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From Delay To Action: The Supreme Court To Take A Conservative Turn In 2017

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Florida Death Row Population In Limbo After Supreme Court Ruling

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Questions Of Race And Redistricting Return To The Supreme Court

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Supreme Court Tests Whether Detained Immigrants Have Right To Hearing

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Supreme Court To Consider How Long Immigrants May Be Detained Without Bond Hearing

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Texas Death Case Tests Standards For Defining Intellectual Disability

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Barronelle Stutzman, center, a Richland, Wash., florist who was fined for denying service to a gay couple in 2013, is surrounded by supporters after a hearing before Washington's Supreme Court, on Tuesday, in Bellevue, Wash. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption

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Washington High Court Hears Case Of Florist Who Refused To Serve Gay Wedding

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Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland, left, walks with Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., in March at the Capitol in Washington. Schumer is expected to become the new Senate minority leader, but with Donald Trump's election as president, Garland's nomination is done. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Republicans' Senate Tactics Leave Trump Wide Sway Over Nation's Courts

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