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U.S. Supreme Court Overturns Sports Gambling Ban

The U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) moved to allow the state of New Jersey to legalize sports betting at its racetracks and casinos, on Monday. The new rule could open sports gambling in up to 46 states.

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Prior Deportee Claims ‘Extreme Hardship’ Due Process Right

A noncitizen who was deported after he was convicted of an aggravated felony is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to find that the Constitution gives him a due process right to be informed that he has the right to allege “extreme hardship” before being deported.

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Gregg Popovich Takes the Spurs to the Supreme Court

NBA teams seem willing to go anywhere in Washington, DC, other than the White House. The defending champion Warriors went to the National Museum of African American History and Culture, when they visited D.C. in February.

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California Cities Sue Oil Companies over Climate Change

City attorneys in San Francisco and Oakland, California, sued five oil companies in two coordinated lawsuits on Tuesday, arguing that the courts should hold these companies responsible for climate change, and force them to financially compensate the cities for harm the plaintiffs claim those companies are causing to the planet’s environment.

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Texas Supreme Court Curbs Same-sex Marriage Benefits

The Supreme Court of Texas held that the U.S. Supreme Court opinion recognizing the right of same-sex couples to marry does not automatically entitle them to spousal employment benefits. The unanimous court held that the 2015 opinion in Obergefell v. Hodges did not address the right to tax, insurance, or other benefits–only the right to marry.