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Trump asks Supreme Court to stop Congress from getting his financial records

3:11am IST

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Friday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block a lower court ruling directing an accounting firm to hand over his financial records to a Democratic-led congressional panel, setting up a major clash between branches of government.

U.S. Justice Kavanaugh upbeat in first major public speech

15 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON A gathering of conservative lawyers gave U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh a rapturous reception on Thursday for an upbeat speech in his first major public appearance since sexual misconduct accusations almost derailed his appointment.

Trump asks U.S. Supreme Court to prevent release of his tax returns

15 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Thursday asked the conservative-majority U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to reverse a lower court ruling that directed his longtime accounting firm to hand over eight years of his tax returns to New York prosecutors.

Trump set to ask U.S. Supreme Court to prevent release of tax returns

14 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON, Nov 14 President Donald Trump is set to turn to the conservative-majority U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday in a bid to reverse a lower court ruling that directed his longtime accounting firm to hand over eight years of his tax returns to New York prosecutors.

U.S. Justice Ginsburg misses oral arguments with illness

13 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON Liberal U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who has faced various health scares over the past year, missed oral arguments in court on Wednesday due to illness.

Supreme Court leans towards Trump on ending 'Dreamers' immigrant programme

13 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON The Supreme Court's conservative majority signalled support on Tuesday for President Donald Trump's bid to kill a programme that protects hundreds of thousands of immigrants - dubbed "Dreamers" - who entered the United States illegally as children, even as liberal justices complained that the move would destroy lives. | Video

Forsaken by Trump, immigrant 'Dreamers' seek U.S. Supreme Court reprieve

09 Nov 2019

BALTIMORE When Maricruz Abarca learned three years ago that she had been given the legal right under a U.S. government program called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals to work in the United States and avoid deportation, she started to cry. | Video

Forsaken by Trump, immigrant 'Dreamers' seek U.S. Supreme Court reprieve

08 Nov 2019

BALTIMORE, Nov 8 When Maricruz Abarca learned three years ago that she had been given the legal right under a U.S. government program called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals to work in the United States and avoid deportation, she started to cry.

U.S. Supreme Court justices seek compromise in Hawaii water pollution case

07 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. Supreme Court justices across the political spectrum appeared to be searching for a compromise on Wednesday as they considered an important environmental case from Hawaii that could limit the scope of a landmark federal law aimed at curbing water pollution.

U.S. Supreme Court to review SEC's power to recover ill-gotten gains

02 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a challenge to the ability of the Securities and Exchange Commission to recover ill-gotten profits obtained through misconduct in a case from California that could weaken the agency's enforcement power.

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