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Court divided in Miranda rights case

WASHINGTON, May 27 (UPI) -- A severely divided Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a California suspect who was never charged was not treated unconstitutionally despite being questioned under
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Legal Affairs Correspondent

Court divided in Miranda case

WASHINGTON, May 27 (UPI) -- The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a never-charged suspect was not treated unconstitutionally when he was questioned without being warned of his rights. The m

Commentary: Moseley Braun may fold tent

CHICAGO, May 22 (UPI) -- Former Illinois Sen. Carol Moseley Braun had local political analysts scratching their heads when she announced plans to seek the Democratic presidential nomina
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Think tanks wrap-up II

WASHINGTON, April 17 (UPI) -- The UPI think tank wrap-up is a daily digest covering opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events and position statements released by various think tanks. This is the second of several wrap-ups for April 17.

Deja vu all over again?

WASHINGTON, April 10 (UPI) -- The famed American philosopher Yogi Berra once said, "You can observe a lot by watching." For a baseball catcher, the remark is quite astute, especially in light of the United States Supreme Court's decision in Virginia vs. Black.
HORACE COOPER, A UPI Outside View Commentary

Court: Arbitration first, rulings later

WASHINGTON, April 7 (UPI) -- The Supreme Court ruled Monday an arbitrator must step in and at least initially resolve a dispute when a contract calls for it, even if the arbitrator cannot a
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Legal Affairs Correspondent

'Intimidating' cross burning can be banned

WASHINGTON, April 7 (UPI) -- The Supreme Court ruled Monday that the states can ban cross burning that is designed to intimidate others.
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Legal Affairs Correspondent

Court rules for White Mountain Apache

WASHINGTON, March 4 (UPI) -- The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 Tuesday that the federal government can be held liable for conditions at Fort Apache, Ariz.
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Legal Affairs Correspondent

Black juror exclusions grounds for appeal

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- The Supreme Court ruled 8-1 Tuesday that the conviction of a black Texas murderer must get a constitutional review because blacks were largely excluded from his
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Legal Affairs Correspondent

Mostly white jury grounds for appeal

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the conviction of a Texas murderer must get a review because blacks were largely excluded from his jury. Justice Clarence T

On Law: Divided high court returns to work

WASHINGTON, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- The Supreme Court returns Monday from a long winter's break.
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Legal Affairs Correspondent

Court approves secrecy for accident data

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- The Supreme Court Tuesday made it harder for the public to get state accident records for dangerous intersections and highways.
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Legal Affairs Correspondent

Report: Huge advance for Thomas book

WASHINGTON, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Justice Clarence Thomas will receive a seven-figure publisher's advance for his memoirs, a newspaper report said Thursday.

Report: Huge advance for Thomas book

WASHINGTON, Jan. 9 (UPI) --

Court weighs cross-burning ban

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- The Supreme Court of the United States Wednesday tested the constitutionality of Virginia's ban against cross burning.
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Legal Affairs Correspondent
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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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