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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.

High drama: Supreme Court is ending its current term this week

June 24, 2017 By Lyle Denniston

With the prospect of a headline-making finish, the Supreme Court will close its current term with two days of drama on Monday and Tuesday. The most significant issue before it is the fate of President Trump’s controversial executive order putting limits on immigration of foreign nationals, including refugees.

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