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Trump administration to ask Supreme Court to decide census dispute

3:09am IST

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump's administration said on Tuesday it will urge the Supreme Court to rule by the end of its term in June on a bid to implement a plan, blocked by a judge, to ask people in the 2020 national census whether they are U.S. citizens.

U.S. Supreme Court to hear biggest gun rights case since 2010

12:17am IST

WASHINGTON The conservative-majority U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday took up its biggest gun rights case in nearly a decade, agreeing to hear a challenge backed by the influential National Rifle Association lobby group to New York City's strict limits on handgun owners transporting their firearms outside of the home.

Supreme Court lets mystery company file appeal under seal

22 Jan 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday let an unidentified foreign government-owned company appeal under seal a grand jury subpoena possibly related to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe into Russia's role in the 2016 election, and the firm said a ruling against it would "wreak havoc" on American foreign policy.

Supreme Court again mum on Trump's 'Dreamers' appeals

22 Jan 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court closed the door at least for now on President Donald Trump's effort to end protections for hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants dubbed "Dreamers," with the justices again silent on Tuesday on three related appeals.

U.S. Supreme Court scraps arguments on Trump census appeal

19 Jan 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday canceled arguments that had been scheduled for next month in an appeal by President Donald Trump's administration relating to its contentious move to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census.

U.S. Supreme Court silent on 'Dreamers' appeal, other big cases

19 Jan 2019

WASHINGTON It is looking increasingly likely that the U.S. Supreme Court will not hear Trump administration appeals involving the "Dreamers" immigrants, transgender troops and gay rights during its current term, meaning rulings in these major cases may not come until next year.

Trump administration moves to appeal census ruling

18 Jan 2019

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK President Donald Trump's administration on Thursday took the first steps to appealing a lower court ruling that blocked its contentious plan to ask people taking part in the 2020 national census whether they are U.S. citizens.

On Prohibition milestone's anniversary, U.S. top court hears booze case

17 Jan 2019

WASHINGTON A case testing the constitutionality of state regulations on the sale of alcohol enacted after the Prohibition era brewed before the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, with the justices appearing sympathetic toward a challenge to Tennessee's residency requirements for retailers.

On Prohibition milestone's anniversary, U.S. top court hears booze case

17 Jan 2019

WASHINGTON, Jan 16 A case testing the constitutionality of state regulations on the sale of alcohol enacted after the Prohibition era brewed before the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, with the justices appearing sympathetic toward a challenge to Tennessee's residency requirements for retailers.

U.S. Supreme Court rejects challenge to consumer protection bureau

14 Jan 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned away a Texas bank's constitutional challenge to the structure of the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, passing up a case that could have led to more presidential power over an independent agency that President Donald Trump's administration already has weakened.

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