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  • Another appeals court rules against Trump on DACA, decreases chance of case going to Supreme Court

    Overturning a decision made by a lower court, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Virginia has found that Donald Trump’s abrupt ending of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy was “arbitrary and capricious." This places the 4th circuit in agreement with the 9th Circuit in California. As Bloomberg Law reports, the 2-1 split decision in 4th District came in large part on the basis that Trump’s actions in ending DACA were not “adequately explained.”  Donald Trump has recently railed...

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  • Abortion battles heat up with Kavanaugh on Supreme Court

    Abortion rights advocates and opponents are racing to pass some of the most aggressive laws in recent history as each side prepares for coming legal fights that are likely to culminate in a new challenge to Roe v. Wade.

  • Kavanaugh breaks with conservative Trump court in Apple decision

    Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh sided with the liberal wing of the court in a Monday ruling that found iPhone users can sue Apple over App Store prices, a significant and surprising decision that shows the Trump nominee isn't afraid to

  • Retired Supreme Court Justice lowers the boom on Trump

    Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens said there's certainly a precedent for justices defying the president, and he hopes the current court remembers that in the coming showdown between the executive and legislative branches. The 99-year-old Stevens, a Ford appointee, warned that President Donald Trump is claiming more authority than he has as chief executive, reported the Wall Street Journal. “I think there are things we should be concerned about, there’s no doubt about