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High court rules challenge to Trump census plan is premature

The Supreme Court last month agreed to hear the appeal of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision that the Health and Human Services Department rule does not comply with federal law and was adopted arbitrarily. The Biden administration wants the case withdrawn. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

The Supreme Court has dismissed as premature a challenge to President Donald Trump's plan to exclude people living in the country illegally from the population count used to allot states seats in the House of Representatives.

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Justices reject Baltimore’s Biden-based bid for delay in abortion appeal

The U.S. Supreme Court is seen as arguments are heard about the Affordable Care Act Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Citing Joe Biden’s presidential election victory, counsel for Baltimore this month urged the U.S. Supreme Court in vain to extend until after Inauguration Day the city’s deadline for responding to President Donald Trump’s request that the justices review and reinstate ...

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Justices rule Muslim men can sue FBI agents over no-fly list

The Supreme Court is seen as morning fog lingers on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

WASHINGTON — A unanimous Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that Muslim men who were placed on the government’s no-fly list because they refused to serve as FBI informants can seek to hold federal agents financially liable. The justices continued a ...

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Frosh urges justices to decline Frederick killer’s cold case appeal

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh successfully argued that not every criticism of a person holding a position of public trust addresses a matter of public concern. (The Daily Record/File Photo)

Maryland’s attorney general has urged the U.S. Supreme Court not to hear a convicted rapist and murderer’s argument that his constitutional right to due process was violated during the 20-year span between the brutal slaying of a teenage girl in ...

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Supreme Court seems skeptical of Trump’s census plan

The Supreme Court is seen on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in Washington. President Donald Trump says he's planning an aggressive legal strategy to try prevent Pennsylvania from counting mailed ballots that are received in the three days after the election, a matter that could find its way to the high court. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court sounded skeptical Monday that President Donald Trump could categorically exclude people living in the country illegally from the population count used to allot seats among the states in the House of Representatives. But it also ...

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Baltimore’s claim against Big Oil should be in U.S. court, businesses say

A flag bearing the company logo of Royal Dutch Shell, an Anglo-Dutch oil and gas company, flies outside the head office in The Hague, Netherlands April 7. Iran's state TV is reporting that Royal Dutch Shell and France's Total will be the first foreign companies to be allowed to operate gasoline stations inside Iran (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)

Baltimore’s climate change lawsuit against Big Oil should be heard in federal rather than state court, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce told the U.S. Supreme Court this week in expressing support for the fossil fuel companies’ appeal. In papers filed ...

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Frosh urges justices to decline ex-Md. officer’s First Amendment appeal

The U.S. Supreme Court is seen as arguments are heard about the Affordable Care Act Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Maryland’s attorney general Wednesday urged the U.S. Supreme Court not to hear a former state Natural Resources Police officer’s claims he was fired in retaliation for exercising his constitutional right to speak in criticizing an MNRP captain’s behavior and denied ...

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As time is running out, Supreme Court goes idle on Trump-related issues

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito is shown after a swearing-in ceremony at the White House in 2019. While Alito directed Pennsylvania elections officials to segregate mail-in votes received in the three-day  window following Election Day, no further action has come. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

WASHINGTON — Has the Supreme Court hit the pause button on all things Trump? The justices for more than three weeks have been holding on to President Donald Trump’s last-ditch plea to shield his private financial records from Manhattan’s district ...

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