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  • Florida death-row case sparks U.S. Supreme Court review

    Florida death-row case sparks U.S. Supreme Court review
    TALLAHASSEE — In a case stemming from the murder of a Panhandle fast-food restaurant manager, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to take up constitutional questions dealing with juries in Florida death-penalty cases. In a two-sentence order...
  • Florida editorial roundup

    Recent editorials from Florida newspapers: March 9 Panama City News Herald on Gov. Scott and drug testing: After four years of pontificating and pointless litigation, Gov. Rick Scott has finally made the right decision about Florida's scheme to drug-...
  • Tallahassee's malpractice making Florida sick

    Tallahassee's malpractice making Florida sick
    Florida's resistance to the Affordable Care Act has gone beyond annoying partisanship. It now threatens the state's economy and quality of life. Because Florida didn't create a state-run exchange on which individuals and small business owners can buy...
  • Lisa Madigan seeks to intervene in Rauner's 'fair share' union suit

    Lisa Madigan seeks to intervene in Rauner's 'fair share' union suit
    Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan's office wants to intervene in Gov. Bruce Rauner's lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of "fair share" union dues. In a statement Monday, Madigan says it's her job to defend Illinois' laws and the lawsuit...
  • AG files motion to intervene in Rauner 'fair-share' lawsuit

    Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan's office wants to intervene in Gov. Bruce Rauner's lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of "fair share" union dues. In a statement Monday, Madigan says it's her job to defend Illinois' laws and the lawsuit...
  • Supreme Court decision brings hope to Little Sisters of the Poor in birth control case

    Supreme Court decision brings hope to Little Sisters of the Poor in birth control case
    A local order of nuns that has sued the federal government over a contraception coverage requirement under Obamacare found hope in a ruling Monday by the U.S. Supreme Court, which backed the University of Notre Dame in a similar action. The Little...
  • Immigration ruling shows lawyers playing venue shopping odds

    A federal judge's ruling last month blocking President Barack Obama's immigration executive action lays bare a pervasive practice in federal district courts: venue shopping. It is a game of odds in which lawyers pick a court to file their case where a...
  • AP Analysis: Why does health overhaul drama continue?

    President Barack Obama's health overhaul remains an all-consuming drama for many, even though millions of people are gaining insurance coverage through a law that's now 5 years old. During oral arguments last week in the latest Supreme Court case brought...
  • Potential redistricting reset could tighten California Democrats' grip

    Potential redistricting reset could tighten California Democrats' grip
    A U.S. Supreme Court case that could force California to redraw its congressional districts has stirred up fears of a return to partisan gerrymandering, a divisive process that has been criticized for both cementing and crushing political careers. While...
  • Illinois joins high court case favoring same-sex marriage

    Illinois has joined a group of states filing arguments with the U.S. Supreme Court that the Constitution requires approval of same-sex marriage nationwide. The brief was filed in connection with challenges of state laws in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and...
  • Proposed GOP alternatives to Obamacare subsidies are bad medicine

    Supporters of healthcare reform were breathing a little easier last week after oral arguments at the Supreme Court over the Affordable Care Act. On the docket was King vs. Burwell, a lawsuit brought by the Competitive Enterprise Institute, a Koch-backed...