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Stories with person: Samuel Alito
  • Manufacturer asks Oklahoma to return any execution drugs 
    Updated: Apr-30-15 10:20 pm

    OKLAHOMA CITY - The Illinois-based manufacturer of a drug used in Oklahoma's lethal injection process is asking the state to return any supplies it may have obtained and not to use its products to execute prisoners.

  • Supreme Court debates challenge to execution drug story has photos
    Updated: Apr-29-15 4:29 pm

    WASHINGTON - Supreme Court justices engaged in an impassioned debate Wednesday about capital punishment, trading unusually combative words in a case involving a drug used in several botched executions.

  • What they said: Supreme Court quotes on gay marriage 
    Updated: Apr-28-15 3:14 pm

    WASHINGTON - Excerpts from arguments before the Supreme Court on Tuesday about whether states must allow same-sex couples to marry and whether states must recognize gay marriages performed in other states:

  • High court makes it easier to sue government for negligence 
    Updated: Apr-22-15 11:16 am

    WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Wednesday made it easier for people to sue the federal government for negligence, in a decision that could affect military veterans with claims of medical malpractice.

  • Justices: Police can't extend traffic stop awaiting drug dog 
    Updated: Apr-21-15 12:04 pm

    WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court said Tuesday that police may not extend an ordinary traffic stop to seek evidence of crimes unrelated to the offense that prompted officers to pull a vehicle over.