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Welcome to the CQ Press Supreme Court Collection, a destination for authoritative information and data on cases, justices, and the history and power of the U.S. Supreme Court. Researchers will find the data and tools to answer questions about justices and their opinions and behavior.

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The latest Supreme Court news and analysis from legal affairs expert Kenneth Jost.

Nationwide Injunctions Stir Justices' Concern – February 17, 2020

Following an immigration-related federal law suit in early 2020, the debate around nationwide, or universal, injunctions bubbled up with a pointed opinion by Justice Neil Gorsuch arguing against allowing federal courts to provide relief on a national level, and to instead address the complaint of the party immediately before the court. In this Court Report, court expert Kenneth Jost examines the arguments for and against nationwide injunctions.