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  • Supreme Court rules against Alabama voter redistricting plan

    Supreme Court rules against Alabama voter redistricting plan
    The Supreme Court delivered a rare victory for minority voting rights Wednesday, finding that a 2012 Alabama redistricting plan appeared to violate federal law by shifting black voters into districts they already dominated to dilute their influence...
  • High court sends Alabama redistricting case back for review

    A divided Supreme Court on Wednesday said a lower court must take another look at whether Alabama's Republican-led legislature relied too heavily on race when it redrew the state's voting districts in a way that black leaders say limited minority voting...
  • Justices revive ex-UPS worker's pregnancy bias lawsuit

    The Supreme Court gave a former UPS driver another chance Wednesday to prove her claim of discrimination after the company did not offer her lighter duty when she was pregnant. The justices on Wednesday sided 6-3 with former driver Peggy Young in...
  • Justices seem divided over EPA mercury limits

    The Supreme Court's conservative justices cast doubt Wednesday on the Obama administration's first-ever regulations aimed at reducing power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants that contribute to respiratory illnesses, birth...
  • Supreme Court, as well as states and energy firms, divided over EPA's powers

    WASHINGTON Some environmental protections could face a hazier future after a Supreme Court argument Wednesday in an important clean-air case that's already divided states and leading energy companies. Justices, too, appear split over whether the...
  • Supreme Court appears reluctant to force Texas to issue Confederate license plates

    Supreme Court appears reluctant to force Texas to issue Confederate license plates
    Motorists have the right to put their favorite bumper sticker on their car, but do they have a free-speech right to a special state license plate with a Confederate battle flag or a message about abortion? That was the question before the U.S. Supreme...
  • Supreme Court considers impact of disability law on police

    The Supreme Court on Monday seemed skeptical that the nation's disabilities law requires police to take special precautions when arresting armed and violent suspects who are mentally ill. Most justices expressed doubts about second-guessing police who are...
  • Texas man on death row since 1984 loses Supreme Court appeal

    The Supreme Court turned away an appeal Monday from a convicted killer who has spent more than 30 years on death row in Texas. The justices rejected the appeal from Lester Bower of Arlington, Texas. Bower's scheduled execution last month for the fatal...
  • Making us wait to listen to Supreme Court arguments

    Making us wait to listen to Supreme Court arguments
    On April 28 the Supreme Court will hear lawyers debate two monumental questions: “Does the 14th Amendment require a state to license a marriage between two people of the same sex?” and “Does the 14th Amendment require a state to...
  • Is Justice Clarence Thomas eccentric?

    Is Justice Clarence Thomas eccentric?
    U.S. Supreme Court justices may be wise, obtuse, fair or political, but we don't ordinarily think of them as eccentric. William Douglas, who was on the court in the middle of the 20th century, has long counted as the only unambiguously eccentric justice....
  • AP Analysis: Why does health overhaul drama continue?

    President Barack Obama's health overhaul remains an all-consuming drama for many, even though millions of people are gaining insurance coverage through a law that's now 5 years old. During oral arguments last week in the latest Supreme Court case brought...