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Supreme Court ruling in land case could be trouble for public trails

WASHINGTON, March 10 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday easements for private land used for railroad beds expire when the railroads go out of business and revert to landowners.
Study:Surveillance judges mostly conservatives, former federal workers

Study:Surveillance judges mostly conservatives, former federal workers

WASHINGTON, July 26 (UPI) -- Judges appointed to the secret Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court are largely conservatives with experience in the executive branch, an analysis has found.
Justices getting ready to handcuff police?

Justices getting ready to handcuff police?

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court may be getting ready to handcuff police in the nationwide fight against drunk driving, or it may be finally getting ready to enforce a basic constitutional right, depending on your point of view.
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Senior Legal Affairs Correspondent

U.S. justices reduce stock investments

WASHINGTON, June 7 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court's chief justice and another justice have substantially lowered their stock investments, financial disclosures indicate.

Specter to vote for Roberts

WASHINGTON, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Senate Judiciary Chairman Arlen Specter reportedly will vote to confirm John G. Roberts Jr. as U.S. Chief Justice, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

Roberts draws opposition from professors

WASHINGTON, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court nomination of John G. Roberts Jr. has drawn opposition from a group of 160 law professors including one from his alma mater Harvard.

Democrats seek release of more papers

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Democratic U.S. Senators are seeking the release of more documents relating to Supreme Court nominee John G. Roberts Jr.

W.House releases Roberts documents

WASHINGTON, July 26 (UPI) -- The White House said Tuesday it will release 75,000 pages of documents to the Senate Judiciary Committee to evaluate U.S. Supreme Court nominee John G. Roberts.
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