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Recent articles by Adam:

Second Amendment Case May Fizzle Out at the Supreme Court

Arguments in the court’s first case on the scope of the amendment in nearly a decade focused on whether the repeal of a New York law made the case moot. → Read More

Theodore Olson, Conservative Stalwart, to Represent ‘Dreamers’ in Supreme Court

Mr. Olson argued for the winning sides in Bush v. Gore and Citizens United and was a leader in the fight for a right to same-sex marriage. → Read More

Supreme Court Backs New Trump Asylum Restrictions

The policy requires many Central American migrants to seek and be denied asylum in another country before applying in the United States. → Read More

Supreme Court Lets Trump Proceed on Border Wall

The court’s ruling, addressing a stay application, was an interim step in a litigation that will continue in the lower courts. → Read More

Trump Turns to Executive Action to Press Citizenship Question on Census

President Trump is planning to further his ongoing battle to place a question about citizenship on the 2020 census by announcing an executive action in the Rose Garden on Thursday. → Read More

Justice Dept. to Replace Lawyers in Census Citizenship Question Case

The change, which came on the heels of an extraordinary week in a yearlong clash to add the question, is all but unprecedented in legal battles as consequential as the one over the 2020 head count. → Read More

Trump Considering an Executive Order to Allow Citizenship Question on Census

Justice Department lawyers also told a judge on Friday that they would press ahead with efforts to add the question, did not know yet what kind of rationale they would put forward. → Read More

Supreme Court Will Hear ‘Dreamers’ Case

After a long delay, the justices agreed to decide whether the Trump administration may shut down a program known as DACA that shields young immigrants from deportation. → Read More

Supreme Court Leaves Citizenship Question on Census in Doubt

In a setback for the Trump administration, the court said the reason for adding the question was inadequate. Government experts said adding the question could suppress participation among immigrants. → Read More

Supreme Court Sustains Executive Power in Sex Offender Case

The decision, from an eight-member court, suggested that the major constitutional issue it considered may soon return to the court. → Read More

Supreme Court Allows 40-Foot Peace Cross on State Property

Challengers argued that the cross in suburban Maryland sent a message of government favoritism toward Christianity. → Read More

Supreme Court Could Change Abortion Rights Without the Alabama Law

The court’s conservative majority may prefer to chip away at abortion rights rather than overrule Roe outright. → Read More

Supreme Court Allows Antitrust Lawsuit Against Apple to Proceed

Plaintiffs argued that the technology giant had used its monopoly power to raise the prices of iPhone apps. → Read More

Accused of ‘Terrorism’ for Putting Legal Materials Online

After Carl Malamud posted Georgia’s annotated laws, the state sued for copyright infringement. Both sides have asked the Supreme Court to step in. → Read More

Kavanaugh and Gorsuch, Justices With Much in Common, Take Different Paths

Justices Gorsuch and Kavanaugh were expected to a be jurisprudential twins. In both style and substance, they have embraced different approaches. → Read More

Supreme Court to Decide Whether Landmark Civil Rights Law Applies to Gay and Transgender Workers

The justices must decide if a law that forbids employment discrimination based on sex also bars discrimination based on sexual orientation or transgender status. → Read More

A Vulgar Term Goes Unmentioned as It Gets Its Day in Court

The Supreme Court seemed torn about whether the government may refuse to register a trademark for a word evoking a profanity. → Read More

Supreme Court Refuses to Block Ban on Bump Stocks

Challengers said the Trump administration exceeded its authority in banning the devices, which the Justice Department has said helps transform semiautomatic weapons into fully automatic machine guns. → Read More

Partisan Gerrymandering Returns to a Transformed Supreme Court

Justice Anthony M. Kennedy’s departure may have doomed efforts to impose constitutional limits on voting maps warped by politics. → Read More

Supreme Court Won’t Hear Case on Church Repairs Using Tax Money

The New Jersey Supreme Court had stopped payments to churches, saying the State Constitution barred them. → Read More