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Maryland's practice of collecting genetic information from people arrested — but not convicted — on serious charges took the national stage Tuesday, as the U.S. Supreme Court weighed in on what Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. called "perhaps the...
Over the next three months, the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether to end affirmative action, whether to overturn part of one of the most important civil rights laws in our country's history (the Voting Rights Act) and whether gays and...
Tags: Gays and Lesbians, Abortion, Laws, Elections, U.S. Supreme Court
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelFrom Reuters The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday unanimously upheld a trained police dog's search of a truck for evidence, saying that training and testing records had established the dog's reliability and given the police probable cause. The case was one...
It would seem highly unlikely Sonia Sotomayor, Stephen Breyer, Samuel Alito, Elena Kagan, Clarence Thomas, Antonin Scalia, John Roberts, Anthony Kennedy and Ruth Bader Ginsburg pay attention to the South Dakota House of Representatives. Those three...
Today, the Maryland Conservative Action Network (MDCAN) is hosting a daylong conference in Annapolis entitled "Turning the Tides." Those scheduled to attend include Republican state Dels. Nic Kipke and Neil Parrott, Frederick County Board of Commissioners...
If this was not totally obvious to everyone who glances at this column from time to time, I’m endorsing Barack Obama for president. Now I will make you suffer through a column about why I will vote for a second Obama term and why you should too....
WASHINGTON (AP) — The running fight over gay marriage is shifting from the ballot box to the Supreme Court. Three weeks after voters backed same-sex marriage in three states and defeated a ban in a fourth, the justices are meeting Friday to decide...
Tags: Lawyers, Trials, Gays and Lesbians, Laws, Washington, DC
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court has a Lemon Test (for church-and-state separation), a Miller Test (obscenity) and a Smith Test (religious freedom), not to mention the late Justice Potter Stewart's pornography test: He knew it when he saw it. To this...
Tags: Lawyers, Crime, Law and Justice, Judges, Sonia Sotomayor, Heroin
Who knew that Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan went shooting with Justice Antonin Scalia — and liked it so much she has graduated from clay pigeons to live birds? This is one of the terrific inside stories about the justices in Jeffrey Toobin's new...
The U.S. Supreme Court takes up the issue of racial preference in college admissions on Wednesday, and that ought to be a concern for those who believe such policies have provided countless opportunities for minorities — and enriched the educational...
TV commercials, debates, rallies and campaign speeches are among the ways to view the presidential candidates' positions and what's important to women in this year's election. Another way is speaking to female legislators to get their perspective on...
CNNWASHINGTON, D.C. -- Heman Marion Sweatt and Abigail Noel Fisher both wanted to attend the University of Texas at Austin. Both claimed their race was a primary reason for their rejection. Both filed civil rights lawsuits, and the Supreme Court...
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