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Judge removed from Whitey Bulger trial

Judge removed from Whitey Bulger trial

BOSTON, March 14 (UPI) -- A former federal prosecutor cannot preside over the trial of Boston mobster James "Whitey" Bulger, a U.S. appeals court ruled Thursday.
Will voter ID fight determine the election?

Will voter ID fight determine the election?

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- With President Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney fighting for every vote as the bitter U.S. presidential election campaign races through its final weeks, Democrats appear to be winning in at least one vital arena: Republican sponsored voter ID laws are falling like flies in the courts.
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Senior Legal Affairs Correspondent

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Will voter ID laws cost Obama the election?

Will voter ID laws cost Obama the election?

WASHINGTON, July 22 (UPI) -- With polls showing President Obama and Mitt Romney locked in a desperately close race for the presidency, will voter identification laws suppress the Democratic vote and cost Obama the election, or will they simply cut down on voter fraud as Republicans contend?
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Senior Legal Affairs Correspondent
Under the U.S Supreme Court: To sniff or not to sniff

Under the U.S Supreme Court: To sniff or not to sniff

WASHINGTON, June 24 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court goes to the dogs next term in two Florida cases involving police canines named Franky and Aldo, and the question: To sniff or not to sniff?
Home of Supreme Court Justice Breyer burglarized

Home of Supreme Court Justice Breyer burglarized

WASHINGTON, May 18 (UPI) -- Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer's Washington home was burglarized, but the Supreme Court confirms no court materials were taken.

Affirmative action headin' for a Texas showdown

WASHINGTON, April 29 (UPI) -- If you think all the politically controversial cases all have been exhausted this term at the U.S. Supreme Court, think again -- the challenge to affirmative action to be heard sometime next term promises to be a real gunfight at the O.K. Corral.
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Supreme Court returns

Supreme Court returns

WASHINGTON, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- The new term of the U.S. Supreme Court is set to open Monday with a new justice joining the bench and an agenda that will cover aspects of the First and Second Amendments.
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Obama taps Sotomayor for top court

Obama taps Sotomayor for top court

WASHINGTON, May 26 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama nominated federal judge Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday, calling her "an inspiring woman."

Supreme Court cuts Exxon Valdez damages

WASHINGTON, June 25 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court ruled punitive damages were allowed in a suit over the Exxon Valdez oil spill, but lowered the award to $507.5 million from $2.5 billion.

Justices uphold municipal bond tax breaks

WASHINGTON, May 19 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that states may give special tax breaks on interest from municipal bonds sold within their borders.

Indiana voter ID law upheld by high court

WASHINGTON, April 28 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court Monday upheld a lower court decision requiring voters to show an official photo identification.

Justices uphold lethal injection

WASHINGTON, April 16 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7-2 Wednesday that the lethal injection methods used in Kentucky and most states were not unconstitutionally cruel or unusual.

Top court rules on prison guard immunity

WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- A divided U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday a prison inmate cannot sue federal prison guards about how their possessions are handled.

U.S. Supreme Court limits fraud liability

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday disallowed securities lawsuits against corporations not directly involved in fraud.
High court defines gun 'use' with drugs

High court defines gun 'use' with drugs

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday trading drugs for a firearm does not equal the "use" of a weapon in drug trafficking, which would mean a higher sentence.

Kennedy could be swing vote in Gitmo case

WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Justice Anthony Kennedy could be the swing vote as the U.S. Supreme Court decides whether foreign "enemy combatants" have the right to access U.S. courts.

High court closely divided on detainees

WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court appeared to divide along ideological grounds in argument Wednesday over whether foreign "enemy combatants" may access U.S. courts.

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