Missouri Supreme Court weighing adult sex offender registration for youth

JEFFERSON CITY • The Missouri Supreme Court heard Wednesday a case that could have wide-ranging effects on children accused of serious sexual crimes. The case involves a troubled, developmentally delayed 14-year-old St. Louis boy accused of sexually assaulting his 41-year-old adoptive sister. But it also could challenge the state’s little-known juvenile sex offender registry, and the [...]

Richard Glossip scheduled to be executed Wednesday

Quick Facts: Richard Glossip’s attorney filed for stay of execution with U.S. Supreme Court Glossip convicted of murder for the death of his boss  Stay issues two weeks ago from original exucution date  Glossip’s attorney says the state’s case had one ‘unreliable’ witness  Richard Glossip’s attorneys filed for a stay of execution with the U.S. [...]

Alfredo Prieto case: Supreme Court asked to block execution of Virginia inmate

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Attorneys are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to halt the execution of a convicted serial killer in Virginia who claims that he’s intellectually disabled. Virginia plans to execute Alfredo Prieto at 9 p.m. Thursday after Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe rejected the El Salvador native’s attempt to delay his death sentence this [...]

Oklahoma inmate Richard Glossip asks the Supreme Court to stay his execution again

Attorneys for Richard Glossip, a death-row inmate in Oklahoma, have asked that state’s governor and the U.S. Supreme Court to halt his scheduled execution Wednesday, arguing that more time is needed to allow officials to review new evidence in the case. The execution scheduled for Wednesday afternoon marks Oklahoma’s third attempt to carry out Glossip’s death sentence [...]

Snyder appoints Joan Larsen to Supreme Court

Joan Larsen addresses the room on Sept. 30, 2015, at a press conference during which Gov. Rick Snyder introduced her as his pick to fill the vacant spot on the Michigan Supreme Court.(Photo: Dave Wasinger/Lansing State Journal) LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday named to the Michigan Supreme Court University of Michigan attorney and [...]

US Supreme Court Denies yet Another Stay of Execution for Lone Woman on …

US Supreme Court denies yet another stay of execution for lone woman on Georgia’s death row. Article source: Supreme Court

Supreme Court weighs avalanche risk in ski-area wrongful-death case

The Colorado Supreme Court on Tuesday heard oral arguments in a wrongful-death case that could shake the foundation of the law that shields ski areas from liability for on-slope injuries and deaths. Lawyers were grilled by the justices weighing this question: Are avalanches an inherent risk of skiing, or should resorts be liable for injuries [...]

The Supreme Court sleeper case that everyone should be watching

Supreme Court season is officially upon us, which means we can expect another round of HHS abortion-pill mandate cases and the strong possibility of the Supreme Court taking up one or more of them. And, thanks to the recent Dordt College victory in the Eighth Circuit, we have an official circuit split, meaning the probability [...]

Court seeks Kerala government’s view on sale of ‘poisonous’ cinnamon

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US Supreme Court Denies 3rd Appeal for Stay of Execution for Lone Woman on …

US Supreme Court denies 3rd appeal for stay of execution for lone woman on Georgia’s death row. Article source: Supreme Court

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