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Articles on US election 2024

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US Supreme Court associate justice Amy Coney Barrett during her swearing-in ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in October 2020, with Donald Trump in attendance. AC News Photo/Alamy

Should presidents have immunity from the law? The US Supreme Court is to hear Trump’s case

The US Supreme Court’s decision to review presidential immunity is likely to push back his trial over the Capitol Hill riots until after the election.
Lawyers write too much. That’s why the Supreme Court and other U.S. courts impose word limits on them. siraanamwong/ iStock / Getty Images Plus

Supreme Court word-count limits for lawyers, explained in 1,026 words

Lawyers submitting briefs to the Supreme Court in the Trump Colorado ballot case must file a ‘certificate of word count.’ Why? As one judge put it, lawyers’ briefs are ‘too long, too long, too long.’
One of two digitally drawn murals that are part of the installation and exhibit ‘who claims abstraction?’ by Toronto-based Guatemalan artist Francisco-Fernando Granados. (Rachel Topham Photography)

How art can challenge election-time rhetoric about immigrants

2024 is expected to be a year of elections around the world, and as often happens, anti-immigrant rhetoric is on the rise. Art can play a critical role in challenging that rhetoric.

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