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By news On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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Supreme Court snubs challenge to California gun waiting period

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – In a blow to gun rights activists, the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday turned away a challenge to California’s 10-day waiting period for firearms purchases that is intended to guard More...

By news On Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
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Pennsylvania top court redraws voting map in boost to Democrats

(Reuters) – Pennsylvania’s top court on Monday unveiled a new map carving out the state’s U.S. congressional voting districts, imposing a plan it said was based on “traditional criteria” after rejecting More...

By news On Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
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Pennsylvania top court redraws voting map in boost to Democrats

(Reuters) – Pennsylvania’s top court on Monday unveiled a new map carving out the state’s U.S. congressional voting districts, imposing a plan it said was based on “traditional criteria” after rejecting More...

By news On Saturday, February 17th, 2018
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U.S. top court mulls whether to take up ‘Dreamers’ dispute

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday discussed in private how to handle President Donald Trump’s appeal of a judge’s decision blocking his plan to end protections for young illegal More...

By news On Monday, February 5th, 2018
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Samsung scion Lee walks free after jail term suspended, faces leadership challenges

SEOUL (Reuters) – Samsung Group heir Jay Y. Lee left a South Korean jail a free man on Monday after a panel of judges suspended his sentence, a surprise decision that sent shockwaves through the country’s More...

By news On Thursday, February 1st, 2018
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After legal setbacks, Trump administration races to Supreme Court

(Reuters) – When President Donald Trump’s administration took its fight to end a controversial immigration program directly to the U.S. Supreme Court last month, skipping over a California federal appeals More...

By news On Tuesday, January 30th, 2018
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Exclusive: With Roman law doctrine, India moves to stub out tobacco industry rights

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The Indian government is pushing the Supreme Court to apply a rarely used doctrine that would strip the $11 billion tobacco industry’s legal right to trade, an effort aimed at deterring More...

By news On Friday, January 26th, 2018
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U.S. Supreme Court halts execution of Alabama man for 1985 murder

(Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court halted the planned execution on Thursday of an Alabama man convicted of murdering a police officer in 1985 after attorneys petitioned to spare the man’s life, arguing More...

By news On Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018
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Pennsylvania court: congressional map unconstitutionally gerrymandered

(Reuters) – The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Monday threw out the state’s congressional map as unconstitutionally gerrymandered and gave lawmakers until Feb. 9 to redraw the boundaries, a decision that More...

By news On Saturday, January 20th, 2018
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Trump decries ‘permissive’ U.S. abortion laws at rally

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump criticized U.S. abortion laws as among the most permissive in the world in a speech to anti-abortion activists at the annual March for Life on Friday, and pledged More...