- Patrick calls affirmative action ruling troubling Updated: Apr-23-14 8:29 pm
- High court nixes $3.4M award to child pornography victim Updated: Apr-23-14 5:40 pm
- Court won't overturn death sentence for Ky. man Updated: Apr-23-14 12:02 pm
- Michigan affirmative ban is OK, Supreme Court says Updated: Apr-22-14 3:49 pm
- Ex-homeless student at UNR wins $30K scholarship Updated: Apr-16-14 11:58 am
- High court bolsters domestic violence gun ban law Updated: Mar-26-14 2:46 pm
BOSTON - Gov. Deval Patrick called the Supreme Court's ruling allowing voters to outlaw the use of race as a factor in college admissions "very troubling" Wednesday and said his administration is looking to see whether there are any implications for Massachusetts.
WASHINGTON - 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 nearly $3.4 million judgment in favor of a woman whose childhood rape has been widely seen on the Internet. Two dissenting justices said Congress should change the law to benefit victims.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Wednesday declined to overturn the death sentence of a man who confessed to kidnapping, raping and killing a 16-year-old girl in Kentucky.
WASHINGTON - 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 laid bare tensions among the justices about a continuing need for programs that address racial inequality in America.
RENO, Nevada - A University of Nevada, Reno student who was homeless during part of her time attending high school in North Las Vegas has been named the winner of a prestigious national scholarship worth $30,000.
WASHINGTON - People convicted of minor domestic violence offenses can be barred from possessing guns even in states where no proof of physical violence is required to support the domestic violence charge, the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.