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Justices Say States Can Prosecute Immigrants Who Use Fake IDs

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court made it easier Tuesday for states to prosecute immigrants who use fake Social Security numbers to get a job. The issue for the court was whether states could pursue the immigrants in court or had to leave those choices to the ...
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Should Therapists Be Mandatory Child Porn Reporters?

SACRAMENTO — The California Supreme Court revived a long-running debate Thursday when it reinstated a lawsuit over whether psychotherapists must tell authorities when patients report they are attracted to child...
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Justices Reject Call for New Trial in ‘Serial’ Podcast Case

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a Maryland man’s bid for a new trial based on information uncovered by the hit podcast “Serial.” “We are deeply disappointed by the Supreme Court but by no means is this the end of Adnan Syed. There are othe...
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Court Appears Poised to End DACA Protection

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court's conservative majority seems prepared to allow the Trump administration to end a program that allows some immigrants to work legally in the United States and protects them from d...

As Supreme Court Opens, How Far Right Will Justices Move?

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court began a potentially contentious election-year term Monday in seeming general agreement that juries in state criminal trials must be unanimous to convict a defendant. The justices took up a quirk of constitutional law, a 47-yea...