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The United States Supreme court

The Supreme Court of the United States (sometimes colloquially referred to by the acronym SCOTUS)[2] is the highest federal court of the United States. Established pursuant to Article Three of the United States Constitution in 1789, it has ultimate (and largely discretionary) appellate jurisdiction over all federal courts and state court cases involving issues of federal law plus original jurisdiction over a small range of cases. In the legal system of the United States, the Supreme Court is generally the final interpreter of federal law including the United States Constitution, but it may act only within the context of a case in which it has jurisdiction. The Court may decide cases having political overtones but does not have power to decide nonjusticiable political questions, and its enforcement arm is in the executive rather than judicial branch of government
Death penalty struck down by Washington Supreme Court, taking 8 men off death row
The Seattle Times
Supreme Court: Conservative groups see opportunities to cut regulation, shore up property rights
USA TODAY
EU court orders Poland to reinstate Supreme Court judges
Washington Post
Poll: Brett Kavanaugh faces unprecedented opposition to Supreme Court confirmation
USA TODAY
Justice Dept asks Supreme Court to put climate change lawsuit on hold
CNN
US Supreme Court to decide whether to stop environmental lawsuit
NRToday.com
Washington Supreme Court holds that sentencing juveniles to life without parole is unconstitutional
The Seattle Times
The US Supreme Court justices have become gods and that's not Constitutional
Dallas News
Israel's Supreme Court overturns deportation of Florida student
Tampa Bay Times
Ohio 2018 election: Who's running for Ohio Supreme Court?
Cincinnati.com
Ask the author: The imperial presidency and the Supreme Court
SCOTUSblog (blog)
Michael P. Donnelly for the Ohio Supreme Court, Jan. 1 term: endorsement editorial
cleveland.com
Hindu priests block women from entering temple in supreme court ruling
The Independent (blog)
Pinky the Dog gets her day at Iowa's Supreme Court
Constitution Daily (blog)
Hawaii Supreme Court now holds fate of con am ballot question
KHON2
Steller's Friday Notebook: Arizona Supreme Court justice deserves voters' skepticism
Arizona Daily Star
Democrats' Supreme Court-packing fantasy and other comments
New York Post
Jimmy Carter: Kavanaugh is 'unfit' to be a Supreme Court justice
The Hill (blog)
Florida's next governor will decide the direction of the Florida Supreme Court for years to come
Washington Examiner
Will Kavanaugh Finally Cast the Vote That Ends DACA?
The Atlantic