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  • 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....
  • Same-sex couples married in Michigan celebrate anniversaries

    Families and friends gathered Sunday in four Michigan counties to celebrate the anniversary of about 300 same-sex couples who wed last year during a brief legal window as a result of a challenge to Michigan's constitutional ban on gay marriages. The...
  • Florida Supreme Court orders new sentences in juvenile cases

    Florida Supreme Court orders new sentences in juvenile cases
    TALLAHASSEE — A 33-year-old woman serving life without parole for the murder of a Panama City-area cab driver when she was 15 will get a new sentence under a ruling by the Florida Supreme Court on Thursday. The court ordered new sentencing...
  • Alabama postpones executions as Supreme Court reviews drug

    A federal judge says Alabama has agreed to put executions on hold until the U.S. Supreme Court reviews the humaneness of a drug that the state plans to use for its next lethal injection. The Supreme Court will hear arguments April 29 in a case brought by...
  • Brevard killer gets new sentencing hearing in Florida Supreme Court ruling

    Brevard killer gets new sentencing hearing in Florida Supreme Court ruling
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Supreme Court is ordering new sentencing hearings for four people who were convicted of felonies they committed as juveniles, including two murders. The court ruled Thursday that new sentences are required to comply...
  • Poll: Public unaware Obama's health law is again in jeopardy

    With a decision due by summer in a Supreme Court case that could unravel President Barack Obama's health care law, a new poll finds many Americans have heard nothing about the case. But when the potential fallout is explained, most say it would hurt...
  • Making us wait to listen to Supreme Court arguments

    Making us wait to listen to Supreme Court arguments
    On April 28 the Supreme Court will hear lawyers debate two monumental questions: “Does the 14th Amendment require a state to license a marriage between two people of the same sex?” and “Does the 14th Amendment require a state to...
  • Supreme Court denies execution reprieve for Missouri inmate

    Missouri's oldest death row inmate was executed Tuesday night for the 1996 shooting death of a sheriff's deputy after the state's governor and the U.S. Supreme Court denied last-minute appeals to spare his life. Attorneys for 74-year-old Cecil Clayton had...