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  • Supreme Court calling for Ohio to purge voting rolls

    The Supreme Court is allowing Ohio to clean up its voting rolls by targeting people who haven’t cast ballots in a while. b The justices rejected, by a 5-4 vote Monday, arguments that the practice violates a federal law intended to increase the ranks of registered voters. A handful...
  • Supreme Court rules on behalf of Colorado baker

    The Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a Colorado baker who refused to bake a wedding cake for a gay couple because it violated his religious beliefs. This is a developing story. Please refresh for updates. Source: ABC News (Stephanie Ebbs) Photo Credit: The Daily Signal Photo Credit: NewsRadio WINA...
  • Supreme Court sides with death row inmate after lawyer said he was guilty

    Washington (CNN) The Supreme Court ruled in favor of a death row inmate on Monday who argued his constitutional rights were violated when his lawyer told the jury he was guilty, even though the inmate wanted to proclaim his innocence. Writing for a 6-3 majority, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg...
  • Missouri inmate gets 2nd stay of execution from high court

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – The U.S. Supreme Court granted a stay of execution for the second time in four years on Tuesday to a Missouri inmate who has a rare medical condition that he says could cause blood-filled tumors to burst inside his head during the lethal injection. Russell Bucklew...
  • US sends warning shot with California immigration lawsuit

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – The Trump administration’s lawsuit challenging California’s efforts to protect immigrants who are in the country illegally served as the latest warning shot at communities nationwide with so-called sanctuary policies. As he excoriated California officials for their policies and actions, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions warned against...
  • Supreme Court rejects administration appeal over immigration

    WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court is rejecting the Trump administration’s highly unusual bid to get the justices to intervene in the controversy over protections for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants. The justices on Monday refused to take up the administration’s appeal of a lower court order that requires...
  • Some old decisions could be reversed by the Supreme Court

    Supreme Court precedents that have stood the test of time for generations are in danger of falling like dominoes in the next few months. First on the chopping block is a 1977 ruling that allowed public employee unions to collect fees from non-members for collective bargaining. The court’s conservative justices have...
  • Case of man who shot Lil Wayne’s bus in Cobb sent to Ga. Supreme Court

    The highest court in Georgia will hear the case of a man who shot rapper Lil Wayne’s tour bus as retaliation in a gang dispute. Jimmy Winfrey is appealing his 10-year prison sentence and conviction to the Georgia Supreme Court Monday claiming his original judge was so improperly involved...
  • Supreme Court halts the execution of Alabama inmate with dementia

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday halted the execution of Alabama inmate Vernon Madison after attorneys argued that dementia had left the 67-year-old unable to remember killing a police officer three decades ago. Justices issued the stay on the same evening that Madison was scheduled to receive a lethal...