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Planned Parenthood Court Fight over Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Could Go to Supreme Court

A federal appeals court last week ruled against Planned Parenthood’s lawsuit demanding taxpayer funding for abortion.

Justice Kennedy Considers Retirement in 2018

Rumor has it that Justice Anthony Kennedy is telling potential new law clerks that he is considering retiring from the Supreme Court next summer, setting up an epic showdown for the 2018 midterm elections.

Klukowski: Justices Gorsuch’s and Scalia’s Legacy on Independence Day

President Donald Trump set a high bar when he promised to nominate a successor to Justice Antonin Scalia who would fill the shoes of the conservative lion.

Justice Department Asks Supreme Court to Force Microsoft to Release Emails

The United States this week petitioned the Supreme Court to take a case to order Microsoft to turn over email records of one of its email customers, in a case pitting new technology that is global in reach against domestic law enforcement priorities.

ACRU: Free Speech for Thee but Not for Me?

Minnesota voter had right to wear Gadsden flag and “Please I.D. Me” button at polling place.

Supreme Court Orders Hearing on Fatal Border Shooting of Mexican Teenager

The Supreme Court set aside an appeals court decision involving the fatal border shooting of a Mexican national by a U.S. Border Patrol agent.

Trump’s Travel Ban: Don’t Be Fooled, the Supreme Court Handed the President a Big Victory This Week

There seems to be some debate over the extent of the victory that the Trump administration won on Monday when the Supreme Court stayed (or lifted) almost all of the injunctions issued against his revised executive order.

Justices Thomas and Gorsuch: Supreme Court Should Take More Second Amendment Cases

The Supreme Court has only decided two cases on the right to keep and bear arms: D.C. v. Heller and McDonald v. Chicago.

SCOTUS D-Day: Travel Ban, Guns, LGBT, and Possible Supreme Court Retirement

President Trump’s travel ban, the Second Amendment, religious liberty versus LGBT issues, and even the possibility of Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement will be addressed, as all eyes are on the Supreme Court on Monday.

Supreme Court: Drug-Dealing Immigrant Can Stay Because of Bad Lawyering

Criminal aliens have another route to avoid deportation if they have incompetent lawyers during a plea bargain, after a Supreme Court decision handed down last Friday.