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US Supreme Court Rejects Much of Arizona Immigration Law

Posted June 25th, 2012 at 1:00 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck down most of the state of Arizona’s tough immigration law, but ruled that one of the more controversial elements of the statute could go forward. The court upheld the requirement that state police officers with “reasonable suspicions” check the immigration status of people they stop for other reasons. […]

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US Supreme Court Rejects Much of Arizona Immigration Law

Posted June 25th, 2012 at 12:25 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck down most of the state of Arizona’s tough immigration law but ruled that one of the more controversial elements of the statute could go forward. The court upheld the requirement that state police officers with “reasonable suspicions” check the immigration status of people they stop for other reasons. […]

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US Supreme Court Rejects Much of Arizona Immigration Law

Posted June 25th, 2012 at 11:30 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck down most of the state of Arizona’s tough immigration law, which was designed to make it easier for state police officers to arrest illegal immigrants. However, it upheld one of the more controversial elements of the law, which requires state police officers with “reasonable suspicions” to check the […]

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US Supreme Court Strikes Down Much of Strict Arizona Immigration Law

Posted June 25th, 2012 at 10:30 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Supreme Court struck down much of the state of Arizona’s tough immigration law, which was designed to make it easier for state police officers to arrest illegal immigrants.

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US Top Court Rejects Blackwater Shooting Appeal

Posted June 4th, 2012 at 11:30 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal by four former Blackwater Worldwide security guards accused of manslaughter in the 2007 shootings in Baghdad that killed at least 14 Iraqi civilians. A federal judge threw out the case, saying the Justice Department had mishandled evidence and violated the guards’ rights. But the U.S. […]

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US Supreme Court Upholds Jail Strip Searches

Posted April 3rd, 2012 at 6:10 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled the Constitution does not exempt detainees from strip searches if authorities lack a reasonable suspicion they are carrying contraband. In a 5-4 decision Monday, the court said corrections officials have a responsibility to ensure jails are not made more dangerous by what new inmates may carry in on their […]

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US Supreme Court Grapples with Scope of Health Care Mandate

Posted March 28th, 2012 at 2:35 pm (UTC-5)
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America’s top justices are considering what to do if they strike down the key provision of U.S. President Barack Obama’s health care reform law. The U.S. Supreme Court held its third and final day of arguments Wednesday on the law, examining whether parts of it should survive if the court determines the so-called “individual mandate” […]

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Final Supreme Court Debate Over Landmark US Health Care Law

Posted March 28th, 2012 at 11:30 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Supreme Court opened a third and final day of hearings Wednesday on President Barack Obama’s health care reform law. Wednesday’s arguments were examining whether the law should survive if a key provision is ruled unconstitutional. That provision is the so-called “individual mandate,” requiring Americans to purchase health insurance or face a financial penalty. […]

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Final Supreme Court Debate Over Landmark US Health Care Law

Posted March 28th, 2012 at 7:35 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Supreme Court will spend a third and final day Wednesday hearing arguments about whether the entire U.S. health care reform law should survive if a key provision is ruled unconstitutional. Tuesday’s debate focused on the so-called “individual mandate,” requiring every American to purchase health insurance or face a financial penalty. Supporters say it […]

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Landmark US Health Care Law Faces Crucial Court Session

Posted March 27th, 2012 at 5:00 pm (UTC-5)
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The conservative justices on the U.S. Supreme Court have questioned a key provision of the U.S. health care reform law, raising doubts about whether the government can require Americans to purchase insurance. The oral arguments Tuesday were the second of three days on President Barack Obama’s signature domestic policy, the Affordable Care Act. Justice Antonin […]

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