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The Supreme Court ruled that public schools must offer students with disabilities a special educational program sufficiently ambitious to ensure they make progress.
The ruling will give President Donald Trump and future presidents less flexibility in filling jobs that require Senate confirmation.
“I’m deeply disappointed that it’s under these circumstances that we begin our hearings.”
If Neil Gorsuch is approved by the Senate, as expected, he would restore a narrow 5-4 conservative majority on the court.
LGBT organizations asked Senate Judiciary Committee to “interrogate” Gorsuch and his "threat to the LGBT community."
The U.S. Supreme Court will not hear a case regarding the rights of transgender students.
Chief Justice John Roberts denounced "noxious strain of racial prejudice" testimony that man was more likely to commit future crimes because he is Black.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously on Wednesday in favor of Ehlena Fry, 13, a disabled Michigan girl whose school refused to let her bring her service dog to class.
Senator said Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch was "non-committal" about publicly criticizing the attacks.
Discrimination under the guise of religious freedom would be acceptable "without suffering adverse treatment from the Federal Government," according to a draft executive order.
"Since the moment he stepped foot in the Oval Office, President Trump has attacked equality."
A girl living with cerebral palsy and her family claimed discrimination after the young girl's school said her service dog could not attend school with her.
The case involving 17-year-old Gavin Grimm, a female-to-male transgender student, will be one of the biggest of the court's term.
Though a Supreme Court decision will limit the amount of DOJ poll observers, the U.S. attorney general says the DOJ will “protect every eligible citizen’s right to vote.”
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Obama's immigration plan would have put an estimated 4 million people into a program that shields them from deportation and supplies work permits.
"When racial prejudice infects a jury's decision whether to convict, the integrity of the criminal justice system is brought into direct question."
The court's denial of a proposed motion to stay the court's earlier decision regarding a voter ID law could set the precedent for future cases.
The 4-4 vote leaves the fates of undocumented immigrants in limbo as Obama’s program is put to a halt.
A 4-3 majority ruled to uphold a higher education affirmative action program.
The justice called it "no secret that people of color are disproportionate victims of this type of scrutiny."
Prosecutors "were motivated in substantial part by race" in the jury selection process of a trial nearly three decades ago, the Supreme Court concluded.
The Supreme Court rejected an interpretation of the law that would negatively impact areas with large populations of minority and young residents.
“I’m just not impressed by the fact that — that the University of Texas may have fewer . Maybe it ought to have fewer,” Justice Antonin Scalia said.