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All nine justices rejected the Trump administration’s stance that the government should be able to revoke citizenship of people for even minor misstatements in the citizenship application process.
The high court has been willing to invalidate state electoral maps on the grounds of racial discrimination but not based on one political party’s advantage.
The ruling likely paves the way for the Redskins to protect trademarks covering the team’s name.
The nation’s top court, which leans conservative after the confirmation of Trump’s appointee Justice Neil Gorsuch, could act as soon as this week on his administration’s request to reinstate the order.
The law held men and women who have children abroad out of wedlock to different standards when trying to confer citizenship to their children.
The nine justices are set to weigh whether Trump’s harsh election campaign rhetoric can be used as evidence that the order was intended to discriminate against Muslims.
If Justice Anthony Kennedy were to retire, President Trump would have a historic opportunity to recast the court in a more conservative posture, possibly for decades to come.
The fate of President Donald Trump’s Muslim ban may soon be in the hands of the conservative-majority Supreme Court.
The ruling is expected to largely impact future court cases, particularly in the South.
The Supreme Court rejected a Republican bid to revive a law that intentionally aimed to suppress Black voter turnout.
Miami accused banks of a decade of lending discrimination in its residential housing market.
Ban is constitutional and does not impinge upon free exercise of religion, justices say.
U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts seemed particularly concerned that the government was asserting it could revoke citizenship through criminal prosecution for trivial lies or omissions.
The nine-member court’s other conservatives, including Donald Trump’s newly seated appointee Neil Gorsuch, appeared more likely to vote against James McWilliams.
New Justice Neil Gorsuch’s judicial record indicates he could tip the court toward siding with a church in an important Supreme Court case.
Lead plaintiff Rosa Castro fled El Salvador to escape years of rape, beatings and emotional abuse by the father of her son, who was 6 years old when they arrived in the United States in 2015.
Three justices are currently 78 or older, with Justice Anthony Kennedy pondering a possible retirement, according to his former clerks.
With Gorsuch aboard, the court has five conservative justices and four liberals.
So far, about 26 of the 48 Democratic senators have publicly announced opposition to Judge Neil Gorsuch.
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.