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Apr 14, 2023

US Supreme Court won’t block $6B student debt relief settlement

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday allowed a roughly $6 billion legal settlement to go forward that will cancel student loans for hundreds of thousands of borrowers who say they were misled by their schools.

Apr 13, 2023

DOJ to ask US Supreme Court to put abortion pill limits on hold

A federal appeals court ruled that the abortion pill mifepristone can still be used for now but restored restrictions on the drug in a decision that the Justice Department said Thursday it would swiftly challenge at the Supreme Court.

Supreme Court student loan
Feb 28, 2023

Supreme Court student loan hearing: What you need to know

The U.S. Supreme Court is meeting Tuesday to hear two cases challenging President Joe Biden's student loan forgiveness plan.

Section 230
Feb 21, 2023

US Supreme Court weighs liability shield for internet giants

A family's lawsuit against YouTube's recommendations is at the center of a closely watched U.S. Supreme Court case being argued about how broadly a law written in 1996 shields tech companies from liability

Feb 9, 2023

US Supreme Court might have easy outs on elections, immigration

The U.S. Supreme Court soon could find itself with easy ways out of two high-profile cases involving immigration and elections, if indeed the justices are looking to avoid potentially messy, divisive decisions.

Feb 6, 2023

Judge: Banning guns for marijuana users unconstitutional

A federal judge in Oklahoma has ruled that a federal law prohibiting people who use marijuana from owning firearms is unconstitutional, the latest challenge to firearms regulations after the U.S. Supreme Court's conservative majority set new standards for reviewing the nation's gun laws.

Jan 31, 2023

Justice Kavanaugh: Supreme Court’s slow start a coincidence

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh says the public shouldn't read anything into the high court's historically slow start to releasing opinions.

USNS Earl Warren
Jan 27, 2023

US SUPREME COURT NOTEBOOK: Warren is 5th justice with Navy ship – USNS Earl Warren

Former U.S.  Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren's name is on the U.S. Navy's newest fuel ship. Justice Elena Kagan smashed a champagne bottle against its hull in a shipyard ceremony in San Diego last weekend.

Wisconsin Abortion
Jan 23, 2023

‘Here again’: Abortion activists rally 50 years after Roe

From beach cities to snow-covered streets, abortion supporters rallied by the thousands on Sunday to demand protections for reproductive rights and mark the 50th anniversary of the now-overturned Roe v. Wade U.S. Supreme Court decision that established federal protections for the procedure.

Jan 19, 2023

US Supreme Court says it hasn’t found abortion opinion leaker

The U.S. Supreme Court said Thursday it has not determined who leaked a draft of the court's opinion overturning abortion rights, but that the investigation continues.

Supreme COurt Scandal
Jan 3, 2023

Chief justice: Judges’ safety ‘essential’ to court system

With security threats to U.S. Supreme Court justices still fresh memories, Chief Justice John Roberts on Saturday praised programs that protect judges, saying that "we must support judges by ensuring their safety."

Dec 28, 2022

US Supreme Court asked to bar punishment for acquitted conduct

A jury convicted Dayonta McClinton of robbing a CVS pharmacy but acquitted him of murder. A judge gave McClinton an extra 13 years in prison for the killing anyway.


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