United States Supreme Court decisions

FILE - In this May 13, 2014, file photo National Education Association staff members from Washington joining students, parents and educators at a rally at the Supreme Court in Washington on the 60th anniversary Brown v. Board of Education decision that struck down "separate but equal" laws that kept schools segregated. From the time Americans roll out of bed in the morning until they turn in, and even who they might be spending the night with, the court's rulings are woven into daily life in ways large and small. (AP Photo)
March 20, 2017 - 3:06 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Quick, name a Supreme Court justice. OK, name three. One of the current justices, Stephen Breyer, once noted wryly that their names are less well-known than those of the Three Stooges. But from the time Americans roll out of bed in the morning until they turn in, the court's...
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March 15, 2017 - 11:48 pm
TRUMP TRAVEL BAN-LAWSUITS-JUSTICE Government calls ruling flawed, vows court fight UNDATED (AP) — The Justice Department calls a ruling by a federal judge in Hawaii that halts President Donald Trump's revised travel ban "flawed in reasoning and in scope." The agency said in a statement Wednesday...
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FILE- In this Feb. 11, 2017, file photo, Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito smiles as he delivers a keynote speech at the Claremont Institute's annual dinner in Newport Beach, Calif. Alito said Wednesday, March 15, during a speech sponsored by a Catholic organization in New Jersey that the U.S. is entering a period when its commitment to religious liberty is being tested. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
March 15, 2017 - 9:58 pm
MADISON, N.J. (AP) — The U.S. is entering a period when its commitment to religious liberty is being tested, Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito told an audience Wednesday at an event sponsored by a Catholic lawyers' organization. Alito used his own words from his dissent in the Supreme Court's...
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March 15, 2017 - 9:55 pm
TRUMP TRAVEL BAN-LAWSUITS UPDATE: Trump blasts ruling that put travel ban on hold UNDATED (AP) — President Donald Trump is blasting a court for halting what he's calling a "watered-down version" of his travel ban. Trump told supporters Wednesday at a campaign-style rally in Nashville, Tennessee,...
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March 11, 2017 - 2:42 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Federal judges found more problems in Texas' voting rights laws, ruling that Republicans racially gerrymandered some congressional districts to weaken the growing electoral power of minorities, who former President Barack Obama set out to protect at the ballot box before...
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March 11, 2017 - 8:42 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Federal judges found more problems in Texas' voting rights laws, ruling that Republicans racially gerrymandered some congressional districts to weaken the growing electoral power of minorities, who former President Barack Obama set out to protect at the ballot box before...
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March 07, 2017 - 10:35 am
CONGRESS-HEALTH OVERHAUL-PELOSI UPDATE: Pelosi says no vote until cost of GOP bill known WASHINGTON (AP) — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is telling Speaker Paul Ryan that lawmakers "must not be asked to vote" on new GOP health care legislation without details on cost and how many people would...
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March 01, 2017 - 4:57 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A U.S. Supreme Court decision reviving a challenge to several Virginia legislative districts could send lawmakers back to the drawing board, but Republicans say they are confident the state's current electoral map will withstand further scrutiny. The justices on Wednesday...
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