In other action Tuesday, the Supreme Court:
• Accepted a case involving the legality of a drunken-driving blood test taken by police in Missouri without a warrant.
• Decided to rule on the extent of federal driver’s license privacy laws in a South Carolina case.
• Agreed to hear a medical-malpractice lawsuit brought by a Guam man.
• Took a case on the time limits for federal prosecution on security-fraud charges.
• Upheld West Virginia’s congressional-redistricting plan in an unsigned opinion reversing a lower court’s rejection of the plan.
• Granted a hearing in a case filed by a federal prison inmate in Pennsylvania over sexual assault and other abuses in prison.
• This article is based in part on wire-service reports.
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Cheryl Wetzstein covers family and social issues as a national reporter for The Washington Times. She has been a reporter for three decades, working in New York City and Washington, D.C. Since joining The Washington Times in 1985, she has been a features writer, environmental and consumer affairs reporter, and assistant business editor. Beginning in 1994, Mrs. Wetzstein worked exclusively ...
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