Krishnadev Calamur

Krishnadev Calamur appears in the following:

The Supreme Court denies Trump's bid to block release of records to Jan. 6 panel

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

The former president's White House records are sought by the Democratic-led House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.

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Supreme Court's conservatives cast cloud over vaccine-or-test mandate for businesses

Friday, January 07, 2022

Justices seemed more open to the vaccine mandate for almost all workers at hospitals, nursing homes, and other medical providers receiving federal Medicare and Medicaid funds.

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Roe v. Wade's future is in doubt after historic arguments at Supreme Court

Wednesday, December 01, 2021

The fate of abortion in the U.S. appears to be on shaky ground as a divided Supreme Court weighs a Mississippi law. A decision in the case is expected by summer.

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The omicron variant is cause for concern — but not panic, Biden says

Monday, November 29, 2021

President Biden said that while restrictions imposed on travelers from several nations in southern Africa would slow the variant's entry, the U.S. will eventually see cases.

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Supreme Court appears skeptical of New York's restrictive gun control law

Wednesday, November 03, 2021

It's the first major gun case at the court since 2008, when the court ruled that the Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms grants individuals the right to keep a gun at home for self-defense.

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Supreme Court justices seem to tilt toward abortion providers in Texas

Monday, November 01, 2021

In arguments Monday, the court heard challenges from the U.S. Justice Department and abortion providers over the controversial law that has the effect of banning most abortions in Texas.

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The Justice Department is heading back to the Supreme Court over Texas' abortion law

Friday, October 15, 2021

The Justice Department wants the high court to put the restrictive law on hold during ongoing legal challenges. The U.S. government says the legislation is unconstitutional.

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Supreme Court looks set to reimpose the death penalty for the Boston Marathon bomber

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

The court's liberal justices appeared incredulous about the actions of the district court judge in the original proceedings, but the conservatives appeared unpersuaded.

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Supreme Court justices push government on allowing Guantanamo inmate to testify

Wednesday, October 06, 2021

But a majority of the court appeared inclined to defer to the government's position that the release of information on Abu Zubaydah's treatment would hurt national security.

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Justice Kavanaugh tests positive for COVID, Supreme Court says

Friday, October 01, 2021

The justice has been vaccinated since January. As a result of his positive test, he will not attend Justice Amy Coney Barrett's investiture ceremony.

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The Supreme Court Sets A Date For Arguments In Case That Could Challenge Roe V. Wade

Monday, September 20, 2021

On Dec. 1, the court will hear arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization. The Mississippi case tests whether all state laws that ban pre-viability abortions are unconstitutional.

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Breyer Warns Against Remaking The Court: 'What Goes Around Comes Around'

Friday, September 10, 2021

"If the Democrats can do it, the Republicans can do it," Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer told NPR's Nina Totenberg.

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Justice Breyer Says Supreme Court Upholding Texas Abortion Ban Was 'Very, Very Wrong'

Thursday, September 09, 2021

But the justice was philosophical about the outcome: "I wrote a dissent — and that's the way it works," he said. The decision was part of what court watchers call the "shadow docket."

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Progressives Want Justice Stephen Breyer To Retire. His Response? Not Yet

Thursday, September 09, 2021

In an interview with NPR, the 83-year-old said: "When exactly I should retire, or will retire, has many complex parts to it. I think I'm aware of most of them, and I ... will consider them."

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The Supreme Court Will Allow Evictions To Resume. It Could Affect Millions Of Tenants

Thursday, August 26, 2021

The court's six conservative justices said the CDC exceeded its authority by issuing the two-month pause on evictions in much of the country.

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The Justice Department Watchdog Will Review A Trump-Era Probe Of Democratic Lawmakers

Friday, June 11, 2021

The Trump Justice Department sought metadata from Apple to investigate members of the House Intelligence Committee, a source tells NPR. Democratic leaders want former attorneys general to testify.

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Biden Calls The Massacres Of Armenians Genocide. Here's What That Means

Friday, April 23, 2021

President Biden on Saturday recognized the World War I-era mass killing and deportation of Armenians as genocide — a move that could make Turkey angry.

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White House Walks Back Order On Refugee Limits After Backlash

Friday, April 16, 2021

Press secretary Jen Psaki said President Biden would raise the refugee cap by May 15. Earlier, the White House said it would keep the number of refugees capped at 15,000 for the fiscal year.

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Democrats Unveil Long-Shot Plan To Expand Size Of Supreme Court From 9 To 13

Thursday, April 15, 2021

Republicans were scathing in their response to the measure, but the bill has a grim future even without their opposition. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she has no plans to bring it to the floor.

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Biden Sets Up Commission To Study Supreme Court Reform

Friday, April 09, 2021

Friday's announcement comes amid a debate over the composition of the nine-member court that now has a 6-3 conservative majority.

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