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Roberts one of Esquire’s Americans of the year

Glamour isn’t the only magazine handing out year-end accolades to U.S. Supreme Court justices. In its December issue, Esquire names Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. one of its Americans of the year. Noting that Justice Roberts’ young age ensures ...

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Court asked if debt collection defendants can recover costs

In a case involving prevailing party costs and an apparent conflict between a federal statute and a rule of civil procedure, the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court considered whether debt collection defendants can recover costs in non-frivolous cases. The ...

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Court questions consequences of wrongful acquittal

The U.S. Supreme Court tackled a tough question Tuesday, considering what consequences result under the Double Jeopardy Clause from an acquittal that was caused by a judge’s error. The case, Evans v. Michigan, involves a defendant who faced charges under ...

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Justices hear arguments over police dog use

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court went to the dogs on Halloween. Justices returned to work on Wednesday by hearing arguments in a couple of cases dealing with police dogs and their use in criminal cases in Florida. In one ...

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U.S. Supreme Court asked to consider DOMA case

The solicitor general is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to ignore the front of the line in the Defense of Marriage Act petitions for certiorari and instead agree to hear the last one filed. Solicitor General Donald B. Verrilli Jr., ...

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