Wednesday, April 24, 2019

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Supreme Court Struggles With Virginia Redistricting Case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court seemed to struggle Monday with how to resolve a case that could help flip control of the Virginia...

Supreme Court to Decide Fate of Man...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Curtis Flowers has been jailed in Mississippi for 22 years, even as prosecutors couldn't get a murder conviction against him...

Court: Constitutional Ban on Excessive Fines Applies...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Wednesday that the Constitution's ban on excessive fines applies to the states, an outcome that could...

Supreme Court Rules Texas Inmate Bobby James...

HOUSTON (AP) — A long legal fight over whether a Texas death row inmate could be executed ended Tuesday after the U.S. Supreme Court...

High Court Won’t Hear Suit by Anti-Death...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is leaving in place a decision dismissing a lawsuit filed by a judge in Arkansas who was barred...

Virginia GOPs Appeal Decision for New Legislative Map...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to hear an appeal by Virginia Republicans who are trying to preserve state legislative districts that...

Supreme Court Nominee Kavanaugh Clears Crucial Senate...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A deeply divided Senate pushed Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination past a key procedural hurdle Friday, setting up a likely final...

Supreme Court Rules To Protect Rental Drivers...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Monday that people who borrow rental cars from friends or family are generally entitled to the same...

Supreme Court Rules Immigrants Are Not Entitled...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A divided Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that immigrants the government has detained and is considering deporting aren't entitled by law to...

The Supreme Court Might Avoid Issuing Verdict...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's travel ban offers the Supreme Court the chance to make a major pronouncement on the president's power over...

Supreme Court Rulings Reshape Penalties for Young...

Among the U.S. Supreme Court's many rulings on juveniles and crime, several big cases over the past dozen years have narrowed the instances in...

Venezuela Hunts for Copter Pilot Behind ‘Terrorist...

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Oscar Perez is a cop, pilot, action movie star and dog trainer. He's now also a fugitive, accused of strafing...

Ruling In Travel Ban Leaves Myriad Questions...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court's decision to partially reinstate President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban has left the15 effort to keep some foreigners...

Supreme Court Partly Reinstates Trump’s Travel Ban;...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is allowing the Trump administration to go forward with a limited version of its ban on travel from...

Travel Ban to Test Supreme Court View...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court may soon decide how courts are supposed to view presidential power in the age of Donald Trump. The administration...

Bust of Supreme Court Justice Who Said...

Officials in Frederick, Md., have announced crews will remove the bust of a pro-enslavement Supreme Court justice from in front of City Hall and...

Texas Prosecutor Outs DA Who ‘Advised’ Him...

A recent news report will give Black people one more reason to doubt the fairness of the American criminal justice system. According to an article...

Utah v. Strieff: Supreme Court Will Decide...

The death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, and the unfolding battle over the nomination of his replacement, is placed in its proper perspective...

Scalia Routinely Flunked Black Law Students, Displayed...

When Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died, many Black people were not sad he passed. His attacks on the Voting Rights Act and disparaging...

Voting Rights at Stake: Democratic Party Launches...

With the recent death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the conservative stronghold on the high court has ended, and now President Obama has...