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Protesters outside the Supreme Court await a court decision in June 2016. Rena Schild/

Abortion freedom of speech battle heading to the Supreme Court

Under a California law, faith-based crisis pregnancy centers must post signs with information about family planning services. The centers say it violates their First Amendment rights.
Then-Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is joined by Joe Arpaio at a campaign event. AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File

Arpaio pardon could encourage more civil rights violations

Pardoning a man who has illegally used racial profiling to round up Latinos could send a message to law enforcement that aggressive tactics are OK by the president.
The Supreme Court’s decision in the Trinity Lutheran case is blurring the lines between church and state. aradaphotography/

The Supreme Court, religion and the future of school choice

The Trinity Lutheran case signals the Supreme Court's willingness to interpret separation of church and state as religious discrimination. What will this mean for the future of vouchers and school choice?
People walk out after the U.S. Supreme Court granted parts of the Trump administration’s emergency request on the travel ban. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

4 ways the Supreme Court could rule on Trump’s travel ban

A professor of constitutional law gives a preview of what to expect when the travel ban cases reach the highest court this fall.

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