Supreme Court to issue final two major decisions Thursday on 'Remain in Mexico,' environmental regulation


The Supreme Court Wednesday issued decisions in two low-profile cases, setting up Thursday as the final day of its term with two blockbuster decisions.

Left for the court to decide are a case on the Environmental Protection Agency's authority to issue major rules and a second case on whether President Joe Biden must enforce the "Remain in Mexico" policy.

Rulings – or a ruling – on at least one of those cases were anticipated Wednesday, but the court instead issued two minor decisions about the federal government's criminal jurisdiction on Native American reservations and veteran employment rules.

The case on veteran employment rules, Torres v. Texas Department of Public Safety, may be Justice Stephen Breyer's final opinion before he retires at the end of this term.

Breyer wrote a majority opinion joined by Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Sonia Sotomayor, Elena Kagan and Brett Kavanaugh. The court ruled that Texas was required by federal law to give... (Read more)

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