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Religious Objectors V. Birth Control Back At Supreme Court

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| Does signing a form expressing a religious objection to providing birth control to employees burden the religious freedom of employers as much as paying for the birth control?

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hospitalized After Infection

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Ginsburg underwent non-surgical treatment Tuesday for a benign gallbladder condition at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, a statement from the U.S. Supreme Court said.

Supreme Court Considers Anti-Prostitution Pledge In HIV/AIDS Funding Case

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At issue is whether the government can require private nonprofits to denounce prostitution in order to qualify for U.S. foreign aid grants aimed at fighting the worldwide AIDS epidemic.

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Supreme Court Arguments A Tech Success, But Format Strangles Usual Give-And-Take

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Justice Clarence Thomas, who often goes years without asking a question, asked several. But for others, the format froze follow up.

Supreme Court Arguments Resume — But With A Twist

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Beginning Monday, for the first time in the Supreme Court's 231-year history, the justices will hear oral arguments by phone in a slate of important cases.

Virginia Gun Range Can Reopen — Governor Overstepped His Authority, Judge Rules

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Gov. Ralph Northam's order included indoor gun ranges among the businesses temporarily closed to stop the spread of the coronavirus. A judge ruled that the governor had overstepped his authority.

Supreme Court To Government: Pay Obamacare Insurers

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Under the law, the money was promised to companies as part of the start-up costs of Obamacare. But a GOP-led Congress reneged on the promise.

Partial Win For Gun Regulation At Supreme Court Could Be Short Lived

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The justices threw out as moot a challenge to New York City's strict gun regulations, but gun-safety advocates worry that gains in the states may be taken away by a conservative court majority.

As Fraudsters Exploit Pandemic Fears, Justice Department Looks To Crack Down

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Crimes including hoarding, price gouging and hawking fake treatments are spreading along with the virus, officials say. Prosecutors are focusing efforts on that "dark underbelly" of society.

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