Friday, September 22, 2017

Supreme Court

In this photo taken March 28, 2017, the Supreme Court Building is seen in Washington.

BY MARK SHERMAN WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says the Trump administration can strictly enforce its ban on refugees, but at the same time is leaving in place a weakened travel ban that includes grandparents among relatives who can ...
People visit the Supreme Court in Washington, Monday, June 26, 2017, as justices issued their final rulings for the term, in Washington.

BY MARK SHERMAN WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court began its term nine months ago with Merrick Garland nominated to the bench, Hillary Clinton favored to be the next president, and the court poised to be controlled by Democratic appointees ...
In this May 15, 2017 file photo, protesters wave signs and chant during a demonstration against President Donald Trump's revised travel ban, outside a federal courthouse in Seattle.

BY ALICIA A. CALDWELL WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court’s decision to partially reinstate President Donald Trump’s temporary travel ban has left the effort to keep some foreigners out of the United States in a murky middle ground, with unanswered ...
In this Jan. 26, 2016 file photo, the empty playground at Trinity Lutheran Church in Columbia, Mo.

BY CAROLYN THOMPSON Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and other proponents of school voucher programs are praising a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that said a Lutheran church was wrongly denied a state grant for its preschool playground. But opponents say the ...
This Jan. 25, 2012, file photo, shows the U.S. Supreme Court Building in Washington.

BY MARK SHERMAN WASHINGTON (AP) — The last day of the Supreme Court’s term was notable not only for what was announced but also for what wasn’t. There had been speculation that Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy could reveal his ...
In this Jan. 26, 2016 file photo, the empty playground at Trinity Lutheran Church in Columbia, Mo.

BY MARK SHERMAN and SAM HANANEL WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that churches have the same right as other charitable groups to seek state money for new playground surfaces and other non-religious needs. By a 7-2 vote, ...
People leave the Supreme Court in Washington, Monday, June 26, 2017, as justices issued their final rulings for the term.

BY MARK SHERMAN WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is letting a limited version of President Donald Trump’s ban on travel from six mostly Muslim countries take effect, a victory for Trump in the biggest legal controversy of his young ...
In this March 10, 2014 file photo, Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips cracks eggs into a cake batter mixer inside his store in Lakewood, Colorado.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is taking on a new clash between gay rights and religion in a case about a wedding cake for a same-sex couple in Colorado. The justices said Monday they will consider whether a baker ...
In this photo taken on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, the Supreme Court Building is seen in Washington.

BY MARK SHERMAN WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is expected to decide within days whether the Trump administration can enforce a ban on visitors to the U.S. from six mostly Muslim countries. The high-stakes legal fight has been going ...
This Jan. 25, 2012, file photo, shows the U.S. Supreme Court Building in Washington.

BY MARK SHERMAN WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court enters its final week of work before a long summer hiatus with action expected on the Trump administration’s travel ban and a decision due in a separation of church and state ...
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