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Last day of Supreme Court decisions features religion, immigration cases

June 24, 2017 By

The Supreme Court will wrap up scheduled decisions from its current term on Monday morning. Here’s a quick look at the six cases that will be announced by the Court on June 26, 2017.

“Supreme Court” rebuffs religious pre-school by a 12-4 vote

June 24, 2017 By

This is a journalistic account of a moot court of Trinity Lutheran Church v. Comer held on June 6, 2017 by Steven Mazie's American Supreme Court class at Bard High School Early College-Manhattan. The (actual) Supreme Court heard arguments in Trinity Lutheran were on April 19 and is set to release its opinion on Monday, June 26.

A court term ends, a career change begins

June 23, 2017 By Lyle Denniston

Our Supreme Court correspondent, Lyle Denniston, is retiring as a regular Court reporter after 58 years. Here is a personal note from Lyle and a look at his noteworthy career.

Supreme Court decides Takings Clause case as term winds down

June 23, 2017 By Scott Bomboy

The Supreme Court has ruled on an important test first posed by Justice William Brennan nearly 40 years ago about property rights, as Justice Anthony Kennedy sided with the Court's four liberal Justices on Friday.

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