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Bobblehead dolls representing Supreme Court Justices. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Bobbleheads honor Supreme Court justices

WASHINGTON (AP) — They are some of the rarest bobblehead dolls ever produced. They’re released erratically. They’re given away for free, not sold. And if you get a certificate to claim one, you have to […]

12/30/2013

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Court makes it harder to sue businesses

WASHINGTON (AP) — A sharply-divided Supreme Court on Monday made it more difficult for Americans to sue businesses for discrimination and retaliation, leading a justice to call for Congress to overturn the court’s actions. The […]

06/24/2013

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High court sends back Texas race-based plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has sent a Texas case on race-based college admissions back to a lower court for another look. The court’s 7-1 decision Monday leaves unsettled many of the basic questions […]

06/24/2013

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Court: Police can take DNA swabs from arrestees

WASHINGTON (AP) — A sharply divided Supreme Court on Monday said police can routinely take DNA from people they arrest, equating a DNA cheek swab to other common jailhouse procedures like fingerprinting. “Taking and analyzing […]

06/03/2013

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High court poised to upend civil rights policies

(AP) — Addressing two pivotal legal issues, one on affirmative action and a second on voting rights, a divided Supreme Court is poised to answer the question: Has the nation lived down its history of racism and should the law become colorblind?

03/31/2013

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High court skeptical of federal marriage law

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a major gay rights case, the Supreme Court indicated Wednesday it could strike down the law that prevents legally married gay couples from receiving a range of federal benefits that go to other married people.

03/27/2013

Conservative justices question insurance mandate

(AP) — Today’s historic Supreme Court arguments on health care reform suggest that the court may be ready to strike down the provision requiring Americans to buy insurance or pay a penalty. Justice Anthony Kennedy […]

03/27/2012

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