NH Supreme Court upholds death sentence for man who killed officer

The New Hampshire Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the state’s only inmate on death row will remain there. Click to watch News 9′s coverage. Michael Addison was sentenced to death for killing Manchester police officer Michael Briggs in 2006. Addison appealed that sentence, arguing that it was disproportionate when compared to similar cases. Read: Supreme [...]

Chief Justice Roberts Accidentally Reveals Everything That’s Wrong With …

by Ian Millhiser Posted on April 30, 2015 at 10:08 am Share this: “Chief Justice Roberts Accidentally Reveals Everything That’s Wrong With Citizens United In Four Sentences“ Share: CREDIT: AP Photo On Wednesday, a 5-4 Supreme Court held in Williams-Yulee v. Florida Bar that states may “prohibit judges and judicial candidates from personally soliciting funds [...]

Some Supreme Court Justices worry that a gay marriage ruling will provoke …

An equality flag waves during a demonstration in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, Tuesday, April 28, 2015. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) We don’t know how the Supreme Court is going to rule in Obergefell v. Hodges. However, some are already suggesting that the Court should be careful and not go too far [...]

Oregon Supreme Court overturns majority of PERS cuts

The Oregon Supreme Court(Photo: Statesman Journal file) The Oregon Supreme Court has overturned part of a package of pension cuts for public employees enacted in 2013. The decision means that schools, cities, state agencies and other public employers likely will face steep increases in the rates they pay toward the pension fund. “That translates to [...]

2 members of Supreme Court ‘targeted by US spies’

Text smaller Text bigger U.S. intelligence agencies have “harvested” the personal and private data of “hundreds of federal officials and judges, including Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg,” charges a legal brief filed by Larry Klayman, the attorney who has come to be known as “the NSA slayer” for his successful legal [...]

Madras High Court suggests Trai could look into alternate technologies for …

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County attorney appeals Sweet Briar case to Virginia Supreme Court

Detail of the entrance the Mary Helen Cochran library, designed by Ralph Adams Cram and dedicated in 1929. (Photo by Meridith De Avila Khan/Sweet Briar College. ) Efforts to keep Sweet Briar College open are headed to the Virginia Supreme Court. Ellen Bowyer, the commonwealth’s attorney for Amherst County, appealed a circuit court judge’s ruling [...]

Jon Stewart tears into Supreme Court’s “anti-gay cray-cray”: “Marriage has …

The same-sex-marriage oral arguments at the Supreme Court Tuesday revealed a lot about the way our eight robed justices approach the Constitution and marriage equality in the modern age. Mostly, the “anti-gay cray-cray” ones. As Jon Stewart summed it up on Wednesday night’s “Daily Show,” the whole thing seemed to act primarily as a “forum [...]

Mike Huckabee: The Supreme Court can’t overrule God

Houston (CNN)Mike Huckabee rallied a crowd of Hispanic evangelicals on Wednesday night, pushing back in the debate over religious freedom just one day after the Supreme Court heard oral arguments to determine whether states have the right to ban same-sex marriage. “I respect the courts, but the Supreme Court is only that — the supreme [...]

Supreme Court takes up death penalty drug case

Washington (CNN)A sharply divided — and at times testy — Supreme Court took up Wednesday a case questioning the lethal injection protocol used for Oklahoma inmate Clayton Lockett’s botched execution in 2014. The hearing revealed a deep tension on the part of some of the conservatives who expressed concern that the opponents to the death [...]

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