High court wrestles with law letting foreign citizens sue overseas firms

Case focuses on allegations of human rights atrocities committed abroad.


Supreme Court dismisses case against Trump’s expired travel ban

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Justices also tell appeals court to vacate its earlier ruling.


Supreme Court turns down Guantanamo detainee’s appeal

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Justices’ decision not to review conviction of top bin Laden lieutenant leaves military tribunals’ powers in place.


Supreme Court ponders if lawyer can concede client’s guilt when accused claims innocence

Robert McCoy proclaimed his innocence, but his counsel said the evidence showed otherwise.


Administration says Supreme Court should stop review of past travel bans

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A Trump filing says the issue is now moot, but challengers say the court still has work to do.