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An Alabama man, convicted of two killings in 1997, will get his day before the high court, after paper-work mix-ups halted his earlier appeals.
The Dane County judge handed Gov. Scott Walker a setback by issuing a temporary restraining order based on a complaint challenging the rapid-fire legislative process. State plans to quickly appeal.
In the summer of 2009, a Harvard professor was arrested for breaking into his own house. The incident sparked a national discussion of race in America -- a discussion that's far from finished.
Lone dissents are often the loudest. And sometimes the longest remembered.
Judge Roger Vinson stayed his own order to allow government more time to appeal his ruling in Florida's challenge to the health law -- part of tangle of cases likely to wind up before the U.S. Supreme Court.
The protesters are "entitled to 'special protection' under the First Amendment," Chief Justice John Roberts wrote, "and that protection cannot be overcome by a jury finding that the picketing was outrageous."
The Constitution doesn't stop Congress from preventing 'free rides' on health insurance for people who would opt not to buy it, a federal judge says.
Erin Merryn, who was sexually abused as a child, wants to prevent more kids from becoming victims. She recently convinced Illinois to require schools to teach kids about sex abuse and how to spot it.
The officer had ticketed him for passing too close to an emergency vehicle.
Polls show Americans are much more concerned about jobs and the economy than they are about abortion. So why are state GOP leaders pushing restrictions on the procedure?
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Brewer is suing the federal government in a counterclaim to the Justice Department's challenge to Arizona's hard-line immigration law. She calls illegal immigration 'by far the number one issue' the state faces.
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