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But at Thursday's oral arguments, Darrel Mullins, with the Iowa Attorney General's office, argued that U.S. Supreme Court decision protects immigrants from being charged while trying to get a job, but not from other charges, and that other state courts ...
In 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court banned mandatory life sentences without parole for juveniles, noting such sentences fail to consider dysfunctional upbringings or peer pressure that may have contributed to the crimes.

After the Supreme Court's 2013 decision in Shelby County v. Holder weakened a core provision of the Voting rights Act of 1965, the U.S. Department of Justice could send such observers only where authorized by court orders. Because of that requirement, ...
Robinson's request for review by the U.S. Supreme Court was denied earlier this month. The Kansas Supreme Court also upheld the conviction and death sentence of Scott Cheever in July, more than two years after the Kansas court's previous decision ...
For Scott Milne, the Pomfret travel business executive and U.S. Senate candidate seeking permission to build Quechee Highlands, the Supreme Court's decision is an unwelcome exclamation point on a decade of debates and appeals in a variety of settings ...
The civil rights lawsuit by the family of a Mexican teenager killed in a 2012 cross-border shooting in Nogales remains in limbo after the 9th Circuit Court in San Francisco decided to wait for a decision from the U.S. Supreme Court on a similar case ...

The new hearing is necessary, the majority decided, because of a seminal U.S. Supreme Court ruling in a case known as Hall v. Florida.
He makes the point however, that if high court were to split 4-4, they'd issue a slip of paper technically upholding a decision from another court. "So if 'Trump v. Clinton' came up in say, Florida, and the Florida Supreme Court decided it, and the ...
The inmates on Wednesday filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court asking justices to review the state Supreme Court's split June decision that upheld the law, which keeps the source of the state's lethal injection drugs secret. The Arkansas court ...
By Dan Flynn | October 20, 2016. A timely petition for certiorari is going to keep Austin "Jack" DeCoster, 82, and his son, Peter DeCoster, 52, out of jail, at least for several more months while the U.S. Supreme Court decides if it is interested in ...
A Lutheran church in Columbia has challenged a Missouri decision denying a grant to its preschool, which sought to replace the gravel on its playground with softer, safer material.
TALLAHASSEE - For the second straight year, Florida lawmakers will attempt to fix the state's death-penalty sentencing scheme in response to court rulings finding that the process is unconstitutional. Incoming Senate President Joe Negron, who will ...
The U.S. Supreme Court has picked its first Indian law case for review during the new 2016-17 Court term. The Court will review the Connecticut Supreme Court's decision in Lewis v. Clarke, 320 Conn. 706, 135 A.3d 677 (Conn. 2016). Clarke, an employee ...
Lawler's attorneys subsequently appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court seeking a stay, but there was no immediate decision from the justices in Washington. Earlier, the Georgia Supreme Court statement said that it also denied defense requests to appeal ...
Dynegy, NRG Energy, the electric power Supply Association and others filed in the Federal District Court in Manhattan, claiming a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision bars states from replacing wholesale prices with state-determined costs. New York PSC ...
That decision was upheld in a 5-4 Supreme Court ruling that the handgun ban and "trigger lock" provisions of the ordinance violated the Second Amendment.
The Kansas solicitor general cited the awful Dred Scott decision to argue for his state's Anti-Abortion law.

When Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump debate the topic of the Supreme Court in their third debate, they will be outlining their vision for the future of the country well beyond the next presidential term.
Arthur's attorneys filed an appeal in September on Arthur's behalf that they contend will challenge the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in a case that affirmed a death row inmate must present and prove the availability of a feasible alternate to challenge ...
Some court rulings end fights. Others rev them up. Courts and legislatures across the U.S. continue to grapple with a big question the Supreme Court tossed onto the political battlefield in 2013: Has the country overcome its history of racial ...
The U.S. Supreme Court has not decided whether it will hear the lawsuit between the Gloucester County school Board and 17-year-old transgender student Gavin Grimm.
... was at least 10-2. Friday's 5-2 ruling came in the case of Timothy Lee Hurst, whose appeal spawned a U.S. Supreme Court decision in January that found Florida's death-penalty sentencing process was unconstitutional because it gave too much power to ...
All eyes were on the U.S. Supreme Court yesterday as it heard arguments in Salman v. United States (No. ... However, some of the Justices seemed worried that adopting Salman's argument would conflict with the Supreme Court's decision in Dirks. "You're ...
The U.S. Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty and the brothers are now on death row. The ad ignores the Carr case but says, "They upheld the death penalty and kept us safe," over a head line that says the court upheld the death sentence for the ...
Some west Michigan communities are backing off restrictions about political signs because of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling. ... The Ottawa County clerk says the Supreme Court's decision also calls into question another rule in Allendale Township.That ...
Those two rulings, released at the same time this morning, were a blow not just to the Florida Legislature but also to Attorney General Pam Bondi, who had argued that the error identified by the U.S. Supreme Court was harmless. Today's ruling was in ...
Here's an interesting bit from the latest trove of Clinton campaign emails leaked out Thursday morning: Clinton operatives were conspiring in June 2015 on how to best threaten the Supreme Court to rule their way in King v. Burwell, the case that could ...
MUSKEGON, MI - The gang-murder trial of Maurtice Poole-Knight, is likely to proceed after the U.S. Supreme Court denied his lawyer's bid to have the case stopped.
Heald (2005) decision did not limit the reach of the commerce Clause in alcohol cases to situations where a state discriminates against producers or products.
Joliet - Owners of Evergreen Terrace have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review the racial impact of the federal court ruling that would put the housing complex in the hands of the city of Joliet. The petition for Supreme Court review was filed last ...
(KMSP) - Minnesota's DWI laws are a lot more clear after the Minnesota Supreme Court decided Wednesday the law criminalizing refusal of a urine test is unconstitutional.
Federal regulators preserved victories in two disputes when the U.S. Supreme Court refused Oct. 11 to review cases on protections for a West Coast fish species and approvals for work on a ski resort in a National Forest.
It's only the second week of oral argument at the U.S. Supreme Court and already the justices are on their third case involving race and the criminal justice system.
Austin -- Texas filed a petition for a writ of certiorari with the U.S. Supreme Court Sept. 23, requesting reinstatement ... Texas enacted a common sense voter ID law and I am confident that the U.S. Supreme Court will ultimately reinstate it." Critics ...
US Supreme Court to Eye Tribal Employee Immunity in Casino Driver's Case ... Tort lawsuits against employees of Native American tribes may be on the rise, but a case that the U.S. Supreme Court recently agreed to hear could put an end to those claims ...
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to decide whether to block a lawsuit against former Attorney General John Ashcroft and others by non-U.S. citizens, mainly Muslims, swept up after the Sept. 11 attacks ... The senior officials under ...
The 9th Circuit ruling noted studies showing that the Hispanic population in Yuma was concentrated in several areas in the northern, western and central portions of the city.
"We firmly believe that strong design patent protection spurs creativity and innovation," said Noreen Krall, Apple's Chief Litigation Counsel, after the hearing this morning at the Supreme Court. "And that's why we've defended ourselves against those ...
The U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday reversed a state appeals court ruling that affirmed the death sentence for an Oklahoma man convicted of first-degree murder in the deaths of a 25-year-old woman and her two children.
Apple and Samsung will appear before the US Supreme Court on Tuesday to argue why their opponent was wrong when it came to a patent case from 2012.
The U.S. Supreme Court Monday dashed the Obama administration's hopes that the justices would take another look at President Obama's immigration policy while he's still in office.
"The U.S. Supreme Court's denial of the John Doe prosecutors' appeal officially ends this case," said Attorney General Brad Schimel.
Next week, the Supreme Court is scheduled to consider whether it will hear an appeal of a Wisconsin Supreme Court ruling that, last year, halted a Criminal Investigation and ordered the destruction of all the evidence it gathered. The case is about the ...
Gill's campaign announced Friday morning that it has appealed to the nation's high court to reverse a decision from the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals that ultimately removed the candidate from the ballot. The appeals court blocked an order from a ...
The U.S. Supreme Court granted a request by dignity Health to temporarily halt a ruling that the church-affiliated defined benefit plan sponsor is covered by the ...
Texas wants to take its voter identification battle to the U.S. Supreme Court. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Friday asked the justices to hear his arguments about why the state's photo ID requirements for voting do not discriminate against ...
22 - Dot Foods Inc. has petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to review a March decision that the retroactive application of a Washington statutory amendment narrowing Dot's business and occupation tax exemption wasn't a due process violation ( Dot Foods, ...
The court ordered Reyes' case back to Kendall County for resentencing in light of a 2012 U.S. Supreme Court decision that led to changes in how juveniles are punished for the most severe crimes.
A Lane County prosecutor said Thursday that he's hopeful that state officials will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to review the decision. "We're disappointed with the ruling and think the Springfield police Department did it right under the circumstances ...
The Supreme Court's conclusion states that "the Governor's reduction of the allotments of the Universities in this case exceeded his statutory authority to revise allotments under KRS 48.620(1) and his authority to withhold allotments under KRS 45.253 ...


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