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  • SUPREME COURT NOTEBOOK: Female justices honor O'Connor

    All three female justices on the Supreme Court came together Wednesday to pay tribute to the life and continuing legacy of former Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, the first woman to serve on the high court. O'Connor, who was appointed in 1981 and retired...
  • Gay mentor, belief in dignity at roots of Kennedy's views

    The Irish Catholic boy who came of age in Sacramento after World War II is an unlikely candidate to be the author of the Supreme Court's major gay rights rulings. But those who have known Justice Anthony Kennedy for decades and scholars who have...
  • 'I'm just praying' for 2nd chance, convict says in juvenile resentencing

    'I'm just praying' for 2nd chance, convict says in juvenile resentencing
    Adolfo Davis lived in a crawl space with dirt floors and was raised by a loving but illiterate grandmother who struggled to meet his most basic needs like cooking or doing laundry, according to a grim picture that emerged at the Chicago man's...
  • Missouri executes inmate after last-minute appeals rejected

    A Missouri inmate has been executed for killing a man in a fit of rage over child support payments 16 years ago. Andre Cole, 52, on Tuesday night became the third convicted killer put to death this year in Missouri. His fate was sealed after the U.S....
  • Mille Lacs walleye troubles: How'd we get here? How do we get out?

    The announcement last week that night fishing would be banned this year on Mille Lacs and that the walleye limit there would be one as in one was not unexpected. Given the relatively few walleyes that swim in the lake these days, a declaration making...
  • Missouri executes inmate for 1998 killing over child support

    A Missouri inmate was executed Tuesday night for killing a man in a fit of rage over child support payments 16 years ago. Andre Cole, 52, became the third convicted killer put to death this year in Missouri. His fate was sealed after the U.S. Supreme...
  • Gov. Ducey Oks bill blocking funding for federal health care

    With the future of subsidies for people who buy health insurance on the federal health marketplace at risk, Arizona will block state and local governments from funding, enforcing or cooperating with the President Barack Obama's health care law under a...
  • Why the execution drug shortage won't go away

    Why the execution drug shortage won't go away
    In a few weeks, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear Glossip vs. Gross, which examines the use of the drug midazolam in lethal injection executions. The case comes on the heels of an infamously gruesome 2014, a year that saw botched executions in Ohio,...
  • Court upholds decision to dismiss suit on gay conversion ban

    A judge's decision to dismiss a lawsuit challenging New Jersey's ban on gay conversion therapy was upheld Monday by a federal appeals court. The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia ruled that U.S. District Judge Freda Wolfson was right to...
  • Taylor Batten: A novel approach on gay marriage

    With the U.S. Supreme Court set to hear arguments in a landmark gay-marriage case this month, South Carolina has inserted itself in a most bizarre way. The court will hear two and a half hours of arguments on April 28 in cases involving gay marriage bans...
  • Sotomayor says Supreme Court gets politicized by others

    Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor says any sense that the court is political comes from outside groups, not the justices themselves. Sotomayor tells a New York audience that politicians on both sides have seized on the different approaches the...