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In habeas case, the liberal justices try to untangle a complex statute

On Tuesday, the court heard argument in Jones v. Hendrix, a case that exemplifies the Gordian knot that is the federal habeas corpus statute. As I discussed in my case preview, the underlying problem the case presents is weighty: The petitioner, Marcus De

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The morning read for Thursday, Nov. 3

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 Thursday morning read: Trump lawyers saw Just

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Justices mull money-laundering implications of failure to report foreign bank accounts

After several interruptions from protesters supporting abortion rights, the court settled into a relatively pedestrian argument Wednesday in Bittner v. United States. The case is slight, involving provisions of the Bank Secrecy Act that obligate citizens

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