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Supreme Court sends case on death row inmate called n-word by juror back to lower courts
The Supreme Court sent the case of a black death row inmate who was convicted, in part, by a juror who used a racial slur to describe him, back to the lower courts Monday, after finding that prior decisions to not allow for an appeal based on the issue were in error. Keith Tharpe was convicted of
Justices give Georgia death row inmate new round of appeals
The Supreme Court is giving a Georgia death row inmate who came within minutes of being executed another chance to raise claims of racial bias on his jury
Rep. John Conyers gives up judiciary post amid sex harassment probe
Congressman John Conyers. He stepped down from his judiciary committee role after it was revealed that his office paid a $27,000 harassment case. House leader Nancy Pelosi is taking heat. We are strengthened by due process. Just because someone is accused. And -- was it one accusation? Sit two? I
Sessions explains his opinion of marijuana users
Which of these people would you say are not good people?" Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Tennessee, asked Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
Unwanted sexual advances not just a Hollywood, Weinstein story (POLL)
More than half of U.S. women have experienced unwanted and inappropriate sexual advances from men, three in 10 have put up with unwanted advances from male co-workers and a quarter have endured them from men who had influence over their work situation. Those results in a new ABC News-Washington
Sarah Huckabee Sanders called out by reporter for calling Russia probe a 'hoax'
So the white house war -- woo! The white house war with the media hit a new level yesterday when deputy press secretary Sara Huckabee Sanders had a tirade against reporters and it was interrupted by a journalist called Brian Caro. Take a look. If we make the slightest mistake the slightest word is
Travel ban's 'bona fide relationship' test could open legal floodgates
In allowing President Trump ’s revised travel ban to partially take effect, the Supreme Court left key questions unanswered and likely opened the floodgates for additional litigation. In a six-justice “per curiam” opinion, the high court ruled Monday that the administration could block entry of
Supreme Court allows parts of Trump travel ban to take effect
The Supreme Court said today that it is allowing parts of President Trump 's travel ban to go into effect and that it will hear arguments in the case in October. The announcement comes on the last day of the court's term before summer recess. In allowing parts of Trump's executive order to take
Comey testimony expected to be a historical moment
James Comey's Senate testimony is a showdown with the potential to match other unforgettable Capitol Hill moments, like the Bill Clinton impeachment hearings and then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas's nomination hearings.