In an opinion delivered for a unanimous court, Justice Neil Gorsuch held that courts must decide whether an exception in the Federal Arbitration Act for transportation workers applies before requiring arbitration.
As Barr faces his first day of nomination hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee, advocates are warning that he could accelerate the administration's efforts, which they see as disenfranchising lawful voters.
The decision is a win for civil rights groups who argued that the addition of the question onto the decennial survey, which is used to apportion congressional districts, would disenfranchise minority groups.
"I can tell you unequivocally that I am not talking to Senator Warren's team — or any other current or potential Presidential Candidate — about joining their campaign, and have no interest in doing so," Troy Price told CNBC.
The high court has largely avoided taking on high-profile legal disputes since the contentious confirmation of Justice Brett Kavanaugh in October.
The last time the high court issued a ruling on a related matter was in 2016, when it held in Birchfield v. North Dakota that it was lawful for states to impose penalties on drunk-driving suspects who refused to take breath tests for blood alcohol level.
Several Democratic politicians — known collectively as "the governors" — have been in contact with Wall Street's top political financiers as they each consider running for president in 2020, CNBC has learned.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will miss a second week of oral arguments as she continues to recover from cancer surgery she underwent last month, court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg said Friday.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will brief lawmakers in the House on Thursday about his department's plan to terminate sanctions on three companies linked to Oleg Deripaska, a Russian billionaire with ties to Vladimir Putin.
Top doctors with experience performing pulmonary lobectomies expect Ginsburg to be back on the bench in less than six weeks, with more than enough time to return for the court's February sitting.