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  • Supreme Court says Texas can keep Confederate flag off license plates

    Supreme Court says Texas can keep Confederate flag off license plates
    The Supreme Court has freed states to control what appears on their specialty license plates, ruling Thursday that Texas authorities were justified in refusing to issue a plate bearing a Confederate battle flag. In a 5-4 decision, the justices said a...
  • High court reinstates conviction in death penalty case

    A divided Supreme Court on Thursday reinstated the conviction and death sentence of a California man convicted of murder — even though a lower court made mistakes when it considered whether prosecutors illegally excluded blacks and Hispanics from...
  • Justices render differing verdict in 2 free speech cases

    In dueling decisions Thursday about free speech, the Supreme Court upheld Texas' refusal to issue a license plate bearing the Confederate battle flag and struck down an Arizona town's restrictions on temporary signs put up by a small church. The court...
  • Justice Thomas focuses on victims in 2 death penalty cases

    Justice Clarence Thomas took unusual steps Thursday in calling attention to crime victims as the Supreme Court ruled in two death penalty cases. Thomas dissented from the 5-4 majority that barred Louisiana from executing a convicted killer who is...
  • Justices rule for Texas in dispute over license plate

    The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld Texas' refusal to issue a license plate bearing the Confederate battle flag, rejecting a free-speech challenge. The court said in a 5-4 ruling that Texas can limit the content of license plates because they are...
  • Supreme Court upholds Texas' restrictions on license plate messages

    WASHINGTON The Supreme Court has steered through a tricky First Amendment curve, ruling that Texas can deny a special license plate honoring the Sons of Confederate Veterans. In a 5-4 decision that highlights the differences between government speech and...
  • Legal arguments that could sway Supreme Court on Affordable Care Act

    Legal arguments that could sway Supreme Court on Affordable Care Act
    The Supreme Court will decide a seemingly simple question this month in the latest challenge to the Affordable Care Act: Does the law limit subsidies for low- and moderate-income consumers to insurance purchased through an exchange “established by...
  • Same-sex marriage as law of the land legally right and fair

    Same-sex marriage as law of the land legally right and fair
    The U.S. Supreme Court will rule this month on the constitutionality of gay-marriage bans by individual states. Its decision will have game-changing implications for gay couples and individuals in Central Florida and the nation. In April, the court...
  • Fremont woman loses Supreme Court appeal to get visa for Afghan husband

    The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a California woman's request to have her Afghan husband join her in this country, upholding the government's broad power to deny entry to immigrants. By a 5-4 vote, the justices upheld the State Department's...
  • Campaigns, however annoying, serve a higher importance

    Campaigns, however annoying, serve a higher importance
    The state of Florida, which elects its judges, may constitutionally prohibit judicial candidates from soliciting campaign funds. That was the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court recently in the closely watched case of Williams-Yulee v. Florida Bar. All...
  • Supreme Court strikes down 'born in Jerusalem' passport law

    Siding with the White House in a foreign-policy power struggle with Congress, the Supreme Court ruled Monday that Americans born in the disputed city of Jerusalem can't list Israel as their birthplace on passports. In a 6-3 ruling, the court said...