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Washington: Supreme Court

  • Supreme Court says 1 state can't be sued in another's courts

    12 days, 10 hours ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court decided Monday that one state cannot unwillingly be sued in the courts of another, overruling a 40-year precedent and perhaps, foreshadowing an argument over the viability of other high court decisions. The outcome left one ...

  • Supreme Court won't stop enforcement of bump stock ban

    1 month, 28 days ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court won't stop the Trump administration from enforcing its ban on bump stock devices, which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire like machine guns. The ban took effect Tuesday. Gun rights groups asked the court on Monday ...

  • Supreme Court so far won't stop bump stock ban

    2 months ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is so far declining to stop the Trump administration from enforcing its ban on bump stock devices, which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire like machine guns. The ban took effect Tuesday. The administration is in ...

  • Officials: White House not 'micromanaging' Kavanaugh probe

    7 months, 27 days ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON — Senior Trump administration officials insisted Sunday that the White House was not "micromanaging" a new FBI background check of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, claiming the probe was a Senate process and that lawmakers were the only ones ...

  • A look at what the FBI's Kavanaugh investigation will entail

    7 months, 28 days ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has ordered the FBI to reopen Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's background investigation after several women accused him of sexual misconduct. Just what the FBI will investigate remains a mystery. The Senate Judiciary Committee ...

  • Trump interviews 4 for Supreme Court, 2-3 more to go

    10 months, 27 days ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump interviewed four prospective Supreme Court justices Monday and planned to speak with a few more, as he powered forward with a speedy selection process to fill the fresh vacancy. Speaking to reporters at the White ...

  • Justice Ginsburg, nearing 85, signals she won't retire soon

    1 year, 3 months ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON — In different circumstances, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg might be on a valedictory tour in her final months on the Supreme Court. But in the era of Donald Trump, the 84-year-old Ginsburg is packing her schedule and sending signals ...

  • Supreme Court conservatives on rise as term begins

    1 year, 7 months ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON — Disputes over a wedding cake for a same-sex couple and partisan electoral maps top the Supreme Court's agenda in the first full term of the Trump presidency. Conservatives will look for a boost from the newest justice, Neil ...

  • Lawmakers facing corruption charges see hope in court ruling

    1 year, 9 months ago

    (AP) NEW YORK — Politicians accused of illegal influence peddling, bribe-taking and other crimes have been given fresh hope that a year-old U.S. Supreme Court ruling will get them off the hook. Ever since the high court reversed a jury verdict ...

  • Options for Supreme Court on Trump travel ban

    1 year, 11 months ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is expected to decide within days whether the Trump administration can enforce a ban on visitors to the U.S. from six mostly Muslim countries. The high-stakes legal fight has been going on since President Donald ...

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