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Justices consider if parents can impute immigration status to children

WASHINGTON – The justices of the Supreme Court grilled attorneys about the language of an immigration statute in an effort to determine whether someone seeking relief from deportation can benefit from their parent’s resident status and years of legal residence ...

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Ministerial exception case could have ‘explosive’ impact

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that the First Amendment’s ministerial exception bars job-bias suits against religion-based employers will likely have an impact far beyond discrimination claims. The affirmative defense could be invoked in other cases, including those alleging ...

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In workers’ comp case, a question of time

WASHINGTON – In a decision that could impact injury benefits under a number of statutes that base calculations on the national average weekly wage, the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court considered just when injured claimants are entitled to compensation ...

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Court to decide special union fees constitutionality

WASHINGTON – The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court appear poised to issue a split decision in a case considering what notice non-union state workers must receive before being assessed a special fee that will fund political efforts. But a ...

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