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Court says inmate waited too long on appeal

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Supreme Court says a convicted murderer waited too long to ask the federal courts to overturn his conviction. The high court threw out an appeals court ruling saying ...

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High court rejects appeal over divided jury

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from a defendant who was convicted of attempted murder in Louisiana by a jury's 10-2 vote. The justices acted without comment Tuesday ...

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Request for open filings refused

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court has turned down a request to make public a national patient advocate’s appeal in the case of a Kansas doctor linked to dozens of patient overdose deaths.

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FCC indecency policy ruling appealed

WASHINGTON — Federal regulators are appealing a recent court decision that struck down a 2004 government policy that says broadcasters can be fined for allowing even a single curse word to be uttered on live television.

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Judge denies appeal based on scared juror

NEW YORK CITY — The judge in the Brooke Astor case ruled Thursday that an altercation between two jurors was not serious enough to warrant overturning the convictions of the philanthropist’s son and his co-defendant.

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