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Split Supreme Court appears ready to allow Trump to end DACA

Split Supreme Court appears ready to allow Trump to end DACA

Mark Sherman, Associated Press

November 12, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sharply at odds with liberal justices, the Supreme Court's conservative majority seemed ready Tuesday to allow the Trump administration to abolish protections that permit 660,000 immigrants to work in the U.S., free from the threat of deportation. That outcome would "destroy lives,"...

Justices take up high-profile case over young immigrants

Justices take up high-profile case over young immigrants

Associated Press

November 10, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is taking up the Trump administration's plan to end legal protections that shield 660,000 immigrants from deportation. It's a case with strong political overtones amid the 2020 presidential election campaign. All eyes will be on Chief Justice John Roberts when...

Abortion, immigrants, LGBT rights top Supreme Court’s new term

Abortion, immigrants, LGBT rights top Supreme Court’s new term

Mark Sherman, Associated Press

October 5, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Abortion rights as well as protections for young immigrants and LGBT people top an election-year agenda for the Supreme Court. Its conservative majority will have ample opportunity to flex its muscle, testing Chief Justice John Roberts' attempts to keep the court clear of Washington...

GOP stands by Kavanaugh, rips NY Times

GOP stands by Kavanaugh, rips NY Times

Associated Press

September 17, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the Senate committee that hosted Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings is ripping The New York Times for publishing "unsubstantiated" allegations. Iowa Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley on Monday said the paper's publication of a new, uninvestigated...

You be the judge: You don’t know who they are, you don’t know what they do, but you hire them

Benjamin Conboy, Editor-in-Chief

November 5, 2018

The focus in midterm elections is often on national trends, and congressional and state races. But way down the ballot are elect- ed officials who have a surprising amount of power, but who few voters actually vote for. If you are pulling a ballot in Lincoln Park, for example, there are 59 judges...

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg shares life experiences with Chicago

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg shares life experiences with Chicago

Carina Smith

September 18, 2017

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg appeared at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University to speak at the college’s Second Annual American Dream Reconsidered Conference Monday, Sept. 11. Ginsburg was asked to kick off the conference by talking about her life and the different social justi...

The fifth anniversary of Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision

The fifth anniversary of Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision

Nicholas Oviatt

January 25, 2015

This month marks five years since the Supreme Court’s controversial decision regarding Citizens United. The United States Supreme Court held that the First Amendment prohibited the government from restricting independent political expenditures by a nonprofit corporation. Read More »...

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