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Sept. 8 hearing is set on allegations of a secret affair. Defendant faces execution Sept. 10.
Handgun bans under fire after high court's ruling. Oak Park, Ill., fights back.
A grand jury will decide whether to bring murder charges against a police officer.
Salim Hamdan's sentence is less than the Bush administration wanted. Officials have suggested he can be held indefinitely.
Sentence is far less than prosecutors sought, but Osama bin Laden's former driver could be held indefinitely.
The army microbiologist sought aid for mental health years ago.
The scientist was the sole custodian of anthrax spores genetically identical to the powder used in 2001 attacks, say documents unsealed Wednesday.
The jury in the Hamdan case gives a mixed result, but it's seen as a victory for Bush administration.
The state plans to execute a Mexican national on Aug. 5, despite objections of the World Court.
Hamdan case tests special courts for 'illegal enemy combatants.'
It's a win for the Bush administration, which insists that Guantánamo proceedings are necessary to fight the war on terror.
Death-penalty foes want the condemned to be kept at San Quentin Prison rather than transferred to remote areas.
Last month's Supreme Court ruling sets new rules for judges examining habeas corpus challenges from detainees.
Key decisions of this term show a willingness of some justices to reject political leaders' judgments.
The Supreme Court cut Exxon's payment far more than many residents had expected.
The historic 5 to 4 ruling says the right to bear arms applies to individuals.
The move against the fundraising exceptions for wealthy candidates is the latest blow to McCain-Feingold reforms.
The ruling, a victory for Exxon, reduced the $2.5 billion punitive damages to about $500 million.
In a 5-to-4 ruling, the justices decide child rape isn't a capital offense.
The case involved a California man who killed his ex-girlfriend after she complained to police.
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