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In cross-border shooting case, Supremes ask lower court to try again

June 26, 2017 By Nicandro Iannacci

On Monday, the Supreme Court erased the Fifth Circuit’s ruling in Hernández v. Mesa and asked the court to reconsider in light of its own recent decision.

Supreme Court rules for church in playground materials case

June 26, 2017 By Scott Bomboy

A divided Supreme Court said on Monday that a Missouri church had a right to receive a public grant for rubber playground materials, but it stopped short of determining if the state’s Blaine Amendment was unconstitutional.

Trump wins, for now, on immigration curbs

June 26, 2017 By Lyle Denniston

The Supreme Court handed President Trump a broad, though temporary, victory on Monday for his controversial move to limit immigration of foreign nationals, including refugees.  His Administration can begin immediately to enforce those restrictions, with what appear to be only a few exceptions.

Supreme Court accepts wedding cake case, denies guns case

June 26, 2017 By Scott Bomboy

The Supreme Court finally acted on Monday on two closely watched cases about church-government relations and the right to carry a gun outside of a home. But only one case will be heard by the Justice next term.

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