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Jun 15, 2020

Activists weigh LGBT ballot drive after Supreme Court ruling

Organizers of a Michigan ballot drive to prohibit discrimination against gay, lesbian and transgender people said Monday they are considering whether to continue following a big victory before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Jun 15, 2020

Justices reject Trump bid to void California sanctuary law

The Supreme Court on Monday rejected the Trump administration's bid to throw out a California immigrant-sanctuary law that restricts local police cooperation with federal immigration authorities.

Jun 15, 2020

Supreme Court rejects several gun rights cases for next term

The Supreme Court on Monday passed up several challenges to federal and state gun-control laws, over the dissent of two conservative justices.

Jun 10, 2020

Judge denies GOP attempt to stop Wisconsin election lawsuit

A federal judge in Wisconsin on Wednesday declined a request by Republicans to dismiss a lawsuit brought by Democrats seeking changes in the law to make it easier to vote in the August state primary and November presidential elections.

Jun 2, 2020

Supreme Court declines to take up lawsuit over State Bar’s mandatory dues

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to take up a lawsuit over the State Bar of Wisconsin's mandatory bar dues.

May 13, 2020

AP Courtside: Supreme Court hangs up on phone arguments

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has held two weeks of arguments by telephone because of the coronavirus pandemic, hearing cases about President Donald Trump’s tax records, contraceptive care mandates and religious education disputes, with audio available live to audiences around the world. The court heard several days of arguments that had been postponed because […]

May 6, 2020

Hospitalized Ginsburg speaks in phone argument

The U.S. Supreme Court is back for Day Three of arguments by telephone with the audio available live to audiences around the world.

May 5, 2020

Supreme Court finishes Day 2 of phone argument

The Supreme Court is hearing a second day of arguments by telephone with the audio available live to audiences around the world.

May 4, 2020

Hello, justice, do you hear me? Supreme Court meets by phone

It's a morning of firsts for the Supreme Court, the first time audio of the court's arguments will be heard live by the world and the first arguments by telephone.

Apr 28, 2020

Court tosses NY case that could have expanded gun rights

The Supreme Court sidestepped a major decision on gun rights Monday in a dispute over New York City's former ban on transporting guns.

Apr 9, 2020

In Wisconsin, missing absentees spur questions and anger

The U.S. Postal Service and election officials searched for answers Thursday about why an untold number of absentee ballots never made it to voters in Wisconsin who didn't want to risk contracting the coronavirus by voting at the polls in the state's presidential primary.

Apr 8, 2020

US Supreme Court split on scope in Wisconsin absentee ballot opinion

A decision from the U.S. Supreme Court about Wisconsin's April 7 election saw the justices split on the scope of the issue in question: whether absentee ballots could be postmarked after election day.


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