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Coming Up Monday at the Supreme Court

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Confederate flag license plates and police procedures for arresting mentally ill people are on the Court’s Monday docket

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Supreme Court Reaffirms Hobby Lobby Decision

The Supreme Court continued to support its Hobby Lobby decision on Monday by throwing out a decision that contradicted its controversial ruling by a lower court.

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SCOTUS To Hear Another Same-Sex Marriage Case

The Supreme Court announced on Thursday that it would be reviewing cases from four states on same-sex marriage on April 28.

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Obamacare Subsidies Argued at the Supreme Court

Chief Justice John Roberts remained mostly silent which will make predicting the outcome of this case nearly impossible

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Senate Dems To Speak Following King V. Burwell Oral Arguments

Senators Chris Murphy (CT) and Al Franken (MN) will join ACA recipients from their respective states in the U.S. Capitol at 2:00 p.m.

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Preview – Obamacare Returns to the Supreme Court

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Millions of low-income Americans’ federal healthcare subsidies are on the line as the Supreme Court takes up a challenge to the Affordable Care Act for a second time in three years

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Monday at the Supreme Court

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On Monday, the Supreme Court will hear a case involving congressional redistricting and a case about teachers’ reports of child abuse

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Religious Accommodation for Muslim Hijab Argued at the Supreme Court

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Did national retailer Abercrombie & Fitch violate the law by not providing a religious accommodation for a job applicant’s headscarf?

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Tuesday at the Supreme Court

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The Supreme Court will issue at least one decision on Tuesday and will hear oral arguments in two cases

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Coming Up Monday at the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court building, Washington, D.C. (Photo by James Cullum)

On Monday, the Supreme Court will begin its February sitting of the 2014 term.  The Court is expected to release additional Orders from the February 20th Conference. In addition, the Court will hear oral arguments in two cases beginning at 10 am. The first case will be Kerry v. Din (13-1402), a dispute that arises […]

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Sen. Menendez To Face Federal Charges

The Senator could be arraigned as early as Thursday

California Gov. Issues Mandatory Water Restrictions

Aerial view of Reno, Nevada (foreground), and Lake Tahoe (background) on January 14, 2014. Between the city and the lake, the mountains are nearly bare of snow, an unmistakable sign of precipitation deficits. Photo: Kelly Redmond/NOAA

“Today we are standing on dry grass where there should be five feet of snow. This historic drought demands unprecedented action,” Gov. Brown said.

Amnesty: US Carried Out Fifth-Most Executions in 2014

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‘Governments are deceiving the public if they say the death penalty will solve crime problems,’ says Amnesty International’s Renzo Pomi.

Iran Talks Extended For Second Time

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The State department announced that Sec. John Kerry will remain in Switzerland another day for negotiations.

LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – April 1, 2015

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New death penalty statistics show the U.S. carried out the fifth-most executions in 2014 and the Islamic State attacks the Yarmouk refugee camp near Damascus.

Hillary Clinton Urges Arkansas Gov. To Veto Religious Freedom Bill

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Clinton, the presumptive frontrunner for the Democratic nomination in 2016, is expected to officially launch her presidential bid in the weeks ahead.