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2011-06-29 18:36:00

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Even though the Supreme Court voted 7-2 to overturn a California law that would ban the sale of violent video games to minors, there is growing sentiment among parents and legislators that something needs to be done to protect children from exposure to these disturbing images and experiences.

2009-06-23 09:58:00

WASHINGTON, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former Chief Counsel on the Judiciary Committee staff of Senator Tom Coburn, Mary Harned has joined Americans United for Life (AUL) as Of Counsel to assist in spearheading America's oldest national pro-life organization through its efforts to counter the confirmation of U.S.

2009-05-01 12:05:00

US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia says a New York college professor should not have made him the focus of a student assignment on privacy.

2008-10-09 09:00:26

From staff and wire reports WASHINGTON Whales may simply have to pay the price as the Navy trains for war, Supreme Court justices suggested Wednesday.

2008-10-09 09:00:26

By Adam Liptak New York Times News Service WASHINGTON -- On the one hand, there is "the potential for harm to marine mammals," Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. said Wednesday at a Supreme Court argument over the Navy's use of sonar in training exercises off the coast of Southern California.

2008-10-08 18:00:15

National security and environmental concerns butted heads before the U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday in a case challenging the U.S. Navy's sonar testing.

2008-09-24 18:00:22

RICHMOND, Va. - A lawyer for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers told a federal appeals court Tuesday that the agency met all the legal requirements for issuing permits to a coal company to fill valleys with rubble from blasting the tops off West Virginia mountains.

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