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Justice Kennedy asked Trump to put Kavanaugh on Supreme Court list, book says

It was a historic moment in April 2017 when Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy presided over the ceremonial Rose Garden swearing-in for the court’s new member, Neil Gorsuch: the first time a sitting justice was joined on the nation’s highest ...

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In old-fashioned exchange of missives, Supreme Court bids adieu to former colleague

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court formally marked the retirement on Monday of Anthony Kennedy with an old-fashioned exchange of letters that the chief justice read aloud from the bench. The justices, often bitterly divided on high-profile legal issues, were unanimous ...

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Old case about goat sacrifices played role in blocking Trump’s travel ban

In 1993, the Supreme Court granted constitutional protections to an Afro-Cuban religious group that sacrifices animals, such as goats, chickens, ducks and turtles, as a form of ritual. More than two decades later, specifically Thursday, three federal appeals court judges ...

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Commentary: Kennedy, not Trump, will determine the Supreme Court’s future

The announcement of President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee will unleash a blizzard of commentary, advertising and social media campaigns aimed at influencing senators and the public. But to win the real battle for the future of the high court, ...

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