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Providers urge Supreme Court to reject 15-week abortion ban

Sep. 13, 2021 17:01 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Abortion providers urged the Supreme Court Monday to reject Mississippi's 15-week prohibition on most abortions, saying a decision to uphold it would “invite states to ban abortion entirely.” The filing with the high court comes at a time of...

Supreme Court allows evictions to resume during pandemic

Aug. 27, 2021 06:25 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court's conservative majority is allowing evictions to resume across the United States, blocking the Biden administration from enforcing a temporary ban that was put in place because of the coronavirus pandemic. The court's action ends...

Supreme Court allows evictions to resume during pandemic

Aug. 26, 2021 22:24 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court's conservative majority is allowing evictions to resume across the United States, blocking the Biden administration from enforcing a temporary ban that was put in place because of the coronavirus pandemic. The court's action late...

US appeals court refuses to end CDC's eviction moratorium

Aug. 20, 2021 20:14 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday said a pause on evictions designed to curb the spread of the coronavirus can remain in place for now, setting up a battle before the nation’s highest court. A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the...

Federal court set to rule on eviction moratorium this week

Aug. 15, 2021 11:01 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A three-judge panel with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia is expected to rule this week on whether a moratorium against evictions imposed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will stand. The court late Saturday set an...

Federal judge leaves CDC evictions moratorium in place

Aug. 13, 2021 13:44 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Friday refused landlords' request to put the Biden administration’s new eviction moratorium on hold, though she ruled that the freeze is illegal. U.S. District Judge Dabney Friedrich said her “hands are tied” by an appellate...

#MeToo Take 2? Movement’s strength hailed amid Cuomo fallout

Aug. 12, 2021 01:08 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Anita Hill educated a nation about workplace sexual harassment back in 1991 with calm, deliberate testimony against Clarence Thomas. And today, 30 years later, she speaks in the same measured tones, eschewing dramatic declarations — especially of victory — and sounding...

Judge doubts eviction ban, but may lack power to stop it

Aug. 09, 2021 16:35 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge who declared the earlier nationwide moratorium on evictions illegal was deeply skeptical Monday of the Biden administration's new order, but said she may lack the power to do anything about it. U.S. District Judge Dabney Friedrich...

Tennessee says court ruling prohibits new eviction pause

Aug. 05, 2021 18:44 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's court system won't follow a new COVID-19 pandemic eviction moratorium by President Joe Biden's administration, reasoning that a federal appeals court for its region has already decided the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention doesn't have authority...

Biden's new evictions moratorium faces doubts on legality

Aug. 05, 2021 13:05 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden may have averted a flood of evictions and solved a growing political problem when his administration reinstated a temporary ban on evictions because of the COVID-19 crisis. But he left his lawyers with legal arguments that even he acknowledges might...