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US: Supreme Court likely to bar some 'green card' applicants

April 20, 2021 10:31 am

The justices seemed favourable, in arguments via telephone, to the case made by the Biden administration that federal immigration law prohibits people who entered the country illegally and now have Temporary Protected Status from seeking "green cards" to remain in the country permanently.

US Supreme Court could reimpose Boston marathon bomber’s death sentence

March 22, 2021 7:38 pm

The justices agreed to hear an appeal filed by the Trump administration, which carried out executions of 13 federal inmates in its final six months in office.

Trump wants Pennsylvania Supreme Court to overturn Pa. election results

December 21, 2020 11:39 am

The latest filing, announced on Sunday, takes the unorthodox step of trying to overturn three separate Pennsylvania Supreme Court decisions with a single appeal.

How it happened: Amy Coney Barrett's journey from law professor to high court in 4 years

September 27, 2020 10:13 pm

Barrett's was the only confirmation hearing for an appellate judge that McGahn sat through in person on Capitol Hill, and the only investiture he attended when she took her seat on the 7th Circuit.

How Ginsburg's death could reshape the presidential campaign

September 19, 2020 5:18 pm

Ginsburg's death on Friday added new weight to the election, with the potential that Trump or his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, could pick a successor who could decide abortion access, environmental regulations and the power of the presidency for a generation.

'Titanic battle': US Supreme Court seat upends 2020 presidential campaign

September 19, 2020 3:35 pm

Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death gives President Donald Trump a chance to expand its conservative majority with a third appointment at a time of deep divisions in America.

US Supreme Court declines to block Trump border wall construction

August 01, 2020 3:09 pm

The vote was on ideological lines, with five conservatives in the majority and four liberals in dissent. The court last July had previously allowed the funds to be allocated, granting an emergency request filed by the Trump administration.

Supreme Court rules Manhattan DA can obtain Trump taxes

July 09, 2020 8:11 pm

The court ruled 7-2 in a case in which it heard arguments by telephone in May because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Supreme Court expected to rule on Trumps tax records

July 09, 2020 6:00 pm

The Supreme Court is expected to rule Thursday on whether Congress and the Manhattan district attorney can see President Donald Trump's taxes and other financial records the president has fought hard to keep private.

Explained: In US top court, is it legal to fire someone for being gay?

September 28, 2019 11:30 pm

The US Civil Rights Act of 1964 forbids workplace discrimination on the basis of sex. The Supreme Court will now decide if "sex" can be expanded to include sexual orientation and gender identity choices.