• Supreme Court passes on new chance to take on hot issues

    26 days ago - By Washington Post

    The Supreme Court passed up new opportunities Monday to take on two hot topics - partisan gerrymandering and balancing LGBT and religious rights - and also left rulings about the Trump travel ban and other big cases for coming days as it began the final week of its term.
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  • Justice Sonia Sotomayor slams SCOTUS decision on Trump's 'anti-Muslim' travel ban, saying it 'masquerades behind a facade of national-security concerns'

    Justice Sonia Sotomayor slams SCOTUS decision on Trump's 'anti-Muslim' travel ban, saying it 'masquerades behind a facade of national-security concerns'

    26 days ago - By Business Insider

    Justice Sonia Sotomayor slammed the Supreme Court's decision to uphold President Donald Trump's travel ban.
    She wrote an impassioned dissenting opinion that contended the majority's ruling failed to "safeguard" the principle of religious neutrality embedded in the First Amendment.
    Sotomayor contended the majority had ignored Trump's "anti-Muslim" rhetoric.
    The Supreme Court justice said a "reasonable observer" would conclude the travel ban was motivated by "anti-Muslim animus."
    Justice Sonia Sotomayor slammed the Supreme Court's decision to uphold President Donald Trump's travel ban in an...
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  • Mitch McConnell Campaign Tweets Neil Gorsuch Photo as Supreme Court Upholds Travel Ban

    26 days ago - By Fortune

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's official campaign account, Team Mitch , tweeted a photo of of McConnell reaching out to shake the hand of Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch on Tuesday morning.
    The tweet was sent as the Supreme Court of the United States was handing down 5-4 decisions upholding President Donald Trump's controversial travel ban , and siding with anti-abortion groups over a case about “crisis pregnancy centers.” pic.twitter.com/Dl65egD9Qv
    - Team Mitch June 26, 2018
    Justice Gorsuch, who was appointed by Trump, gave conservative justices on the Supreme Court the voting...
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  • The Supreme Court just quietly overturned a decision that allowed the US government to place Japanese-Americans in 'concentration camps' during World War II

    The Supreme Court just quietly overturned a decision that allowed the US government to place Japanese-Americans in 'concentration camps' during World War II

    26 days ago - By Business Insider

    The Supreme Court just quietly overturned a decision that upheld the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II as part of a ruling upholding President Donald Trump's controversial travel ban that primarily targets majority-Muslim countries.
    In Tuesday's 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court ruled that the president has broad authority to regulate immigration despite concerns that his travel ban unfairly targets Muslim countries.
    Justice Sonia Sotomayor, who wrote the dissenting opinion, contended the court was employing the "same dangerous logic underlying" the decision on the...
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  • Sotomayor and Ginsburg Issue Scathing Dissent of SCOTUS Travel Ban Decision

    26 days ago - By Fortune

    The Supreme Court upheld President Donald Trump's travel ban Tuesday , siding with the president in Trump v. Hawaii. The 5-4 decision legally allows vast immigration restriction from several majority-Muslim nations: Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela, and Yemen.
    While the court's opinion stated the president had “sufficient national security justification” to order the travel ban, Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg issued a scorching dissent calling attention to Trump's anti-Muslim rhetoric on the campaign road.
    “The United States of America is a Nation built...
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  • SCOTUS: Trump's travel ban falls within the scope of presidential authority

    26 days ago - By Fast Company

    Human rights groups are decrying the ruling, saying a travel ban has no place in the United States.
    The U.S. Supreme Court just upheld President Trump's travel ban.
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  • Morning News: June 26, 2018

    26 days ago - By Crossing Wall Street

    Dow Jones Cuts Losses; Is Donald Trump About To Blink In China Trade War?
    The Supreme Court Just Issued a Ruling Affecting the Credit Card Industry - and Silicon Valley, Too
    Judge Dismisses Climate Suits Targeting Big Oil Companies
    GE's Exit From the Dow Will Change the Index's Calculation In An Important Way
    GE Is To Spin Off Health Care Division In Bid to Streamline
    Harley-Davidson To Shift Some Production Overseas Due To Trade War
    With Cryptocurrencies in Freefall, One Big Firm Doubles Down
    BMW Warns of U.K. Pullback If There's No Brexit Deal
    Apple's Tim Cook Weighs In On Social...
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  • U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Trump Travel Ban

    26 days ago - By Fortune

    The U.S. Supreme Court upheld President Donald Trump's travel ban against a broad legal attack, giving him a legal and political victory on a controversy that helped define his presidency.
    The vote Tuesday was 5-4 along ideological grounds. The court rejected contentions that Trump had exceeded his authority and violated the Constitution by targeting Muslims.
    The ruling ends a legal saga that dates to the beginning of the Trump presidency and helped define his assertive, divisive leadership style. The decision bolsters the president's already broad control over the nation's borders.
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  • The Supreme Court just upheld Trump's travel ban

    The Supreme Court just upheld Trump's travel ban

    26 days ago - By Business Insider

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld President Donald Trump's travel ban.
    The justices ruled that presidents have substantial power to regulate immigration.
    The plaintiffs had argued in their lawsuit that Trump's travel ban was discriminatory against Muslims.
    The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld President Donald Trump's controversial travel ban, in a 5-4 decision that split the justices along partisan lines.
    The travel ban was Trump's third attempt at restricting travel from certain majority-Muslim countries after federal courts blocked the previous two.
    The third ban imposed restrictions on...
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