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In financial disclosure Thomas adds two “inadvertently omitted” trips from Crow

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Annual financial disclosures released on Friday from eight justices included two trips Justice Clarence Thomas accepted from conservative billionaire Harlan Crow in 2019, as well as a nearly $900,000 advance for Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson’s forthcoming memoir, and payments for teaching and book royalties. Justice Samuel Alito received an extension on his form, as he did last year.

All nine justices pose in front of a red curtain

Eight of the nine justices’ financial disclosure forums were released on Friday. (Fred Schilling, Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States)

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Justices to review Meta investors’ data-harvesting suit and Medicare payments calculation

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The justices on Monday agreed to hear a dispute involving the calculation of Medicare payments for hospitals with large numbers of uninsured patients and a case brought by Meta shareholders over an SEC filing related to the Cambridge Analytica data-harvesting scandal.

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Justices confirm insurer’s rights to be heard about asbestos bankruptcy plan

Thursday’s decision in Truck Insurance Exchange v. Kaiser Gypsum Co. held that an insurance company has the right to complain, as a “party in interest,” about a plan in an asbestos bankruptcy that, according to the insurance company, facilitates fraudulent claims.

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Court rules U.S. must pay more for Native American tribes’ health care

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Upholding two lower court decisions in favor of Native American tribes, the justices ruled 5-4 on Thursday that the federal government must provide additional funding to cover some administrative costs incurred by Native American tribes that operate their own health-care programs.

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