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Meat Manufacturer Sues New Mexico After Plant Ordered To Close Due To COVID-19 Cases

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| Stampede Meat argues the closure violates President Trump's April 28 executive order, which aims to keep meat packing plants open during the pandemic.

Will Supreme Court Invalidate Obamacare A Decade After It Was Enacted?

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There would be enormous consequences were the court to throw out the ACA, which has survived twice in the high court. But the court's makeup is very different now than on those past occasions.

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Philadelphia Police Release 'Traumatic' Bodycam Video Of Walter Wallace Jr. Shooting

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"We understand that the materials released today will be very painful. It will elicit anger, rage, distress, evoke more questions, and rightfully so," the district attorney said, urging calm.

From Marijuana To Mushrooms, Voters Want Drug Laws Eased

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Voters in 2020 push for drug reform. Several states approve marijuana for recreational and medicinal use. Oregon votes to decriminalize possession of small amounts of hard drugs.

At Supreme Court, Justices Consider Religion, LGBTQ Rights

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At issue is a Catholic charity's refusal to screen same-sex couples as foster care parents.

Faith, LGBTQ Rights Collide At Supreme Court

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At issue in the case is the rights of a city to enforce its anti-discrimination policies in contracting against the rights of religious groups.

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Supreme Court Examines When Juveniles May Be Sentenced to Life Without Parole

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New Justice Barrett, a mother of 7, is among those now weighing when juvenile offenders are so incapable of rehabilitation that they may be sentenced to life without the possibility of parole.

Bail For Kyle Rittenhouse, Accused Kenosha Shooter, Set At $2 Million

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Rittenhouse's lawyers argued that because he had allegedly acted in self-defense the bond should be set at $750,000. But Court Commissioner Loren Keating rejected that argument.

Justice Barrett Joins Supreme Court Arguments For The First Time

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The newest justice did not participate in the court's work last week, and, consequently, did not vote in two significant cases decided by the court in opinions released Monday.