Supreme Court takes up contentious cases, in-person arguments return | USA TODAY 1

Supreme Court takes up contentious cases, in-person arguments return | USA TODAY

 

The Supreme Court is back in-person after a year of remote arguments. Here are some of the contentious cases on the docket.
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The Supreme Court returns to work with a docket full of controversial issues – abortion, guns and the death penalty – that will thrust the justices into America's culture wars in a way they largely avoided at this point last year.

After a busier-than-expected summer break, when the nation's highest court toppled President Joe Biden's eviction moratorium and let stand for now a Texas ban on abortion after six weeks of pregnancy, the court will once again hear in-person oral arguments and hand down formal opinions as it starts another nine-month term.

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  1. alsalam ealaykum warahimah allah wabarakatuh , almuatinun alfilastiniuwn min ghazat ashku hamaawhazni alaa allah thuma eibad allah alsaalihin aikhtakam am bilal am khums aitfal bitirjakmun ‘iilayna bieayn alrahimah wal’iihsa’ walsidqah aljarih fi sabil aitfali fi zil wahisar wala yujad akilrih mathlarab walibs wahibaar hulm tifl saghir waeaqlaa yashhad eulyan ma fi bytaa alkhubz bitarjakum allah yuasieuha ealayhim aitusaeiduna yarabu yubeidukum eankum sharu almarad walhuzn ya ‘atfal taqra risalataa wataetif ealaa awladaa bidaeilikum min qalb am majruh ealaa ‘atfaliha qalb am maksur wabitatahasar yarub fi layali aljabr yujbir kula hulm tifl saghir yusaeiduna wayanqazuna min aleadhab rabina yukarimukum tawasaluu maeaa alraqm ealaa alsuwarih alshakhsihi

  2. “To consider the judges as the ultimate arbiters of all constitutional questions [is] a very dangerous doctrine indeed, and one which would place us under the despotism of an oligarchy. Our judges are as honest as other men and not more so. They have with others the same passions for party, for power, and the privilege of their corps. Their maxim is boni judicis est ampliare jurisdictionem [good justice is broad jurisdiction], and their power the more dangerous as they are in office for life and not responsible, as the other functionaries are, to the elective control. The Constitution has erected no such single tribunal, knowing that to whatever hands confided, with the corruptions of time and party, its members would become despots. It has more wisely made all the departments co-equal and co-sovereign within themselves.” –Thomas Jefferson to William C. Jarvis, 1820.”

  3. We the people are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts, not to overthrow the Constitution but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution.
    Abraham Lincoln

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