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The court’s decision allows the Pentagon to bar transgender people from joining or remaining in the military while two lower-court rulings that had blocked the policy are appealed.
The 85-year-old liberal justice underwent surgery for cancer last month and also recently broke several ribs after a fall.
Short of complications in recovery, doctors say prospects look good for a full recovery for Ginsburg, 85. She hopes to be back on the court for the start of the new term in early January.
The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday about one of the few remaining provisions in the Bill of Rights not yet applied to the states: the ban on excessive fines.
The federal judge is conservative and just 53. He is a former Bush White House staffer with deep political ties and the most experience as a judge on Trump’s shortlist. But he is also controversial.
Supporters and opponents of Judges Brett Kavanaugh and Amy Barrett have waged a fierce battle for their candidate. But are the differences little more than a summer camp color war?
President Trump told reporters Friday that he has his list narrowed to “about five” candidates, including two women, and he may interview one or two candidates this weekend at his golf club in N.J.
The 25 individuals are thought to be reliable conservatives, most now serving on federal appeals courts or state supreme courts. The list includes one lawmaker: Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah.
A split U.S. Supreme Court has ruled against Ohio in a case involving rules that American Express requires merchants who accept its credit cards to follow. Ohio and 10 other states sued American Express over so-called “anti-steering” rules in contracts it struck with merchants. The states said American Express violated federal law by not allowing… Read More
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz are among 57 Republicans in Congress who are calling on the Supreme Court to uphold state bans on same-sex marriage. The congressional Republicans said in a brief filed at the high court Friday that the justices should not impose “a federally mandated redefinition of… Read More