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The Supreme Court’s November Cases and Argument Analysis, Explained



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The Supreme Court’s November term is filled with intriguing and controversial cases from potentially invalidating the Affordable Care Act, figuring out whether Christian Foster Care Agencies need to meet with gay couples, or whether minors need to be permanently incorrigible in order to get a lifetime sentence. Here is a summary of all of the cases SCOTUS is hearing in November.


The Supreme Court Rules Half of Oklahoma is a Native American Reservation



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The Supreme Court just ruled in the case of McGirt v. Oklahoma that the Eastern Half of Oklahoma is now considered a Native American reservation for the purposes of criminal justice. Here’s why the Supreme Court ruled that way and what it means.


The Supreme Court Releases Trump’s Tax Returns to Investigators



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The question before the Supreme Court was whether Article II and the Supremacy Clause of the Constitution prevent the President from being criminally investigated. It turns out that, according to the courts, the president needs to be treated like any other citizen in state courts. Because of this Trump’s tax returns will be turned over to New York state prosecutors. This is an analysis of the court’s ruling in the combined cases of Trump v. Mazars USA and Trump v. Deutsche Bank.


The Supreme Court Rules on Separation of Church and State; Ministerial Exemptions, Explained



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In the case of Our Lady of Guadalupe School v. Morrissey-Berru the Supreme Court expanded the definition of “Ministerial Exemptions” beyond exclusively ministers. It now encompasses anyone whose position can be described as ministerial by the religious institution as verified by the courts. Here’s exactly what’s happening.


Supreme Court’s Abortion Decision 2020, Explained



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The supreme court just decided in the case of June Medical Services LLC v. Russo. This case had to do with a new Louisiana abortion law that is almost identical to a Texas abortion law ruled unconstitutional in 2016. Here’s what’s happening.