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Gov. DeSantis Poaches Trump Admin Official For Florida Supreme Court Seat

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis has chosen a top official in the administration of President Donald Trump for a seat on the Florida Supreme Court. DeSantis announced Tuesday that he’s chosen Carlos Muniz for the high court. Muniz has been working as general counsel for the U.S. Department of Education, which is led by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. Muniz has never served as a judge, but worked as a top attorney for former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and was chief of staff for...
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DA: New Mumia Abu-Jamal files show no sign of judge conflict

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia prosecutors say they’ve found no hint from newly found files in a former Black Panther’s police slaying case that a judge involved had a conflict of interest. Mumia Abu-Jamal recently won a chance to reargue his appeal in the 1981 slaying because a state Supreme Court justice who heard his 1998 […]
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Supreme Court refuses to consider appeal from high school football coach fired for praying after games

The justices refused to hear a dispute between a school district and a football coach fired for kneeling in prayer at the 50-yard line after games.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Supreme Court to hear case on New York City's restrictions on gun owners under Second Amendment

The justices accepted a request to overrule decisions that upheld New York City's strict rules for carrying legally owned guns outside the home.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Supreme Court Allows Redacted Appeal in Possible Mueller Case

Mueller is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and possible obstruction by President Donald Trump. The dispute apparently marks the first time the Supreme Court has been asked to intervene in the probe. The Supreme Court previously refused to block the daily fines, but the company is still pressing the court to hear an appeal.
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Supreme Court Allows Trump's Ban On Transgender Troops To Go Into Effect

In a 5-4 decision Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court allowed the Trump administration to implement its policy banning transgender people from serving in the military while the legal battle over the restrictions continues in lower courts.The move is a provisional victory for the administration, its first since President Donald Trump surprised everyone in the summer of 2017 by tweeting his intention to ban transgender troops from serving. The policy, which was refined by then Secretary of Defense Ji...
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Supreme Court Allows Trump’s Transgender Military Ban as Case Proceeds

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court will allow the Trump administration’s ban on transgender service members to go into effect while the policy is being challenged in the courts. In a 5-4 decision, the high court granted the administration’s request to lift a court stay that had sidelined the policy, which Trump announced in a tweet […]
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READ: Mystery Grand Jury Company Asks SCOTUS To Hear Appeal In Redacted Filing

An unknown company owned by a foreign government can proceed in filing a sealed request to ask the Supreme Court to consider its appeal of a Robert Mueller-linked grand jury subpoena, the court announced Tuesday. A redacted version of the request has been made available to the public. The move will allow the unnamed firm – reportedly a financial institution – a chance at winning an appeal before the Supreme Court. The mysterious company was ordered to file redacted versions of its court paper...
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Scotus, Cnn, United States, Alston Bird, Robert Mueller, Russia Probe, Muckraker, Josh Kovensky


Supreme Court Leaves DACA Alone, Giving Democrats Little Incentive To Compromise

Trump proposed extending protections for certain Dreamers as part of a compromise to end the government shutdown.
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Court allows Trump's restriction on transgender people serving in armed forces to go forward while lower courts work through it

The Supreme Court allowed President Donald Trump's transgender military ban to go into effect on Tuesday, dealing a blow to LGBT activists who call the ban cruel and irrational.
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Supreme Court releases censored appeal by foreign government

WASHINGTON (AP) — An unidentified foreign government is asking the Supreme Court to get involved in a case that may be part of special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation The justices on Tuesday granted the government’s request to file a censored version of an appeal to the high court in which the country is fighting […]
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Supreme Court's inaction leaves DACA program for young migrants intact for now

The justices have yet to give the Trump administration a new chance to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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SCOTUS Allows Trump Admin To Enforce Its Transgender Troops Ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed the Trump administration to go ahead with its plan to restrict military service by transgender people while court challenges continue. The high court split 5-4 in allowing the plan to take effect, with the court’s five conservatives greenlighting it and its four liberal members saying they would not have. The Trump administration had urged the justices to take up cases about the plan directly, but the court declined for now. Those cases wi...
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Supreme Court - review gun restriction - first time in nearly a decade

Big one in the future! "The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it will examine New York City’s ban on carrying a licensed and unloaded handgun outside the city limits, the first Second Amendment challenge it has accepted in nearly a decade. The decision to hear the case in the term that begins next October may signal that the reinforced conservative majority on the court is ready to consider more laws that restrict gun rights." https://www.washingtonpost.com/polit...=.db955e862495
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Supreme Court again takes no action on DACA, leaving policy in effect for now

The Supreme Court on Tuesday once again did not act on the Trump administration's effort to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, leaving protections for nearly 700,000 undocumented immigrants who came to the US as children in place for at least the next several months.
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SCOTUS again takes no action on DACA

The Supreme Court on Tuesday once again did not act on the Trump's administration's effort to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, leaving protections for nearly 700,000 undocumented immigrants who came to the US as children in place for at least the next several months.
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Supreme court allows Trump limit on transgender people in military to continue – live

Court votes 5-4 for stay on administration’s policy while legality is debated in lower courts, meaning limit can be imposedSign up for the Guardian’s daily morning briefing 3.21pm GMT One more, but not final, bit of supreme court news: the justices did not take action on a case about Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (Daca), a program ended by the Trump administration that allows hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants who were brought to the US as children to temporarily work ...
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Justices didn't rule on merits of the case, but will allow ban to go forward while lower courts work through it

The Supreme Court allowed President Donald Trump's transgender military ban to go into effect on Tuesday, dealing a blow to LGBT activists who call the ban cruel and irrational.
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Supreme Court allows transgender military ban to go into effect

The Supreme Court allowed President Donald Trump's transgender military ban to go into effect on Tuesday, dealing a blow to LGBT activists who call the ban cruel and irrational.
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High court lets military implement transgender restrictions

The Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed the Trump administration to go ahead with its plan to restrict military service by transgender people while court challenges continue.
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Supreme Court lets military transgender ban go into effect

In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court today allowed the enforcement of President Trump's ban on transgender people from the military. The Trump administration was earlier blocked from implementing the policy by lower courts; today's ruling lifts those injunctions while the legal battle continues. The split was partisan: John Roberts, Clarence Thomas, Samuel Alito, Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh pemitted the restrictions to go into effect, with Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sot...
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Supreme Court says public may soon know more about mystery company in Mueller-related case

The Supreme Court said on Tuesday that a mystery company fighting a subpoena related to the Mueller investigation could file court papers asking the justices to take up its appeal under seal.
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Supreme Court says public may soon know more about company in Mueller-related case

The Supreme Court said on Tuesday that a mystery company fighting a subpoena related to the Mueller investigation could file court papers asking the justices to take up its appeal under seal.
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Chief Justice John Roberts right to push back against Trump, defend judiciary

In November, a federal judge in San Francisco struck down President Trump’s attempt to limit asylum-seekers to legal points of entry.  Trump complained about the action of “an Obama Judge.” Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts criticized Trump, saying America does not have “Obama judges or Trump judges . . .  What we have is an extraordinary group of dedicated judges doing their level best to do equal right to those appearing before them.” In December, a federal judge in Texas struck down th...
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Supreme Court allows Trump's partial military ban on transgender people in military to take effect

The Supreme Court will allow President Trump's partial ban on transgenders serving in the military to take effect while court challenges continue.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Conservative Supreme Court majority says it will hear 2nd Amendment case

A newly solidified conservative majority on the Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to take up a Second Amendment case for the first time since 2010.
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Supreme Court Agrees To Hear A Second Amendment Case For First Time In 9 Years

The appeal was filed by three New York residents and New York’s National Rifle Association.
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Supreme Court Will Hear Second Amendment Case

The case concerns an ordinance in New York that prohibits people licensed to have guns in their homes to transport their guns outside the city.
Tags: New York, News, Supreme Court, New York City, Gun Control, Supreme Court (US, Second Amendment (US Constitution