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

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

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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