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  • new storyObama to nominate Scalia successor 'in due time' story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Feb-13-16 10:44 pm

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama declared Saturday night he would seek to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, charging into a heated and likely prolonged election-year fight with Republicans. Obama said a nomination was "bigger than any one party."

  • Justices extend bar on automatic life terms for teenagers story has photos
    Updated: Jan-25-16 11:24 am

    WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court ruled Monday that people serving life terms for murders they committed as teenagers must have a chance to seek their freedom, a decision that could affect more than 1,000 inmates.

  • Immigration tops politically charged caseload for high court 
    Updated: Jan-20-16 4:25 pm

    WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court's decision to add immigration to its already robust list of politically charged cases means a raft of rulings in the late spring or early summer that could inject the court into the presidential campaign.