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Nebraska, Oklahoma Want Supreme Court To Declare Colorado’s Marijuana Law Unconstitutional

Colorado’s top law enforcement official promises to vigorously defend the state’s historic law legalizing marijuana after Nebraska and Oklahoma asked the U.S. Supreme Court to declare it unconstitutional, saying the drug is freely flowing into neighboring states.

12/19/2014

File photo of a table upon which lethal injections are administered. (Photo by Virginia Department of Corrections via Getty Images)

Executions, New Death Sentences Continue to Fall

Executions and new death sentences dropped to their lowest numbers in decades in 2014, an anti-death penalty group said in a new report.

12/18/2014

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Court: Traffic Stop OK Despite Mistake of Law

Police can use evidence seized during a traffic stop even if it turns out the officers initially pulled a car over based on a misunderstanding of the law, the Supreme Court ruled Monday.

12/15/2014

The Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court sit for their official photograph on Oct. 8, 2010 at the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. (credit: TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Refusing To Allow Ariz. To Enforce Restrictions On Abortions

The Supreme Court is refusing to allow Arizona to enforce stringent restrictions on drug-induced abortions while a challenge to those rules plays out in lower courts.

12/15/2014

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Brewer Asks Supreme Court To Delay Decision Blocking Denial Of Driver’s Licenses To Young Immigrants

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to temporarily put on hold a lower court’s decision blocking her denial of driver’s licenses to young immigrants now avoiding deportation under an Obama administration policy.

12/12/2014

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Supreme Court Justices Hear Pregnancy Discrimination Case

A pregnancy discrimination case is in front of the Supreme Court and its outcome could affect women across the country. A former UPS worker says she was forced into taking unpaid leave when she became pregnant.

12/04/2014

A crowd waits outside the Supreme Court to hear the worker discrimination case of Lorton, Va. native Peggy Young. (Photo credit: Jim MacKay / All News 99.1)

Justices Hear Pregnancy Discrimination Case

The Supreme Court is taking up a pregnancy discrimination case with the potential to affect many American women who continue to work throughout their pregnancies.

12/03/2014

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Chief Justice Roberts: ‘How Do You Start Out If You Want To Be A Rap Artist?’

The Supreme Court is weighing the free-speech rights of people who use violent or threatening language on Facebook and other social media.

12/01/2014

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was released from the hospital Thursday after having a heart stent implanted to clear a blocked artery. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Justice Ginsburg Returns Home After Heart Surgery

81-year-old Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was released from the hospital after having a heart stent implanted to clear a blocked artery.

11/27/2014

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High Court Asked to Rule on Tour-Guide Licensing

Should tour guides in Washington have to prove they know James Madison from James Monroe? Should those in New Orleans take tests on the difference between Creole and Cajun?

11/17/2014

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