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  • EPA rule on power plant emissions faces formidable hurdle in Supreme Court

    EPA rule on power plant emissions faces formidable hurdle in Supreme Court
    Twenty-five years in the making, a new nationwide rule is set to take effect this spring that will sharply restrict coal and oil-fired power plants from releasing mercury, arsenic and other hazardous pollutants into the air and, eventually, into rivers...
  • Walker, Wisconsin Republicans hail voter ID decision

    Gov. Scott Walker says the U.S. Supreme Court's decision not to hear a challenge to the state's voter identification law is "great news for Wisconsin voters." He and other Republicans who backed the law cheered the court's decision Monday not to hear the...
  • Photo ID may be needed at Wisconsin polls later this year

    The head of elections in Wisconsin says he anticipates that there will be special elections later this year where photo identification will be required for people to vote. The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday decided not to hear a challenge to the state's...
  • Wisconsin voter-ID law stands as U.S. high court rejects appeal

    WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for Wisconsin to implement a voter-identification law that opponents say is one of the strictest in the nation. Rejecting an appeal by civil rights groups, the justices Monday gave a victory to...
  • Court: Juveniles seeking parole entitled to lawyers

    Inmates serving life sentences for murders committed when they were juveniles are constitutionally entitled to lawyers and expert witnesses at their parole hearings, the state's highest court ruled Monday. The 5-2 decision by the Supreme Judicial Court...
  • Texas license plate case pits free speech vs. hate speech

    WASHINGTON Supreme Court justices Monday struggled with how far license plates might go if they rule the Sons of Confederate Veterans can get Texas plates imprinted with the Confederate flag. Pretty far, the Sons of Confederate Veterans' attorney...
  • Supreme Court considers impact of disability law on police

    The Supreme Court on Monday seemed skeptical that the nation's disabilities law requires police to take special precautions when arresting armed and violent suspects who are mentally ill. Most justices expressed doubts about second-guessing police who are...
  • Texas man on death row since 1984 loses Supreme Court appeal

    The Supreme Court turned away an appeal Monday from a convicted killer who has spent more than 30 years on death row in Texas. The justices rejected the appeal from Lester Bower of Arlington, Texas. Bower's scheduled execution last month for the fatal...
  • Supreme Court rejects challenge to Wisconsin voter ID law

    Supreme Court rejects challenge to Wisconsin voter ID law
    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned away a challenge to Wisconsin's voter identification law, allowing the law to stand and handing a victory to Gov. Scott Walker following a long fight by opponents who say it's a thinly veiled attempt to make it more...
  • Texas same sex marriage foes call for 'Biblical marriage'

    About 250 people gathered Monday afternoon at the Texas Capitol to rally in support of what they call "Biblical marriage" — a union between a man and a woman — at an event headlined by Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore. Moore, a...
  • Federal judge: Union suit over dues belongs in state court

    A federal judge says a lawsuit labor unions filed over Gov. Bruce Rauner's order ending mandatory dues for nonmembers should be heard in state court. U.S. District Judge Staci Yandle issued her ruling Monday in the Southern District of Illinois....