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The Supreme Court will hear arguments in the fall over the constitutionality of Harvard University's affirmative action program. Charles Krupa/AP hide caption

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The Supreme Court adds affirmative action to its potential hit list

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Supreme Court hears arguments on campaign finance law, issues statement on NPR report

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Supreme Court heard Cruz case about using post-election contributions to repay loans

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Divisions at the U.S. Supreme Court are playing out in differences among the justices

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Members of the Supreme Court: Seated from left are Associate Justice Samuel Alito, Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, Chief Justice John Roberts, Associate Justice Stephen Breyer and Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Standing from left are Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh, Associate Justice Elena Kagan, Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch and Associate Justice Amy Coney Barrett. Erin Schaff/New York Times/AP hide caption

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Gorsuch didn't mask despite Sotomayor's COVID worries, leading her to telework

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The Supreme Court's vote to invalidate the vaccine-or-test regulation was 6 to 3, along ideological lines. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court blocks Biden's vaccine-or-test mandate for large private companies

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The Supreme Court heard challenges Friday to the Biden administration efforts to increase the nation's vaccination rate against COVID-19. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court's conservatives cast cloud over vaccine-or-test mandate for businesses

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The Supreme Court hears arguments Friday in two cases challenging the Biden administration's vaccine mandates. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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The Supreme Court is hearing arguments challenging vaccine mandates

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Supreme Court again leaves state vaccine mandate in place for health care workers

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Supreme Court refuses to block Texas abortion law as legal fights move ahead

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An anti-abortion activist rallies outside the Supreme Court on Nov. 1, as arguments about Texas' abortion law begin. The court has allowed the law to remain in place for now. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court refuses to block Texas abortion law as legal fights move forward

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The Supreme Court heard arguments in a challenge from parents in Maine who want to use a state tuition program to send their children to religious schools. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court signals further erosion of separation of church and state in schools

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The Supreme Court's conservative majority has been shrinking the Constitution's wall of separation between church and state, particularly in cases dealing with religious schools. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court weighs mandating public funds for religious schools in Maine

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