Supreme Court

August Mulvihill, of Norwalk, Iowa, center, holds a sign during a rally to protest recent abortion bans at the Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa on  May 21, 2019.
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AP News
September 18, 2019 - 10:02 am
The number and rate of abortions across the United States have plunged to their lowest levels since the procedure became legal nationwide in 1973, according to new figures. Read more here.
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Brett Kavanaugh
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AP News
September 17, 2019 - 8:20 am
Between an offensive tweet and a significant revision, The New York Times' handling of a new sexual misconduct allegation against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh attracted almost as much attention as the accusation itself. Read more here.
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Supreme Court of the United States
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AP News
September 12, 2019 - 9:57 am
The Supreme Court is allowing nationwide enforcement of a new Trump administration rule that prevents most Central American migrants from seeking asylum in the United States.
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A couple hold hands wrapped in a rainbow flag during a pride march in Marikina City, east of Manila on June 30, 2018.
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CNN
September 04, 2019 - 7:52 am
The Philippines' highest court has dismissed a petition to allow same-sex marriage, ruling that the applicant doesn't have a partner and therefore can't claim to be a victim of existing laws.
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Nov 30, 2018; Washington, DC, USA; Associate justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg during the formal 2018 portrait of the Supreme Court of the United States.
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CNN
August 23, 2019 - 2:50 pm
By Ariane de Vogue, CNN Supreme Court Reporter (CNN) -- Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been treated for pancreatic cancer in New York City, the Supreme Court announced Friday. "The tumor was treated definitively and there is no evidence of disease elsewhere in the body," the court said. This is...
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Adnan Syed
Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun/TNS/Sipa USA
August 19, 2019 - 12:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawyers for a Maryland man whose murder conviction was chronicled in the hit podcast "Serial" are asking the Supreme Court to step into the case. Lawyers for defendant Adnan Syed say in court papers Monday that the justices should order a new trial for Syed and reverse a Maryland...
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Gavin Grimm
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August 09, 2019 - 6:31 pm
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A federal judge in Virginia ruled Friday that a school board's transgender bathroom ban discriminated against a former student, Gavin Grimm. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Arenda Wright Allen in Norfolk is the latest of several nationwide that have favored transgender...
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FILE - In this April 5, 2019, file photo, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection vehicle sits near the wall as President Donald Trump visits a new section of the border wall with Mexico in El Centro, Calif.
Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo, File
July 26, 2019 - 7:28 pm
By Jessica Gresko WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court cleared the way Friday for the Trump administration to tap billions of dollars in Pentagon funds to build sections of a border wall with Mexico. The court's five conservative justices gave the administration the greenlight to begin work on four...
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Jim Melwert
July 22, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The group representing county prosecutors is pushing back against Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner’s argument that Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court should declare the death penalty unconstitutional. The Pennsylvania District Attorney’s Association argues...
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FILE - In this May 20, 2013 file photo, retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens talks about his views and career during a forum at the John F. Kennedy Library in Boston.
Michael Dwyer/AP Photo, File
July 16, 2019 - 9:10 pm
By Mark Sherman and Connie Cass WASHINGTON (AP) — John Paul Stevens, the bow-tied, independent-thinking, Republican-nominated justice who unexpectedly emerged as the Supreme Court's leading liberal, died Tuesday in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, after suffering a stroke Monday. He was 99. During nearly...
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