Supreme Court

June 29, 2018 - 4:53 pm
President Donald Trump tells reporters aboard Air Force One he plans to announce his choice to succeed retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy on July 9. The president says he is considering two women among a group of at least five potential candidates for the nation's high court. Trump says...
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Scoot
June 28, 2018 - 11:16 am
The sudden need to replace a justice on the sacred bench of the Supreme Court challenges the president and Congress during an important election year. One party controls the White House and the other party controls the House and the Senate. With a crucial election on the horizon, should Congress...
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Jim Hanzo
June 28, 2018 - 8:31 am
Let the nomination process begin now that Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy is retiring. But who will replace him? U.S. Senator John Kennedy from Louisiana describes what he'd like to see in the next Supreme Court Justice. "I'm looking for a Justice who is a cross between Socrates and Dirty...
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June 27, 2018 - 4:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says it would be the "height of hypocrisy" for the Senate to vote on a new Supreme Court justice before the November midterm elections. Schumer noted that Senate Republicans in 2016 refused to consider then-President Barack Obama's court...
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June 27, 2018 - 9:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) _ The Supreme Court says government workers can't be forced to contribute to labor unions that represent them in collective bargaining, dealing a serious financial blow to organized labor. The justices are scrapping a 41-year-old decision that had allowed states to require that...
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USA TODAY
June 26, 2018 - 9:26 am
(AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld President Donald Trump's ban on travel from several mostly Muslim countries, rejecting a challenge that it discriminated against Muslims or exceeded his authority. The 5-4 decision Tuesday is the court's first substantive ruling on a Trump administration...
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June 22, 2018 - 9:41 am
WASHINGTON (AP) _ The Supreme Court says police generally need a search warrant if they want to track criminal suspects' movements by collecting information about where they've used their cellphones. The justices' 5-4 decision Friday is a victory for privacy in the digital age. That's a big change...
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May 14, 2018 - 12:53 pm
(WWL.com) The US Supreme Court has ruled that states outside of Nevada are now allowed to permit sports gambling. Neighboring states such as Arkansas and Mississippi approved legislation that would allow the gaming to take place, but Louisiana denied legislation that would have put the issue up for...
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