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The U.S. Supreme Court allowed on Monday the implementation of the “public charge” rule
that makes it easier for the government to deny visas and green cards
to immigrants who receive or are likely to receive public assistance.
Jan 27, 2020 2:44 PM CST
The ABA filed an amicus brief
to the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday in support of a Sri Lankan who faced political persecution and is challenging a policy that says asylum-seekers are not entitled to federal court review of expedited removal orders.
Jan 23, 2020 12:40 PM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court added two high-profile cases on Friday to its docket concerning faithless presidential electors and expanded exemptions to mandated contraceptive coverage.
Jan 17, 2020 4:17 PM CST
The ABA is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to hear a case that “presents one of the increasing number of instances in which a prosecutor’s office has conditioned the release of an unlawfully convicted defendant on his agreement to a new plea—rather than vacating the prior conviction before bringing any new charges.”
Jan 14, 2020 10:46 AM CST
Justice Ginsburg says she is cancer-free
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has told CNN that she is cancer-free after being treated for a malignant tumor on her…
Jan 9, 2020 4:10 PM CST
In 2013, three government officials schemed to shut down two of three access lanes from a New Jersey city into the toll plaza for the George Washington Bridge into New York City. The Supreme Court has taken up an appeal one of the officials, who was a deputy chief of staff to then-Gov. Chris Christie. Her lawyers argue that she was convicted essentially for having ulterior political motives.
Jan 9, 2020 1:18 PM CST
Biden would consider Obama as Supreme Court nominee
Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden said Dec. 28 he would appoint former President Barack Obama to the U.S.…
Jan 6, 2020 4:32 PM CST
More than 200 members of Congress filed an amicus brief Thursday that encouraged the U.S. Supreme Court to reconsider and possibly overrule Roe v. Wade
when it decides a case on a restrictive Louisiana abortion law.
Jan 6, 2020 3:27 PM CST
U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. praised failed Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland for his volunteer work last Tuesday in his 2019 Year-End Report on the Federal Judiciary.
Jan 6, 2020 11:12 AM CST
No U.S. Supreme Court term in recent memory has had more potential blockbuster cases on the docket than this one. The court is likely to dominate the headlines in May, and especially June 2020, with rulings on almost every major controversial area of law.
Jan 2, 2020 11:17 AM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court has multiple high-profile cases on its docket this term, including cases to be argued in early 2020 on state aid to religion, abortion and President Donald Trump’s desire to shield his personal finances from government subpoenas.
Jan 2, 2020 9:37 AM CST
From famous celebrity prenups to groundbreaking black lawyers to First Amendment milestones, the ABA Journal presents our favorite slideshow galleries from this year. Which gallery was your favorite?
Dec 23, 2019 9:50 AM CST
The past year was unusual in the U.S. Supreme Court because the justices handed down only a few blockbuster decisions but then filled their docket with a stunning number of cases of potentially great significance to be decided in spring 2020. Interestingly, the court could have taken many of these cases in the October 2018 term for decisions in June 2019, but it did not do so.
Dec 23, 2019 9:34 AM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to decide two cases involving the “ministerial exception” that bars courts from hearing some employment suits against religious employers.
Dec 20, 2019 3:14 PM CST
Dec 19, 2019 6:30 AM CST
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