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Latest Supreme Court Items
The Supreme Court has added a couple of high-profile constitutional challenges to its lineup of cases for next term: One looking at governmental regulation of television content and the other dealing with the authority of police to use a GPS device to track a suspect's movements without a warrant.
America's long-suffering tax- payers scored a resounding victory as the Supreme Court told one of the nation's fore- most tax-eating groups to take a hike.
In a classic case of 18th century law meeting 21st century technology, the Supreme Court said Monday it will take up a Washington case of whether police covert use of a GPS device to track a suspect constitutes a warrantless search, which is banned under the Bill of Rights.
The Supreme Court struck down a key provision of an Arizona campaign-finance law that provided matching funds for publicly funded candidates, further solidifying the court's record of opposition to election reforms that limit speech.
Bud Selig likes to call himself a student of history.
States cannot ban the sale or rental of ultraviolent video games to children, the Supreme Court ruled Monday, rejecting such limits as a violation of young people's First Amendment rights and leaving it up to parents and the multibillion-dollar games industry to decide what children can buy.
States cannot ban the sale or rental of ultraviolent video games to children, the Supreme Court ruled Monday, rejecting such limits as a violation of young people's First Amendment rights and leaving it up to parents and the multibillion-dollar gaming industry to decide what kids can buy.
The Supreme Court ruled Monday that it is unconstitutional to bar children from buying or renting violent video games, saying government doesn't have the authority to "restrict the ideas to which children may be exposed" despite complaints that the popular and fast-changing technology allows the young to simulate acts of brutality.
The Supreme Court will take up the First Amendment fight over what broadcasters can put on the airwaves when young children may be watching television.