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Why everybody’s talking about Trump’s election legal threats
Donald Trump at a press conference in the early hours of election day
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Why everybody’s talking about Trump’s election legal threats

President tweets series of baseless fraud accusations amid string of court challenges
5 Nov 2020
Instant Opinion: school meals marks ‘looming political war’
A school chef serves cooked hot dinner to students on their lunch break
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Instant Opinion: school meals marks ‘looming political war’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 27 October
27 Oct 2020
What is Supreme Court packing - and will Biden do it?
US Supreme Court
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What is Supreme Court packing - and will Biden do it?

Democratic candidate walks tightrope on expanding America’s highest court
19 Oct 2020
Instant Opinion: the red wall ‘wants a U‑turn’ from Johnson
Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street flanked by Chancellor Rishi Sunak
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Instant Opinion: the red wall ‘wants a U‑turn’ from Johnson

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 13 October
13 Oct 2020
Instant Opinion: Boris Johnson ‘undercooked his Covid plan’
Boris Johnson
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Instant Opinion: Boris Johnson ‘undercooked his Covid plan’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 23 September
23 Sep 2020
Can Ruth Bader Ginsburg be replaced before the election?
Ruth Bader Ginsberg
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Can Ruth Bader Ginsburg be replaced before the election?

Death of the legal, cultural and feminist icon has triggered row over who should succeed her - and when
21 Sep 2020
Tired of winning? - Donald Trump’s Supreme Court record
Donald Trump with controversial Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh
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Tired of winning? - Donald Trump’s Supreme Court record

President brands latest court defeat ‘horrible and politically charged’
19 Jun 2020

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Instant Opinion: Starmer must complete ‘purge of Corbynism’
Keir Starmer
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Instant Opinion: Starmer must complete ‘purge of Corbynism’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 16 June
16 Jun 2020
Is the US about to ban abortion?
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Is the US about to ban abortion?

As Alabama introduces toughest legislation yet, The Week looks at whether a nationwide ban could be on the horizon
16 May 2019
US Supreme Court allows Trump transgender military ban
The Supreme Court of the United States
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US Supreme Court allows Trump transgender military ban

Justices vote 5-4 on allowing White House to overturn Obama-era policy
23 Jan 2019
Did Brett Kavanaugh lie under oath?
Brett Kavanaugh faces another week of FBI scrutiny ahead of final senate nomination vote
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Did Brett Kavanaugh lie under oath?

Acquaintances of the Supreme Court nominee say his claims to Senate committee didn’t add up
4 Oct 2018
Who was telling the truth at the Brett Kavanaugh hearing?
Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford appears before the senate judiciary committee
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Who was telling the truth at the Brett Kavanaugh hearing?

Senate committee descends into barbed partisan attacks as accuser gives testimony
28 Sep 2018
Allegations of misconduct continue to mount for Kavanaugh
Brett Kavanaugh is facing two new allegations of sexual misconduct
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Allegations of misconduct continue to mount for Kavanaugh

Two new accusers have come forward, bringing the number of complaints to five
27 Sep 2018
Brett Kavanaugh named as Donald Trump’s Supreme Court pick
Donald Trump has nominated Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court
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Brett Kavanaugh named as Donald Trump’s Supreme Court pick

Nominee is further to the right than outgoing Supreme Court Justice
10 Jul 2018
Anthony Kennedy hands Trump chance to shape Supreme Court
Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has announced his resignation
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Anthony Kennedy hands Trump chance to shape Supreme Court

Retirement of ‘swing vote’ judge raises prospect of a long-term conservative majority
28 Jun 2018
US Supreme Court upholds Trump travel ban
Activists rally outside the Supreme Court ahead of Tuesday's ruling
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US Supreme Court upholds Trump travel ban

5-4 ruling hands president ‘one of his biggest wins since taking office’
27 Jun 2018
Supreme Court blocks Arkansas executions
Death penalty
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Supreme Court blocks Arkansas executions

Prisoners Don Davis and Bruce Ward saved from the death penalty with just hours to spare
18 Apr 2017
US Supreme Court legalises same-sex marriage
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 25: A gay marriage waves a flag in front of the Supreme Court Building June 25, 2015 in Washington, DC. The high court is expected rule in the next few days on whether s
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US Supreme Court legalises same-sex marriage

The Court has ruled that all states must issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples
26 Jun 2015
Sherlock Holmes: an adventure in the public domain
Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson in 'The Adventure of Sliver Blaze'
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Sherlock Holmes: an adventure in the public domain

US Supreme Court refuses to hear 'emergency petition' from Conan Doyle estate after Sherlock Holmes loses copyright protection
18 Jul 2014
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