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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 Justices made it easier -- but only slightly so -- for convicted prisoners to get DNA testing they say can exonerate them.
A grand jury outlines the full contours of the federal case against the Tucson, Ariz., shooting suspect.
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.
Fun, fun, fun till Congress takes the freebies away.
An Orlando city ordinance restricting how often homeless people can be given free meals in parks is being challenged in federal court.
The co-sponsor of the McCain-Feingold campaign finance law wants to fight the influence of corporate money which poured into GOP campaigns after the Supreme Court threw out key sections of the reform.
In seeking to block the release of booking photos not yet seen by the public, Loughner's defense attorneys try to limit damage already done
Florida Sen. Bill Nelson, a Democrat, and Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, a Republican, both want the Supreme Court to begin immediately considering challenges to the new health care law.
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