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Abortion looms over Senate fight on Supreme Court nominee

01 Sep 2018

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK When a U.S. appeals court last week rejected an Alabama abortion law, one of the court's judges bemoaned having to base the decision on Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court ruling that legalized abortion, calling it an "aberration of constitutional law." | Video

U.S. top court rebuffs Catholic agency over same-sex foster care

30 Aug 2018

The U.S. Supreme Court declined on Thursday to force the city of Philadelphia to resume the placement of children in need of foster care with a Catholic agency that refuses to accept gay couples as foster parents.

U.S. top court sides against Catholic agency over same-sex foster care

30 Aug 2018

Aug 30 The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday declined to force the City of Philadelphia to resume the placement of children in need of foster care with a Catholic agency that refuses to accept gay couples as foster parents.

U.S. judge rules against Trump policy restricting transgender troops

07 Aug 2018

NEW YORK A U.S. court on Monday ruled the Trump administration could not enforce an updated policy barring certain transgender people from serving in the U.S. military, becoming the second court in the country to rule against the government since it unveiled the policy in March.

U.S. judge bars Trump policy restricting transgender troops

06 Aug 2018

NEW YORK, Aug 6 A U.S. court on Monday ruled the Trump administration could not enforce an updated policy barring certain transgender people from serving in the U.S. military, becoming the second court in the country to rule against the government since it unveiled the policy in March.

U.S. court orders Trump administration to fully reinstate DACA program

04 Aug 2018

NEW YORK A federal judge on Friday ruled that the Trump administration must fully restore a program that protects from deportation some young immigrants who were brought to the United States illegally as children, including accepting new applications for the program. | Video

Trump high court pick Kavanaugh may face contentious cases soon

11 Jul 2018

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee may not have to wait too long for controversial cases if he is confirmed to the job, with disputes involving abortion, immigration, gay rights, voting rights and transgender troops possibly heading toward the justices soon. | Video

Top Supreme Court candidates' views on abortion under scrutiny

04 Jul 2018

NEW YORK From the moment Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement from the U.S. Supreme Court last week, speculation has centered on whether his replacement would vote to overturn a woman's right to abortion. | Video

Trump meets with Supreme Court contenders, two in focus

03 Jul 2018

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK U.S. President Donald Trump said he met with four potential Supreme Court justices on Monday, while a person familiar with the selection process said Trump was focused keenly on two people, although others were still in contention. | Video

Conservative lawyers steer Trump on Supreme Court pick

29 Jun 2018

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump will be advised by a small group of deeply conservative lawyers, some inside the White House and at least one from outside, on choosing a nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy, said several sources familiar with the process. Kennedy announced his retirement on Wednesday. | Video

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