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The Supreme Court will hear a case with a lot of ‘buts’ & ‘ifs’ over the meaning

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s hard to imagine a less contentious or more innocent word than “and.” But how to interpret that simple conjunction has prompted a complicated legal fight that lands in the Supreme Court on Oct. 2, the first day of its new term. What the justices decide could affect thousands of prison sentences […]

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Wisconsin GOP’s impeachment threat against state Supreme Court justice is

Wisconsin’s April 2023 state Supreme Court election was historic. It was the nation’s most expensive judicial race ever, with over US$50 million in total spending, and it broke turnout records for an off-cycle spring election. Janet Protasiewicz, a Milwaukee circuit court judge and self-described progressive, won an 11-percentage point victory, shifting the court’s ideological balance […]

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Rights court agrees to hear French prostitution law appeal

The European rights court said Thursday that it would hear an appeal by sex workers against a French anti-prostitution law which they say has shattered their livelihoods and driven them underground. Sex workers technically operate legally in France, but the country in 2016 moved against their clients by outlawing the purchase of sexual acts in […]

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Court rules Jewish couple can sue state for ’20 adoption law

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Appellate judges have revived a couple’s lawsuit that claims a state-sponsored Christian adoption agency wouldn’t help them because they are Jewish and argues that a Tennessee law protecting such denials is unconstitutional. On Thursday, a three-judge panel of the state Court of Appeals ruled that Elizabeth and Gabriel Rutan-Ram have the right […]

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Court upholds California ban on high-capacity magazines | Business & Finance

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a ruling by two of its judges and upheld California’s ban on high-capacity magazines Tuesday in a split decision that may be headed for the U.S. Supreme Court. “The statute outlaws no weapon, but only limits the size of the magazine that may […]

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