What Supreme Court justices signaled in hearing on removing Trump from Colorado ballot
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2w ago
The Supreme Court heard arguments in a landmark election case looking at whether Donald Trump's actions on Jan. 6 should disqualify him from appearing on Colorado's ballot. The justices scrutinized an obscure provision in the 14th Amendment at the center of this case. Amna Nawaz discussed the hearing with William Brangham and Supreme Court analyst Marcia Coyle who both were at the court. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders ..read more
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Supreme Court to decide if insurrection clause can block Trump from Colorado ballot
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2w ago
The Supreme Court will hear arguments in one of the most consequential election cases in the nation's history. Does the Civil War-era insurrection clause of the 14th Amendment disqualify Donald Trump from holding higher office? The court will hear a case out of Colorado, where its state Supreme Court ruled Trump is ineligible to be on the ballot. William Brangham reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders ..read more
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Border standoff between Texas, feds intensifies as governor defies Supreme Court ruling
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This week, the Supreme Court sided with federal agents to remove razor wire put in place by Texas along the Rio Grande. The state is using wire and state agents to block Border Patrol from accessing a section of the border in Eagle Pass. Homeland Security is demanding access to the area by Friday, but Gov. Greg Abbott is doubling down. Laura Barrón-López discussed the dispute with Stephen Vladeck. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders ..read more
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Ruling blocking Trump from Colorado primary ballot sets up high-stakes legal battle
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2M ago
A court decision could have a major impact on the 2024 race for the White House. A divided Colorado Supreme Court ruled Donald Trump is ineligible to serve as president under the Constitution's insurrection clause and barred him from that state's primary ballot. The ruling sets up a likely showdown at the U.S. Supreme Court. Geoff Bennett discussed the ruling with Neal Katyal. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders ..read more
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The barriers women still face in the legal profession decades after O'Connor's appointment
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Sandra Day O'Connor, the first woman to serve on the Supreme Court, lay in repose Monday, giving members of the public the chance to pay their respects. While the court has changed substantially since O'Connor first joined the bench more than 40 years ago, John Yang looks at the other ways the legal profession has not evolved. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders ..read more
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Report gives an inside look at how the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade
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The Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade upended the landscape of reproductive rights and made it a central issue in some elections. A story from The New York Times explains some of the internal dynamics of the court, from how the justices decided to hear the case, to how the decision was drafted and when it was ultimately handed down. Geoff Bennett discussed the report with Jodi Kantor. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders ..read more
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New Supreme Court ethics code 'does very little' to hold justices accountable, expert says
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The nine Supreme Court justices handed down a surprise unanimous decision binding themselves to a new code of ethics. It comes after criticism over undisclosed perks for some of the justices. Amna Nawaz unpacked the court's new rules with Kathleen Clark, a law professor at Washington University in St. Louis specializing in legal and government ethics. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders ..read more
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In domestic violence gun ban case, Supreme Court considers dangers and due process
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The Supreme Court heard a case on Tuesday about whether people with domestic violence court orders should be barred from owning guns. Supreme Court analyst Marcia Coyle joins Geoff Bennett to discuss the arguments. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders ..read more
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Supreme Court takes on cases involving public officials blocking social media followers
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The Supreme Court heard arguments in two key cases about how public officials use social media. The cases explore whether two school board members in California and a city manager in Michigan violated the First Amendment by blocking constituents from posting criticism on their personal social media pages. Geoff Bennett discussed the stakes with NewsHour Supreme Court analyst Marcia Coyle. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders ..read more
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College admissions essays more important for students after end of affirmative action
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Students who are starting to apply to colleges for the coming year are the first class to deal with the impact of the Supreme Court's decision to overturn affirmative action. For many high school students, this annual rite of passage is now trickier than ever to navigate. Special correspondent Hari Sreenivasan takes a look for our higher education series, Rethinking College. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders ..read more
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