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  • Court's DNA decision serves public safety and justice

    The Supreme Court's decision today to uphold Maryland's law allowing the collection of DNA samples from people arrested for serious crimes upholds the interests of justice, the Constitution and common sense. Concerns that the DNA samples could violate...
  • Former USC student wins Supreme Court copyright decision

     
    A former USC student who bought textbooks in his homeland of Thailand and sold them in the United States won a major Supreme Court ruling on copyright law that gives foreign buyers of textbooks, movies and other products a right to resell them in the...
  • High court rules strip search reasonable after traffic stop

    High court rules strip search reasonable after traffic stop
    A New Jersey man who was strip searched in prison after being accused of failing to pay a traffic fine lost his Supreme Court appeal Monday. The 5-4 divided court found two county jails "struck a reasonable balance between inmate privacy and the needs of...
  • U.S. Supreme Court rules GPS tracking requires a warrant

    U.S. Supreme Court rules GPS tracking requires a warrant
    Police erred by not obtaining an extended search warrant before attaching a tracking device to a drug suspect's car, the Supreme Court said in a unanimous ruling Monday. A majority of justices said that secretly placing the device and monitoring the man'...
  • Heralded young prosecutor joins city state's attorney's office

    Heralded young prosecutor joins city state's attorney's office
    When Thiru Vignarajah left the Maryland U.S. attorney's office to lead a new unit of the city prosecutors, there was the matter of putting together a new team of lawyers to pursue major crimes, bolstering relationships with police and other law...
  • Supreme Court considers whether lab analysts are 'witnesses'

    Supreme Court considers whether lab analysts are 'witnesses'
    WASHINGTON - Supreme Court justices were sharply divided Tuesday over whether a lab analyst who did a crucial DNA test that identified a Chicago rapist must testify at his trial, deepening a split that defies the usual conservative and liberal lines....
  • Gay marriage fight may hinge on Supreme Court's Anthony Kennedy

    Gay marriage fight may hinge on Supreme Court's Anthony Kennedy
    The Supreme Court has nine justices, but if the constitutional fight over same-sex marriage reaches them this year, the decision will probably come down to just one: a California Republican and Reagan-era conservative who has nonetheless written the...
  • Supreme Court Justice Robbed in Caribbean

    Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer was robbed by an intruder armed with a machete last week while vacationing on the Caribbean island of Nevis, where Breyer's family own a vacation home, a court spokeswoman said Monday. Breyer's wife and two other...
  • Supreme Court Justice Breyer robbed by machete-wielding man

    Supreme Court Justice Breyer robbed by machete-wielding man
    Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer and his wife Joanna were robbed last week by a machete-wielding man who broke into their Caribbean vacation home, FOX News Channel confirmed Monday. Breyer and his wife were playing bridge with friends at their home...
  • U.S. Supreme Court justice: 'Constitution is a static being'

    U.S. Supreme Court justice: 'Constitution is a static being'
    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia on Monday touted his approach to interpreting the federal Constitution that focuses on the original intent of the Founding Fathers. Scalia, a former University of Chicago law professor, called the “...
  • Supreme Court Justice Breyer Robbed at Machete-Point

    Supreme Court Justice Breyer Robbed at Machete-Point
    Washington (CNN) -- Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer was robbed last week by an intruder armed with a machete while Breyer was vacationing on the Caribbean island of Nevis, court officials said Monday. Breyer, his wife and two other guests were in...