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Supreme Court to hear Biden administration immigration case

The nation's highest court is being asked to decide how much leeway a president has on policy that hasn't been specifically spelled out by Congress. CBS News' John Dickerson speaks with James Romoser, editor of SCOTUSblog, about the facts of this case.

Supreme Court to resume public tours

The Supreme Court announced Monday that it will reopen to the public this week in another step toward resuming its practices before the Covid pandemic led to strict limits on who could enter the building. Starting Thursday, the building will be open to visitors from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m....

Lawyer for Supreme Court defends Justice Samuel Alito after allegations of a second leak

A lawyer for the Supreme Court said on Monday that there is no evidence that Justice Samuel Alito leaked the ruling of a major Supreme Court case regarding contraceptives in 2014.  “There is nothing to suggest that Justice Alito’s actions violated ethical standards,” legal counsel for the court Ethan Torrey wrote in a letter to Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.).  The two Democratic lawmakers have demanded an investigation into “serious allegations” that surfaced in a New York Times report earlier this month in which a former anti-abortion leader, Rev. Rob Schenck, claimed that he was tipped off about...

Supreme Court to hear arguments over Biden immigration policy

The Supreme Court is set to wade into the immigration debate Tuesday as it takes up a challenge to a Biden administration policy instructing agents to focus on arresting immigrants who pose a threat to public safety or national security. Republican-led states brought the case to the high court, arguing...
Times Union

Supreme Court appears uncomfortable with Percoco bribery case

ALBANY — The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Monday in an appeal by Joseph Percoco, the disgraced confidant of former Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo who spent several years in federal prison on various bribery convictions before being released last year. Based on the questions asked and comments made...
Seattle Times

Supreme Court Defends Alito After Breach Allegation

The Supreme Court on Monday defended Justice Samuel Alito against allegations that a former anti-abortion leader had been tipped off in 2014 to a landmark contraception ruling written by the justice. The court also sidestepped questions from lawmakers about whether the claim would be investigated further. The New York Times...