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Breyer: Supreme Court leaker still appears to be a mystery – Associated Press

It’s a Washington mystery that no one seems able to unravel. The Supreme Court apparently still hasn’t found the person who leaked a draft of the court’s major abortion decision earlier this year. In a television interview airing this weekend, retired Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, who left the court in June when the justices

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Trump’s legal woes mount without protection of presidency – Associated Press

Stark repudiation by federal judges he appointed. Far-reaching fraud allegations by New York’s attorney general. It’s been a week of widening legal troubles for Donald Trump, laying bare the challenges piling up as the former president operates without the protections afforded by the White House. The bravado that served him well in the political arena

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Tribal officials: Court ruling poses ‘real threat’ to sovereignty, safety – Cronkite News

Photo: Muscogee (Creek) Ambassador Jonodev Chaudhuri said the Supreme Court’s Castro-Huerta ruling harms tribal sovereignty but also “dangerously infringes on Congress’ ability” to set laws. (Photo courtesy House Natural Resources Committee) Indigenous leaders called on Congress Tuesday to reverse a Supreme Court ruling that expands states’ ability to prosecute crimes on tribal land, a ruling

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‘Art of the steal’: Trump accused of vast fraud in NY suit – Associated Press

Photo: New York Attorney General Letitia James speaks during a press conference Former president Donald Trump padded his net worth by billions of dollars and habitually misled banks and others about the value of prized assets like golf courses, hotels and his Mar-a-Lago estate, New York’s attorney general said Wednesday in a lawsuit that seeks

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Veteran judge named special master in Trump documents search – Associated Press

Photo: Pages from the order by U.S. District Judge Aileen Cannon naming Raymond Dearie as special master to serve as an independent arbiter and to review records seized during the FBI search of former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate A federal judge on Thursday appointed a veteran New York jurist to serve as an independent

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