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High Court Rejects Appeal Over Sanity Defense
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is refusing to consider whether a criminal defendant has a constitutional right to plead not guilty by reason of insanity.
The justices on Monday rejected an appeal from convicted killer John Joseph Delling of Idaho, one of four states that bar defendants from clai…
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Scalia Speaking At UW
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is set to speak at the University of Wyoming.
Scalia is set to speak Thursday afternoon at the university's fine arts concert hall in Laramie.
Scalia was invited to speak by 23-year-old student Caitlin Wallace, president of The …
Supreme Court Halts Turnover Of Secret IRA Tapes
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has temporarily blocked Boston College from turning interviews over to the government that academic researchers recorded with a former Irish Republic Army member.
The high court on Wednesday stayed a lower court order that the school give the Justice Departme…
High Court Won’t Block Early Voting In Ohio
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is siding with Democrats in refusing to block early voting in the battleground state of Ohio.
The court on Tuesday refused a Republican request to get involved in a dispute over early voting in the state on the three days before Election Day...
Court Won’t Hear Anti-Gay Marriage Group Appeal
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal from a national anti-gay marriage group that tried to thwart Maine's campaign disclosure law requiring it to release its donor list.
The high court on Monday turned aside an appeal from the National Organization for Marriag…
High Court Rejects Challenge To Roadless Rule
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has turned away an appeal challenging a federal rule that bars development on 50 million acres of roadless areas in national forests.
The justices said Monday they will leave in place a federal appeals court decision that upheld the so-called roadless rule th…
Scalia Says No ‘Falling Out’ With Roberts
WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Antonin Scalia said he hasn't had a "falling out" with Chief Justice John Roberts over the Supreme Court's landmark 5-4 decision validating much of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
In an interview that aired Wednesday on CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonig…
Countdown To Health Care Ruling
WASHINGTON (AP) — The stakes are huge as the anticipation grows for today's announcement of the Supreme Court's decision on the health care overhaul, but no matter what the court decides, it's unlikely to be the final word.
The problems of high medical costs, widespread waste and tens of millions of …
Health Care Ruling Looms As High Court Meets
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is meeting Monday to issue opinions in some of the handful of cases that remain unresolved.
As the justices enter what is looking like their final week, President Barack Obama's health care overhaul and Arizona's immigration law top the list of unde…
Justices Meet Friday To Vote On Health Care Case
WASHINGTON (AP) — A vote today by the Supreme Court on President Barack Obama's health care overhaul will go a long way toward determining its fate but still may not be the final word.
The decision and accompanying opinions won't be released until sometime in late June...

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