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President Donald Trump has nominated a conservative judge to the court, Judge Amy Coney Barrett of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. (Photo/Pixabay)

What to make of the fight over Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Supreme Court replacement

A lot remains unclear about the brewing battle — from the timing and how it might help or hurt the presidential candidates, to whether it will galvanize voters motivated by issues like abortion, religious freedom and health care. USC experts weigh in.

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DACA supreme court decision
The high court’s 5-4 opinion signals there are other legal pathways for Trump or other opponents of DACA to dismantle it, but the question remains whether the administration will do so this election year.(Photo/Rhododendrites).

Supreme Court decision is a win for ‘Dreamers’ — but USC experts say it may not last

While many advocates are celebrating the Supreme Court’s opinion on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, USC experts warn that additional legal challenges are likely.