The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Tuesday in a case that will determine just how much leeway federal trial courts have in reducing sentences for crack cocaine offenses below the levels set by the revised federal sentencing guidelines.Read More »
In a unanimous opinion, the U.S. Supreme Court concluded that a defendant had not shown that a jury selection process that allegedly drained minorities from the jury pool before jurors in felony trials could be chosen was unconstitutional.Read More »
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A federal court Friday denied a Republican Party bid to raise soft money, the unlimited donations from corporations and individuals banned by a 2002 campaign finance law. In a separate ruling, judges said ...Read More »
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Obama administration is suggesting the U.S. Supreme Court dismiss a case that tests whether a federal judge can order Guantanamo Bay detainees released in the United States. The move follows Switzerland’s decision to accept two detained ...
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