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Supreme Court: Cellphones can't be searched without a warrant

Supreme Court: Cellphones can't be searched without a warrant

WASHINGTON, June 25 (UPI) --The Supreme Court ruled unanimously that police cannot search the cellphones of individuals who have been stopped or arrested without obtaining a warrant.
Matt Bradwell
Pelosi: We shouldn't leave for July 4th without passing new Voting Rights Act

Pelosi: We shouldn't leave for July 4th without passing new Voting Rights Act

WASHINGTON, June 25 (UPI) --Pelosi called on Congress to stay in session over the July 4th recess to pass the Voting Rights Amendment Act, on the anniversary of Shelby County v. Holder.
Gabrielle Levy
Aereo's services ruled illegal by Supreme Court

Aereo's services ruled illegal by Supreme Court

WASHINGTON, June 25 (UPI) --The Supreme Court, in a three-to-six vote, ruled in favor of TV broadcasters saying that tech startup Aereo's over-the-Internet TV service is illegal.
Ananth Baliga
Demi Lovato reveals her grandfather was gay

Demi Lovato reveals her grandfather was gay

LOS ANGELES, June 25 (UPI) --Avid LGBT advocate Demi Lovato opened up about a gay member of her family while appearing in Logo TV's inaugural "Trailblazers" special.
Veronica Linares
UPI Almanac for Wednesday, June 25, 2014

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, June 25, 2014

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, June 25, 2014
By United Press International

California state Senate votes yes on amendment to overturn Citizens United

SACRAMENTO , June 24 (UPI) --California lawmakers voted to get money out of politics Monday, passing AJR 1, a measure calling for a constitutional convention to overturn Citizens United.
JC Sevcik
Congress honors MLK, Johnson on 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act

Congress honors MLK, Johnson on 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act

WASHINGTON, June 24 (UPI) --Congress honored the work of Martin Luther King Jr. and President Lyndon Johnson on the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act.
Gabrielle Levy
N.J. lawmakers look for workarounds after losing on sports betting in federal courts

N.J. lawmakers look for workarounds after losing on sports betting in federal courts

TRENTON, N.J., June 24 (UPI) --New Jersey lawmakers looked for workarounds after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear their appeal on legalizing sports betting in the state.
Frances Burns
Rare dual win claimed in EPA case

Rare dual win claimed in EPA case

WASHINGTON, June 24 (UPI) --A Supreme Court decision on the Environmental Protection Agency's authority over emissions earned rare claims of victory from both sides of the debate.
Daniel J. Graeber
Sotomayor: Race affirmative action works, economic doesn't

Sotomayor: Race affirmative action works, economic doesn't

WASHINGTON, June 23 (UPI) --Sonia Sotomayor defended race-based affirmative action, saying it works to improve diversity in higher education, but geographic or economic status don't.
Gabrielle Levy
Supreme Court declines to hear Wisconsin's appeal of stay on new abortion law

Supreme Court declines to hear Wisconsin's appeal of stay on new abortion law

WASHINGTON, June 23 (UPI) --The U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to hear Wisconsin's effort to begin enforcing a new abortion law, leaving a federal judge's stay in place.
Frances Burns
Supreme Court strikes down part of EPA's greenhouse gas regulations

Supreme Court strikes down part of EPA's greenhouse gas regulations

WASHINGTON, June 23 (UPI) --The Supreme Court ruled Monday that the EPA exceeded its authority in requiring permits for certain industries but upheld its authority to regulate pollutants.
Ananth Baliga
U.S. Supreme Court strengthens free speech rights for public employees

U.S. Supreme Court strengthens free speech rights for public employees

WASHINGTON, June 19 (UPI) --The U.S. Supreme Court, in a unanimous decision Thursday, gave additional protection to public employees who testify at trials.
Frances Burns
Florida holds third U.S. execution in 24-hour period, putting John Ruthell Henry to death

Florida holds third U.S. execution in 24-hour period, putting John Ruthell Henry to death

RAIFORD, Fla., June 19 (UPI) --A Florida man was executed for killing his wife and her young son almost 30 years ago, becoming the third person put to death in the United States in 24 hours.
Frances Burns
Trademark board cancels six Redskins trademarks

Trademark board cancels six Redskins trademarks

WASHINGTON, June 18 (UPI) --Six trademarks belonging to the Washington Redskins were cancelled Wednesday by the Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Gabrielle Levy
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The Supreme Court Justices of the United States sit for a formal group photo in the East Conference Room of the Supreme Court in Washington on October 8, 2010. The Justices are (front row from left) Clarence Thomas, Antonin Scalia, John G. Roberts (Chief Justice), Anthony Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg; (back row from left) Sonia Sotomayor, Stephen Breyer, Sameul Alito and Elena Kagan, the newest member of the Court. UPI/Roger L. Wollenberg
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