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

    2 months, 23 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

    7 months, 29 days 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

    11 months, 27 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

    1 year, 1 month 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, 3 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 ...

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

    1 year, 4 months 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

    1 year, 5 months 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, ...

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

    1 year, 7 months 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, ...

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

    1 year, 7 months 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 ...

  • At liberal Columbia U, Gorsuch raised a conservative voice

    1 year, 7 months 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 ...

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