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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says criminals who were arrested but not yet sentenced for crack cocaine offenses should be able to take advantage of newly reduced sentences. Corey A. Hill and Edward Dorsey were arrested in 2007 and 2008 for...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says a company can be sued for retaliating against an employee by firing her fiance. The high court on Monday ruled for Eric Thompson and against North American Stainless. Thompson's fiancee and now-wife,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a federal law bars lawsuits against drug makers over serious side effects from childhood vaccines By a 6-2 vote Tuesday, the court ruled against the parents of a child who sued the drug...
Regarding "Connecticut Sued Over New Gun Law" [May 23, Connecticut]: The key issue in a lawsuit being raised by a coalition of gun dealers, owners and gun lobbies that claims the state's new gun law violates the Constitution and citing once again Second...
Nullification fever is spreading across the rural counties along the Mason-Dixon Line, with Cecil, Harford and Carroll counties passing resolutions in the last month declaring their view that Maryland's new gun control law is unconstitutional. Cecil's...
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ReutersBy Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON, May 20 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that the U.S. Federal Communications Commission has authority to try to speed up the process for installing wireless communications towers when local governments...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has affirmed the authority of federal regulators to try to speed local government decisions on proposals to build or expand cell phone towers. The court voted 6-3 Monday to uphold an appeals court ruling in favor...
At his confirmation hearings for the position of chief justice of the United States, John G. Roberts Jr. parried skeptics with a reassuring metaphor: "Judges are like umpires," he memorably testified. "Umpires don't make the rules, they apply them. The...
NEW YORK — If someone told you of a barnstorming TV host who interviewed people around the country about a given subject, you'd say it sounds like a lot of the road-trip reality series that have proliferated on cable TV. But what if that host...
For those who oppose commonsense gun safety legislation - including background checks and magazine limits - claiming it threatens their Second Amendment rights, I say gun rights come with responsibilities to protect citizens’ safety. Even...
WASHINGTON— The Supreme Court made it clear Monday that enforcing immigration laws was reserved for the federal government, not the states. By an 8-1 vote, the justices rejected a request from Alabama to revive part of a 2011 law designed to drive...
SACRAMENTO — "Living in parallel universes," is how Senate leader Darrell Steinberg describes it. Gun control and gun rights advocates "talking past each other." Emanating from different cultures, incapable of agreeing on how to make us all...
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