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A judge in Illinois on Wednesday ordered former US President Donald Trump to be removed from the state’s primary election ballot. The decision reversed a previous Illinois State Board of Elections ruling allowing Trump to remain as an official candidate. The order was based on Section 3 of the US Constitution’s Fourteenth Amendment. The provision [...]

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The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments Monday on whether social media platforms may ban certain content on their platforms without violating the Constitution’s First Amendment. The court heard arguments concerning a Florida case and a Texas case, in which the state laws banned social media platforms from barring content, specifically conservative content, from using [...]

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Marissa Zupancic is JURIST’s Washington DC Correspondent, a JURIST Senior Editor, and a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She’s stationed in Washington during her Semester in DC.  On Thursday, Februrary 8, I sat in the courtroom of the Supreme Court of the United States on assignment for JURIST to hear oral [...]

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The US Supreme Court concluded hearing oral arguments early Thursday afternoon in former President Donald Trump’s appeal of a Colorado Supreme Court decision to remove the former president from the state’s primary election ballot in the upcoming 2024 presidential election cycle. The landmark case of Trump v. Anderson will determine whether states are entitled to [...]

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Former US President Donald Trump will remain on the upcoming Illinois primary election ballot for the 2024 presidential election cycle, according to a Tuesday decision from the Illinois State Board of Elections. The unanimous vote from the bipartisan board signaled that a challenge to Trump’s ability to appear on the ballot is better addressed by [...]

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