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  • High court to hear Kansas plea to reinstate death sentences

    The nation's highest court agreed Monday to hear Kansas' appeal seeking to reinstate death sentences for two brothers convicted of robbing and forcing four people engage in sex acts before being shot to death naked in a Wichita soccer field in 2000....
  • Supreme Court remands in 3rd District gerrymander case

    Supreme Court remands in 3<sup>r</sup><sup>d</sup> District gerrymander case
    The U.S. Supreme Court sent Virginia's 3rd District gerrymander case back down the pipe on Monday, a move that brings Virginia another step closer to a redraw of its congressional map. The nation's highest court vacated and remanded a three-judge panel'...
  • Huckabee calls for term limits on U.S. Supreme Court justices

    Huckabee calls for term limits on U.S. Supreme Court justices
    Prospective presidential candidate Mike Huckabee called Saturday for the imposition of term limits on U.S. Supreme Court justices, saying that the nation’s founders never intended to create lifetime, irrevocable posts. "Nobody should be in an...
  • Maryland allows Confederate license plates, but blocks other messages

    Maryland allows Confederate license plates, but blocks other messages
    Arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court last week over whether Texas can refuse to issue license plates bearing the Confederate battle flag to the group Sons of Confederate Veterans should sound familiar. In the late 1990s, the same group prevailed in a...
  • Colorado, Washington square off with Oklahoma, Nebraska over pot law

    Colorado, Washington square off with Oklahoma, Nebraska over pot law
    The top law enforcement officials in Colorado and Washington are urging the U.S. Supreme Court to reject a lawsuit from states that seek to strike down Colorado laws that legalize recreational marijuana use. Oklahoma and Nebraska filed their suit...
  • Records: Georgia, Alabama governors meet on water dispute

    The governors of Alabama and Georgia quietly met this month to discuss a long-running dispute over water before the U.S. Supreme Court hears the case, records show. Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal traveled to Montgomery, Alabama, on March 16 to meet with...
  • Secrets

    Colleen Murphy Executive Director and General Counsel, Freedom of Information Commission, Hartford A recent court decision allows police departments to restrict the release of information on arrests. The FOI Commission is appealing. "The case that...
  • Disrespectful license plates

    If the U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of the Confederate battle flag license plate, a swastika license plate could be next on the agenda. Respect for our fellow human beings should always be considered, even though it may sometimes put limits our...
  • Justice Clarence Thomas dissents from a voting rights 'victory' in Alabama

    Justice Clarence Thomas dissents from a voting rights 'victory' in Alabama
    Civil rights groups cheered a decision this week in which the Supreme Court revived a lawsuit by the Alabama Legislative Black Caucus challenging the apportionment of the two houses of the Alabama Legislature. The Black Caucus argued that the...
  • Colorado defends pot law, says states free to legalize weed

    States are free to legalize marijuana, Colorado argued Friday in a filing to the U.S. Supreme Court in response to a lawsuit from neighboring states that have asked the nation's highest court to shut down Colorado's pot law. The filing marks the first...
  • Noah Feldman: Court delivers win for pregnant workers

    Pregnant women won a somewhat surprising victory at the U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday. The court's four liberals got help from Chief Justice John Roberts, who joined the majority opinion by Justice Stephen Breyer, and a surprise concurrence in the judgment...