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Court wary of warrantless blood tests in DUI cases

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court appeared reluctant Wednesday to allow police to routinely order blood tests for unwilling drunken-driving suspects without at least trying to obtain a search warrant from a judge. The court heard arguments Wednesday in a ...

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2 days of arguments on gay marriage

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court says it will hear two days’ worth of arguments over laws affecting gay marriage during the last week of March. Justices on Monday announced they will hear arguments in Hollingsworth v. Perry on March ...

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Campaign finance arguments won’t be heard

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court will not hear an appeal from an anti-abortion group that wanted to be exempted from campaign finance disclosure regulations. The high court on Monday refused to hear an appeal from The Real Truth About ...

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High Court won’t hear Ga. Gun lawsuit

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court won’t overturn a Georgia law banning firearms in churches and other places of worship. The high court on Monday refused to hear an appeal from GeorgiaCarry.org, which wanted the justices to overturn a ...

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Court won’t stop research on embryonic stem cells

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court won’t stop the government’s funding of embryonic stem cell research, despite some researchers’ complaints that the work relies on destroyed human embryos. The high court Monday refused to hear an appeal from two scientists ...

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High court fight looms over right to carry a gun

WASHINGTON — The next big issue in the national debate over guns — whether people have a right to be armed in public — is moving closer to U.S. Supreme Court review. A provocative ruling by a panel of federal ...

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Commentary: ‘Unfair surprise’ to employers not given judicial deference

Under the U.S. Constitution, Congress may delegate the task of implementing its laws to government agencies. In accordance with the power granted by Congress, administrative agencies then issue rules, regulations, opinions, and file amicus legal briefs explaining their interpretation of ...

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Court to rule on class arbitration

The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether a broad arbitration clause can implicitly authorize class arbitration. The court will review a Third Circuit ruling upholding an arbitrator’s decision authorizing class arbitration. The plaintiff is a doctor who provided patient care ...

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High Court lets stand $20M ‘Engle’ verdict

 The U.S. Supreme Court will not review a $20 million product liability judgment against R.J. Reynolds and Liggett Group, declining the tobacco giants’ invitation to decide whether Florida’s procedures for handling smoker claims violate due process. In November, the court ...

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