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RPT-ANALYSIS-Reluctant U.S. Supreme Court on collision course with Trump

11 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON, Dec 10 The U.S. Supreme Court's reluctance to take up new cases on volatile social issues is putting it on a collision course with President Donald Trump, whose Justice Department is trying to rush such disputes through the appeals system to get them before the nine justices as quickly as possible.

Reluctant U.S. Supreme Court on collision course with Trump

10 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court's reluctance to take up new cases on volatile social issues is putting it on a collision course with President Donald Trump, whose Justice Department is trying to rush such disputes through the appeals system to get them before the nine justices as quickly as possible.

U.S. Supreme Court appears wary of expanding 'double jeopardy'

06 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. Supreme Court justices on Thursday expressed skepticism about putting limits on criminal charges being brought against people for the same offenses by both federal and state prosecutors in a case involving an Alabama man charged with illegally possessing a gun.

Land Rover owner in driver's seat as U.S. justices fault Indiana

28 Nov 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. Supreme Court justices on Wednesday appeared inclined to rule in favor of an Indiana man who has argued that police violated his constitutional rights by seizing his $42,000 Land Rover vehicle following his conviction for dealing heroin.

U.S. justices wrestle with Oklahoma tribal sovereignty dispute

27 Nov 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. Supreme Court justices appeared cautious on Tuesday about potentially broad consequences in a death penalty case in which they are being asked to declare huge swathes of the state of Oklahoma as officially part of a Native American reservation.

Dusky gopher frog suffers setback in U.S. Supreme Court ruling

27 Nov 2018

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday handed a victory to timber company Weyerhaeuser Co and other landowners seeking to limit the federal government's power to designate private land as protected habitat for endangered species in a property rights case involving a warty amphibian called the dusky gopher frog.

U.S. high court revives timber company's fight over frog habitat

27 Nov 2018

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday handed a victory to timber company Weyerhaeuser Co in its bid to limit the federal government's power to designate private land as protected habitat for endangered species in a case involving a warty amphibian called the dusky gopher frog.

U.S. high court revives timber company's fight over frog habitat

27 Nov 2018

WASHINGTON, Nov 27 The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday handed a victory to timber company Weyerhaeuser Co in its bid to limit the federal government's power to designate private land as protected habitat for endangered species in a case involving a warty amphibian called the dusky gopher frog.

Trump's attorney general appointment challenged at Supreme Court

16 Nov 2018

WASHINGTON The fight over President Donald Trump's appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general has reached the U.S. Supreme Court, with lawyers in a pending gun rights case asking the justices on Friday to decide if the action was lawful.

Supreme Court to hear census citizenship question dispute

16 Nov 2018

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday said it would hear oral arguments in February concerning a challenge by a group of states to the contentious decision by President Donald Trump's administration to ask people taking part in the 2020 national census whether they are citizens.

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