Tag archive for ‘Supreme Court’
By admin On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
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New York man guilty of killing man with sword

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - A New York man admits he killed another man with a sword. Derrick Bovee pleaded guilty to second-degree murder Friday after a weeklong jury trial in state Supreme Court in Rochester. Monroe More...

By admin On Friday, April 21st, 2017
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The Latest: State Supreme Court hears utility rate challenge

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The Latest on a legal challenge to a 2015 law involving electric rates (all times local): 12:55 p.m. Virginians could see their electric bills go down if the state Supreme Court decides a 2015 More...

By admin On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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US Supreme Court asked to intervene in special election

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Three minor party and independent candidates who want to run in Montana's special congressional election are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene. Thomas Breck, Doug Campbell and Steve More...

By admin On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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Conservatives fault Arkansas court for halting executions

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas' attempt to carry out its first execution in nearly 12 years wasn't thwarted by the type of liberal activist judge Republicans regularly bemoan here, but instead by a state Supreme More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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Judge blocks Missouri’s abortion-restricting rules

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A federal judge has issued a preliminary injunction to block abortion-restricting rules in Missouri, saying he's bound by the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling last year striking down similar Texas More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
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Former Texas death row inmate takes 4 life sentences in plea

HOUSTON (AP) - A North Carolina man who spent nearly two decades on Texas death row has accepted four consecutive life sentences without parole in a plea agreement after the U.S. Supreme Court ordered he receive More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
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Arkansas vows to keep pushing for executions despite setback

VARNER, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas officials vowed to carry out a double execution later this week after the U.S. Supreme Court scuttled the state's plan to resume capital punishment for the first time in nearly 12 years More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
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Supreme Court halts execution minutes before death warrant expired

VARNER, Ark. — The U.S. Supreme Court spared the life of an Arkansas inmate minutes before his death warrant was set to expire Monday, scuttling efforts to resume the death penalty after nearly 12 years in the More...

By admin On Monday, April 17th, 2017
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Arkansas judge barred from execution cases after protest

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - A judge who lay on a cot as though he were a condemned man on a gurney after issuing an order halting Arkansas' multiple execution plan has been barred from taking up any death penalty-related More...

By admin On Monday, April 17th, 2017
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Florida House backs governor in battle with prosecutor

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's House is backing Gov. Rick Scott in his legal battle against an Orlando prosecutor who refuses to seek the death penalty in cases handled by her office. The state Supreme Court More...