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Major shift at Supreme Court on Covid-19 orders

1 month ago   |   By Politico

The Supreme Court signaled a major shift in its approach to coronavirus-related restrictions late Wednesday, voting 5-4 to bar New York state from reimposing limits on religious gatherings.
The emergency rulings , issued just before midnight, were the first significant indication of a rightward shift in the court since President Donald Trump's newest appointee - Justice Amy Coney Barrett - last month filled the seat occupied by liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died in September .
In May and July, the Supreme Court narrowly rejected challenges to virus-related restrictions on...
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Splitting 5 to 4, Supreme Court Backs Religious Challenge to Cuomo's Virus Shutdown Order

Splitting 5 to 4, Supreme Court Backs Religious Challenge to Cuomo's Virus Shutdown Order

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

In earlier rulings related to coronavirus restrictions in California and Nevada, the court had taken the opposite approach. But its membership has changed since then.
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