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Supreme Court refuses to block restrictions on Nevada churches in 5-4 vote

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday night rejected an emergency request by a Nevada church to block a 50-person limit on attendance at worship services. Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. was among the five justices who declined to issue an injunction.

Does DACA decision let Trump refuse to enforce US laws? Law prof who talked to White House thinks so
President Donald Trump is taking an expansive view of presidential power that apparently relies on the views of a Bush administration lawyer who wrote the memo used to justify waterboarding.
Afternoon Briefs: US accuses China hackers; TRO blocks restaurant reopening

US indictment accuses China of backing vaccine hackers

An indictment unsealed Tuesday accuses China of backing two hackers who stole trade secrets in a 10-year campaign waged partly for the…

Did Justice Sotomayor goof with ‘little if nothing’ phrase? Stickler law prof sees error
A law professor who considers himself a stickler on proper use of the English language has written to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor about a phrase she used in a dissent this month.
Justice Ginsburg is being treated for liver cancer, says she still can do her job
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said in a statement on Friday that she is being treated for a recurrence of cancer.
Supreme Court leaves stay in place that hampers voting by Florida ex-felons
A federal judge's ruling that had expanded the number of felons in Florida who may vote remains on hold following the U.S. Supreme Court's refusal to intervene on Thursday.
Second federal execution since 2003 is carried out after Supreme Court lifts injunctions

Federal inmate Wesley Ira Purkey was executed Thursday morning after the U.S. Supreme Court lifted two injunctions issued by a judge who cited competency issues.

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is released from hospital after treatment for possible infection

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was hospitalized for a possible infection on Tuesday after experiencing a fever and chills. She was released on Wednesday.

Ginsburg, 87, underwent an endoscopic procedure to…

US conducts first federal execution since 2003 after Supreme Court vacates injunction
Federal inmate Daniel Lewis Lee died by lethal injection on Tuesday morning in the first federal execution since 2003.
Supreme Court will decide circuit split over Facebook’s use of text messages
The U.S. Supreme Court granted Facebook Inc.’s request Thursday to review a proposed class action that accuses the social media company of sending unwanted text messages.
SCOTUS will consider free speech damages in case of evangelizing college student
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Thursday to decide whether an evangelizing college student may receive nominal damages from a state college for an alleged free speech violation that happened under a policy that has since been discarded.
Supreme Court upholds exemption allowing employers to skip contraceptive coverage
The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld Trump administration rules that allow employers to nix contraceptive coverage for employees based on religious or conscience objections.
SCOTUS bars bias suits by teachers with faith duties at religious schools
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7-2 Wednesday that courts cannot hear job bias claims by two Catholic schoolteachers who sued for alleged job discrimination.
Chief Justice Roberts was hospitalized last month after a fall
U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. was hospitalized for one night last month after he fell at a Maryland country club.
Afternoon Briefs: BigLaw’s big bankruptcy bucks; polyamorous ties recognized

Some BigLaw firms will earn big bucks in retail bankruptcies

Several large law firms will likely earn millions of dollars representing retailers such as Neiman Marcus, J. Crew and J.C.…

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