- Keep off: Judges rule Supreme Court can ban plaza protests Updated: Aug-28-15 2:07 pm
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court, the setting for landmark rulings in favor of free speech, can keep protesters off its marble plaza without violating their constitutional rights, a federal appeals court ruled Friday.
- Justice Kennedy provides hope to solitary confinement foes Updated: Aug-11-15 3:28 pm
WASHINGTON - Prison reform advocates who have spent years campaigning against solitary confinement are counting on a powerful new ally in their quest to end the practice - Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy.
- Executions likely go on despite strong Supreme Court dissent Updated: Aug-10-15 3:38 am
WASHINGTON - Wherever their summer travels have taken them, Supreme Court justices probably will weigh in on Texas' plans to execute two death row inmates in the week ahead.