Referendum on independent redistricting commission probably won’t make Oregon ballot.

Justices again show they are reluctant to second-guess local officials dealing with the coronavirus.

Trump recently has cited the writing of academic John Yoo, who suggested a Supreme Court defeat for the president has in fact endowed the presidency with greater authority.


Roughly equal majorities of Republicans, Democrats and independents approve of the high court.

Emergency petitions and the health of Ruth Bader Ginsburg have kept public attention on the court since its finale weeks ago.

A lower court had said the use of military funds was unlawful, and environmentalists had asked for construction to stop.

Justices stop lower-court decision that eased rules on gathering signatures for initiative.

The Supreme Court justice was treated at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, where she received a bile duct stent a year ago.

The 5-to-4 vote was the same as when the court in May rejected a California church’s claim.

The Sierra Club wants the justices to step in after a lower court found that fund transfers were unlawful.

Ginsburg, 87, the Supreme Court’s oldest member, has battled cancer four times and has had other health concerns.

The 87-year-old will remain at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore for a few days, the court said in a statement, adding that she was “resting comfortably.”

With November’s election looming, the court’s five Republican-appointed conservatives and four liberals picked by Democratic presidents may have looked for chances to cross lines and display their independence.

In 7-to-2 rulings in both cases, the justices rejected the president’s assertion that he enjoys absolute immunity while in office. Trump nominees Neil M. Gorsuch and Brett M. Kavanaugh joined the majorities.

The 5-to-4 ruling has implications for 1.8 million residents, including in much of Tulsa.

The Supreme Court has ruled that a New York prosecutor can subpoena Trump’s tax records. Plus, how a nursing home administered a cocktail of unapproved drugs to its residents. And a music critic ventures out to hear live music.

In a blistering dissent, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said her colleagues had gone too far to appease religious conservatives.

The court ruled 7 to 2 that two teachers at Catholic schools in California could not contest their firings in federal court. One alleged age discrimination; the other said she was fired because she had breast cancer.

House Democrats and a Manhattan prosecutor are seeking access to the president’s personal financial records as part of separate investigations.

Roberts has experienced at least two seizures since the early 1990s, but his doctors determined that was not what caused his fall in June, a court spokeswoman said.

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