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The Courts

  1. the city politic
    New York Is Failing Its COVID-Orphaned KidsThousands of New York City children lost a parent or caregiver to COVID-19. They and other at-risk kids still aren’t getting the support they need.
  2. feature
    A Father’s Yearslong Struggle to Regain Custody of His SonKenneth Watkins’s son was taken away and placed with a foster family. To regain custody, he had to prove that being poor didn’t make him a bad father.
  3. announcements
    Sign Up for Court AppearancesA new newsletter covering the trial of Ghislaine Maxwell, by New York’s Choire Sicha.
  4. coronavirus
    Supreme Court to Close to the Public Until Further NoticeFive out of nine of the Supreme Court justices are old enough to collect Social Security, and two are over 80, making them especially vulnerable.
  5. immigration
    Judge Halts Plan to End Immigrant Protections, Citing Trump’s RacismTrump was motived by his “animus against non-white, non-European aliens,” the judge wrote.
  6. Court Orders North Carolina to Draw Less GOP-Biased DistrictsFor the first time ever, a federal court just ruled that partisan gerrymandering is unconstitutional. That could gain Democrats five new House seats.
  7. Wisconsin Just Gave Foxconn Preferential Treatment in Its Court SystemScott Walker lured the tech company to Wisconsin by giving it special privileges in the state’s courts. That could be unconstitutional.
  8. Trump’s Travel Ban Is Still a Legal MessThe definition of the Supreme Court’s “bona fide relationship” is the new battleground.