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Stories with person: Ruth Bader Ginsburg
  • new storyWhere's death penalty in push for criminal justice overhaul? 
    Updated: Nov-26-15 12:50 pm

    WASHINGTON - Even as President Barack Obama tries to make a hard case for overhauling sentences, rehabilitating prisoners and confronting racial bias in policing, he has been less clear about the death penalty.

  • Justices skeptical of Tyson Foods in class-action case 
    Updated: Nov-10-15 1:37 pm

    WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court appeared likely Tuesday to sustain a multimillion dollar judgment against Tyson Foods Inc. in a pay dispute with more than 3,000 workers at a pork-processing plant in Iowa.

  • High court debates fees on prisoner lawsuits 
    Updated: Nov-04-15 4:48 pm

    WASHINGTON - From his cell at the U.S. Penitentiary in Florence, Colorado, Antoine Bruce has had plenty of time to file - or attempt to file - 19 lawsuits and appeals that challenge prison conditions or claim civil rights violations.