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Justices validate denial of insurance coverage for outpatient dialysis

Tuesday’s opinion in Marietta Memorial Hospital Employee Health Benefit Plan v. DaVita Inc. laid out a roadmap for private insurers to shift the costs of end-stage renal disease to Medicare, as the court approved a private health plan that singles out the

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Court strikes down Maine’s ban on using public funds at religious schools

This article was updated on June 21 at 1:38 p.m. The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that Maine violated the Constitution when it refused to make public funding available for students to attend schools that provide religious instruction. The opinion by Chi

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Divided court rejects death-row prisoner’s attempt to gather neurological evidence

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dealt another blow to prisoners challenging their state-court convictions and sentences in federal court. In a 5-4 decision in Shoop v. Twyford, the justices limited the ability of federal courts to use the All Writs Act to or

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Justices grant review in cases on Bank Secrecy Act and False Claims Act

The Supreme Court on Tuesday morning added two cases — one involving the Bank Secrecy Act, the other involving the government’s power to dismiss fraud claims — to its 2022-23 docket. In a list of orders from the justices’ private conference la

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