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2006-06-19 12:10:00

A splintered U.S. Supreme Court failed on Monday to decide whether the federal government can regulate wetlands away from navigable waters in a case that provided the first indication of anti-environmentalist views by President George W. Bush's two appointees.

2006-06-15 13:30:09

By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A sharply divided U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that evidence could be used even when the police entered a suspect's home illegally by failing to knock on the door or announce their presence.

2006-06-15 10:40:02

By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A divided U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that evidence can be used even if the police violated the rule requiring them to knock on the door and announce their presence before entering to search a suspect's home.

2006-06-05 14:59:34

By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court said on Monday it would decide whether race can be used as a factor in deciding which students are admitted to specific public schools, the first time President George W. Bush's two appointees will rule on a racial issue.

2006-05-22 11:05:00

By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A unanimous U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday police can enter a house without a warrant when they believe an occupant is seriously injured or threatened, a case that pitted police powers against privacy rights.

2006-03-29 15:10:57

By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In two cases that could affect thousands of foreign citizens in U.S. prisons, the Supreme Court weighed on Wednesday what to do when foreigners have not been advised of their right to contact their consulate after being arrested.

2006-03-28 15:48:43

By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday sharply questioned the legal basis for military tribunals set up by President George W. Bush in his war on terrorism.

2006-03-27 12:58:04

By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Osama bin Laden's former driver is at the heart of a U.S. Supreme Court case this week that could determine whether President George W. Bush has the power to use military tribunals in his war on terrorism.

2006-03-27 12:17:47

By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Osama bin Laden's former driver is at the heart of a U.S. Supreme Court case this week that could determine whether President George W. Bush has the power to use military tribunals in his war on terrorism.

2006-03-26 15:52:29

By Alister Bull WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia dismissed the idea that Guantanamo detainees have constitutional rights and called European concerns over the issue hypocritical, Newsweek magazine reported on Sunday.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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