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The latest news and analysis about key cases and critical arguments before the Supreme Court. The feed is updated frequently when the court is in session with interviews, background reports and updates to put key decisions in context.

The latest news and analysis about key cases and critical arguments before the Supreme Court. The feed is updated frequently when the court is in session with interviews, background reports and updates to put key decisions in context.
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The latest news and analysis about key cases and critical arguments before the Supreme Court. The feed is updated frequently when the court is in session with interviews, background reports and updates to put key decisions in context.

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News Wrap: Supreme Court hears McDonnell corruption appeal

4/28/2016
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: Good evening. I’m Judy Woodruff. HARI SREENIVASAN: And I’m Hari Sreenivasan. JUDY WOODRUFF: On the “NewsHour”s tonight: Front-runners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton win big in yesterday’s delegate-rich primaries, pushing the two closer to their party’s nomination — what this means for the rest of the candidates in the race. HARI SREENIVASAN: Also ahead this Wednesday: DONALD TRUMP (R), Republican Presidential Candidate: We will always save...

Duration:00:04:18

Supreme Court weighs scope of presidential power in immigration case

4/19/2016
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioThe post Supreme Court weighs scope of presidential power in immigration case appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Duration:00:06:39

Anita Hill on the Thomas hearings, 25 years later: ‘I would do it again’

4/8/2016
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: Twenty-five years ago this October, University of Oklahoma law Professor Anita Hill changed Supreme Court confirmation hearings forever. Twenty million households tuned in to see her testify that her former boss, nominee Clarence Thomas, sexually harassed her. The hearings continued through the weekend, touching hot buttons of sex, power and race. Thomas called it a high-tech lynching. HBO Films retells the story in “Confirmation,” starring...

Duration:00:08:14

Is Merrick Garland making headway with the GOP?

4/6/2016
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: U.S. Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland made the rounds on Capitol Hill again today. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell remains determined not to hold confirmation hearings. Some Senate Republicans, including Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles Grassley, have announced a willingness to meet the nominee, although he and the Senate majority leader say they will not schedule hearings or a vote. Today, Judge Garland did meet two Republicans,...

Duration:00:06:36

Without Scalia, Supreme Court splits on union fees case

3/30/2016
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: We turn now to the Supreme Court, where today’s 4-4 split was an unlikely win for labor unions, and a stark example of the impact of Justice Scalia’s death. For more on today’s highly anticipated decision, and the new dynamics of the divided court, we are joined by Marcia Coyle, chief Washington correspondent for “The National Law Journal.” So, welcome back, Marcia. MARCIA COYLE, The National Law Journal: Thanks, Judy. JUDY WOODRUFF:...

Duration:00:04:22

Supreme Court hears birth control battle brought by religious nonprofits

3/23/2016
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: But, first, we turn to the Supreme Court, where the clash between religious freedom and women’s access to birth control played out once again today. PROTESTERS: Hands off my birth control! GWEN IFILL: Today marked the fourth time the high court has heard a challenge to the president’s signature health care law. At the center of today’s case, the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive mandate. Just two years ago, arts and crafts chain Hobby Lobby...

Duration:00:06:14

Shields and Brooks on blocking Trump, Sanders’ chances and Merrick Garland

3/19/2016
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: And that brings us to the analysis of Shields and Brooks. That’s syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks. So, gentlemen, with that gentle note to end this week, David, where does the Republican contest stand? DAVID BROOKS: I’m trembling at the loss of Sam Clovis from the ranks. (LAUGHTER) DAVID BROOKS: Trump is looking like the nominee. I mean, he had this great night. He — if he continues as he has been...

Duration:00:12:16