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Four cases to watch when the Supreme Court returns this week

FOUR CASES TO WATCH WHEN THE SUPREME COURT RETURNS THIS WEEK

ㅤ”The Supreme Court will reconvene Tuesday to hear oral arguments in several key cases, including the legal challenge to President Trump’s roll back of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.” 20 more words

Politics

Where redistricting fights stand across the country

Here’s your guide to the state of redistricting in six key states. The U.S. Supreme Court is set to decide three major cases this term – including Wisconsin’s – that could determine how districts are drawn for the next decade. > Oregon Public Broadcasting

Supreme Court to have closed door meeting on DACA

SUPREME COURT TO HAVE CLOSED DOOR MEETING ON DACA

ㅤ”In an unusual move, the nation’s highest court will consider the possibility of reviewing the opinion without a ruling from a federal appeals court, following a direct request from the Justice Department to decide the case, according to CNN.” 19 more words

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Religion Law – The Case for Evolution

The battle between religion (specifically Christianity) and evolution has been a well-publicized one.  Let’s explore some of the concepts surrounding the two (and maybe even touch on some philosophy!) 586 more words

On Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission

On December 5th of last year, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments for the case in which a Colorado baker refused to make a custom wedding cake for a same-sex couple.  253 more words

Promising Takeaways from the Masterpiece Cakeshop

I saw this on Facebook around the time he oral arguments were being heard about the Masterpiece Cakeshop case in the Supreme Court. It gives me a little hope that First Amendment rights might be upheld in this case. 21 more words

RLA Update

The Supreme Court has not decided a case involving the Railway Labor Act since 2009. Over the past two years (2016 & 2017), the federal courts of appeals have decided 22 cases involving the RLA. 360 more words

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