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Appeals Court Clears Harvard Of Racial Bias In Admissions

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["BOSTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld a ruling clearing Harvard University of discrimination against Asian American applicants. Two judges on the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston reject...

Conservative Supreme Court Justices Seem To Be Itching To Steal The Election For Trump

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["The U.S. Supreme Court issued two 5-3 decisions Tuesday evening, declining to stop a Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruling and a North Carolina Board of Elections order that both extended the deadlines for mail-in ballo...

Court Rules Tennessee Can Enforce Abortion Ban Based On Down Syndrome Diagnosis

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["Karen Pulfer Focht / Reuters Part of an anti-abortion law in Tennessee that bans abortion on the basis of race, sex or Down syndrome diagnosis is now in effect. A Tennessee law outlawing abortion based on a patient...

Court Rules To Make Ghislaine Maxwell’s Deposition In 2015 Case Public

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["Ghislaine Maxwell, a longtime associate of Jeffrey Epstein, lost her battle to keep deposition materials from a 2015 defamation case against her from being made public. In a ruling from the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court o...

Court Upholds Verdict That Smithfield Must Pay For Making Life Near Hog Operation Miserable

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["RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld a 2018 jury verdict that led to awarding monetary damages to neighbors of a North Carolina industrial hog operation for smells and noise they said made...

In Another Legal Blow To Trump, Pa. Supreme Court Tosses Suit Challenging Mail-In Ballots

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["Pennsylvania’s highest court dismissed a lawsuit on Saturday from U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly (R-Pa.) and other Republicans who’d sought to challenge the legitimacy of the approximately 2.5 million mail-in ballots cast in ...

Justice Department Probed ‘Bribery-For-Pardon SchemeAs Trump Campaigned, Court Reveals

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["ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP via Getty Images President Donald Trump was running for reelection as the plan was being investigated, court records reveal. The Justice Department has spent months investigating a “bri...

Justice Kagan Says Supreme Court ‘FailedTo Protect Voters Amid Pandemic

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["Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan slammed the court’s decision not to extend the deadline to receive mail-in ballots in Wisconsin and said it would “disenfranchise” voters in a pandemic. In a Monday ruling, the Sup...

Lindsey Graham Bets His Career On Supreme Court: ‘Biggest Challenge I’ve Ever Faced

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["GREENVILLE, S.C. ― Lindsey Graham has a real race on his hands and he knows it. The Republican senator is being squeezed from all sides as the election nears ― from his left by a well-funded Democratic opponent, Ja...

Millions Could Lose Health Care At The Supreme Court. Meet 6 Of Them.

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["The Affordable Care Act returns to the Supreme Court on Tuesday for the third time as Republicans continue their efforts to get the judiciary to do what the party has failed to do politically: Kill Obamacare. And fo...

Obamacare Lawsuit Gets Skeptical Reception At The Supreme Court

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["A challenge to the Affordable Care Act got a relatively hostile reaction at a virtual Supreme Court hearing on Tuesday, offering hope for the millions of people who depend upon the law for their health care. In oral...

Republicans Confirm Another One Of Trump’s Unqualified Court Picks

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["On a day when the United States surpassed a quarter of a million people dead from COVID-19, Senate Republicans were busy taking action on something else: confirming another one of President Donald Trump’s judicial n...

Senate Advances Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court Nomination

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["The U.S. Senate voted Sunday in a rare weekend session to advance Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court, setting up a final vote to confirm President Donald Trump’s pick on Monday, a little over a mont...

Senate Confirms Amy Coney Barrett To The Supreme Court

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["Senate Republicans voted Monday night to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, tilting the balance of the court to a 6-3 conservative majority for years to come and handing President Donald Trump a victory...

Senate Likely To Confirm Amy Coney Barrett To Supreme Court, Cementing Conservative Majority

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["ASSOCIATED PRESS Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett meets with Sen. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., not pictured, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Jim Lo Scalzo/Pool via AP) WASHINGTON (Reuter...

Supreme Court Allows North Carolina To Receive Absentee Ballots After Election Day

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["WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will allow absentee ballots in North Carolina to be received and counted up to 9 days after Election Day, in a win for Democrats. The justices on Wednesday refused to disturb a de...

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