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The morning read for Monday, Feb. 28

Each weekday, we select a short list of news articles, commentary, and other noteworthy links related to the Supreme Court. To suggest a piece for us to consider, email us at [email protected] Here’s the Monday morning read: Judge Jackson’s Rul

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Amid overdose crisis, court will weigh physician intent in “pill mill” prosecutions and more under the Controlled Substances Act

In the midst of a national opioid crisis that claimed more than 100,000 lives in this country over the past year, the Supreme Court will hear a case on Tuesday about the relevance of doctors’ subjective intentions in criminal prosecutions for unlawful dis

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In climate-change case, justices grapple with EPA’s role, congressional intent, and their own jurisdiction

For two hours on Monday, the justices probed the extent of the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to regulate greenhouse gases in a case with high stakes for the Biden administration’s plans to slow climate change. By the end of the oral argument

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Justices agree to review constitutionality of Indian Child Welfare Act

The Supreme Court on Monday added another high-profile dispute to what is shaping up to be a blockbuster 2022-23 term. The justices granted review in a quartet of cases challenging the constitutionality of a federal law intended to protect against the sep

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