A divided U.S. Supreme Court gave prosecutors more ability to use evidence obtained in violation of the Constitution, ruling against a man who was arrested and searched only because of a police clerical error. The justices, voting 5-4 along ideological ...Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court won’t review a dispute between the Missouri Public Service Commission and Southwestern Bell Telephone over the authority of the commission to enforce a provision of the Telecommunications Act of 1996. The high court denied the commission’s ...Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court said it will consider overturning a central aspect of the Voting Rights Act, setting up a constitutional showdown over Congress’s power to protect the rights of minorities at the polling place. The court will review the ...Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal by General Motors Corp., refusing to stop a lawsuit that accuses the automaker of concealing a parking-brake defect on almost 4 million pickup trucks and sport-utility vehicles. The justices, without comment, left intact ...Read More »
Sprinting furiously to put as much distance as possible between themselves and the radioactive Rod Blagojevich, Democrats for weeks seemed not to notice certain obvious truths. Law trumps politics. Blagojevich remains governor of Illinois. He is an innocent man under ...Read More »
By Kimberly Atkins The U.S. Supreme Court’s December ruling on marketing cigarettes as “light” or “low-tar” has revived dozens of lawsuits seeking billions of dollars from cigarette makers. But legal experts disagree on what lasting effect the decision, which ruled ...
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