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BEN WILLIAMS: The one U.S. Supreme Court opinion to read in 2016

Illustration by Ford Williams

The U.S. Supreme Court’s regular term ended June 27, and the eight remaining life-time Article III Justices released their final opinions.    A 5-4 decision, or more recently 5-3 due to the passing of Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, is cause célèbre.  Those rulings receive sports-like coverage, complete with scores, action shots and quotes from the victorious fans. You’ll hear much ...

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SCOTUS ruling may mean end to Mississippi abortion law

Supreme Court Texas Abortion

The Latest on likely effects of the Supreme Court’s latest abortion ruling in Louisiana and Mississippi (all times local): 1:30 p.m. The sponsor of a Mississippi abortion law says he thinks it probably will fall, since the U.S. Supreme Court has overturned a similar law in Texas. Both laws require doctors who perform abortions to be able to admit patients ...

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