By MICHAEL GRACZYK, Associated Press HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) 01/30 — A Texas death row inmate is asking the federal courts to keep him from being executed for the 1999 slaying of his ex-girlfriend while he already was on parole for killing his estranged wife.
By DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer RICHMOND, Va. (AP) 01/21 — Bob Meyers doesn’t want partial justice for his brother. He wants full justice.
By JESSICA GRESKO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 01/09 — Terrence Byrd was driving his fiancee’s rental car on a Pennsylvania highway when a state trooper pulled him over for an alleged minor traffic violation.
By DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer RICHMOND, Va. (AP) 01/08 — Do police have the right to go on private property — uninvited and without a warrant — to search a vehicle?
By MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 12/05 — It’s not a final ruling, but the Supreme Court is letting the Trump administration fully enforce a ban on travel to the United States by residents of six mostly Muslim countries.
By MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 12/05 — The Supreme Court is taking up the highly anticipated case of the Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple.
By JESSICA GRESKO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 12/04 — The Supreme Court is taking up a case that could make sports betting widely available.
The case the justices are hearing Monday is a result of New Jersey’s yearslong effort to bring betting on sports to its casinos and racetracks.
By DAVID CRARY, AP National Writer 12/01 – In a legal case with profound implications for LGBT rights and religion’s place in public life, the opposing sides agree on this: It’s not about the cake.
By MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 11/27 — Like almost everyone else in America, thieves tend to carry their cellphones with them to work.
By KEVIN McGILL, Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) 09/21 — Whether and when constitutional rights afforded American citizens extend to non-citizens outside the nation’s boundaries were at issue Wednesday when a federal appeals court heard arguments about the cross-border shooting death of a Mexican teenager by a U.S.
By MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 09/13 — The Supreme Court is allowing the Trump administration to maintain its restrictive policy on refugees.
The justices on Tuesday agreed to an administration request to block a lower court ruling that would have eased the refugee ban and allowed up to 24,000 refugees to enter the country before the end of October.
By AMY FORLITI , Associated Press 09/03 – The videotaped arrest of a Utah nurse who refused to allow blood to be drawn from an unconscious patient has raised questions about how far officers can go to collect evidence and has led to policy changes within the Salt Lake City Police Department.Read more »
SHARON COHEN, AP National Writer 07/31 – In the past decade or so, the U.S. Supreme Court and state legislatures have taken steps to scale back the most extreme punishments for juvenile criminals.
This is the first in a three-part series on juvenile life without parole.
SHARON COHEN and ADAM GELLER, AP National Writers DETROIT (AP) 07/31 — Courtroom 801 is nearly empty when guards bring in Bobby Hines,
JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER, Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) 07/14 — In another setback for President Donald Trump, a federal judge in Hawaii has further weakened his already diluted travel ban by vastly expanding the list of family relationships with U.S.
WASHINGTON (AP) 06/26 — The Supreme Court is rejecting yet another call to decide whether Americans have a constitutional right to carry guns with them outside their homes.
MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 06/26 — The Supreme Court is letting a limited version of President Donald Trump’s ban on travel from six mostly Muslim countries take effect,
KIM CHANDLER, Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) 06/08 — Alabama is preparing to execute an inmate for the shooting deaths of three fast food restaurant workers during a 1994 robbery.
JULIE PACE and DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 06/05 — President Donald Trump lashed out at his own Justice Department Monday for seeking the Supreme Court’s backing for a “watered down,
WASHINGTON (AP) 05/22 — The Supreme Court won’t hear an appeal from the Detroit Free Press that asked the government to release mug shots of federal criminal defendants in Michigan and three other states.