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Dec 3, 2020 - 10:00 am .- The Supreme Court has accepted an appeal by California churches against the state’s coronavirus restrictions, sending the case back to the lower courts for reconsideration in light of its opinion on the Brooklyn Diocese case.
Nov 30, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- The Supreme Court heard oral arguments Monday on whether the Trump administration can exclude undocumented immigrants when apportioning congressional representatives based on a state’s population.  
Nov 26, 2020 - 01:23 pm .- The Supreme Court said Wednesday night that NY state restrictions on religious services during the coronavirus pandemic are a violation of the First Amendment’s protection of free religious exercise. After the ruling the Bishop of Brooklyn, whose diocese was a plaintiff in the suit, said that religious worship should be considered an essential during the coronavirus pandemic.
Nov 25, 2020 - 10:30 am .- Arkansas lawmakers have introduced a bill to ban nearly all abortions in the state in what lawmakers hope will serve as a new challenge to Roe v. Wade.
Nov 13, 2020 - 11:30 am .- Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito has spoken of his concern that religious liberty is under threat in the United States. The justice spoke out on Thursday about a range of issues which, he said, were challenging basic legal freedoms in the country.
Nov 13, 2020 - 09:40 am .- The Diocese of Brooklyn is appealing to the U.S. Supreme Court in its case against New York’s COVID restrictions on churches.
Nov 10, 2020 - 06:00 pm .- Pro-life advocates are hopeful the Supreme Court will review an abortion law in Mississippi, even though the court once again delayed its decision on whether to hear the case. 
Nov 10, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- The Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Tuesday in the latest legal challenge to the Affordable Care Act. How the court might decide the case was a crucial part of Democratic opposition to the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the court last month.
Nov 10, 2020 - 12:39 am .- The U.S. Supreme Court should hear appeals backing HHS rules that block recipients of Title X family planning funds from performing or making referrals for abortions, a group of pro-life obstetricians and gynecologists and a Christian medical association have said.
Nov 4, 2020 - 12:35 pm .- On Wednesday morning, the Supreme Court heard arguments on a Pennsylvania adoption case, as senior U.S. bishops warned of the case's potential consequences for religious freedom and the role of Catholic welfare agencies in American public life. 
Oct 27, 2020 - 10:05 am .- As new Justice Amy Coney Barrett takes her seat at the Supreme Court, one of the first decisions on her desk will be the court’s consideration of whether to review Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban.
Oct 26, 2020 - 06:08 pm .- The Senate on Monday voted to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. Barrett took the oaths of office in a White House ceremony Monday evening.
Oct 26, 2020 - 08:45 am .- Amy Coney Barrett is expected to be confirmed to the Supreme Court on Monday evening, after the Senate held a rare Sunday session during which a majority of senators moved to advance her nomination to a full vote.
Oct 20, 2020 - 11:00 am .- The Supreme Court will hear a challenge to the Trump administration’s “Remain in Mexico” policy, under which some asylum applicants have to wait outside the United States while their applications are considered. The policy is opposed by the U.S. bishops’ conference.
Oct 19, 2020 - 08:00 pm .- Leading abortion-advocacy groups have called for Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) to step down as ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee over her conduct during confirmation hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett. 
Oct 19, 2020 - 04:27 pm .- Catholic likely voters support Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination as a Supreme Court justice by a nearly 20-point margin over those who oppose the appointment, according to a new poll released Monday.
Oct 19, 2020 - 11:00 am .- A three-judge panel on the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 that abortion providers can be required to have transfer agreements with local hospitals.
Oct 15, 2020 - 03:00 pm .- A former student and clerk of Amy Coney Barrett praised the judge’s character on Thursday, during the Senate judiciary committee’s last day of hearings on her nomination to the Supreme Court. 
Oct 15, 2020 - 11:00 am .- The Senate Judiciary Committee will vote on advancing Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court on October 22, Sen. Lindsay Graham announced on Thursday, after three days of hearings with Barrett.
Oct 15, 2020 - 09:30 am .- Over 600 students and alumni of Notre Dame Law School have signed a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee in support of Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation to the Supreme Court. 

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