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Andrew Chung

Supreme Court girds for fight over Trump census citizenship question

Apr 19 2019

NEW YORK Sitting on a working-class commercial strip in the shadows of an above-ground rail line, a group called Make the Road New York's busy street-level offices are easy to miss. But its mission to support and advocate for immigrants is front and center.

F-words and T-shirts: U.S. Supreme Court weighs foul language trademarks

Apr 12 2019

(Editor's note: contains language that some readers may find offensive, paragraphs 2, 13, 14, 16, 19, 22 and 23)

Supreme Court rejects gun rights advocates over bump stocks

Apr 05 2019

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday handed another setback to gun rights advocates challenging President Donald Trump's ban on "bump stock" devices that enable semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly.

Supreme Court turns away families of dead USS Cole sailors in Sudan suit

Apr 01 2019

WASHINGTON The Supreme Court on Monday turned away a bid by family members of 17 U.S. sailors killed in the 2000 al Qaeda bombing of the Navy destroyer USS Cole to collect some $35 million in damages from Sudan for its alleged role in the attack, six days after also ruling against Americans injured in the attack.

Supreme Court rebuffs anti-abortion activists in Planned Parenthood suit

Apr 01 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a bid by anti-abortion activists to narrow a Planned Parenthood lawsuit accusing them of illegally recording video of abortion providers to try to falsely show the illicit sale of aborted fetal tissue for profit.

U.S. Supreme Court leans toward limiting federal agency power

Mar 27 2019

WASHINGTON Conservative U.S. Supreme Court justices on Wednesday expressed skepticism toward the wide latitude courts give federal agencies to interpret their own regulations in a case that could bolster President Donald Trump's push toward curbing agency power.

U.S. Supreme Court backs SEC, safeguards investor-protection laws

Mar 27 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court safeguarded investor-protection laws on Wednesday in a ruling against a New York investment banker who the Securities and Exchange Commission banned from the industry.

U.S. Supreme Court divided on partisan electoral maps

Mar 26 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday appeared divided along ideological lines again on whether the contentious practice of manipulating electoral district boundaries to entrench one party in power may violate the constitutional rights of voters, with Justice Brett Kavanaugh emerging as the potential deciding vote. | Video

U.S. top court backs Sudan over American sailors in USS Cole bombing case

Mar 26 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday prevented American sailors injured in the deadly 2000 al Qaeda bombing of the Navy destroyer USS Cole from collecting $314.7 million in damages from the government of Sudan for its alleged role in the attack.

Top U.S. court rebuffs challenge to Nike over Michael Jordan photo

Mar 25 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to consider reviving a copyright case in which Nike Inc was accused of unauthorized use of photographer Jacobus Rentmeester's famous 1984 photograph of basketball superstar Michael Jordan soaring through the air.

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