Legal News

Court sides with Ted Cruz and strikes down campaign-finance restriction along ideological lines

The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a federal campaign-finance law that limits how and when candidates can repay loans that they make to their own campaigns. The 6-3 ruling, which held that the law violates the First Amendment, came in a case filed by

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Justices grant review in two cases that test jurisdiction of district courts

The Supreme Court on Monday added two new cases, both involving the jurisdiction of federal district courts, to the merits docket for the 2022-23 term. And the justices called for the federal government’s views in two more cases, involving a school board’

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The morning read for Tuesday, May 17

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 Tuesday morning read: Dividing on Ideological

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Morning Docket: 05.16.22

* Abortion havens? If Roe is overturned, Native sovereignty could be a basis for continued access. [The Hill] * Change of course: JetBlue's offer for Spirit airlines could upset the potential Spirit/Frontier merger. Will it upset the antitrust division? [

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