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Justices to consider yet another Medicare-reimbursement dispute

Every term brings the court a hot topic. This term one of the recurring topics is health-care reimbursement. November brought Becerra v. Empire Health Foundation and American Hospital Association v. Becerra. January brought Gallardo v. Marstiller. Next we

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In historic first, Biden nominates Jackson to Supreme Court

President Joe Biden on Friday nominated Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to be a Supreme Court justice. Biden’s announcement fulfilled his campaign pledge to nominate the first Black woman to se

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A relatively subdued setting for a groundbreaking nomination

Word began to trickle out late on Thursday that President Joe Biden had selected a replacement for retiring Justice Stephen Breyer. Signs pointed to the longtime frontrunner, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Col

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What senators are saying: Tracking reactions to Jackson’s nomination

After President Joe Biden’s nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, attention now turns to the Senate’s advice-and-consent process. It takes a simple majority in the Senate to confirm a nominee to the court. The chamber is split 50-50, with

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