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Decision in Trump’s Immunity Claim Now in HeinOnline

A three-judge panel dismissed Trump’s argument that he cannot be prosecuted because the allegations against him are tied to his official duties as president, denying him the ability to avoid a trial. This decision can be searched in HeinOnline.

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Supreme Court Unveils Its First-Ever Code of Ethics

Criticism over undisclosed trips and gifts from wealthy benefactors to some justices has grown from both the public and Congress. On Monday, the Supreme Court announced the first-ever code of conduct governing the ethical behavior of its nine justices.

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Major Supreme Court Case Decisions in the 2022-2023 Term

There were five critical issues that were being argued in the Supreme Court during the 2022-2023 term. The Court has issued major decisions that have sparked a flurry of media attention and ignited discussions surrounding the upcoming election.

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Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson Confirmed to the Supreme Court

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson was recently confirmed to the Supreme Court. She is the first Black woman named to the nation’s highest court. Jackson is replacing Associate Justice Stephen Breyer. Let’s take a closer look at her education and career.

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All About Justice Stephen Breyer

Justice Stephen Breyer announced that he is retiring after serving more than two decades on the nation’s highest court. Learn about Justice Breyer and how to research his career and major rulings in HeinOnline.

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Roe v. Wade Threatened in Supreme Court Shadow Docket Ruling

In a 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a shadow docket refusing to block a Texas law banning abortion after six weeks. This new law violates the 1973 landmark decision Roe v. Wade, which declared a pregnant person has a constitutional right to an abortion.

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All About Sonia Sotomayor

Sonia Sotomayor is known as the first woman of color, first Hispanic, and first Latina member of the Supreme Court of the United States. In this blog, we’ll explore Sotomayor’s education, early legal career, and notable rulings.

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All About President Biden’s New Supreme Court Commission

President Joe Biden recently issued an executive order creating a bipartisan commission of 36 experts to study structural changes to the Supreme Court. View this executive order in the Federal Register within HeinOnline to learn more about these changes.