5 ways Supreme Court could rule for Trump on 14th Amendment

WASHINGTON —  Now that the Supreme Court has heard arguments in the case of President Trump and the 14th Amendment, it seems clear which side will win. The big question is…

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Hiltzik: Pseudoscience at the Supreme Court

If the effort to ban medication abortion now before the Supreme Court demonstrates anything, it’s that the damage caused in our society by junk science can be disastrous indeed. That’s…

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Disqualify Trump? The Supreme Court faces a monumental riddle

The magnitude of the Supreme Court’s coming decision on whether Donald Trump should be disqualified from the presidential ballot can be measured in pounds — namely, the weight of the…

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Supreme Court to hear case on Starbucks’ firing of pro-union baristas

The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear Starbucks’ appeal of a court order requiring the coffee chain to reinstate seven employees at one of its stores in Memphis, Tennessee,…

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Supreme Court to rule on homeless encampments in California

WASHINGTON —  The Supreme Court agreed Friday to decide whether homeless people have a constitutional right to camp on public property when they have no other place to sleep. Acting on…

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Supreme Court to hear case of Los Angeles man denied visa over his tattoos

WASHINGTON, D.C. —  The Supreme Court will take up the case of a Los Angeles man who was denied a visa, in part because of his tattoos. Luis Acensio Cordero has…

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6 flawed ways the Supreme Court could keep Trump on the ballot

I recently surmised that in considering former President Trump’s eligibility to run for office under the 14th Amendment, the U.S. Supreme Court will seek a national solution that applies to…

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Supreme Court agrees to rule on whether Trump can run

WASHINGTON —  The Supreme Court announced Friday that it will decide on a fast-track basis whether former President Trump can be barred from the 2024 ballot because he “engaged in insurrection”…

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Supreme Court might hear case of man denied green card over tattoos

WASHINGTON, D.C. —  Prominent Los Angeles civil rights attorney Sandra Muñoz spent her eighth Christmas countries apart from her husband, Luis Acensio Cordero, after the federal government denied him a visa,…

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U.S. Supreme Court declines fast ruling on Trump’s immunity claim

WASHINGTON —  In a setback for special counsel Jack Smith, the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday turned down his request for a fast-track ruling on whether former President Trump may be…

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Supreme Court rebuffs gay ‘conversion therapy’ case

WASHINGTON —  A divided Supreme Court on Monday turned down a Christian group’s free-speech challenge to the laws in California and 21 other states that forbid licensed counselors from using “conversion…

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Supreme Court ethics code codifies existing judiciary rules

WASHINGTON —  The Supreme Court on Monday issued a code of conduct for itself for the first time, but it acknowledged the rules are “not new” and simply restate the principles…

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Supreme Court sounds wary of extending gun rights to domestic abusers

WASHINGTON —  The Supreme Court justices on Tuesday sounded wary of extending the 2nd Amendment to keep guns in the hands of potentially dangerous people who are put under a domestic…

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Supreme Court agrees to rule on ban rapid-fire ‘bump stocks’

WASHINGTON —  The Supreme Court agreed Friday to rule on whether the government may ban the sale or use of “bump stocks” that can transform a semiautomatic rifle into one that…

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