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A Kern County judge decided Friday his original sentence for Kyle Hoffman and Luis Palafox of life in prison without the possibility of parole would stand for the grisly murders of an elderly couple whose home they broke into the night of Aug.
5 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin and Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced Friday the state has filed a friend of the court brief asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear a challenge to Environmental Protection Agency rules.
9 hrs ago | Indiana Law Blog
U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts is returning to the Roman Catholic boarding school in LaPorte he graduated from 40 years ago to give the commencement speech.
13 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette
Today's Highlight in History: On May 24, 1883, the Brooklyn Bridge, linking Brooklyn and Manhattan, was dedicated by President Chester Alan Arthur and New York Gov.
18 hrs ago | The Montgomery Advertiser
The sentence a juvenile who has been convicted of capital murder should receive is currently up in the air.
What's the impact on the Verizon appeal of the Open Internet Order of the Supreme Court's strong reaffirmation of its Chevron deference standard, in Arlington v. FCC ? I believe Verizon is still more likely than not to prevail on the merits of its appeal , because the FCC 's Open Internet Order is so unambiguously far outside the bounds of the ... (more)
Lawyers for a Georgia death row inmate asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to prevent the execution of their client, who they say is mentally disabled.
The state's highest court on Thursday dismissed Ralph Nader's lawsuit against Democrats he had accused of trying to keep him off ballots in Maine and other states during his failed presidential run in 2004.
Lawyers for a Georgia death row inmate are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to step in to prevent the execution of their client, who they say is mentally disabled.
It's welcome news that Congress has passed House Resolution 258, the federal Stolen Valor Act, inspired by the case of a lying Pomona official.
In the most prominent challenge of its kind, Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. is asking a federal appeals court Thursday for an exemption from part of the federal health care law that requires it to offer employees health coverage that includes access to the morning-after pill.
The US Supreme Court announced this week that it will take up the question of whether it's OK for Greece, New York, to open meetings of the town board by letting citizens voluntarily offer a prayer.
Indiana soybean farmer Vernon Bowman speaks to the media outside the supreme court © J. Scott Applewhite/AP/Press Association Images The US Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that a farmer in Indiana violated the intellectual property rights of the agricultural biotechnology titan Monsanto when he regrew the company's genetically modified and ... (more)
The U.S. Supreme Court this week decided to take up a case that could change the rules for when prayer is allowed in public meetings, and even have broader implications for government prayer in general.
Targeting Tea Party groups for scrutiny, even if through incompetence, not intention , turned the IRS into a nasty carbuncle on the governing body.
A state lawmaker acknowledged that he is an atheist as he gave the daily House invocation Tuesday, urging legislators to look at each other, rather than bow their heads, and 'celebrate our shared humanness.' PHOENIX -- A state lawmaker acknowledged that he is an atheist as he gave the daily House invocation Tuesday, urging legislators to look at ... (more)