The U.S. Supreme Court will not review whether drug-sniffing dog Simon’s failure to give a definitive alert to Ocean City police nevertheless gave the officers probable cause to search a car for illegal contraband. The justices on Monday let stand ...Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court has given counsel for convicted murderer and “Serial” podcast subject Adnan Syed until Aug. 19 to file his request for the justices’ review of a Maryland high court decision that his trial attorney’s deficient representation did ...Read More »
An appellate opinion finding Baltimore County owes more than a decade of back pay to some of its employees will stand after the Supreme Court declined to review the case Monday. The county has been in litigation with the Equal ...Read More »
The Supreme Court is upholding a constitutional rule that allows state and federal governments to prosecute someone for the same crime. The case was closely watched because a ruling the other way might have emboldened President Donald Trump to pardon defendants in the Russia investigation.
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A U.S. immigrants-rights group says it has new evidence that the Trump administration concealed the source and motivation behind a proposed question about citizenship on next year’s census, a revelation that could affect a highly anticipated Supreme Court ruling. The ...Read More »