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  • Rekha Basu: Who says money in politics doesn't buy influence?

    One recent day, my newspaper had two front-page stories related to money and politics. One was about financial contributions made from the political action committees of prospective presidential candidates to Iowa office-seekers of the same party. Another...
  • Connecticut panel asks high court to hear synagogue dispute

    A historic district in Connecticut being sued for rejecting plans for a synagogue in 2007 is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to throw out the lawsuit. The Litchfield Historic District Commission and the Borough of Litchfield asked the Supreme Court on...
  • Florida Supreme Court stays execution of man who killed 4

    The Florida Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed the execution of a man who killed his ex-wife, daughter and two others until the U.S. Supreme Court determines whether a sedative used in lethal injections is effective. The decision came nine days before Jerry...
  • Florida Supreme Court blocks execution of Orlando killer Jerry Correll

    Florida Supreme Court blocks execution of Orlando killer Jerry Correll
    The Florida Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed the execution of a death-row inmate who killed four people in Orlando in 1985. Jerry William Correll was convicted of stabbing his ex-wife, Susan, and their 5-year-old daughter. He also killed Susan Correll'...
  • Group appeals mandatory union fees to Supreme Court

    Group appeals mandatory union fees to Supreme Court
    Seeing an opening to weaken public-sector unions, a conservative group is asking the Supreme Court to strike down laws in California, Illinois and about 20 other states that require teachers and other government employees to pay union fees, even if they...
  • Secret Service remains top-notch

    Secret Service remains top-notch
    It is unfortunate that the recent behavior of some Secret Service agents has over-shadowed the agency's reputation for protecting the president and vice president, former presidents, U.S. Supreme Court justices, cabinet members and their families. These...
  • Man who killed 4 in Orlando in 1985 wants justices to block execution

    Man who killed 4 in Orlando in 1985 wants justices to block execution
    A death-row inmate convicted of killing four people in Orlando in 1985 asked the Florida Supreme Court on Friday to at least temporarily block his scheduled Feb. 26 execution while the U.S. Supreme Court considers a challenge to a key drug used in...
  • Texas executes man for 1996 strangling, beating death

    Texas executes man for 1996 strangling, beating death
    A Texas man convicted of killing a 38-year-old woman nearly two decades ago while he was on parole for a triple slaying years earlier was executed Thursday evening. Robert Ladd, 57, received a lethal injection after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected...
  • Texas executes convicted killer with IQ of 67

    Texas executes convicted killer with IQ of 67
    A Texas inmate who had been described as intellectually disabled by civil rights advocates was put to death Thursday, officials said. Robert Ladd, 57, was pronounced dead at 7:02 p.m. at Texas State Penitentiary in Huntsville, according to a spokeswoman...
  • Ramesh Ponnuru: Obamacare should lose in next Supreme Court case

    Ramesh Ponnuru: Obamacare should lose in next Supreme Court case
    Conservatives in Washington are increasingly confident that the U.S. Supreme Court will rule this summer that the White House has gone beyond its legal authority in implementing the Affordable Care Act. Any such decision would enrage liberals. They...
  • Arizona redistricting fight has big implications for California

    A major California political reform enacted by the voters is being threatened by the Arizona Legislature's attempt to resume ugly gerrymandering of congressional districts. It's a monumental case before the U.S. Supreme Court. Justices will hear oral...