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Court: Control a factor for sex offenders

WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- The Supreme Court ruled 7-2 Tuesday a state must show a sexual offender suffers from some lack of personal control before it can commit him to an institution af
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Legal Affairs Correspondent

Court boosts Internet access

WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- The Supreme Court gave a big boost Wednesday to cable television systems trying to provide high-speed Internet and wireless access.
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Legal Affairs Correspondent

Court rules for EEOC, employees

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- The Supreme Court ruled 6-3 Tuesday that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has broad power to represent employees in lawsuits charging discrimination
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Legal Affairs Correspondent

Juries must be told of life option

WASHINGTON, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- The Supreme Court reinforced its own precedent Wednesday, ruling 5-4 that juries must be told when life without parole is the alternative to a death sentence.

Analysis: Missing appointments

WASHINGTON, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- In his 2001 end-of-year report on the state of the federal judiciary, U.S. Chief Justice William Rehnquist came down hard on the Senate, excoriating its failure
PETER ROFF, UPI National Political Analyst

Bush vs. Gore: One year later

WASHINGTON, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- It was the best of decisions, it was the worst of decisions. It was a decision of wisdom, it was a decision of foolishness.
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Legal Affairs Correspondent

UPI's Capital Comment for October 25, 2001

WASHINGTON, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Capital Comment -- News, notes, political rumors, and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press Inter
By United Press International

It may be near 'High Noon' for gun rights

WASHINGTON, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- The Supreme Court may find itself facing an issue later this term, or in subsequent terms, that it's been able to avoid for more than 60 years: Does the Second

A Blast From The Past

Today is Oct. 15.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Monday, Oct. 15, the 288th day of 2001 with 77 to follow.
By United Press International

A Blast From The Past

Today is Oct. 6.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Oct. 6, the 279th day of 2001 with 86 to follow.
By United Press International

O'Connor pivotal in coming battles

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- The Supreme Court began a new term Monday that will probably be marked by a battle between its liberal and conservative wings for the heart and mind of Justice
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