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Supreme Court tosses remaining travel ban case

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed its remaining case against President Trump's travel ban, leaving the court's calendar devoid of travel ban cases until any challenges related to Mr. Trump's third and latest travel ban make their way up to the highest court.

The Supreme Court dropped the case, first filed in Hawaii over the second version of the travel ban, because the Trump administration's 120-day restrictions on travelers from some Muslim-majority nations and on refugees expired on Tuesday. Justice Sonia Sotomayor dissented from the order. The order did not address the merits of the case. 

Last month, the Trump administration announced new travel restrictions on eight countries, with no expiration dates. That latest ban is already being challenged in court. A federal judge in Hawaii earlier this month blocked the latest version in a 40-page opinion, saying the president's latest executive order "suffers from precisely the same maladies as its predecessor." The latest ban would affect citizens of Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria and Yemen, and some Venezuela government officials and their families. 

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The Department of Homeland Security and State Department worked on that ban for months, in hopes that it might better withstand legal scrutiny. 

CBS News' Jan Crawford contributed to this report. 

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