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Supreme Court takes on Trump’s travel ban

by Leigh Jones
Posted 1/19/18, 03:15 pm

The Supreme Court agreed Friday to hear the challenge to President Donald Trump’s executive order blocking travel and immigration from six Muslim-majority nations. The justices will hear arguments in April and issue a ruling by late June. This is the second time the high court has agreed to hear a challenge to Trump’s so-called travel ban. The president’s first executive order expired before the scheduled oral arguments but he quickly issued another one. Last month, the 9th U.S.

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High court OKs travel ban amid legal challenge

by Evan Wilt
Posted 12/04/17, 05:44 pm

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Supreme Court granted a request from the Trump administration Monday allowing it to enforce its latest travel ban in full pending a final ruling. The decision stayed lower court rulings that blocked the travel order. Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor were the only dissenters. The travel ban, issued Sept. 24, is the third version of an executive order to block travel from terror-prone countries. The order prevents visitors and immigrants from Chad, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria, Yemen, and North Korea from entering the United States.

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Nine this time

Supreme Court | The 2017 Supreme Court term looks like a barn burner
by Emily Belz
Posted 9/20/17, 05:42 pm

Cookies appeared at a Heritage Foundation event for the fall 2017 Supreme Court term, specially baked from Masterpiece Cakeshop—the bakery at the center of a major Supreme Court case in a very consequential term starting this fall.

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