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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the sentence of an Ohio man who was convicted in 2012 of secretly videotaping an 11-year-old girl as she undressed in a bathroom to take a shower. The justices, without...
VARNER, Ark. — US Supreme Court refuses to block 2nd Arkansas lethal injection, clearing way for 1st double execution in US since 2000. Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not...
A decline in the number of federal prosecutions and in the severity of sentences for drug-related crime in recent years has resulted in a significant drop in the federal prison population, according to statistics from...
U.S. Supreme Court justices Monday expressed concerns about the caseload federal appeals courts might see if they allow Texas death row inmate Erick Davila another chance in a lower court because of an error his lawyer...
The U.S. Supreme Court is refusing to block the first of two scheduled Arkansas lethal injections in one night. By The Associated Press. LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Apr 24, 2017, 7:22 PM ET. 0 Shares. Email. Star. 0 Shares....
Justice Sonia Sotomayor dissented over the Supreme Court's decision to let stand a lower court's dismissal of the suit. She wrote in a dissent supported by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg that the court's...
The U.S. Supreme Court declined Monday to hear the appeal of a Houston man who was paralyzed when a policeman shot him in the back during a traffic stop. Lower federal courts ruled for the officer without a trial, even...
On April 18, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in the case of Henson v. Santander Consumer USA, Inc. The case presented the question of whether a company that regularly attempts to collect debts it...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a bid by natural gas company Chesapeake Energy Corp to avoid having to pay $438.7 million to investors in a bonds dispute. The justices refused to hear...

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WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Wednesday considered a dispute between rival drug companies that could affect how quickly life-saving generic medicines are available to the public. The case before the justices...
Over all, the Supreme Court overturned about 70 percent of the rulings it chose to review from 2010 to 2015, according to PolitiFact. Among those it took from the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, it...
The Michigan Civil Rights Commission wants the U.S. Supreme Court to take up a case against Gov. Snyder. That's what commissioners decided with a 5-0 vote Tuesday. They ordered the Michigan Department of Civil...
Washington (AFP) - The US Supreme Court took a narrow view Tuesday on the immunity from lawsuits enjoyed by Native American tribes, which are treated in some respects like sovereign states that cannot be sued in...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday signaled a willingness to place limits on where corporations can be sued in a dispute involving drug maker Bristol-Myers Squibb Co, a potential setback to...
In an 8-0 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that in a lawsuit brought against a tribal employee in his individual capacity, the employee, not the tribe, is the “real party in interest” and that the employee...
As reported by Reuters, Farha asked the Supreme Court to review the case, arguing he did not know the submitted reports in the scheme were false, and that the trial judge mistakenly allowed the jury to convict him on a...
Does the Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms extend outside the home? Does it cover the right to carry concealed firearms in public? An important case now pending before the U.S. Supreme Court for possible...
The legal development, which came after the U.S. Supreme Court denied Marcel Williams' final appeals, brought into doubt Arkansas' push to conduct the nation's first double execution since 2000....
The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected an execution stay for inmate Marcel Williams, which will allow Arkansas to put to death two inmates in a single night. Justices rejected Williams' request for a stay Monday night....
Washington (AFP) - The US Supreme Court on Monday turned back an appeal by rights groups seeking to make public a damning report on the CIA's post-September 11 torture program, ensuring it will remain secret. The...
Washington: The US Supreme Court on Monday turned back an appeal by rights groups seeking to make public a damning report on the CIA's post-September 11 torture program, ensuring it will remain secret. The court...
The nation's highest court has rejected attempts to revive a civil rights lawsuit brought by a Houston paint contractor who was shot in the back and paralyzed by a police offer in 2010. In declining to hear the...
The US Supreme Court on Monday said it won't hear a challenge to Alabama's ban on the transfer of campaign contributions between political action committees. The justices left in place a lower court ruling that...
Chicago's taxicab industry is likely to turn into a “Wild West” dominated by independent drivers, with fleets disappearing and the city losing control, after the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday dealt the struggling...
OKLAHOMA CITY - Chesapeake Energy Corp. must pay nearly $439 million to some investors after the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected the company's request for appeal. The court without comment denied the Oklahoma...
The U.S. Supreme Court today upheld the sentence of Dayton man who was convicted in 2012 for secretly video-taping an 11-year-old girl as she undressed in a bathroom to take a shower. The justices, without comment,...
The U.S. Supreme Court on rejected the appeal of Alabama Death Row inmate Tommy Arthur, who is scheduled to be executed next month. Justices denied a request to re-hear his request for certiorari - or review - of his...
General Motors' bid to block hundreds of lawsuits, potentially worth billions of dollars, over a deadly ignition-switch defect broke down on Monday when the Supreme Court refused to hear its appeal claiming the...
The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for potentially billions of dollars in legal claims against General Motors Co. over a deadly ignition-switch defect, turning away the company's appeal in a clash connected to...