off on tackling high-profile cases on issues like abortion and... [Read More]
The Supreme Court has denied a request from a conservative political group to temporarily block a lower court ruling which would force it to disclose its... [Read More]
Victims of sexual and domestic abuse are pushing the Senate to reject the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court in the wake... [Read More]
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) on Thursday released a proposed rule that would establish a standard for determining when companies can be held liable... [Read More]
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Thursday slammed the Senate's Supreme Court confirmation process as a "highly partisan show.""The Republicans move in lock step, so do the Democrats,"... [Read More]
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort is pushing for a plea deal that would keep him from having to cooperate with special counsel Robert Mueller's... [Read More]
Hillary Clinton tore into Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court, on Wednesday for a comment he made about "abortion-inducing drugs" with the... [Read More]
An abortion rights group on Wednesday announced it is launching a five-figure ad buy to push vulnerable Nevada Senator Dean Heller (R) to vote no... [Read More]
A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday President Donald Trump cannot be sued by protesters who said he incited a riot in 2016.The protesters said Trump... [Read More]
A federal district court judge on Monday refused to release from jail the young Russian woman accused of working to influence American politics on Russia's... [Read More]
Protesters repeatedly interrupted Brett Kavanaugh during the Supreme Court nominee's second day of confirmation hearings, but Democrats took a gentler tack, letting the nominee speak... [Read More]
A federal district court judge has denied Paul Manafort's request to move his criminal trial from Washington, D.C., to Roanoke, Va.Judge Amy Berman Jackson, of the... [Read More]
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