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Government faces skeptical bench in defending campaign-finance law challenged by Ted Cruz

Sen. Ted Cruz is no stranger to the Supreme Court. In the 1990s, he served as a law clerk to the late Chief Justice William Rehnquist, and between 2003 and 2010 he returned as a lawyer to argue nine cases there. On Wednesday, Cruz was... The post Governme

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Court rebuffs Trump’s bid to block release of documents related to Jan. 6 riot

In a major victory for the congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol, the Supreme Court turned down a request by former President Donald Trump to block the release of presidential records that the committee is seek

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Announcement of opinions for Thursday, Jan. 20 (complete)

We live blogged as the court released the opinion in Hemphill v. New York. Click here for a list of FAQs about opinion announcements. The post Announcement of opinions for Thursday, Jan. 20 (complete) appeared first on SCOTUSblog.

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The morning read for Thursday, Jan. 20

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: Supreme Court rul

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