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Supremes looking at ‘no warrant’ cell phone searches

Supremes looking at ‘no warrant’ cell phone searches

The Supreme Court is considering whether police may search cellphones found on people they arrest without first getting a warrant. The court’s latest foray into the issue of privacy in…

Supremes nix big bucks award for child porn victim

Supremes nix big bucks award for child porn victim

The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a plea to make it easier for victims of child pornography to collect money from people who view their images online, throwing out a…

Supremes OK Michigan’s affirmative action ban

Supremes OK Michigan’s affirmative action ban

A state’s voters are free to outlaw the use of race as a factor in college admissions, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday in a blow to affirmative action that also…

Justices appear skeptical in Internet streaming case

Justices appear skeptical in Internet streaming case

Grappling with fast-changing technology, Supreme Court justices debated Tuesday whether they can protect the copyrights of TV broadcasters to the shows they send out without strangling innovations in the use…

Another blow against Arizona’s immigration law

Another blow against Arizona’s immigration law

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear an appeal of a blocked provision of Arizona’s 2010 immigration enforcement law, dealing another blow to Gov. Jan Brewer in her…

GOP likes, Dems dislike, elimination of donation limits

GOP likes, Dems dislike, elimination of donation limits

Republicans call the Supreme Court’s latest ruling on campaign donations a victory for free speech. Democrats say it’s more like a win for the wealthy. Either way, it’s likely to…

Any limits on child porn restitution?

Any limits on child porn restitution?

The Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a case that asks whether a victim of child pornography can seek millions of dollars from a defendant who had just two images…

Supremes to look at police cell-phone searches

Supremes to look at police cell-phone searches

The Supreme Court decided 40 years ago that police don’t need a search warrant to look through anything a person is carrying when arrested. But that was long before smartphones…

Supremes asked to limit Obama’s appointment powers

Supremes asked to limit Obama’s appointment powers

The Supreme Court is refereeing a politically charged dispute between President Barack Obama and Senate Republicans over the president’s power to temporarily fill high-level positions. The case being argued at…

Conflicting court rulings on NSA spying on Americans

Conflicting court rulings on NSA spying on Americans

Opposing court rulings on the National Security Agency’s massive phone record surveillance — one threatening the program and the other supporting it — are stirring fast legal footwork as both…