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    Trinity Lutheran Church v. Pauley Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Trinity Lutheran Church v. Comer, a case testing the bounds of separation of church and state. Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia in Missouri owns and operates a…

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    Nelson v. Colorado Oral Argument

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Nelson v. Colorado, a case questioning Colorado’s practice of not refunding court and other fees to people whose convictions of crimes were…

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    Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor at Stanford Law School

    Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor spoke about the importance of education. Justice Sotomayor shared her experiences of her early legal career, her education at Princeton and Yale…

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    County of Los Angeles v. Mendez Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in County of Los Angeles v. Mendez, which involves the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal’s “provocation rule.” The rule holds that police officers who use force not…

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    Expressions Hair Design v. Schneiderman Oral Argument

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Expressions Hair Design v. Schneiderman, Docket Number 15-1391. The case concerns whether a New York state law that stops businesses from imposing surcharges on…

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    Murr v. Wisconsin Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Murr v. Wisconsin, a case that concerns when the government must compensate private property owners for land-use regulations that prohibit how a person’s property can…

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    Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor

    Justice Sonia Sotomayor was interviewed as part of C-SPAN’s Supreme Court Week. In her first television interview since joining the Supreme Court, Justice Sotomayor talked about her first…

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    Moore v. Texas Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Moore v. Texas, which concerns whether Texas' criteria for determining if an intellectually disabled person can be sentenced to death. In 2002, the Supreme Court ruled that…

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    Endrew F. v. Douglas City School District Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District, which concerns the level of support public schools are required to give students with disabilities. In 1975…

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    Hernandez v. Mesa Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Hernandez v. Mesa, a case on whether constitutional protections can extend past U.S. boundaries. The case concerns whether the family of a a…

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    Packingham v. North Carolina Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Packingham v. North Carolina, a case questioning whether a North Carolina law banning registered sex offenders from using social media violates First Amendment…

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    Bethune-Hill v. Virginia State Board of Elections Oral Argument

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Bethune-Hill v. Virginia State Board of Elections, a racial gerrymandering case examining how race can be taken into consideration when states draw district maps. In…

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    Lynch v. Dimaya Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Lynch v. Dimaya, a case that will decide if the definition of a “crime of violence,” as it is used in deportation sections of immigration law, is…

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    Lee v. Tam Oral Argument

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Lee v. Tam, a case testing whether the government’s refusal to register trademarks that can be seen as disparaging, such as racial slurs, violates First Amendment free…

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    Jennings v. Rodriguez Oral Argument

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Jennings v. Rodriguez, which concerns whether detained immigrants facing deportation can be held for longer than six months without a bail…

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    McCrory v. Harris Oral Argument

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in McCrory v. Harris, a racial gerrymandering case concerning two North Carolina congressional districts. Black voters in those districts sued, arguing that the…

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    Salman v. United States Oral Argument

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard the oral argument for Salman v. Unites States, docket number 15-628, a case challenging the government’s power to prosecute people who profit from trading…

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    Manuel v. City of Joliet Oral Argument

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Manuel v. City of Joliet, Illinois, on whether the defendant, who was arrested for drug possession and held for two months based on falsified…

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    Lynch v. Morales-Santana Oral Argument

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Lynch v. Morales-Santana, a case testing the constitutionality of an immigration law from 1952 that made it easier for unmarried American mothers to…

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    Wells Fargo v. Miami Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Wells Fargo v. Miami, which was consolidated with Bank of America v. Miami. The Court would decide if the city of Miami can sue the banks under the…

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