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The new ban, President Trump’s third, including one issued in January that was blocked by lower courts, could affect tens of thousands of potential immigrants and visitors to the United States.
Justice Kennedy’s vote, which will likely be the deciding factor in the case, could have an impact on U.S. elections for decades.
A majority of the justices appeared sympathetic to the idea that immigrants held long-term should be eligible for a bond hearing that would let them argue for their release.
The ruling in the case could help clarify the crimes for which non-citizen immigrants may be expelled.
Employers have increasingly required employees to sign waivers to guard against a rising tide of worker lawsuits seeking unpaid wages.
The Supreme Court for decades has been willing to invalidate state electoral maps on the grounds of racial discrimination but never those drawn simply to give one party an advantage.
The Supreme Court ruling gives President Trump a partial victory as the high court prepares for a key October hearing on the constitutionality of his Muslim ban.
While the court said it would exempt travelers from the ban who have “bona fide relationships” with Americans, the ruling did not specify exactly what that means.
Both bans are now due to partly go into effect in 72 hours, based on a memorandum issued by the Trump administration on June 14.
If swing voter Justice Anthony Kennedy were to retire, President Trump could recast the court in a more conservative posture, possibly for decades to come.
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.