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  • Arizona 'Dreamers' happy but wary of Supreme Court ruling on licenses

    Arizona 'Dreamers' happy but wary of Supreme Court ruling on licenses
    For now, Carla Chavarria plans to keep taking the bus. And Julio Zuniga will remain cautious every time he drives past a police car. Although the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that Arizona must offer driver’s licenses to young immigrants who...
  • Special Report: Elite law firms spin gold from getting cases before Supreme Court

    On a March morning in 2011, lawyer Ted Boutrous approached the lectern at the U.S. Supreme Court. Boutrous represented the world's largest retailer, Wal-Mart , in one of the most anticipated business cases in years. A trial judge had certified a class...
  • Chamber of Commerce forms its own elite law team

    Advocacy groups have long played an important role in Supreme Court litigation, crafting amicus or "friend of the court" briefs in significant cases. The American Civil Liberties Union and consumer-oriented Public Citizen regularly make such filings. But...
  • Blogging Bucks teacher pushing federal lawsuit

    Natalie Munroe, a former Central Bucks School District teacher who critically blogged about her students, is appealing a lower court's ruling that blocked her $5 million lawsuit over her dismissal. She filed the suit in 2012 against the school district,...
  • Bondi files appeal, asking U.S. Supreme Court to delay gay marriage in Florida

     
    Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi on Monday filed an emergency appeal with the U.S. Supreme Court in an attempt to keep gay marriages from starting in Florida in three weeks....
  • Pam Bondi files appeal, asking U.S. Supreme Court to delay gay marriage in Florida

    Pam Bondi files appeal, asking U.S. Supreme Court to delay gay marriage in Florida
    Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi on Monday filed an emergency appeal with the U.S. Supreme Court in an attempt to keep gay marriages from starting in Florida in three weeks. Her office asked the high court to extend a stay that is set to expire Jan....
  • Ignorance of the law isn't an acceptable defense, even for police

    It's already too easy for police to stop motorists they consider suspicious using the pretext of a minor violation of traffic laws. Law enforcement will enjoy even more leeway under Monday's misguided Supreme Court decision upholding the legality of stops...
  • Supreme Court permits 'reasonable mistakes' by police in searches

    WASHINGTON The Supreme Court on Monday upheld a North Carolina car search, in an 8-1 decision that provides more wiggle room for law enforcement officers who make a "reasonable" mistake about the law. With conservative and liberal justices all but...
  • Orthodox Jews back scarf-wearing Muslim in Abercrombie & Fitch case

    Orthodox Jews back scarf-wearing Muslim in Abercrombie & Fitch case
    Seven Orthodox Jewish groups, a Muslim civil rights organization and a public interest law firm supporting religious freedom filed briefs this week with the U.S. Supreme Court supporting a Muslim teenager who was denied a job at Abercrombie & Fitch...
  • Baltimore County tapped outside firm to take pension battle to Supreme Court

    Baltimore County tapped outside firm to take pension battle to Supreme Court
    Baltimore County shelled out as much as $42,000 for a $350-an-hour Florida lawyer to appeal a long-running pension dispute to the Supreme Court. It lost, and now the county may be on the hook for millions of dollars. While Councilwoman Vicki Almond, a...
  • New York Times reporter James Risen may be offered deal to avoid jail

    New York Times reporter James Risen may be offered deal to avoid jail
    The Justice Department is considering offering New York Times reporter James Risen a deal that could enable him to avoid jail time over refusing to testify in a national security investigation and save face for prosecutors under increasing pressure for...