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Lester "J.R." Packingham speaks Monday on the front steps of the Supreme Court. He was convicted of statutory rape in 2002, and arrested years later under a law barring sex offenders from social media platforms. Lauren Russell/NPR hide caption

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Supreme Court Considers Whether N.C. Law Violates First Amendment

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Supreme Court Rules Racial Testimony Influenced Inmate's Death Sentence

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Attorney Bob Hilliard — representing the family of Mexican teenager Sergio Adrian Hernandez, who was shot and killed by a U.S. Border Patrol agent — speaks in front of the Supreme Court after presenting his argument on Tuesday. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Conservative Justices Skeptical Of Extending Constitution Beyond U.S. Border

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Supreme Court Considers If Mexican Nationals Can Sue For Border Shooting

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Relatives of Sergio Hernández sit in Ciudad Juarez at the U.S.-Mexico border, on the second anniversary of his killing in 2012. Jesus Alcazar/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Supreme Court To Decide If Mexican Nationals May Sue For Border Shooting

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President Trump speaks at the Major Cities Chiefs Association and Major County Sheriff's Association meeting in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 8. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump's Criticism Of Judges Out Of Line With Past Presidents

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Appeals Court Considers Whether To Lift Stay On Immigration Order

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Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch (center) arrives with former New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte on Capitol Hill last week for a meeting with Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn. There are different kinds of conservative judges, from the pragmatist to the originalist. Gorsuch is a self-proclaimed originalist. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Judge Gorsuch's Originalism Contrasts With Mentor's Pragmatism

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Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch faces members of the media while meeting with Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., in his Senate office. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump's Supreme Court Pick Is A Disciple Of Scalia's 'Originalist' Crusade

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Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch looks on as Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley speaks to reporters before their meeting Wednesday on Capitol Hill. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Senate Democrats In Political Quagmire Over Supreme Court Nomination

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Partisan Battle Expected Over Gorsuch's High Court Nomination

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Speculation Swirls Around Two Names For Supreme Court Slot

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