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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

Court: FERC can restructure grid rate

WASHINGTON, March 4 (UPI) -- The Supreme Court ruled Monday that the federal government has broad powers when it sets up the structure under which utility companies charge to transmit power
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Legal Affairs Correspondent

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.

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
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