SCOTUS Allows Trial in Challenge to Census Citizenship Question - Articles

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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Nov 5, 2018
The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to block a trial in a challenge to the U.S. Commerce Department’s decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, USA Today reports. Justices Clarence Thomas, Samuel Alito and Neil Gorsuch dissented, while it’s unclear how the other justices voted. Federal district and appeals court judges had approved the depositions and green-lighted the trial, which was set to start soon.