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Supreme Court will decide constitutionality of consumer watchdog bureau

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court on Friday said it will consider whether the structure of the watchdog Consumer Financial Protection Bureau created by Congress in 2010 is unconstitutional, something the Trump administration and even the bureau’s director say they now ...

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Justices to review quick removal of some migrants

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court said Friday it will review a lower court decision that hinders the Trump administration’s desire to more quickly deport undocumented immigrants after their requests for asylum have been denied. The case concerns “expedited removal,” a ...

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Supreme Court seems divided over whether Beltway Sniper deserves resentencing

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court seemed divided Wednesday on whether Lee Boyd Malvo, the 17-year-old Beltway Sniper whose deadly 2002 shooting spree terrorized the Washington region, deserves a resentencing hearing because his youth was not weighed before he was sentenced ...

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Justices hear arguments on Puerto Rico oversight

WASHINGTON – The more they heard, the more hesitant Supreme Court justices seemed to be Tuesday about disrupting the work of the board Congress put in place to fix Puerto Rico’s catastrophic economic problems. If the hundreds of billions of ...

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Supreme Court, set to rule on LGBT rights at work, addressed gender discrimination in ‘82

Although she was considered one of her accounting firm’s top management consultants, much of the company’s leadership was not particularly fond of Ann Hopkins in 1982. The overwhelmingly male management at accounting firm Price Waterhouse – now PwC – had ...

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