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Stories with person: Samuel Alito
  • High court weighs 3 death sentences in Kansas cases 
    Updated: Oct-07-15 3:29 pm

    WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Wednesday seemed likely to rule against three Kansas men who challenged their death sentences in what one justice called "some of the most horrendous murders" he's ever seen from the bench.

  • Changes to justices' opinions will be highlighted 
    Updated: Oct-06-15 3:44 am

    WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court is taking a step to address criticism that its inner workings are opaque.

  • Familiar, divisive social issues on Supreme Court agenda story has photos
    Updated: Oct-05-15 2:04 pm

    WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court's new term began Monday with no cross words between the justices, although a steady stream of divisive social issues awaits them in the coming months.

  • Justice Alito makes case against televising arguments 
    Updated: Sep-24-15 9:19 pm

    LEXINGTON, Kentucky - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito made a case against televising arguments before the high court, telling a campus audience that cameras would spin off sound bites distorting what happened. And he used the historic arguments over the federal health care law as an example.