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Justices mark White's death

WASHINGTON, April 15 (UPI) -- Just hours after the flags were lowered on Capitol Hill Monday to mark the death of retired Justice Byron R. White, the members of the court paid tribute to the

Supreme Court weighs school drug tests

WASHINGTON, March 19 (UPI) -- The Supreme Court spent a sometimes emotional hour Tuesday hearing argument on whether schools can force students in extracurricular activities to take drug tes
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Legal Affairs Correspondent

Are disabled entitled to jobs that kill?

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Does the Americans with Disabilities Act force employers to hire disabled workers for a job, even when the position could cause injury or death to the worker?
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Legal Affairs Correspondent

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GOING DOOR-TO-DOOR A lawyer for the small Ohio town of Stratton told a very skeptical U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday that an ordinance requiring Jehovah's Witnesses and others to register before going door to door is constitutional.
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High court skeptical of Witness permits

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- A lawyer for a small Ohio town told a very skeptical Supreme Court on Tuesday that an ordinance requiring Jehovah's Witnesses and others to register before going door to door is constitutional.
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Legal Affairs Correspondent

High court leans toward vouchers

WASHINGTON, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- A slight majority of the Supreme Court Wednesday appeared to lean toward deciding that school vouchers are constitutional even when they support religious educa
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Legal Affairs Correspondent

Living-Today: Issues of modern living

STUDENTS GRADING STUDENTS The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously Tuesday that the common teacher practice of allowing students to grade other students' papers and tests does not violate federal law.
By United Press International

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REBUILDING THE WTC An organization representing the families of the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center is expressing concern about the rapid pace to rebuild on the site where the twin towers once stood.
By United Press International

Court: Students can grade others' papers

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Tuesday the common teacher practice of allowing students to grade other students' papers and tests does not violate federal law.
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Legal Affairs Correspondent

Court refuses to halt casino closure

EL PASO, Texas, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- A U.S. Supreme Court justice refused to halt the court-ordered closure Monday of the Tigua Indians' casino for violating state gambling laws.

Justice Kennedy responds to 9/11

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- The Sept. 11 terror attacks were attacks against the rule of law, Justice Anthony Kennedy said at the Supreme Court Friday, and need a "legal response."
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Legal Affairs Correspondent

Justice Kennedy responds to 9/11

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25 (UPI) --

'March for Life' small, enthusiastic

WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Pared down by threats of terrorism, the smallest "March for Life" in the event's history Tuesday protested the 29th anniversary of the Supreme Court ruling that
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

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.
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WAP2002030576 - WASHINGTON, Mar. 5, (UPI)-- Justice Anthony Kennedy makes a point as he appears before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, State and the Judiciary in Washington, on Mar. 5th., 2002, to present the Supreme Court's FY2003 budget. rw/Ricardo Watson. UPI
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