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Under Solicitor General Noel Francisco, the Trump administration regularly leap-frogged over appeals courts, going directly to the Supreme Court to block decisions it didn't like from federal trial courts. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Biden's Solicitor General Faces Tough Choices On Trump Supreme Court Positions

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's signature is seen on the single article of impeachment against President Trump. The case against the president now moves to the U.S. Senate, which will consider the article after Trump is no longer in office. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Can The Senate Try An Ex-President?

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Anti-abortion rights activists demonstrate at the Supreme Court in Washington on Oct. 5. The court's new conservative supermajority puts the fate of Roe v. Wade in doubt. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court's New Supermajority: What It Means For Roe v. Wade

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Election cases are among those before the U.S. Supreme Court, though none that will change President Trump's defeat. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Religion, Abortion, Guns And Race. Just The Start Of A New Supreme Court Menu

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LEAP fellows Astrid Saenz, Fatima Salcido, and Victor Briseno participating in a law school application workshop. Carrie Sommer/Courtesy of Cindy Lopez hide caption

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Supreme Court Dodges Trump's Plan To Exclude Undocumented Immigrants From Census

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Protesters carrying signs about the census gather outside the U.S. Supreme Court in 2019. Immigrant rights advocates have vowed to continue fighting President Trump's proposal. Aurora Samperio/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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Supreme Court Punts Census Case, Giving Trump An Iffy Chance To Alter Numbers

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Supreme Court To Hear Case Over NCAA's Limits On Compensation For Student Athletes

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Supreme Court Rejects Texas' Lawsuit Over Election Results

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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, seen here with President Trump in June in Dallas, sued four states that Joe Biden carried in the general election, claiming their changes to election procedures during the pandemic violated federal law. Nicholas Kamm/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Supreme Court Shuts Door On Texas Suit Seeking To Overturn Election

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