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  • Virginia Tech's Shai McKenzie gets cleared of misconduct by student-run committee

    Though Virginia Tech running back Shai McKenzie still faces court proceedings in association with two contributing to the delinquency of a minor charges, Tech's student conduct committee has cleared him of misconduct violations, according to a post on...
  • PA Supreme Court rules against Attorney General Kathleen Kane in leaks probe

    PA Supreme Court rules against Attorney General Kathleen Kane in leaks probe
    HARRISBURG — The state Supreme Court has rejected Attorney General Kathleen Kane's attempt to torpedo a grand jury investigation into whether she or someone in her office leaked secrets to a newspaper to discredit her critics. The decision...
  • Lapointe Dissent: Decision 'Reflects Complete Misunderstanding' Of Court's Role

    Lapointe Dissent: Decision 'Reflects Complete Misunderstanding' Of Court's Role
    HARTFORD — The typically cordial interplay among the state's Supreme Court justices flew out the window with its decision in the Richard Lapointe case Tuesday, with one dissenting justice accusing the majority of abandoning impartiality, violating...
  • From antiwar armbands to American flag shirts

    From antiwar armbands to American flag shirts
    This week the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear the appeal of some California high school students who were ordered to remove or hide shirts showing the American flag. The students at Live Oak High School near San Jose wore Old Glory on May 5, 2010,...
  • Indiana may face more liability in fair stage collapse

    The state may be legally liable for responsible for some legal damages faced by a company that provided the rigging for a stage that collapsed at the Indiana State Fair in 2011, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Monday. The decision said Marion County...
  • Supreme Court weighs Spider-Man toy patent fight

    Spider-Man's latest adventure is taking him through the strange and mysterious world of patent law. The Supreme Court was snarled in a web of legal arguments Tuesday over whether an inventor could keep collecting royalties on a Spider-Man toy even...
  • Supreme Court sides with Idaho in Medicaid pay dispute

    Private health care providers cannot sue to force states to raise their Medicaid reimbursement rates to keep up with rising medical costs, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday. In a 5-4 decision that broke across ideological lines, the justices said medical...
  • Kane loses challenge to probe recommending she face charges

    Attorney General Kathleen Kane on Tuesday lost a challenge in the state's highest court over an investigation that recommended she be charged criminally in the leaks of secret material. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that a county judge outside...
  • Gay rights pioneer to argue Supreme Court marriage case

    Mary Bonauto, the Boston lawyer who won the first gay marriage rulings in Massachusetts and Vermont, will lead the argument before the Supreme Court in favor of a constitutional right to same-sex marriage nationwide. Bonauto has been seen by gay...
  • Christie appeal: Pension ruling used 'fabricated' right

    A ruling that demanded the New Jersey state government contribute another $1.6 billion to public employees' retirement funds came from a judge who "fabricated a constitutional right to pension funding," Gov. Chris Christie's administration told an appeals...
  • Former US Food manager guility in food scam

    A former manager at US Food in Severn pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to embezzling more than $400,000 by faking orders then, falsifying payments then selling the food to a restaurant in Laurel and pocketing the profit. Cesar Raphael Barretto,...