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Supreme Court Lets Virginia Use Election Map Redrawn To Fix Racial Gerrymandering
By Lawrence Hurley, Reuters
The court ruled that Republicans in the Virginia House of Delegates did not have standing to appeal a lower court ruling that struck down the old map.
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Supreme Court Declines To Weigh In On New LGBTQ Wedding Cake Case
By Mark Sherman, AP
The justices sent the case back to a lower court “for further consideration in light of Masterpiece Cakeshop," a similar case last year.
Trump Administration Can't Block Immigrant Teens From Getting Abortions, Court Rules
By Mica Rosenberg, Reuters
The DC Circuit ruled the administration can't block pregnant teenagers who are undocumented from obtaining abortions, in line with Supreme Court precedent.
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ACLU Asks Supreme Court To Consider Holding Off On Census Citizenship Question
The justices are asked to allow a lower court to gather more information about the role a GOP redistricting expert had in adding the question to the 2020 survey.
Trump’s Lawyers Are Practically Daring Congress To Impeach Him
While also appealing to the Supreme Court’s personal financial interests.
In 1991, Joe Biden Was Skeptical Clarence Thomas Would Be Extreme On Abortion
Abortion rights advocates warned senators that putting Thomas on the Supreme Court would be a disaster for women's rights. Biden was less convinced.
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'Tiger Mom' Amy Chua's Daughter Secures Clerkship With Kavanaugh
As the Supreme Court nominee faced accusations of sexual assault, Chua wrote an op-ed defending him as "a mentor to women."
Supreme Court Rejects Challenge To Regulation Of Gun Silencers
Debate over the firearm suppressors resurfaced last month after a gunman used one in a shooting rampage in Virginia Beach.
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Talks Census Case, Suggests 5-4 Supreme Court Rulings To Come
The justice indicated that multiple close decisions could be handed down in June.
Court Upholds Ruling Against Washington Florist Who Refused To Serve Gay Couple
State judges did not act with religious animus when weighing the Arlene's Flowers case, the Washington Supreme Court held.
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Trump's Lawyers' Defense: He's Just Like This 1950s Autoworker Accused Of Communism
Trump’s arguments against congressional investigations rely on a judge completely rewriting the balance of powers.
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Clarence Thomas Dismisses Retirement Rumors: 'No Idea' Who Started That
“One of the things you have to get used to ... is that people can say things about you and for you that have nothing to do with you," the Supreme Court justice said.
HuffPost Interviews Cory Booker
Presidential hopeful Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) sat down with HuffPost during his campaign trip to Iowa and discussed the issues set to dominate the 2020 election.
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Illinois Passes Sweeping Abortion Rights Legislation
The Reproductive Health Act removes decades-old provisions requiring spousal consent, waiting periods and criminal penalties for doctors who perform abortions.
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Leonard Leo Flip-Flops On Trump Filling A Supreme Court Seat In 2020
Last fall, the Federalist Society leader said no way to the idea of confirming a justice in a presidential election year. Now he's with Mitch McConnell.
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Cory Booker Wants To Reform The Supreme Court, But Not By Adding Seats
The 2020 Democratic contender joked he’s worried about a 121-person Supreme Court.
Harvard Constitutional Law Professor Unloads On ‘Flagrant Dickhead' Mitch McConnell
Laurence Tribe used a blistering tweet to accuse the Republican Senate majority leader of hypocrisy over his plans to fill any Supreme Court vacancy next year.
What Justice Clarence Thomas Gets Wrong About Eugenics And Abortion
The conservative Supreme Court justice cherry-picked data to argue that abortion risks genetic cleansing.
Cory Booker Discusses Supreme Court Reform
HuffPost joined Sen. Cory Booker in Iowa as he ramps up his presidential campaign, where he signalled a willingness to reform the Supreme Court of the United States.
Mitch McConnell Says He’d Go After Supreme Court Vacancy In 2020: ‘We’d Fill It’
The Senate majority leader blocked Merrick Garland's nomination during the Obama administration in 2016, purportedly because it was an election year.
Georgia Stops Voting By Felons Using Broadest Reading Of Law
Thousands of Georgia residents are cut off from voting due to a vaguely worded law that state election officials interpret in the strictest possible manner.
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This New Trump Rule Draws Fresh Fights From States, Unions
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The rule, going into effect in July, will make it harder for many Medicaid-funded home care workers to pay union dues.
Supreme Court Leaves School's Transgender Bathroom Policy In Place
The high court declined to hear an appeal from students who claimed the policy violated their privacy rights.
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Supreme Court Upholds Indiana Law Requiring Fetal Remains Be Buried Or Cremated
The court also refused to hear a question regarding the state's attempt to ban abortions based on a fetus' race, disability or gender.
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Abortion Shaping Up To Be The Health Care Fight Of 2020
Democrats think Republicans may have overreached with Alabama's anti-abortion law, alienating voters ahead of the next election.
A Delicious Irony
In an ironic twist, President Donald Trump’s appeal to shield his financial records from congressional subpoenas goes to a court headed by Judge Merrick Garland.
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