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Washington: Supreme Court

  • Supreme Court conservatives on rise as term begins

    2 months, 11 days 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

    4 months, 1 day 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

    5 months, 19 days 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 ...

  • Appeal in boy's burp arrest case relies on Gorsuch dissent

    7 months, 2 days ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON — One of Neil Gorsuch's sharpest dissents as an appeals court judge came just six months before he was nominated for the Supreme Court. That's when he sided with a New Mexico seventh-grader who was handcuffed and arrested after ...

  • Citizenship a question for pig-mask suspect in heist at Bellagio

    8 months, 17 days ago

    (AP) [{"text":"Police: Man in pig mask said he was forced into heist at Bellagio","url":"https://lasvegassun.com/news/2017/mar/28/police-man-in-pig-mask-said-he-was-forced-into-hei/?utm_source=mostpopular&utm_medium=banner&utm_campaign=mostRead"},{"text":" Suspects flee after jewelry store robbery at Bellagio","url":"https://lasvegassun.com/news/2017/mar/25/gunshots-fired-in-burglary-of-store-at-bellagio-in/"}] A man accused of wearing a pig mask during last Sunday’s robbery at the Bellagio was born in California, ...

  • Approach to the law makes Gorsuch good fit for Supreme Court

    9 months, 24 days ago

    (AP) [{"text":"Editorials - the Sun's viewpoint","url":"http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/opinion/editorials/"},{"text":"Columnists - local and syndicated writers","url":"http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/opinion/columnists/"},{"text":"Letters to the editor - readers' views","url":"http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/opinion/letters/"},{"text":"Write a letter to the editor","url":"http://www.lasvegassun.com/contact/letters/"}] Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump’s nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court, will be a worthy heir to the ...

  • Say no to Gorsuch, whose manifesto bodes ill for climate change fight

    9 months, 24 days ago

    (AP) [{"text":"Editorials - the Sun's viewpoint","url":"http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/opinion/editorials/"},{"text":"Columnists - local and syndicated writers","url":"http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/opinion/columnists/"},{"text":"Letters to the editor - readers' views","url":"http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/opinion/letters/"},{"text":"Write a letter to the editor","url":"http://www.lasvegassun.com/contact/letters/"}] Judge Neil Gorsuch was not on President Donald Trump’s first list of potential Supreme Court nominees. Gorsuch did, however, ...

  • At liberal Columbia U, Gorsuch raised a conservative voice

    10 months, 9 days ago

    (AP) As a conservative student at Columbia University in the mid-1980s, future Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch was a political odd man out, and he was determined to speak up. "It is not fashionable at Columbia to be anything other than ...

  • A look at the reported top contenders for the Supreme Court

    10 months, 16 days ago

    (AP) A look at Neil Gorsuch, Thomas Hardiman and William Pryor, the federal appeals court judges who are seen as the leading candidates to be President Donald Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court. Each was appointed to the appellate bench by ...

  • Justices to hear free speech clash over offensive trademarks

    11 months ago

    (AP) The Slants aren't exactly a household name when it comes to music, but the Asian-American rock band has certainly made its mark in the legal world. The Oregon-based group has spent years locked in a First Amendment battle with the ...

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