The Justice Department, in a reversal, says the Treasury Department must provide the House Ways and Means Committee the former president’s tax returns, apparently ending a long legal showdown over the records.
Decisions on voting rights and charitable-donor disclosures offered a glimpse of what the coming years of the right’s dominance could look like for the nation’s highest court.
The court, in a 6-3 vote, ruled that Arizona’s limits on who can return early ballots for another person and refusal to count ballots cast in the wrong precinct are not racially discriminatory.
The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the government can indefinitely detain certain immigrants who say they will face persecution or torture if they are deported to their native countries.
Brandi Levy was not in her Pennsylvania school when she made her Snapchat post, but she was suspended from cheerleading activities for a year anyway.
The justices, by a 7-2 vote, left the entire law intact Thursday in ruling that Texas, other Republican-led states and two individuals had no right to bring their lawsuit in federal court.
The House of Representatives already has passed legislation that would make it possible for people with Temporary Protected Status to become permanent residents, but the bill faces uncertain prospects in the Senate.
The Supreme Court agreed Monday to consider a major rollback of abortion rights, saying it will decide whether states can ban abortions before a fetus can survive outside the womb.
The justices said Monday they will review a lower-court ruling that upheld New York’s restrictive gun permit law.
The case has its roots in the Vietnam-era case of a high school in Des Moines, Iowa, that suspended students who wore armbands to protest the war.
The court said there was nothing left to the case after Trump was permanently suspended from Twitter and ended his presidential term in January.
The initial prosecution and decision to seek a death sentence was made by the Obama administration, in which Biden served as vice president.
The voting milestone came late Monday when California electors affirmed Biden’s massive 5 million-vote win last month in the nation’s largest state.
The Constitution gives the electors the power to choose the president, and when all the votes are counted Monday, President-elect Joe Biden is expected to have 306 electoral votes.
The suit from the Texas attorney general, Republican Ken Paxton, demands that the 62 total Electoral College votes in Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin be invalidated.