Judiciary

April 04, 2017 - 7:42 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch Supreme Court has approved the extradition to Canada of a convicted cyberbully who faces charges in the case of a Canadian teen who killed herself after being bullied online. It was not immediately clear when the suspect, identified by Dutch authorities as...
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Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, wraps up the meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, April 3, 2017, after his panel voted along party lines on the nomination of President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
April 04, 2017 - 4:01 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats have secured the votes to block President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee under current rules, putting the Senate on a partisan collision course over confirming Neil Gorsuch to a lifetime appointment that could reverberate for decades. Debate over the 49-year-old...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 1, 2017, file photo, Baltimore Police Department Commissioner Kevin Davis speaks at a news conference in Baltimore to announce that seven Baltimore police officers who worked on a firearms crime task force are facing charges of stealing money, property and narcotics from people over two years. Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh and Davis worked closely with Justice Department investigators to scrutinize the city's police force and embraced a plan they crafted to overhaul the troubled department. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
April 04, 2017 - 3:23 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore's mayor and police chief worked closely with Justice Department investigators to scrutinize the city's police force and embraced a plan they crafted to overhaul the troubled department. So they were surprised by the Justice Department's sudden request Monday for more time...
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This March 25, 2017, photo shows a sign for the Department of Correction's Cummins Unit prison in Varner, Ark. Eight prisoners have been scheduled to die at the prison in April as Arkansas rushes to use an execution drug that expires at the end of the month. (AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel)
April 04, 2017 - 1:12 am
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas officials say their plans for eight executions in a 10-day period will fall through if a federal judge gives death row inmates more time to prepare clemency requests. A judge on Tuesday will consider the inmates' request for additional time. Lawyers for the state...
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FILE - In this March 21, 2017 file photo, Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. A divided Senate Judiciary Committee backed Gorsuch, Monday, April 3, 2017. GOP likely to change Senate rules to confirm him. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
April 03, 2017 - 9:59 pm
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday: 1. WHERE A PARTISAN SHOWDOWN LOOMS The full Senate awaits a showdown over a Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. Senate Democrats have enough votes to block him, while Republicans will override...
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FILE - In this Thursday, March 9, 2017, file photo, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor gestures during a speech at the University of California at Berkeley in Berkeley, Calif. Sotomayor and her fellow judges sometimes disagree about decisions, but are collegial because they respect each other's passion for the law, she told students at Albany Law School in New York on Monday, April 3. 2017. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
April 03, 2017 - 9:27 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor talked to law students about her family, the collegial relationship among her fellow justices and the roles of passion and empathy in a legal career, but she made no mention of the U.S. Senate confirmation hearings of Neil Gorsuch in an...
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This March 25, 2017, photo shows a sign for the Department of Correction's Cummins Unit prison in Varner, Ark. Eight prisoners have been scheduled to die at the prison in April as Arkansas rushes to use an execution drug that expires at the end of the month. (AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel)
April 03, 2017 - 8:42 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas officials say their plans for eight executions in a 10-day period will fall through if a federal judge gives death row inmates more time to prepare clemency requests. A judge on Tuesday will consider the inmates' request for additional time. Lawyers for the state...
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April 03, 2017 - 8:40 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor (SOHN'-ya soh-toh-my-YOR') has told students in New York that she and her fellow judges sometimes disagree about decisions, but are collegial because they respect each other's passion for the law. At an appearance Monday evening at...
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April 03, 2017 - 6:29 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Tesla's push to sell its all-electric vehicles in Utah hit another roadblock Monday when the state Supreme Court upheld a decision by Utah licensing officials to deny the automaker a license to sell cars. Tesla had argued that a state law barring car manufacturers from owning...
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April 03, 2017 - 6:23 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on Hawaii's lawsuit against the Trump administration's revised travel ban (all times local): 3:20 p.m. A judge is putting Hawaii's lawsuit challenging the Trump administration's revised travel ban on hold while an appeal is pending. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson...
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