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U.S. Justice Gorsuch sees value of immigration through wife's eyes

14 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch on Friday extolled the value of immigration and said his wife's experience as a naturalized U.S. citizen from Britain has helped give him a greater appreciation of the American system of government.

Georgia man fights for gay rights in U.S. Supreme Court 'Hotlanta' case

13 Sep 2019

DORAVILLE, Ga. Months after joining the gay-friendly Hotlanta Softball League, Gerald Bostock was out of a job in a Georgia county government office and was convinced he had become the victim of workplace discrimination based on his sexual orientation. | Video

U.S. Supreme Court allows Trump to deny asylum to many Central Americans

12 Sep 2019

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday granted a request by President Donald Trump's administration to fully enforce a new rule that would curtail asylum applications by immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, a key element of his hardline immigration policies. | Video

U.S. Justice Ginsburg makes first appearance since latest cancer scare

27 Aug 2019

WASHINGTON Liberal U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg appeared alert and in good spirits on Monday as she made her first public appearance since completing a three-week course of radiation therapy to treat pancreatic cancer. | Video

U.S. Justice Ginsburg treated for pancreatic cancer

24 Aug 2019

WASHINGTON Liberal U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has completed a three-week course of radiation therapy to treat a cancerous tumor on her pancreas, a court spokeswoman said on Friday. | Video

U.S. Supreme Court lets Trump use disputed funds for border wall

27 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday handed President Donald Trump a victory by letting his administration redirect $2.5 billion (£2.2 billion) in money approved by Congress for the Pentagon to help build his promised wall along the U.S.-Mexico border even though lawmakers refused to provide funding. | Video

Trump, justices pay respects to late U.S. jurist Stevens

22 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump, members of the U.S. Supreme Court and others paid their respects on Monday to liberal Justice John Paul Stevens, who died last week, as his body lay in repose in the courthouse's stately great hall.

Retired U.S. Justice John Paul Stevens dies, leaving liberal legacy

17 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON Former Justice John Paul Stevens, a Republican appointee to the U.S. Supreme Court who later became an outspoken leader of the liberal wing as the court moved to the right, died on Tuesday at age 99. | Video

Trump presses for contentious census citizenship question despite legal uncertainty

06 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON The Trump administration on Friday refused to back down over its bid to put a contentious citizenship question on the 2020 U.S. census, meaning a court case will move forward over whether officials were motivated by racial bias in seeking to add it. | Video

New U.S. census turmoil as Trump again pursues citizenship question

04 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was moving ahead with adding a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census in a dramatic reversal after his own administration including Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced a day earlier that the plan had been dropped.

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