Legal News

Justices will hear gripe from GOP-led states over Biden’s refusal to defend legality of Trump-era immigration rule

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court will hear oral argument in a dispute over whether a group of states, led by Arizona, can defend a contentious Trump-era immigration policy known as the “public charge” rule after the Biden administration declined to do so.

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Next term’s docket will include cases on veterans’ benefits, unclaimed MoneyGram checks

The Supreme Court on Tuesday morning issued more orders from the justices’ private conference last week. On Friday the justices agreed to decide whether the Biden administration must continue to enforce the Trump-era program known as the “remain in Mexico

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Just say “Bingo!” Or “Dingo!”

A View from the Courtroom is an inside look at oral arguments and opinion announcements unfolding in real time.  As some Supreme Court podcasters have noted, Justice Stephen Breyer’s retirement announcement in late January pushed the so-called M

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Justices to review long-simmering dispute over gambling on tribal lands in Texas

Tuesday’s argument in Ysleta del Sur Pueblo v. Texas presents yet another installment in the decades-long conflict between state gambling regulators and Native American tribes. The state regulators want to bring reservation gambling under their regulatory

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