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Friday

The U.S. Supreme Court is seen in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, the day the court released a report on its investigation into a leaked draft opinion in May 2022. Stefani Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Thursday

SCOTUS says it was unable to find who leaked the draft decision overturning 'Roe'

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The Marshal of the Supreme Court is unable to identify a person who leaked the Dobbs decision, according to a Supreme Court release Thursday. Samuel Corum/Getty Images hide caption

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Monday

Supreme Court justices have spent longer this term on arguments than in past terms. Olivier Douliery /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The case of the Supreme Court that just can't seem to stop talking

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Wednesday

North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore, a Republican, speaks Wednesday to reporters in front of the U.S. Supreme Court. State Republicans want the court to overturn a decision by the state Supreme Court that ruled that the Republican legislature, in drawing new congressional district lines after the 2020 Census, had violated the state constitution with an extreme partisan gerrymander. Olivier Douliery /AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Supreme Court weighs controversial election-law case

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The Supreme Court considers the 'independent state legislature' theory

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Are the justices of the U.S Supreme Court ready to overturn the power of state courts to oversee congressional elections in the states? Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Supreme Court to hear controversial election-law case

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Monday

Lorie Smith, the owner of 303 Creative, a website design company in Colorado, speaks Monday to reporters outside of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images hide caption

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Supreme Court hears case of web designer who doesn't want to work on same-sex weddings

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A Colorado web designer says a law is preventing her from doing wedding web designs

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Supreme Court hears clash between LGBTQ and business owners' rights

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Thursday

Tuesday

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Supreme Court hears Texas challenge to federal immigration priorities

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U.S. Supreme Court faces dilemma over enforcing the country's immigration laws

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Tuesday

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Supreme Court paves the way for release of Trump's tax returns to a House panel

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Monday

Kelli Ward, chair of the Arizona Republican Party, claimed that the limited request for her phone records, served on her service provider T-Mobile, was a violation of the First Amendment. Brandon Bell/Getty Images hide caption

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