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More than immigration policy at stake in DAPA case

By Mary Reichard
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Supreme Court | Ninety minutes of oral argument last week pitted 26 states, along with the U.S. House of Representatives, against the Obama administration’s unilateral…

Puerto Rico asks Supreme Court for debt relief

By Mary Reichard
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Puerto Rico | After years of fiscal mismanagement, Puerto Rico has appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court to help it smooth the road out of debt. During oral arguments in late…

Oregon bakery continues to fight bias ruling that shut it down

By Mary Reichard
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Religious Liberty | Aaron and Melissa Klein once operated Sweet Cakes by Melissa, a bakery in Oregon.  Three years ago, they declined to make a wedding cake for a lesbian…

Federal overreach furor flows through Alaska river dispute

By Mary Reichard
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Supreme Court | The U.S. Supreme Court last month heard a dispute over federal land, similar to the one in Oregon that culminated in a 40-day standoff earlier this year. 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…

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…

Keeping churches out of the courtroom

Keeping churches out of the courtroom

By Mary Reichard
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Religion | Churches are dealing with new legal challenges following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to legalize same-sex marriage nationwide. Pastors fear they’ll…

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…

Donald Trump claims self-funded campaign sets him apart

By Kent Covington & Mary Reichard
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Campaign 2016 | The staff of The World and Everything in It has profiled 22 possible 2016 presidential candidates in its “White House Wednesday” series. Now they take a look

The campus threat to free speech

By Mary Reichard
Posted

Free Speech | Before a University of Missouri communications professor summoned “muscle” to help shut down a student reporter at a protest, a Yale University student…

Supreme Court hears immigrant deportation case

By Mary Reichard
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Immigration | Jorge Luna Torres moved to the United States from the Dominican Republic when he was 9 years old and has been a lawful permanent resident for three decades.

 
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