Supreme Court

Gun demonstration
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AP News
November 12, 2019 - 11:03 am
The Supreme Court said Tuesday that a survivor and relatives of victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting can pursue their lawsuit against the maker of the rifle used to kill 26 people. Read more here.
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OutFest
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AP News
October 14, 2019 - 9:43 am
National Coming Out Day festivities were tempered this year by anxiety that some LGBT folk may have to go back into the closet so they can make a living, depending on what the Supreme Court decides about workplace discrimination law. Read more here.
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People wait in line with hundreds of others for the chance to attend arguments outside the U.S. Supreme Court building at the start of the court's new term October 07, 2019 in Washington, DC.
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Cherri Gregg
October 08, 2019 - 4:00 am
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Tuesday over whether federal law protects workers from being fired for being gay or transgender.
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Brendan Dassey
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AP News
October 02, 2019 - 1:24 pm
Brendan Dassey was convicted of rape and murder when he was a teenager, which was documented in the 2015 Netflix series "Making a Murderer." Now, he's asked Wisconsin’s governor for a pardon or commutation of his life prison sentence. Read more here.
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People stop to record images of Widener Library on the campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass.
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AP News
October 01, 2019 - 4:36 pm
Harvard University does not discriminate against Asian Americans in its admissions process, a federal judge ruled Tuesday in a lawsuit that reignited a national debate over affirmative action.
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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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Adnan Syed
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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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