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June 28, 2018

By Sarah Turberville

Those 5-to-4 decisions on the Supreme Court? 9 to 0 is far more common.



SCOTUS 2017 Splits get all the attention, but consensus is the rule, and that's how it should be.

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Topics: Justice System

June 22, 2018

By Katherine Hawkins

Frequently Asked Questions: Criminal Prosecutions on the Border



CBP detention 2 Zero-tolerance prosecutions on the southwest border are undermining key constitutional protections.

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Topics: Government Accountability, Justice System

June 11, 2018

By Sarah Turberville

Who Should Make a Decision on Life and Death?



Lady Justice scales Missouri is flouting the Supreme Court's ruling on jury decision-making in death penalty cases. But will the high court rein it in?

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Topics: Justice System

February 13, 2018

By David Janovsky

The President v. The Courts



The Supreme Court with a blue and red overlay Past U.S. presidents of both parties have threatened to undermine the authority of the third branch. Do President Trump’s attacks cross a red line?

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Topics: Justice System

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