Celebrity blacks threatened; man indicted

CLEVELAND, April 10 (UPI) -- An Ohio man is accused of threatening well-known African-Americans, including U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, prosecutors said Wednesday.

Supreme Court narrows job bias evidence

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously made it harder Tuesday for employees to testify about their own complaints in a job bias suit filed by another employee.

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.

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.

Thomas: Abortion, not Hill, was the issue

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Justice Clarence Thomas of the U.S. Supreme Court says abortion was the real issue in his controversial Senate confirmation hearing 16 years ago.

Scholars await Thomas memoir

NEW YORK, July 9 (UPI) -- A new biography and soon-to-be-published personal memoir may help black scholars better understand U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.

U.S. Supreme Court blocks Texas execution

WASHINGTON, June 28 (UPI) -- A divided U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday blocked the execution of a mentally ill Texas killer.

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Supreme Court strikes down antitrust suit

WASHINGTON, June 18 (UPI) -- Antitrust laws don't apply to selling new stocks after they were initially offered on stock markets, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday. The 7-1 ruling written by Justice Stephen Breyer ruled federal securities regulations prevented the antitrust suit an

Court rules on diplomatic residences

WASHINGTON, June 14 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday foreign governments can be sued to pay property taxes on homes used by their diplomats at the United Nations.

Supreme Court changes death penalty course

WASHINGTON, May 15 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court's nine justices were narrowly divided on a capital punishment ruling that changed direction from three previous death penalty rulings.

Court: OK to deny newspapers to prisoners

WASHINGTON, June 28 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday ruled prison officials can withhold newspapers and other reading material from recalcitrant inmates to get them to behave.

Supreme Court upholds Kansas death penalty

WASHINGTON, June 26 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that Kansas can require that juries impose a death sentence when they find that aggravating and mitigating factors balance.

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WAP2002030564 - WASHINGTON, Mar. 5, (UPI)-- Justice Clarence Thomas 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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