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The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to block the use of legislative districts in Wisconsin and Maryland in separate cases that had alleged unconstitutional partisan gerrymandering. Instead, the high court allowed lower courts to continue considering the claims. The cases...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has ruled for the Trump administration in a case about prison terms that was argued by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. The justices say by a 5-3 decision Monday that judges need not provide detailed explanations when modifying a prison...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is resolving partisan redistricting cases from Wisconsin and Maryland without ruling on the broader issue of whether electoral maps can give an unfair advantage to a political party. The justices unanimously ruled against Wisconsin Democrats...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is resolving partisan redistricting cases from Wisconsin and Maryland without ruling on the broader issue of whether electoral maps can give an unfair advantage to a political party. The justices ruled against Wisconsin Democrats who...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is siding with a man who sued the Florida city where he lives after being arrested for his speech during a public comment portion of a city council meeting. The justices sided Monday with Fane Lozman in a case involving his arrest at a 2006...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is rejecting an appeal from a gay death row inmate in South Dakota who says jurors were biased against him because of his sexual orientation. The justices did not comment Monday in leaving in place the death sentence for Charles Rhines. He was...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nyet. Non. Nein. No. That's the answer the Supreme Court gave Thursday to the question of whether federal courts in the United States must accept statements from foreign governments about their own laws as binding. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg wrote for a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says United States federal courts should consider statements from foreign governments about their own laws but do not have to consider them as binding. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg wrote for a unanimous court that federal courts should give "...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Supreme Court striking down a Minnesota law restricting what voters can wear to polls (all times local): 1:45 p.m. A Minnesota voter who challenged a law restricting what could be worn to a polling place welcomed a U.S. Supreme Court...