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Former Wisconsin district attorney suspended for sexual harassment

MADISON, Wis., June 6 (UPI) --A former Wisconsin district attorney once known for his work on victims' rights was suspended from practicing law for four months Friday for sexual harassment.
Frances Burns
Canada unveils proposed anti-prostitution legislation

Canada unveils proposed anti-prostitution legislation

OTAWA, Ontario, June 5 (UPI) --Canada's Justice Minister unveiled proposed prostitution legislation that would make buying and selling sex in public a crime.
Ed Adamczyk
U.S. Supreme Court refuses to stop gay marriage in Oregon

U.S. Supreme Court refuses to stop gay marriage in Oregon

WASHINGTON, June 4 (UPI) --The U.S. Supreme Court rejected a conservative group's move to halt same-sex marriages in Oregon in a brief order Wednesday.
Frances Burns
Appeals court rejects Arizona's restrictions on medical abortion

Appeals court rejects Arizona's restrictions on medical abortion

SAN FRANCISCO, June 3 (UPI) --Arizona's 2012 law regulating medical abortions "burdens women's access," a federal appeals court said Tuesday.
Frances Burns
Ohio Supreme Court to decide fate of only living U.S. execution survivor

Ohio Supreme Court to decide fate of only living U.S. execution survivor

COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 3 (UPI) --Five years after executioners failed to kill Romell Broom, the Ohio Supreme Court will decide if second attempt would constitute cruel and unusual punishment.
Matt Bradwell
Constitutional amendment to reverse Citizens United sparks First Amendment debate

Constitutional amendment to reverse Citizens United sparks First Amendment debate

WASHINGTON, June 3 (UPI) --The Senate held its first hearing tackling a proposed constitutional amendment meant to reverse the much-villified Citizens United ruling.
Gabrielle Levy
Supreme Court reverses conviction of wronged wife who tried to give rival a rash

Supreme Court reverses conviction of wronged wife who tried to give rival a rash

WASHINGTON, June 2 (UPI) --A law aimed at terrorism should not have been used to prosecute a woman trying to give her husband's mistress a rash, the U.S. Supreme Court said Monday.
Frances Burns
Supreme Court rejects appeal from NY Times reporter James Risen over source

Supreme Court rejects appeal from NY Times reporter James Risen over source

WASHINGTON, June 2 (UPI) --The Supreme Court Monday rejected an appeal from New York Times reporter James Risen who has refused to identify a confidential source.
Gabrielle Levy
Sen. Orrin Hatch: Gay marriage will be 'law of the land'

Sen. Orrin Hatch: Gay marriage will be 'law of the land'

SALT LAKE CITY, May 29 (UPI) --U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, who supports an amendment defining marriage as heterosexual, predicts same-sex marriage will soon be "the law of the land."
Frances Burns
U.S. Supreme Court rejects free speech claims against Secret Service

U.S. Supreme Court rejects free speech claims against Secret Service

WASHINGTON, May 27 (UPI) --Secret Service agents who moved a group opposing President George W. Bush while leaving supporters in place acted rationally, the U.S. Supreme Court said.
Frances Burns
Supreme Court strikes down 70 IQ as cutoff for the death penalty

Supreme Court strikes down 70 IQ as cutoff for the death penalty

WASHINGTON, May 27 (UPI) --Justice Anthony Kennedy called intellectual disability "a condition, not a number," as the Supreme Court struck down a 70 IQ as the cut off for executions.
Frances Burns
Fox News reporter won't be forced to reveal confidential sources about theater shooting

Fox News reporter won't be forced to reveal confidential sources about theater shooting

WASHINGTON, May 27 (UPI) --The U.S. Supreme Court rejected efforts by lawyers for mass shooter James Holmes to force FoxNews.com reporter to reveal her confidential sources or go to jail.
Matt Bradwell
UPI Almanac for Saturday, May 24, 2014

UPI Almanac for Saturday, May 24, 2014

UPI Almanac for Saturday, May 24, 2014
By United Press International
Wealthy political donors start dropping the cash in post-McCutcheon era

Wealthy political donors start dropping the cash in post-McCutcheon era

WASHINGTON, May 23 (UPI) --Wealthy political donors, including David Koch and Donald Trump, have taken advantage of the removal of campaign finance limits by increasing donations.
Aileen Graef
UPI Almanac for Friday, May 23, 2014

UPI Almanac for Friday, May 23, 2014

This is Friday, May 23, the 143rd day of 2014 with 222 to follow.
By United Press International
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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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