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  • 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...
  • Appeals court lets air out of balloon injuries case

    A Wisconsin appeals court has let the air out of a lawsuit brought by a woman injured by a runaway hot air balloon. The 4th District Court of Appeals on Thursday rejected the case brought by Patti Roberts of Beaver Dam. Roberts was hurt while standing...
  • UK's top court upholds disclosure of Prince Charles' letters

    Britain's Supreme Court Thursday paved the way for the public release of 27 hotly contested memos written by Prince Charles to government ministers. The government has sought for years to keep the letters out of the public domain for fear that publishing...
  • Broward restaurants accused of failing to pay minimum wage

    Broward restaurants accused of failing to pay minimum wage
    The U.S. Labor Department is suing El Mariachi Mexican-Spanish restaurants in Coral Springs, Davie and Fort Lauderdale, claiming that they failed to pay minimum wage and overtime to servers and cooks. Investigators found that the restaurants violated...
  • Pasadena police union has shooting report sealed after releasing excerpts

    Pasadena police union has shooting report sealed after releasing excerpts
    Police union attorneys, fighting the public release of an independent report on a 2012 fatal shooting of an unarmed teenager by Pasadena police, themselves made public extensive excerpts of the report in court papers, then obtained an appellate court...
  • New York Assembly votes again for abortion rights

    The state Assembly voted Wednesday for legislation to codify in New York the abortion rights established by the U.S. Supreme Court, moving it separately this year from a group of bills intended to ensure other women's rights in the workplace and courts....
  • Environmental group to appeal ruling on global warming suit

    An environmental advocacy group says it will appeal a court decision dismissing its lawsuit against the state for failing to adopt strict limits on greenhouse gas emissions. Lawyers for the Conservation Law Foundation and four Boston and Wellesley...
  • Kentucky judges ponder case of school bullying suicide

    Can schools and teachers be held responsible if a bullied student commits suicide? The Kentucky Supreme Court took up the question on Wednesday after the family of 13-year-old Stephen Patton sued teachers and school administrators. Defense attorneys...
  • AG Healey urges Supreme Court to uphold EPA power plant rule

    Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold a federal rule aimed at reducing mercury and other pollutants from coal and oil-fired electric power plants. Healey said the standards adopted by the Environmental...
  • 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...