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February 11, 2020, 8:23 PM

Ruth Bader Ginsberg says country should restart Equal Rights Amendment ratification process

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg told a crowd at Georgetown Law School that she would like to see a new start to the long-gestating Equal Rights Amendment.
February 11, 2020, 8:23 PM
Ruth Bader Ginsberg says country should restart Equal Rights Amendment ratification
February 6, 2020, 10:49 PM

Ginsburg to present award named for her to philanthropist

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg usually is on the receiving end of awards, but she'll be handing out one in her name next week to a prominent philanthropist
February 6, 2020, 10:49 PM
January 28, 2020, 1:57 PM

SCOTUS allows rule to turn away more immigrants

The Supreme Court issued an order Monday to temporarily allow a Trump administration rule that would deny certain immigrants legal status in the U.S.
January 28, 2020, 1:57 PM
SCOTUS allows rule to turn away more immigrants
January 27, 2020, 10:06 PM

Supreme Court allows enforcement of new green card rule

A divided Supreme Court is allowing the Trump administration to put in place new rules that could jeopardize permanent resident status for immigrants who use food stamps, Medicaid and housing vouchers
January 27, 2020, 10:06 PM
Justices allow enforcement of new green card rule
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Supreme Court seems favorable to religious education funding

The Supreme Court's conservative majority appears ready to reinvigorate a Montana scholarship program and make it easier to use public money to pay for religious schooling
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Supreme Court seems to favor public funds for religious schools
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Religion and school choice on the line in 'crucial' Supreme Court case

The battle over school-choice programs and state aid for religious schools returns to the US Supreme Court.
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Religion and school choice at heart of new Supreme Court battle
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Justices taking up bans on state money to religious schools

The Supreme Court seems more favorable to religion-based discrimination claims.
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'OK Boomer' makes its way into Supreme Court during age discrimination case

"OK Boomer" made its way into the Supreme Court.
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'OK Boomer' makes its way into Supreme Court
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Supreme Court hears 'Bridgegate' appeal by former Gov. Christie allies

New Jersey's 2013 "Bridgegate" scandal arrives at the Supreme Court. Two former aides to then-Gov. Chris Christie will ask the justices to throw out fraud convictions
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Supreme Court hears 'Bridgegate' appeal by former Gov. Christie allies
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Stakes high as US Supreme Court weighs 'Bridgegate' case

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments next week on whether to throw out the convictions of two former aides to former Republican Gov. Chris Christie in New Jersey's "Bridgegate" case
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Stakes high as US Supreme Court weighs 'Bridgegate' case
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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg announces she's cancer free and 'that's good'

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg announced she is "cancer-free," beating the disease for a fourth time after undergoing pancreatic cancer treatment last August.
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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg announces she is 'cancer free'
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg announces she is cancer free

The 86-year-old Supreme Court justice was treated last year for a malignant tumor on her pancreas.
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg announces she is cancer free
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg reveals she is now cancer free

The 86-year-old Supreme Court justice revealed last year she had a malignant tumor on her pancreas, but is now cancer-free after completing a three-week course of radiation therapy.
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg reveals she is now cancer free
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Chief Justice Roberts calls courts a source of 'unity, stability' amidst impeachment

As he prepares to preside over a Senate impeachment trial, Chief Justice John Roberts is raising concern about public confidence in the federal judiciary.
2 months ago
Chief Justice Roberts calls courts a source of 'unity, stability' amidst impeachment
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Justices could limit job bias lawsuits against churches

The Supreme Court says it'll consider expanding protections for churches against job-discrimination claims. At issue are two cases where a federal appeals court allowed lawsuits to go ahead by teachers against two Catholic schools in California
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Justices could limit job bias lawsuits against churches
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In heart-wrenching case, Supreme Court examines international child custody battle

A child custody battle between an American mother, who alleges she's a victim of domestic abuse, and her Italian ex-husband played out before the U.S. Supreme Court.
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In heart-wrenching case, Supreme Court examines international child custody battle
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Will the Supreme Court hand Obamacare health insurers a $12B billion payout?

Obamacare returned to the Supreme Court for the fifth time, dividing the justices in a complicated case with big stakes for taxpayers.
2 months ago
Will Supreme Court hand Obamacare health insurers a $12B payout?
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Supreme Court leaves Kentucky's ultrasound law in place

The Supreme Court has left in place a Kentucky law requiring doctors to perform ultrasounds and show fetal images to patients before abortions
2 months ago
Supreme Court leaves Kentucky's ultrasound law in place
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New Hampshire to Supreme Court: Leave nudity laws to locals

State's AG says there's no reason to weigh in on the “Free the Nipple” case.
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SCOTUS Justice Clarence Thomas gives rare interview in new documentary

A new PBS documentary, "Created Equal," examines the life and career of Justice Clarence Thomas.
3 months ago
SCOTUS Justice Clarence Thomas gives rare interview in new documentary
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SCOTUS hears biggest gun rights case in last decade

Gun prevention demonstrators protested at the Supreme Court as the justices heard arguments over gun rights for the first time in nearly a decade.
3 months ago
SCOTUS hears biggest gun rights case in last decade
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Justices take up gun case, though disputed law has changed

Supreme Court is turning to gun rights for the first time in nearly a decade.
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Supreme Court puts Trump taxes subpoena on hold during appeal

The Supreme Court has granted President Trump's request for an emergency stay of a federal court order that his accounting firm comply with a congressional subpoena.
3 months ago
Supreme Court puts Trump taxes subpoena on hold during appeal
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Supreme Court denies appeal for new trial in 'Serial' podcast case

The Supreme Court on Monday denied an appeal for a new trial in the murder conviction highlighted in the Serial Podcast.
3 months ago
Supreme Court denies appeal in 'Serial' podcast case
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Justices reject call for new trial in ‘Serial’ podcast case

Maryland man sought new trial based on information found by podcast 'Serial.'
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg released from the hospital and doing well, according to spokeswoman

Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been released from the hospital, a spokeswoman said Sunday. She was admitted to The Johns Hopkins Hospital with chills and a fever on Friday.
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg released from the hospital, doing well, according to spokeswoman
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg at home 'doing well' following recent hospitalization

The 86 year-old Supreme Court justice is recuperating after being admitted to Johns Hopkins Hospital for a fever and chills.
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg at home 'doing well' following recent hospitalization
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Court won't revive suit against gun site over spa shooting

The justices rejected an appeal from the daughter of one of three shot to death.
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Justices question Alaska $500-a-year contribution limit

The justices are ordering a lower court to take a new look at the issue.
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg released from hospital after having fever

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a four-time cancer survivor, returned home after a weekend stay at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
3 months ago
Ruth Bader Ginsburg released from hospital after having fever
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Supreme Court says Ginsburg released from hospital

She's expected to be released from the hospital as early as Sunday morning.
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been admitted to Johns Hopkins Hospital

The Supreme Court judge who experienced a fever and chills was treated with antibiotics and may be released sometime today.
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been admitted to Johns Hopkins Hospital
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Supreme Court will hear case over no-fly list

The Supreme Court will take up the Trump administration’s bid to end a lawsuit filed by Muslim men who say they were placed on the government’s no-fly list because they refused to serve as FBI informants
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Ginsburg back on bench after stomach bug

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is back on the Supreme Court bench after missing time last week with what the court described as a stomach bug
3 months ago
Ginsburg back on bench after stomach bug
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Brett Kavanaugh calls Ruth Bader Ginsburg an 'inspiration,' heaps gratitude on allies

In his first speech as a Supreme Court justice, Brett Kavanaugh heaped gratitude on his supporters and hailed Ruth Bader Ginsburg as an "inspiration."
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Brett Kavanaugh calls Ruth Bader Ginsburg an 'inspiration,' heaps gratitude on allies
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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg misses oral arguments due to stomach bug

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg missed oral arguments because of a stomach bug, according to the court.
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg misses Supreme Court arguments due to stomach bug
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DACA recipients speak out as Supreme Court hears arguments on case

Thousands protest as Supreme Court hears arguments on DACA; Capitol Hill prepares for two public testimonies in the impeachment probe; Democratic race for president could grow by one.
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DACA recipients speak out as Supreme Court hears arguments on case
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Dreamers’ fate in hands of nation’s highest court

Thousands demonstrated outside the Supreme Court as others camped out for days to protest the end of DACA.
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Dreamers’ fate in hands of nation’s highest court
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Pelosi, Schumer discuss Supreme Court DACA case

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer held a press conference on the DACA immigration case currently before the Supreme Court.
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Pelosi, Schumer discuss Supreme Court DACA case
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Supreme Court weighs fate of DACA, 700,000 young immigrants

The Supreme Court hears oral arguments in a case challenging President Trump’s controversial 2017 decision to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA.
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Supreme Court weighs fate of DACA, 700,000 young immigrants
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Supreme Court takes on DACA

Thousands of Dreamers will be at the Supreme Court as a decision is made on DACA's future.
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Supreme Court takes on DACA
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Supreme Court weighs DACA case

Dreamers await their fate as the Supreme Court hears the DACA case, plus an ABC News exclusive with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Bernie Sanders.
3 months ago
Supreme Court weighs DACA case
4 months ago

Christine Blasey Ford reveals who inspired her to testify about Kavanaugh

Christine Blasey Ford made rare public comments about Kavanaugh while accepting an empowerment award.
4 months ago
Christine Blasey Ford reveals who inspired her to testify about Kavanaugh
4 months ago

Ruth Bader Ginsburg wins $1M prize

The award is given to "thinkers whose ideas have profoundly shaped human self-understanding and advancement in a rapidly changing world," according to a statement from the Berggruen Institute.
4 months ago
Ruth Bader Ginsburg wins $1M prize
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg wins $1M Berggruen prize for philosophy and culture

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been awarded the $1 million Berggruen Prize for thinkers.
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg wins $1 million prize
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DC sniper asks Supreme Court for chance at getting his life back

Lee Boyd Malvo wants to show his youth influenced his involvement in the DC sniper attacks.
4 months ago
DC sniper asks Supreme Court for chance at getting his life back
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SCOTUS hears cases on LGBTQ discrimination in the workplace

The Supreme Court will hear the cases of LGBTQ workers who claimed to have been discriminated against at their jobs because of their sex or sexual orientation.
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SCOTUS hears cases on LGBTQ discrimination in the workplace
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Supreme Court takes on gay rights, DACA and guns in new term

The Supreme Court convenes Monday for a new term with major cases on gay rights, immigration, guns, racism and sentencing.
4 months ago
Supreme Court takes on gay rights, DACA and guns in new term
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Supreme Court wrestles with LGBT employment discrimination and meaning of 'sex'

The Supreme Court on Tuesday wrestled openly for the first time with employment discrimination against gay, lesbian and transgender Americans.
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Supreme Court wrestles with LGBT employment discrimination and meaning of 'sex'
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SCOTUS plaintiff Aimee Stephens speaks out

Stephens claims to have been fired from her job at a Michigan funeral home after disclosing her gender identity to her employer.
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SCOTUS plaintiff Aimee Stephens speaks out