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Supreme Court sides with Michigan girl in dispute over service dog

In this Oct. 31, 2016 file photo, Ehlena Fry of Michigan, sits with her service dog Wonder, while speaking to reporters outside the Supreme Court in Washington. The Supreme Court says a lower court should take another look at whether Fry, who has cerebral palsy can sue Michigan school officials over their refusal to let her to bring a service dog to class.  (AP Photo/Molly Riley, File)

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Wednesday sided with a 13-year-old Michigan girl with cerebral palsy who spent years battling school officials for the right to bring her service dog — a goldendoodle named Wonder — to class. The justices ...

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Supreme statements at opening of UB’s new law center

Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan speaks with Ronald Weich, dean of the University of Baltimore School of Law (center) and Brit Kirwan, chancellor of the University System of Maryland, at the opening of the new law school building.

While U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan acknowledges the precarious state of legal education today, she believes there are law schools that will make it through these times even stronger.

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Lawyers defend right to use drivers’ records to seek clients

The justices of the Supreme Court are trying to dissect the language of a poorly worded federal statute that protects drivers’ personal information from misuse in an effort to determine whether lawyers broke the law in looking for potential class action plaintiffs.

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High court hints at OK on Arizona immigration law

WASHINGTON — Bucking the Obama administration, Supreme Court justices seemed to find little trouble Wednesday with major parts of Arizona’s tough immigration law that require police to check the legal status of people they stop for other reasons. But the ...

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