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Pat Loeb
June 29, 2020 - 4:16 pm
Monday’s Supreme Court ruling, which struck down a restrictive Louisiana abortion law, is a relief to Philadelphia-area abortion rights advocates — and a disappointment to pro-life activists. Read more here.
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Bridget Kelly
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AP News
May 07, 2020 - 10:22 am
The Supreme Court has thrown out the convictions of two people involved in New Jersey’s “Bridgegate” scandal. Read more here.
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Kristen Johanson
May 06, 2020 - 5:40 pm
Wednesday marked a historic day, as a Philadelphia-based case went before the United States Supreme Court — via phone, with one justice in a hospital bed. Read more here.
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The Supreme Court in Washington.
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AP News
February 24, 2020 - 6:55 pm
The Supreme Court said Monday it will hear a dispute over a Philadelphia Catholic agency that won't place foster children with same-sex couples, a big test of religious rights on a more conservative court. Read more here.
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February 13, 2020 - 9:51 am
Two men serving life sentences for a double killing 25 years ago, but whose convictions were recently thrown out because of evidence that cast doubt on their guilt, celebrated with relatives and friends after they walked out of prison. Read more here.
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Prison.
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AP News
December 27, 2019 - 4:21 pm
Two New Jersey men who have served more than 20 years in prison for a double murder have a chance at a new trial after a state appeals court ruled that newly discovered evidence could clear them. Read more here.
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg
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Cherri Gregg
December 20, 2019 - 9:23 am
U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was honored in Philadelphia Thursday night, where she was inducted into the National Museum of American Jewish History’s Only in America Hall of Fame. Read more here.
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A judge's gavel.
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Tony Romeo
December 19, 2019 - 4:00 am
The state House has sent the Senate a proposed amendment to the Pennsylvania Constitution that would radically change the way appeals court judges are selected. Read more here.
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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaks with author Jeffrey Rosen at the National Constitution Center Americas Town Hall at the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019 in Washington.
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AP News
December 18, 2019 - 12:20 pm
In the course of a year, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has had lung surgery to remove cancerous growths and radiation for a tumor on her pancreas. More recently, she was hospitalized with a likely infection.
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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg attends a panel with former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
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AP News
November 18, 2019 - 3:34 pm
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is back on the Supreme Court bench after missing time last week with what the court described as a stomach bug.
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