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  • 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...
  • Missouri executes man for 1996 deputy killing

    Missouri executes man for 1996 deputy killing
    Missouri's oldest death row inmate was executed Tuesday for the shooting death of a sheriff's deputy, after the U.S. Supreme Court and the state's governor declined to spare the 74-year-old who attorneys said had a diminished mental capacity because of...
  • Alabama probate judge asks court to amend gay marriage order

    A probate judge is asking the Alabama Supreme Court to concede that gay couples can marry in Alabama if the U.S. Supreme Court rules same-sex marriage bans unconstitutional later this year. Montgomery County Probate Judge Steven Reed on Tuesday filed a...
  • Missouri executes man after high court declines to intervene

    A Missouri death row inmate has been executed for the shooting death of a sheriff's deputy, after the U.S. Supreme Court and the state's governor declined to spare the 74-year-old who attorneys said had a diminished mental capacity because of a brain...
  • APNewsBreak: Inmate asks high court to hear sex-change case

    Lawyers for a transgender inmate convicted of murder asked the U.S. Supreme Court Monday to overturn a ruling denying her request for sex-reassignment surgery. A federal judge ordered the Massachusetts Department of Correction to grant the surgery to...
  • Records show Oklahoma inmate chatted with execution team

    A condemned Oklahoma inmate calmly chatted with members of his execution team and even recommended a vein to the paramedic in charge of setting up his intravenous line, according to documents released Tuesday related to the botched lethal injection last...