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U.s. Supreme Court

  1. obamacare
    Judge Strikes Down Obamacare, but the GOP Should Hold Its ApplauseWhether the decision holds up or not, Republicans won’t like what comes next.
  2. Georgia County Debacle Shows Why We Need a Voting-Rights Act With TeethIt took an army of lawyers, activists, journalists, and citizens to provide the scrutiny the Voting Rights Act of 1965 used to make routine.
  3. Georgia County Trying to Close Most of Its Polling PlacesIs the GOP is mounting a dramatic attack on voting opportunities in a small county?
  4. Trump Plunges Ahead With Attack on Fuel Standards and CaliforniaIn a long-debated development, the administration freezes gas mileage standards and revokes California’s decades-old authority to be greener.
  5. The Debate Over Gerrymandering Is Changing in a Fundamental WayRedistricting isn’t just about nice-looking maps anymore.
  6. Appeals Court Tees Up Trump Travel Ban for SupremesThe high court will soon consider both statutory and constitutional challenges to Trump’s third effort to impose a travel ban.
  7. Pennsylvania Court Kills Gerrymandered Pro-GOP Congressional MapIn really bad timing for Republicans, a state court applying state law overturns a congressional map and requires new districts this year.
  8. Alabama Governor to Vote for Scofflaw Roy Moore to Help Shape SCOTUSEven if Moore were as morally pure as the driven snow, he’s unquestionably a serial rebel against the federal judges he would vote on as a senator.
  9. Trump Admin & Appeals Court Keep Imprisoned Immigrant From Having AbortionThe GOP is bending to the right-to-life movement in an effort to deny a woman in federal custody the right to choose.
  10. The Trump Administration’s New, Permanent Travel Restrictions Are on the WayThe temporary travel ban that caused so much chaos and litigation is now giving way to permanent policies, with more litigation certain.