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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Has Cancer Again, Says She Will Remain On The Court

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| The Supreme Court justice revealed she on Friday that she had begun a course of chemotherapy on May 19. In a statement, she said she is still able to do her job "full steam."

Supreme Court Clears Way For A 2nd Federal Execution

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The 5-4 decision, with the court's liberal wing dissenting, clears the way for the execution of Wesley Purkey, who was convicted of kidnapping and murdering a 16-year-old girl in 1998.

In Supreme Court Term, Liberals Stuck Together While Conservatives Appeared Fractured

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The court's conservative justices wrote separately a lot, often just for themselves. Meanwhile, the court's liberals let their victories speak for themselves and dissented as a bloc.

Federal Judge Rejects Harvey Weinstein's $19 Million Settlement With Alleged Victims

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The judge on Tuesday said it was unfair to include women who'd merely met Weinstein with those making more grievous charges. "Your settlement would create inequality among all of those people."

Judge Orders Halt To Federal Executions That Were Set To Resume This Week

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A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has barred the lethal injections that were scheduled to commence on Monday, citing the likelihood of "extreme pain and suffering." A legal conflict is likely.

A Powerful Chief And Unexpected Splits: 6 Takeaways From The Supreme Court Term

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From abortion to religion and immigration, the recent court term featured just about every flashpoint in American law. Here are the highlights, including the influence of Chief Justice John Roberts.

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Supreme Court Rules That About Half Of Oklahoma Is Indian Land

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"Today we are asked whether the land these treaties promised remains an Indian reservation. ... Because Congress has not said otherwise, we hold the government to its word," wrote Justice Gorsuch.

Transcripts Of Police Body Cams Show Floyd Pleaded 20 Times That He Couldn't Breathe

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Filed as part of a motion to dismiss charges against one of the officers, the transcripts also appear to show an officer expressing concern about Floyd's well-being in the moments before his death.

Supreme Court Carves Out Religious Exception To Fair Employment Laws

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The decision was 7-2, with Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg dissenting.