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48 min ago | Inside Bay Area
So why shouldn't Californians statewide have their chance to vote on whether corporations should be able spend big money to sway elections? That was the question Proposition 49 aimed to answer.
1 hr ago | Common Dreams
Cornell Woolridge of Windsor Mill, Md., holds protest signs in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in October 2013.
3 hrs ago | Reuters
A U.S. court in Texas will hear arguments on Tuesday in a case over a law requiring voters to present photo identification, a move the state's Republican leaders say will prevent fraud while plaintiffs call it a veiled attempt at suppressing minority turnout.
5 hrs ago | JD Supra
Prosecutors and often even judges do not appreciate the collateral consequences of a criminal conviction, regardless of whether it results from a trial or a plea agreement.
9 hrs ago | OUPblog
Maryland State Comptroller of the Treasury v. Brian Wynne requires the US Supreme Court to decide whether the US Constitution compels a state to grant an income tax credit to its residents for the out-of-state income taxes such residents pay on out-of-state income.
Arkansas needs to change its system of selecting judges, and we need to do it before the people who elect them lose confidence in their courts.
In this file photo, CA Superintendent of Schools Tom Torlakson was speaking to educators gathered at a summit.
Letter: Elected officials lack religion to help rule We have become a nation of evil people, and we have only ourselves to blame.
The U.S. Supreme Court will consider on Sept. 29 whether to take the case of a former Fort Campbell soldier sentenced to death for killing three children and attacking a woman in southwestern Kentucky.
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A Florida mayor ejected one of his constituents from a City Commission meeting on Thursday because he declined to stand during the invocation and pledge to the flag at the beginning of the meeting.
Mississippi hasn't had an execution in two years, and state Attorney General Jim Hood says he can't predict when another might occur.
Percent of public school students in the South who are Latino, now the largest racial/ethnic minority group in the region's public schools: 23.5 Year that the number of Hispanic children under 18 surpassed the number of African-American children in the U.S., becoming the largest minority group among children: 1998 Percent increase in number of ... (more)
The New Hampshire Supreme Court ruled Friday that four men who committed murders as juveniles, including the killer of two Dartmouth College professors in an infamous 2001 slaying, deserve new sentence hearings, vacating their terms of life in prison without parole.
The June court ruling against teacher employment laws in California was the opening salvo in a battle that has already moved to New York and will likely spread from there.
A Nashua man is one of the four affected by state Supreme Court's decision issued Friday ordering new sentencing hearings for underage convicted murders.
Updated: Tue Sep 02, 2014 02:21 pm
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