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Supreme Court won’t revive torture lawsuit

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to revive a lawsuit challenging a controversial post-Sept. 11 CIA program that flew terrorism suspects to secret prisons. The appeal asked the court to examine two controversial aspects ...

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Down the rabbit hole with the U.S. Supreme Court

“I imagine that right now, you’re feeling a little bit like Alice. Hmm? Tumbling down the rabbit hole?” (Morpheus to Neo in The Matrix, 1999). On March 22, the U.S. Supreme Court rendered a unanimous decision in the case ...

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Gay rights papers shown at US library

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Documents from gay rights history are on display for the first time at the Library of Congress as part of an exhibit on the nation's constitutional history and civil rights protections. The documents come from gay rights pioneer Frank Kameny ...

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Supreme Court to hear another arbitration argument

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Supreme Court will consider a plea from companies that cater to people with bad credit to keep disputes with their customers out of court and in arbitration. Days after limiting class action claims against businesses ...

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Justices skeptical of law barring access to Rx info

During a lively debate about doctors’ privacy rights, the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court seemed doubtful about the constitutionality of a Vermont law that gives doctors the right to refuse to provide prescription drug records to drug data collection companies.

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