Legal News

Court allows Louisiana to move forward with two majority-Black districts

The Supreme Court on Wednesday cleared the way for Louisiana to use a new congressional map, containing two majority-Black districts, in the 2024 elections. In a brief unsigned order the justices blocked a ruling by a federal court that had barred the sta

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Announcement of opinions for Thursday, May 16 (complete)

On Thursday, May 16 we live blogged as the court released three opinions.  In Harrow v. Department of Defense, the court holds that the 60-day limit on when an employee who is subject to an adverse personnel action can appeal to the Federal Circuit a

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The morning read for Thursday, May 16

This morning, at 10 a.m. EDT, the court expects to issue opinions in one or more cases from the current term. Each weekday, we select a short list of news articles, commentary, and other noteworthy links related to the Supreme Court. Here’s the Thursday m

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Supreme Court lets CFPB funding stand

The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a challenge to the constitutionality of the structure used to fund the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the federal agency tasked with enforcing consumer finance laws. By a vote of 7-2, the justices reversed a d

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