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Abortion case shows Roberts firmly at Supreme Court’s center

Chief Justice John Roberts broke with the Supreme Court’s other conservative justices and his own voting record on abortion to block a Louisiana law requiring abortion providers to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital. Roberts didn’t explain his decision ...

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Abortion case shows Roberts firmly at Supreme Court’s center

Chief Justice John Roberts broke with the Supreme Court’s other conservative justices and his own voting record on abortion to block a Louisiana law requiring abortion providers to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital. Roberts didn’t explain his decision ...

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Roberts asks federal judges to handle Kavanaugh complaints

Chief Justice John Roberts is referring ethics complaints against new Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh to federal judges in Colorado and neighboring states. The complaints deal with statements Kavanaugh made during his confirmation hearings. They were filed originally with Kavanaugh’s ...

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Roberts asks federal judges to handle Kavanaugh complaints

Chief Justice John Roberts is referring ethics complaints against new Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh to federal judges in Colorado and neighboring states. The complaints deal with statements Kavanaugh made during his confirmation hearings. They were filed originally with Kavanaugh’s ...

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Enron official, fighting retrial, gets support at Supreme Court

U.S. Supreme Court justices questioned whether prosecutors can retry a former Enron Corp. official on charges stemming from the accounting fraud that caused the energy-trading company’s 2001 collapse. F. Scott Yeager, a onetime business strategist for Enron’s broadband unit, contends ...

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Massey case prompts High Court to weigh restrictions on judges

U.S. Supreme Court justices signaled they may use a case involving Massey Energy Co. Chairman Donald Blankenship to require that judges disqualify themselves from cases involving major campaign supporters. Hearing arguments Tuesday in Washington, the high court considered whether West ...

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AT&T wins curb on antitrust suits

The U.S. Supreme Court made it tougher to sue companies for antitrust violations, ruling in favor of an AT&T subsidiary accused of illegally thwarting competing sellers of high-speed Internet access. The justices on Wednesday unanimously rejected a claim that AT&T’s ...

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U.S. Supreme Court bolsters gun ban for domestic abusers

The U.S. Supreme Court buttressed a federal ban on gun possession by people convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence, saying the law applies to a West Virginia man convicted of beating his wife under a general state battery law. The justices, ...

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