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  • U.S. justices to consider police conduct in arrest of disabled woman

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to consider whether police officers were required under federal law to accommodate a violent woman's mental disability during an incident in San Francisco that led to her being shot multiple times.
  • Supreme Court to weigh challenge to Obama mercury air pollution rule

    Supreme Court to weigh challenge to Obama mercury air pollution rule
    The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to weigh a challenge by industry groups and some states to an Obama administration regulation intended to limit emissions of mercury and other hazardous pollutants mainly from coal-fired power plants. In a blow to...

    Rage in Missouri over grand jury decision

    Rage in Missouri over grand jury decision
    To the editor: The U.S. Supreme Court's much-reviled decision in the matter of Dred Scott (1857) remains the stark reality in America in 2014: Black persons have no rights that a white police officer is required to respect, including the right to life. ("...

    Expected California Supreme Court nominee Leondra Kruger a 'mind blower'

    Expected California Supreme Court nominee Leondra Kruger a 'mind blower'
    Gov. Jerry Brown announced Monday that he would nominate Leondra R. Kruger, a federal government lawyer, to the California Supreme Court. Kruger, 38, who grew up in Pasadena, was admitted to the State Bar of California in 2002 but has not practiced...

    Allow gay marriage in Texas now, judge urged

    AUSTIN, Texas Same-sex weddings should begin immediately in Texas, a San Antonio federal judge was told Monday. U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia ruled nine months ago that the Texas marriage ban violated the U.S. Constitution's promise of equal...