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May 22, 2024 04:16 PM
The tax charge trial for President Joe Biden’s son Hunter was postponed until Sept. 5. It was originally scheduled to start in June, but the defense asked for more time because the younger Biden is facing trial in a separate case beginning early next month.
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May 22, 2024 11:37 AM
The Senate expects to confirm President Joe Biden’s 200th judicial nominee on Wednesday — a high figure for this point in a presidency. Along with one Supreme Court justice, he has appointed 42 judges to the U.S. courts of appeals, 155 judges to U.S. district courts and two to the Court of International Trade, according to CBS News.
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April 25, 2024 10:50 AM
You can listen to the arguments here.
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April 16, 2024 01:55 PM
Justice Clarence Thomas was back at the Supreme Court on Tuesday after a still-unexplained absence the day before. He was present for oral arguments on a case about the Capitol riot, despite calls for him to recuse himself from Jan. 6-related cases over his wife’s involvement in questioning the 2020 election results.
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April 16, 2024 09:27 AM
The Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments on Tuesday in a case that could affect charges against former President Donald Trump and defendants in Capitol riot cases. More than 300 people have been charged under the statute being challenged by an ex-police officer who entered the Capitol that day.
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April 15, 2024 02:29 PM
Justice Clarence Thomas didn’t attend Monday’s Supreme Court session — and the court isn’t saying why. Thomas still plans to participate in the cases being heard, Chief Justice John Roberts said. Multiple outlets noted it’s highly unusual for the Supreme Court to not give a reason for a justice’s absence.
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