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Chief justice’s 13-page opinion prompts 31 pages of dissent from the court’s liberals.

  • Apr 24, 2019

The administration insists the question is important. Critics say asking it will undermine accuracy.

  • Apr 23, 2019

The three cases share a common question: whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act is broad enough to encompass discrimination based on gender identity or sexual orientation.

  • Apr 22, 2019

The administration’s plan to include a citizenship question on the 2020 form has brought intense scrutiny on Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross.

  • Apr 21, 2019

Artist Erik Brunetti is challenging the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s decision not to register his FUCT clothing line.

  • Apr 15, 2019

First Amendment case challenges prohibitions on registering “scandalous” titles.

  • Apr 13, 2019

The middle-of-the-night order came too late for the state to carry out the execution of Christopher Lee Price, and Alabama will have to ask a state court to set another date.

  • Apr 12, 2019

The court’s conservatives said Russell Bucklew has not shown that Missouri’s lethal injection method would be cruel and unusual. His lawyers say he suffers from cavernous hemangioma, which causes tumors that could rupture during the execution.

  • Apr 1, 2019

The court took different stances in cases involving Muslim and Buddhist death-row inmates.

  • Mar 30, 2019

Electronic devices are banned from the grand courtroom. Not even lawyers can have a cellphone in the room.

  • Apr 25, 2017
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