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Stories with person: John Paul Stevens
  • Cash-strapped Illinois: Can't do the 'impossible' on paying 
    Updated: Aug-28-15 7:29 pm

    CHICAGO - The state of Illinois asked a federal judge Friday not to hold it in contempt for missing a recent court-ordered deadline to pay services providers for the disabled, saying compliance should "not mean doing the impossible" amid one of the nation's worst budgetary crises.

  • Legal showdown looms over the NCAA's ban on paying athletes story has photos
    Updated: Aug-22-15 12:10 pm

    ATLANTA - Fresh off a ruling that Northwestern University football players can't form a union, the NCAA is about to face a more direct challenge to its longstanding policy of not letting schools pay athletes like they're professionals.

  • 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.