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On this day, Supreme Court invalidates key FDR program

May 27, 2017 By NCC Staff

On May 28, 1935, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down an important part of President Franklin Roosevelt’s NRA plan, symbolized by an iconic Blue Eagle logo.

Tight timeline for Supreme Court to rule on immigration order

May 26, 2017 By Lyle Denniston

The Supreme Court will have to move with unusual speed if it is to promptly settle the constitutional dispute over President Trump’s temporary ban on entry into the U.S. of foreign nationals of six Mideast nations with Muslim majorities. 

Supreme Court appeal next after Trump curb on immigration blocked

May 25, 2017 By Lyle Denniston

In a ruling that is going to be tested, and soon, in the Supreme Court, a federal appeals court in Richmond, VA, on Thursday barred the Trump Administration from enforcing the President’s revised curb on immigration of foreign nationals from six Muslim-majority nations.

Trump administration loses another immigration-ban appeal

May 25, 2017 By Scott Bomboy

The Fourth Circuit Appeals Court has ruled against President Donald Trump’s immigration-ban executive order, in another rebuke of the controversial policy. In a 10-3 decision made by the full court, Chief Judge Roger L. Gregory’s majority opinion had strong words about the executive order, starting with his opinion’s first paragraph.

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