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By admin On Monday, September 25th, 2017
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Supreme Court cancels arguments over Trump’s travel ban

The Supreme Court on Monday canceled arguments set for Oct. 10 in the dispute over President Trump’s travel ban after he announced a revised policy Sunday. The unsigned order from the justices Monday asked More...

By admin On Monday, September 25th, 2017
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Supreme Court takes case of hot coals at century-old inn

ARCADIA, Mich. (AP) - The Michigan Supreme Court is looking at the case of the hot coals. A 10-year-old girl burned her foot on hot coals that couldn't be seen under sand, a day after a Lake Michigan bonfire. The More...

By admin On Monday, September 25th, 2017
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State gets more time in lawsuit over Confederate-themed flag

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court is giving Mississippi more time to respond to a lawsuit that challenges the Confederate battle emblem on the state flag. The court said Monday that attorneys for Republican More...

By admin On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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AP Was There: Lawyers argue over separate but equal doctrine

WASHINGTON (AP) - EDITOR'S NOTE: Sixty years ago, nine black students enrolled at Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, putting to test a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling in 1954 that declared segregation More...

By admin On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Newest North Dakota Supreme Court justice formally installed

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - North Dakota's newest state Supreme Court justice is officially on the job. An investiture ceremony was held Wednesday to install Justice Jon Jensen, who has been hearing cases since Aug. 15. More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Lawsuit over Wyoming Capitol renovation before Supreme Court

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Supreme Court heard arguments on whether two citizens can challenge how state officials are managing a $300 million project to renovate the state Capitol complex in Cheyenne. The More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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Justices could avoid issuing verdict on Trump travel ban

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump's travel ban offers the Supreme Court the chance to make a major pronouncement on the president's power over immigration. But the case also could vanish into the legal ether, More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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Officials: Court aides made people pay for public documents

NEW YORK (AP) - Two clerks at the Supreme Court of New York are facing charges after officials say they charged people for access to free documents. The state Office of Court Administration says 34-year-old Triston More...

By admin On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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PEN America among arts organizations opposing travel ban

NEW YORK (AP) - PEN America and the Sundance Institute are among nearly 30 arts organizations that have filed a brief that calls on the Supreme Court to strike down the Trump administration's travel ban. PEN America More...

By admin On Saturday, September 16th, 2017
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John Roberts to help celebrate Mississippi’s birthday

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court is coming to Mississippi to help the state celebrate its 200th birthday. John Roberts, who was appointed chief justice by former President George More...