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Supreme Court says 1 state can’t be sued in another’s courts (access required)

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court decided Monday that one state cannot unwillingly be sued in the courts of another, overruling a 40-year precedent and perhaps, foreshadowing an argument over the viability of other high court decisions. The outcome left one ...

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Justice Sotomayor joins Yankees Bleacher Creatures

NEW YORK — Justice Sonia Sotomayor traded benches for a day, joining the New York Yankees’ Bleacher Creatures. The Supreme Court justice attended the Yankees’ 12-3 win over Baltimore on Wednesday and sat in Section 203 of the right-field stands ...

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Health care law survives with Roberts’ help

WASHINGTON — In a momentous ruling touching virtually every American, the Supreme Court narrowly upheld President Barack Obama’s historic health care overhaul Thursday with the unlikely help of conservative Chief Justice John Roberts. But the decision also gave Republicans unexpected ...

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High court upholds jails’ strip searches

WASHINGTON — Jailers may perform invasive strip searches on people arrested even for minor offenses, an ideologically divided Supreme Court ruled Monday, the conservative majority declaring that security trumps privacy in an often dangerous environment. In a 5-4 decision, the ...

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Justice Breyer comes to Baltimore and other October events (access required)

The Maryland Court of Appeals’ Ideals of Professionalism calls on attorneys to “willingly take on the responsibility of promoting the image of the legal profession by educating each client and the public regarding the principles underlying the justice system.” On ...

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Supreme Court justices head for enviable destinations on summer recess

WASHINGTON — The pay isn’t the best, but, oh, the travel opportunities that come with being a Supreme Court justice. Geneva, Rome, Lake Tahoe — and that’s only Justice Antonin Scalia’s summer itinerary. The justices often take full advantage of ...

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