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Midday Roundup: High court halts Obama’s power plant regs

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Regulatory reprieve. A divided U.S. Supreme Court last night slammed the brakes on President Barack Obama’s plan for strict new regulations on the…

High court hears a case of mistaken (political) identity

High court hears a case of mistaken (political) identity

By Mary Reichard
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Supreme Court | The U.S. Supreme Court last month heard the case of a police detective demoted for what could be called political in-activism. His offense? Picking up a…

Weekend Reads: Elevating equality to a moral absolute

Weekend Reads: Elevating equality to a moral absolute

By Caleb Nelson
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Books | Sisters in Law: How Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg Went to the Supreme Court and Changed the World  (HarperCollins, 2015) embodies a very…

Child slaves can sue Nestlé for cocoa plantation abuses, court rules

By Gaye Clark
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Human Trafficking | The U.S. Supreme Court this month refused to dismiss a lawsuit against Nestlé and two other companies claiming they knew of child slavery at cocoa…

Why the pro-life movement is succeeding

By Nick Eicher
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Culture | Each week, The World and Everything in It features a “Culture Friday” segment, in which executive producer Nick Eicher discusses the latest cultural news

Supreme Court rejects case defending Arkansas abortion limits

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear a lawsuit this week that would have resurrected an Arkansas law prohibiting abortions after the 12th week of pregnancy…

Supreme Court takes landmark church-state case

By Emily Belz
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Supreme Court | Playground dispute could determine future of state aid to religious institutions

Alabama chief justice: Order against same-sex marriage still in force

By Leigh Jones
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Marriage | Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore issued a directive today reminding the state’s probate judges, who issue marriage licenses, that the high…

Scalia: Government can favor religion

By La Shawn Barber
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Religious Liberty | U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia stirred up things last month when he made a common-sense statement about racial preferences in college and…

Should Native-American courts have jurisdiction over non-tribe members?

By Mary Reichard
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Supreme Court | A U.S. Supreme Court case about Native American tribal jurisdiction could redefine the way tribe members bring civil suits against non-tribe members. The case…

Supreme Court deciding the boundary lines of affirmative action

By Mary Reichard
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Supreme Court | Last week marked the second time the U.S. Supreme Court heard the case of Abigail Fisher, a white student denied admission to the University of Texas at…

Supreme Court considers ‘one person, one vote’ case

By Mary Reichard
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Supreme Court | You’d think the government would have this figured out by now. The law says each state legislative district must have roughly the same population as all the…

 
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