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Recent articles by Richard:

Appeals court rules against President Trump’s revised travel ban

Appeals court rules against President Trump’s revised travel ban targeting six Muslim-majority countries. → Read More

Supreme Court forced to confront the 'unsavory' politics of district lines

The justices will be asked to set rules for drawing election districts based on politics, rather than race. If they issue a standard, it could affect elections for Congress and state legislatures in the future. → Read More

Alabama prisoner faces eighth execution date amid death penalty debate

Whether Thomas Arthur has nine lives may depend on the Supreme Court. Convicted of murder three times and imprisoned for nearly 40 years, the Alabama inmate is hoping for his eighth stay of execution. → Read More

Supreme Court strikes down North Carolina maps for Congress

The ruling is the latest in a series of decisions against the use of race in redistricting → Read More

Supreme Court strikes down North Carolina maps for Congress

The ruling is the latest in a series of decisions against the use of race in redistricting → Read More

Supreme Court strikes down North Carolina maps for Congress

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that racial considerations pervaded the way North Carolina lawmakers drew congressional maps after the 2010 Census in order to maximize Republicans' advantage. → Read More

Supreme Court strikes down North Carolina maps for Congress

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that racial considerations pervaded the way North Carolina lawmakers drew congressional maps after the 2010 Census in order to maximize Republicans' advantage. → Read More

Supreme Court strikes down North Carolina maps for Congress

The ruling is the latest in a series of decisions against the excessive use of race in redistricting. The court has said Republican lawmakers have gone too far in packing black voters into some districts. → Read More

What is Impeachment?

WASHINGTON - Well, that didn't take long. → Read More

Impeachment: Donald Trump's worst nightmare?

Here's a look at the process to remove a president from office. In U.S. history, only Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton have been impeached (but not convicted), and only Richard Nixon has resigned in disgrace. → Read More

Voting advocates call Supreme Court's decision not to hear North Carolina case a win

Justices refuse to consider North Carolina lawmakers' defense of photo ID and other limits → Read More

Voting advocates call Supreme Court's decision not to hear North Carolina case a win

Justices refuse to consider North Carolina lawmakers' defense of photo ID and other limits → Read More

Voting advocates call Supreme Court's decision not to hear North Carolina case a win

Justices refuse to consider North Carolina lawmakers' defense of photo ID and other limits → Read More

Voting advocates call Supreme Court's decision not to hear NC case a win

Justices refuse to consider North Carolina lawmakers' defense of photo ID and other limits, partly because new governor opposes the restrictions. Other cases are heading to the court from Texas and elsewhere. → Read More

Trump's voter fraud battle faces court blockades

The Supreme Court is among those that have struck down proof of citizenship requirements → Read More

Trump's voter fraud battle faces court blockades

The Supreme Court is among those that have struck down proof of citizenship requirements → Read More

Trump's voter fraud battle faces court blockades

The Supreme Court is among those that have struck down proof of citizenship rules in Arizona and Kansas. Now Trump has named Kansas's secretary of state to a panel whose goal may be to circumvent those rulings. → Read More

Will Supreme Court rescue Trump's immigration travel ban?

Five conservative justices could reverse the president's losses in lower courts, based on their viewpoints and prior opinions. Justice Anthony Kennedy could be the key vote -- if he doesn't retire first. → Read More

Trump names 10 conservatives to federal courts

The nominees include two who made the president's list of potential Supreme Court justices → Read More

Trump names 10 conservatives to federal courts

The nominees include two who made the president's list of potential Supreme Court justices → Read More