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Supreme Court of the United States: Highest court in the United States
The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) is the highest court in the federal judiciary of the United States of America. It has ultimate and largely discretionary appellate jurisdiction over all federal and state court cases that involve a point of federal law, and original jurisdiction over a narrow range of cases, specifically "all Cases affecting Ambassadors, other public Ministers and Consuls, and those in which a State shall be Party." The Court holds the power of judicial review, the ability to invalidate a statute for violating a provision of the Constitution. It is also able to strike down presidential directives for violating either the Constitution or statutory law. However, it may act only within the context of a case in an area of law over which it has jurisdiction. The Court may decide cases having political overtones but has ruled that it does not have power to decide non-justiciable political questions.

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Hear Clarence Thomas' rare question in live oral arguments (2020) [Video]

Hear Clarence Thomas' rare question in live oral arguments (2020)

Justice Clarence Thomas is known for his silence. But during the Supreme Court’s first ever live broadcast of oral arguments, Thomas asked questions for the first time in over a year.

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Just in: Biden's commission drops its first draft of a report on a possible Supreme Court expansion [Video]

Just in: Biden's commission drops its first draft of a report on a possible Supreme Court expansion

CNN’s Joan Biskupic reports.

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Supreme Court justice on court packing: Advise people to think deeply [Video]

Supreme Court justice on court packing: Advise people to think deeply

Supreme Court justice Stephen Breyer shared his opinion about “court packing” in a wide-ranging interview with CNN’s Joan Biskupic.

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Judge puts Texas abortion law on hold [Video]

Judge puts Texas abortion law on hold

A federal judge blocks a controversial six-week abortion ban, but the Supreme Court could soon decide whether to allow abortion to be dramatically limited.

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TX Abortion Law Blocked… For Now [Video]

TX Abortion Law Blocked… For Now

The suspension of the restrictive abortion law is likely to be challenged, setting the scene for a showdown in the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Video shows Capitol police arrest suspect in 'suspicious vehicle' outside Supreme Court [Video]

Video shows Capitol police arrest suspect in 'suspicious vehicle' outside Supreme Court

US Capitol Police took into custody a suspect from a “suspicious vehicle” parked near the Supreme Court after giving the person commands and using a flash bang device. Capitol police describe the..

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Supreme Court on Lakhimpur Kheri violence ‘No one takes responsibility’ | Oneindia News [Video]

Supreme Court on Lakhimpur Kheri violence ‘No one takes responsibility’ | Oneindia News

The Supreme Court on Monday expressed regret over the violence that erupted in UP’s Lakhimpur Kheri. The Apex court said that nobody takes responsibility when something like this..

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CNN10 - 10/4/21 [Video]

CNN10 - 10/4/21

California plans a vaccine mandate for grade school students, energy shortages trigger problems in China, and the U.S. Supreme Court kicks off a new session.

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US Women's March: Nationwide protests lobby Supreme Court over abortion rights [Video]

US Women's March: Nationwide protests lobby Supreme Court over abortion rights

The first Women's March of the Biden administration brought nationwide protests to demand continued access to abortion, under threat from conservative lawmakers and judges.

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Supreme Court justices take on critics in rare public remarks [Video]

Supreme Court justices take on critics in rare public remarks

Five of the nine Supreme Court justices made a notable series of rare public opinions, striking a provocative tone while off the bench. CNN’s Jessica Schneider reports new polling shows the lowest..

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Sotomayor: There's going to be a lot of disappointment in the law [Video]

Sotomayor: There's going to be a lot of disappointment in the law

Supreme Court justice Sonia Sotomayor speaks out on the Texas abortion bill and how a “majority of Justices gave opted to bury their heads in the sand.” Supreme Court reporter Ariane de Vogue..

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Supreme Court raise concern on highways been blocked by protesting farmers | Oneindia News [Video]

Supreme Court raise concern on highways been blocked by protesting farmers | Oneindia News

The Supreme Court has taken a grim view of the situation of the continuing blockade of highways connecting Delhi to the neighboring states by farmers protesting against the farm..

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2011 caste census are unusable Center tells Supreme Court | Oneindia News [Video]

2011 caste census are unusable Center tells Supreme Court | Oneindia News

The Modi government has told the Supreme Court of India that the 2011 caste census is unusable for any official purposes. It further added that it is also against collecting any information on case or..

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Pegasus spyware row: Supreme Court says setting up probe panel, order next week | Oneindia News [Video]

Pegasus spyware row: Supreme Court says setting up probe panel, order next week | Oneindia News

Today morning, CJI NV Ramana said that the Supreme Court will set up a committee to inquire into the Pegasus snooping row, adding that interim orders would likely be issued next week. To know all..

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Supreme Court rejects Centre’s plea to delay NDA exams for women to next year | Oneindia News [Video]

Supreme Court rejects Centre’s plea to delay NDA exams for women to next year | Oneindia News

Today, Supreme Court said that women should be allowed to take the National Defence Academy (NDA) exams this year, rejecting the government's request to delay the move until next year to establish a..

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On GPS: Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer [Video]

On GPS: Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer

Fareed asks Justice Breyer about his new book on the highest court in the United States, “The Authority of the Court and the Peril of Politics”.

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Breyer Talks SCOTUS Reforms [Video]

Breyer Talks SCOTUS Reforms

The 83-year-old justice seems to be in no hurry to retire from the Supreme Court, but Stephen Breyer told Fox News there is one reform to the court that he would welcome.

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Centre gives guidelines for Covid death certificates, days after SC rebukes for delay |Oneindia News [Video]

Centre gives guidelines for Covid death certificates, days after SC rebukes for delay |Oneindia News

The Centre has informed it that the Union Health Ministry and the ICMR have issued guidelines for the issuance of an official document to the families of those who died of Covid-19. This comes days..

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Breyer speaks out on Supreme Court's Texas abortion law decision [Video]

Breyer speaks out on Supreme Court's Texas abortion law decision

During an NPR interview, US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer called the high court’s recent refusal to block a controversial Texas law that bars abortions at six weeks “very, very, very..

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Mexico's Supreme Court rules that abortion is not a crime [Video]

Mexico's Supreme Court rules that abortion is not a crime

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Bolsonaro supporters march in Brasilia, held back from Supreme Court [Video]

Bolsonaro supporters march in Brasilia, held back from Supreme Court

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Klobuchar urges Breyer to consider 'future of the court' as he mulls retirement [Video]

Klobuchar urges Breyer to consider 'future of the court' as he mulls retirement

Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar tells CNN’s Dana Bash that the Supreme Court’s decision on the Texas abortion law adds new urgency to a possible retirement by liberal Justice Stephen Breyer.

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Klobuchar on whether Supreme Court will overturn Roe v. Wade [Video]

Klobuchar on whether Supreme Court will overturn Roe v. Wade

On CNN’s State of the Union, Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar tells CNN’s Dana Bash that while she hopes the Supreme Court doesn’t gut Roe v. Wade, their decision on Texas’ abortion law isn’t an..

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'Blatantly against Roe v. Wade': Klobuchar slams Supreme Court decision [Video]

'Blatantly against Roe v. Wade': Klobuchar slams Supreme Court decision

Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) says the Supreme Court decision to not intervene to stop a Texas law that prohibits abortions after fetal cardiac activity is detected – usually around six weeks into a..

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Manatee Commissioners may pursue abortion ban similar to Texas law [Video]

Manatee Commissioners may pursue abortion ban similar to Texas law

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision not to block new abortion restrictions in Texas, has some local officials hopeful about enacting a similar law here. But not everyone is on board with possible..

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