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Biden, Baltimore ask justices to dismiss Trump abortion appeal

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 The Biden administration wants the case withdrawn.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 Biden administration asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday to dismiss a Trump-era appeal of a Baltimore-supported decision that struck down a federal rule barring taxpayer-funded pregnancy clinics from referring women for abortions. The high court last month had ...

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Justices will hear appeal of abortion rule Baltimore challenged

The rule prohibiting taxpayer-funded clinics from referring clients to abortion providers has been interpreted in starkly different ways by Republican and Democratic administrations.  (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

Over Baltimore’s objection, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider the legality of a federal rule barring taxpayer-funded pregnancy clinics from referring women for abortions. In a brief order, the justices said they will review a 4th U.S. ...

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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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Md. high court orders review of mental health reports in abuse case

The Court of  Appeals building.
(Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

A Prince George’s County judge must review in chambers the private mental health records of a dead child care worker to determine what if any portion is relevant to a Massachusetts lawsuit alleging his church-affiliated employer’s negligence enabled him to ...

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Trump administration seeks reinstatement of abortion rule after Baltimore victory

Pro-abortion rights protesters rally outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Wednesday, March 2, 2016. The abortion debate is returning to the Supreme Court in the midst of a raucous presidential campaign and less than three weeks after Justice Antonin Scalia’s death. The justices are taking up the biggest case on the topic in nearly a quarter century and considering whether a Texas law that regulates abortion clinics hampers a woman’s constitutional right to obtain an abortion. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Seeking to overturn a legal victory for Baltimore, the Trump administration on Wednesday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to review and reinstate a federal rule that bars taxpayer-funded pregnancy clinics from referring women for abortions. In papers filed with the ...

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