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The morning read for Tuesday, April 23

The justices will hear oral argument in Department of State v. Muñoz and Starbucks Corp. v. McKinney today. Each weekday, we select a short list of news articles, commentary, and other noteworthy links related to the Supreme Court. Here’s the Tu

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Supreme Court to hear emergency abortion dispute out of Idaho

Less than a month after the justices heard oral arguments in a case seeking to roll back access to one of the drugs used in medication abortions, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on Wednesday in another case involving abortion. At issue in Moyle

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Justices dubious about dismissing suits while waiting for arbitration

Monday’s argument in Smith v. Spizziri was this month’s case under the Federal Arbitration Act. This one explores what a trial court can do when it refers a pending suit to arbitration. Section 3 of the FAA says that if the court refers the case... The po

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How The Hush-Money Trial Will In Fact Hurt Trump

For the next month or so, maybe we'll get a reprieve from Trump's supposed offenses while the press focuses on Trump's actual (criminal) offenses. The post How The Hush-Money Trial Will In Fact Hurt Trump appeared first on Above the Law.

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