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Law360 (May 17, 2021, 9:47 AM EDT) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday took up a closely watched abortion case that could lead the court’s newly solidified conservative majority to overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark decision that has protected abortion rights for half a century. The high court will review the Fifth Circuit’s …

Justice Elena Kagan testifies before the House Committee on Appropriations during a Supreme Court Budget hearing, on Thursday, March 7, 2019. Credit: Diego M. Radzinschi / ALM State laws that fine or remove presidential electors who fail to vote in the electoral college for the candidate whom they pledged to support do not violate the …

An audio feed of Supreme Court oral arguments in Trump v. Mazars and Trump v. Deutsche Bank AG, dealing with the subpoenas from the US Congress to obtain US President Donald Trumps financial records, is heard via a teleconference due to COVID-19, known as coronavirus, as seen on a laptop in Washington, DC, May 12, …

Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor issued a scathing rebuke of the court’s decision to allow the Trump administration to enforce its “public charge” rule in the state of Illinois, limiting which non-citizens can obtain visas to enter the U.S. Sotomayor’s problems with the conservative majority’s ruling went far beyond this case, claiming that it was symptomatic …

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up an appeal by Alachua County’s property appraiser and tax collector in a dispute about whether a local chamber of commerce should receive a property-tax exemption. As is common, justices did not explain their reasons for deciding against hearing the appeal filed by …