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  • Supreme Court sides with Kansas in water dispute

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered Nebraska to pay Kansas $5.5 million in a long-running legal dispute over use of water from the Republican River. The justices also gave Nebraska some of what it asked for and ordered changes to the formula for...
  • Supreme Court hears woman's case on visa denial for Afghan husband

    Supreme Court justices gave a mostly skeptical hearing Monday to a California woman who wants the State Department to explain why it barred her Afghan husband from joining her in this country. The government argued that it has the power to exclude...
  • Supreme Court justices wary of expanded rights for new immigrants

    Supreme Court justices gave a mostly skeptical hearing Monday to a California woman who wants the State Department to explain why it barred her Afghan husband from joining her in this country. The government argued it has an undisputed "power to exclude...
  • Meaning of 4 words at center of high court health law fight

    The Supreme Court next week hears a challenge to President Barack Obama's health care overhaul that hinges on just four words in the massive law that seeks to dramatically reduce the ranks of the uninsured. The argument threatens subsidies that help...
  • Deadline pushed back to redraw Va. congressional district

    A federal court is extending a deadline for the General Assembly to redraw a congressional district that judges ruled was improperly drawn to make adjacent districts safer for Republican incumbents. The court said Monday that it was pushing back a...
  • Federal Court gives Virginia General Assembly more time on maps

    Federal Court gives Virginia General Assembly more time on maps
    A panel of three federal judges on Monday granted the Virginia General Assembly more time to redraw the state's congressional map. The extension, potentially to Sept. 1, was requested by Virginia's Republican members of Congress, who hope the U.S....
  • Justices reject New Orleans tour guides' free speech appeal

    A free-speech appeal from tour guides in New Orleans who object to the city's requirement that they be licensed was rejected Monday by the U.S. Supreme Court. The justices, without comment, left in place lower-court rulings that said the requirements...
  • Markell taps corporate law attorney for state Supreme Court

    Gov. Jack Markell has nominated a longtime Wilmington attorney to fill a vacancy on Delaware's Supreme Court. Markell's office announced the nomination of Collins Seitz Jr. on Monday. The 57-year-old Seitz is the founding partner of Seitz, Ross, Aronstam...
  • Court seems split over spouse's right to protest visa denial

    The Supreme Court seemed divided Monday over whether a California woman can challenge the government's refusal to issue a visa to her husband from Afghanistan. The justices heard arguments in the case of Fauzia Din, a naturalized U.S. citizen who sued...
  • Supreme Court Overturns 100-Year Sentence In Hartford Drive-By Shooting

    Supreme Court Overturns 100-Year Sentence In Hartford Drive-By Shooting
    HARTFORD — The state Supreme Court on Friday overturned the 100-year prison sentence Ackeem Riley received for killing a 16-year-old honor student in Hartford in 2006. Riley, who is awaiting trial for another killing, was 17 when he shot and...
  • Connecticut court tosses 100-year sentence imposed on teen

    The Connecticut Supreme Court on Friday overturned a 100-year prison sentence that was imposed on a Hartford teenager in a murder case, saying juveniles cannot be treated the same as adults when being sentenced for violent crimes. In a 5-2 ruling,...