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Analysis: Affirmative action stakes high

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- The Supreme Court appears to be headed for yet another showdown on affirmative action, this time involving the admissions policy at the University of Michigan. As usual, if the court takes on the dispute the main battle will be for the heart and mind of J
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Legal Affairs Correspondent

UPI Political Roundup

A digest of elections goings on in the Capitol and around the nation, compiled by Al Swanson ...
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Court approves school vouchers

WASHINGTON, June 27 (UPI) -- The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 Thursday that publicly funded school vouchers are constitutional, even when they ultimately subsidize a religious education.
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Legal Affairs Correspondent

Analysis:Voucher case could prove historic

WASHINGTON, June 26 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court, for the first time in the nation's history, appears prepared to allow the use of government money to support religious education.
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Legal Affairs Correspondent

Execution of mentally retarded outlawed

WASHINGTON, June 20 (UPI) -- The Supreme Court ruled 6-3 in a historic decision Thursday that execution of the mentally retarded violates the Constitution's ban on "cruel and unusual" punishment.
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Legal Affairs Correspondent

Beazley executed for carjacking murder

HUNTSVILLE, Texas, May 28 (UPI) -- Napoleon Beazley was executed Tuesday for the 1994 murder of a federal judge's father in a controversial case that renewed the national debate about capital punishment for juveniles.

Court upholds LA 'adult' ordinance

WASHINGTON, May 13 (UPI) -- The Supreme Court upheld a Los Angeles ban on the concentration of "adult" businesses Monday.
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Legal Affairs Correspondent

FCC can set leasing rates

WASHINGTON, May 13 (UPI) -- The Supreme Court ruled Monday that the Federal Communications Commission can require the states to set rates for leasing telecommunications equipment to a riva
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Legal Affairs Correspondet

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

Living-Today: Issues of modern living

HEALTH INSURANCE Employees rank health insurance as the most important benefit, even outranking pay. That?s according to a study released Monday by Hewitt Associates, ...
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THOU SHALL NOT DISPLAY ON PUBLIC PROPERTY Once again, the U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review a lower-court decision banning the Ten Commandments from public property.
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Court again rejects commandments case

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- The Supreme Court on Monday once again refused to review a lower-court decision banning the Ten Commandments from public property.
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Legal Affairs Correspondent

Court supports tough Medicaid rules

WASHINGTON, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- The Supreme Court made it tougher Wednesday for the institutionalized elderly to get Medicaid when they have spouses living independently.
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Legal Affairs Correspondent

'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

O'Connor pivotal in coming battles

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- The Supreme Court began a new term Monday that will probably be marked by a battle between its liberal and conservative wings for the heart and mind of Justice
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