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Court mood is jovial as Kavanaugh takes his place on bench

President Donald Trump, right, shakes hands with Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, left, before a ceremonial swearing in in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Brett Kavanaugh took the bench with his new Supreme Court colleagues for the first time Tuesday in a jovial atmosphere that was strikingly at odds with the tension and rancor surrounding his high court confirmation.

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Freddie Gray officers request Supreme Court review of prosecutorial immunity

Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby: '

After a decisive lower-court ruling in favor of Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby, five of the officers charged in connection with the arrest and death of Freddie Gray are appealing their right to sue her for defamation to the Supreme Court.

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Justices decline challenge to Md. county’s development-impact fees

The issue before the high court confronts the justices with a question they have yet to answer directly: Whether partisan gerrymandering can violate the First Amendment rights of minority voters in a congressional district. (File Photo)

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an Anne Arundel County property owner’s argument the county’s statutory assessment of development-impact fees on people who build homes on their land is a taking of property for which the Constitution requires they be justly compensated.

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Fiery Kavanaugh denies quiet accuser in Senate showdown

Judge Brett Kavanaugh is sworn in to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)

Brett Kavanaugh fought back Thursday against allegations that he'd sexually assaulted Christine Blasey Ford when both were high school students.

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