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Supreme Court rejects Alabama appeal over immigration law

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — An attorney for the Montgomery-based Southern Poverty Law Center says the U.S. Supreme Court has turned down Alabama’s appeal to revive portions of the state’s immigration law. The justices on Monday left in place a federal appeals ...

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Supreme Court confronts case of substitute lab analyst

WASHINGTON — Nearly two years after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a lab report introduced as criminal evidence is testimonial in nature, requiring the technician who prepared it to be available to testify, the justices are still wrangling with ...

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Justices reinstate verdict to victim of prison assault

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday reinstated a $625,000 judgment against Ohio prison officials who did nothing to prevent a guard’s sexual assault of an inmate and then punished the victim. The justices unanimously agreed that a federal appeals ...

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Justice Breyer: High court must adapt to Facebook world

NASHVILLE — Don’t expect a Facebook friend request from Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer any time soon. The 72-year-old justice said in a speech at Vanderbilt Law School on Tuesday that he was perplexed when he recently saw the film ...

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